dooky chase kitchen: leah's legacy

Faith and family were the core of Chef Leah Chase's life. Like her devoutly Catholic parents, she believed in the importance of good works, generously donating her services for many church fairs and fundraisers. Chefs Dook Chase and Cleo Robinson recall her good deeds with significant dishes including Soft Shell Crab with Crawfish Sauce, Lima Beans with Shrimp, and Lemon Meringue Pie.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 112

About Dooky Chase Kitchen: Leah's Legacy:

THE DOOKY CHASE KITCHEN: LEAH'S LEGACY is a new cooking series that showcases the Treme restaurant and local landmark where chef Leah Chase became known as the "Queen of Creole Cuisine." The series is shot on location in the Dooky Chase kitchen with dishes prepared by younger generations of the Chase family who have led the restaurant since Leah's death in 2019.

In themed episodes that trace the history of the restaurant and its founders, viewers are introduced to Leah's grandson, Edgar "Dook" Chase IV, who now oversees the restaurant's kitchen; her niece Cleo Robinson, who joined Leah in the kitchen in 1980; and the restaurant's newest chef, Leah's great-granddaughter Zoe Chase.

Paired with some of the menus are specialty cocktails crafted by Leah's granddaughter Eve Marie Haydel, who has updated drink recipes from the restaurant's earlier days.

Leah continues to inspire people through the food now prepared by those who carry on her unwavering commitment to the people of New Orleans.

Dook Chase speaks for the family when he says, "My grandmother's motto that she lived by was 'Pray, work and do for others.' That was a seed planted into us and what we continue to live by."

Future Broadcast times for "Dooky Chase Kitchen: Leah's Legacy": (show all)

Sat, Jun 15 3:30 P.M. Potluck     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Jun 18 7:00 P.M. Do for Others     NH Create (11.4)
Wed, Jun 19 1:00 A.M. Do for Others     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 22 3:30 P.M. Father's Day Breakfast     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Jun 25 7:00 P.M. Mardi Gras     NH Create (11.4)
Wed, Jun 26 1:00 A.M. Mardi Gras     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jun 29 3:30 P.M. Christmas Traditions     NHPBS (11.1)
Tue, Jul 2 7:00 P.M. Creole Feast     NH Create (11.4)
Wed, Jul 3 1:00 A.M. Creole Feast     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jul 6 1:30 A.M. Dooky Chase's Second Act     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jul 6 2:30 P.M. Dooky Chase's Second Act     NH Create (11.4)
Sat, Jul 6 3:30 P.M. Culinary School     NHPBS (11.1)
Sun, Jul 7 4:30 P.M. Dooky Chase's Second Act     NH Create (11.4)
Tue, Jul 9 7:00 P.M. Multicultural Spirit     NH Create (11.4)
Wed, Jul 10 1:00 A.M. Multicultural Spirit     NH Create (11.4)
Thu, Jul 11 9:30 P.M. Dooky Chase's Second Act     NH Create (11.4)

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