Claudia Fleming

Claudia Fleming is a pastry chef, restaurateur, and author. She has worked in New York restaurants such  as Union Square Cafe, Montrachet, TriBeCa Grill, and Gramercy Tavern, and at Fauchon in Paris.  Fleming and her husband, chef Gerry Hayden, opened The North Fork Table & Inn in Southold, New  York. She is currently the executive culinary director of Daily Provisions, Union Square Hospitality  Group’s collection of all-day neighborhood kitchens. Fleming has been named “Outstanding Pastry Chef” by the James Beard Foundation, and is the author of The Last Course (2001) and Delectable (2022).  Fleming has appeared on Barefoot Contessa and Beat Bobby Flay and served as a judge  on Chopped and Top Chef: Just Desserts. She lives in New York City and Long Island’s North Fork.