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Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table and Inn in Southold. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

North Fork Table and Inn chef Stephan Bogardus is scheduled to appear on “The Today Show” Friday morning to demonstrate how to make the restaurant’s famous lobster roll.

“I never thought I would have the opportunity to be able to display what we do here to such a large audience,” Bogardus said. “It’s really humbling.”

This past weekend, an executive producer from the show had dinner at the restaurant and asked Bogardus a few days later if he would be a guest on the show.

The opportunity is something the restaurant’s publicist, Helen Patrikis, has hoped would come together.

“I believe that Stephan is one of the great talents of Long Island and New York,” she said. “He’s got a great personality and I knew he would be great for a morning show audience.”

“The Today Show” airs on NBC weekdays at 7 a.m. and can also be viewed online at

“I’m really excited to be able to have this great opportunity and also that the North Fork and the community are going to get shown a little bit of love,” Bogardus said. “Hopefully it brings some people out our way.”

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