Leah Chase: Listen, I Say Like This

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Leah Chase: Listen, I Say Like This

Leah Lange Chase was raised in a small, country town across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans. With the values instilled in her by devoted parents-hard work, faith, and family-she soon grew into a woman to be reckoned with. In her roles as chef of the most popular Creole restaurant in New Orleans, nationally respected patron of the arts, and civic leader, she has influenced the world around her in important ways. Reading her story makes one think, "If she can do it, maybe I can too."

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Leah Chase thinks she's like everybody else. She's not. She doesn't think the things she does are out of the ordinary. They are. She is an ordinary person who has struggled quietly and persistently for years, believing in herself and her fellow human beings, with faith that she can improve her world.

The story of Leah Chase is the story of a black Creole girl raised in Madisonville, Louisiana, who defied the accepted conventions for women at the time and grew into a woman to be reckoned with. In her roles at the helm of the Dooky Chase Restaurant (one...

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