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Marcus Samuelsson Dinner with Chef John Besh to honor Chef Leah Chase

August Restaurant

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4-Course Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings
Signed book, tax, and gratuity included.
$200.00 $11.99

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Join James Beard Award Winning Chefs John Besh and Marcus Samuelsson as they honor New Orleans Chef Leah Chase at the elegant August Restaurant. This exclusive event will feature a four course dinner with Chef Besh and Chef Samuelsson displaying their diverse culinary palettes with alternating courses.


Hailed as the Queen of Creole Cuisine, Leah Chase’s restaurant Dooky Chase served as a hub for Civil Rights marchers in the 1960s and has long been known for preserving African American history and art. Heads of state have dined at her tables and the restaurant’s legendary stature garnered a reference in the 2012 revival of Tennessse Williams’ play  A Streetcar Named Desire.


The four course menu is $200 (tax and gratuity inclusive) complete with wine pairings and a signed copy of Yes, Chef. Chef Samuelsson will be signing on site from 6:00-7:00 pm and mingle with dinner guests. Don’t miss this intimate event with three of the most internationally renowned chefs in an exquisite venue.



First course, Samuelsson:  Gravlax on pumpernickle with tomato cream cheese, dill shaved fennel purple mustard

Second course, Besh: Louisiana Popcorn Rice, Stewed Okra, Heirloom Tomatoes and Gulf Shrimp

Third course, Samuelsson: Berbere roasted chicken, rainbow swiss chard, asparagus and peanut slaw

Dessert, Besh: Chocolate “chess pie” Valrhona feuilletine and peppermint ice cream


Date: Friday July 20th

Time: 6pm-9pm

Address: August restaurant, 301 Tchoupitoulas Street  New Orleans, LA 70130


For tickets more information call Christy Bradley at 504.565.5482 or email at

Have questions about Marcus Samuelsson Dinner with Chef John Besh to honor Chef Leah Chase? Contact August Restaurant


August Restaurant
301 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70130


August Restaurant

The cuisine at August is contemporary French with a focus on local ingredients, inspired by Chef John Besh’s classical training here and in Europe, and by the depth of his own Southern Louisiana roots.

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