Legendary Queen of Creole Cuisine, Leah Chase, dies at 96

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/2/2019, 12:14 p.m.
New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase, who created the city’s first white-tablecloth restaurant for Black patrons...
Leah Chase Wikipedia

New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase, who created the city’s first white-tablecloth restaurant for black patrons, broke the city’s segregation laws by seating white and black customers and introduced countless tourists to Southern Louisiana Creole cooking, died Saturday. She was 96.

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