Austin Leslie in a white chef coat and hat.


Culinary Arts


Author, Chef, Cookbook

Austin Leslie

New Orleans, Louisiana | 1975

Leslie was a fixture in New Orleans kitchens from the mid-1970s to the early 2000s and inspired a 1987 television sitcom. A master of Creole cuisine with a legendary fried chicken recipe, his cookbook, Creole Soul, showcased his fusion of Creole cuisine with African American food.

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