11/06/19 1:56am

Southold pastry chef Claudia Fleming’s book ‘The Last Course’ is being rereleased much to the delight of readers on the North Fork and beyond. (Photo courtesy of North Fork Table and Inn)

For years, Claudia Fleming has been the gold standard when it comes to creating high-end desserts and pastries, and she has the accolades to prove it.

A James Beard-Award winner, she was, for years, the pastry chef at the iconic Gramercy Tavern in New York City, before moving to the North Fork in 2006 to open the acclaimed North Fork Table and Inn with her late husband, chef Gerry Hayden.

It’s why her book, “The Last Course,” was such a big hit when it was released in 2001. The intended aim was to make the delicious and exquisite creations she put together at Gramercy Tavern accessible for the home cook.  (more…)

03/11/19 5:59am

Cover subject Claudia Fleming of The North Fork Table & Inn at Magic Fountain in Mattituck. (Credit: David Benthal)

North Fork Table and Inn culinary power couple Claudia Fleming and Gerry Hayden’s story was one of true love, in the kitchen and out. But when her husband lost his battle with ALS at just 50 years old in 2016, Fleming found herself having to go it alone — in the kitchen and in life. As she grows into her new role, the award-winning chef, cookbook author and North Fork culinary icon is tweaking her recipe for success. (more…)

02/07/19 11:13am

Chef Stephan Bogardus at The North Fork Table & Inn in 2017. He will now helm the kitchen at Greenport’s The Halyard. (Credit: David Benthal)

Acclaimed local chef Stephan Bogardus will helm the kitchen at The Halyard, the waterfront restaurant at Sound View in Greenport.

Bogardus, who left his post as executive chef at The North Fork Table & Inn last month, will make his debut at the restaurant this Thursday, Valentine’s Day.  (more…)

07/18/18 6:00am

Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table & Inn.(Credit: David Benthal)

North Fork Table & Inn is one of dozens of restaurants selected to cook for guests at the prestigious James Beard Foundation’s Chefs and Champagne dinner at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack later this month. (more…)

05/09/18 6:01am

Chef Stephan Bogardus in the kitchen at North Fork Table & Inn for Sunday’s special dinner inspired by his recent travels to India. (Credit: David Benthal)

Guests of the North Fork Table & Inn in Southold allowed their taste buds to travel the world Sunday evening as Chef Stephan Bogardus prepared a special meal inspired by his recent trip to India.  (more…)

02/26/16 8:52am

On Thursday, we presented Claudia Fleming, wife of 2015 northforker Person of the Year Gerry Hayden, with his award at a ceremony at Martha Clara Vineyards. This is the video we screened during the ceremony and the original announcement from January.  READ