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087c24e7-ba22-493c-9e49-71b1b93d9bad.jpg August "Duke" Robin, accomplished business man and founder of Restaurant August has passed away, reports Todd A. Price: "In 2001, he opened a restaurant called August. And he hired a young cook from Slidell named John Besh. Those two decisions ensured that his name would become known around the country." [NOLA.com] [Photo: Legacy.com]

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