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Revsin, Leslie (1944–2004)

Revsin, Leslie (1944–2004)

American chef. Born Leslie Kim Revsin, Oct 19, 1944, in Chicago, IL; died Aug 9, 2004, Shoreline, WA; attended University of California, Berkeley; graduate of Macalester College, 1966; graduate of New York Technical College; m. Bill Arp (tv producer, div.); m. Philip Carlson (talent agent), 1980; children: Rachel Arp Ramstead.

Became the 1st woman to work as a chef in the kitchen of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in NY (1973); had her own place, Restaurant Leslie, in Greenwich Village (1977–81); became a tv cook and cookbook author; was chef at the Inn at Pound Ridge (1990–95).

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