11/21/14 2:41pm
Workers at a farm off Sound Avenue in Riverhead in 2012. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Workers at a farm off Sound Avenue in Riverhead in 2012. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Business owners in local sectors long dependent on immigrant labor offered mixed views Friday on President Barack Obama’s executive action that will allow temporary worker status to millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.

While most farmers, winery and restaurant owners interviewed welcomed the policy shift, several had reservations on how it came about. (more…)

11/17/14 3:00pm
11/17/2014 3:00 PM
Courtesy Photo

Courtesy Photo

Northforker.com presents our latest “Experience North Fork” Giveaway. We are giving away great prizes through rafflecopter that only take a second to enter multiple times.

aMano Restauarant is our latest partner. Enter to win a $100 gift certificate to this beautiful, award winning restaurant. Opened in June of 2008, by partners Adam Lovett and Tom Schaudel, aMano brings a hint of the Tuscan countryside to Mattituck. Wood oven fired pizza and pastas star on the menu along with local ingredients from the nearby farms and bay.

You can enter until Monday, November 24th at 2:00PM.

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03/11/14 8:00am
03/11/2014 8:00 AM
Chef Tom Schaudel is opening The Petulant Wino in Aquebogue. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Chef Tom Schaudel is opening The Petulant Wino in Aquebogue. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file)

Renowned Long Island chef Tom Schaudel is opening up a new restaurant in Aquebogue.

The Petulant Wino will replace Comtesse Thérèse Bistro on Main Road, Comtesse Thérèse announced on its website this weekend. Read more at northforker.com.

02/23/13 9:29am
02/23/2013 9:29 AM

COURTESY PHOTO | Acclaimed local chef Tom Schaudel, shown here at his restaurant Jewel in Huntington, has signed on as culinary director at the new Suffolk Theater in Riverhead.

The Suffolk Theater is set to open in downtown Riverhead next week and a familiar face has joined the team.

Chef Tom Schaudel, best known on the North Fork as the owner of acclaimed restaurants A Mano and Alure, has signed on as culinary director of the theater.

In that capacity, he’ll oversee the theater’s full-service restaurant and two bars.

A graduate of The Culinary Institute, Mr. Schaudel opened his first restaurant on Long Island 30 years ago.

Mr. Schaudel’s first order of business in his new role was to collaborate with the theater’s food and beverage manager Lawrence Smith on a special cocktail for opening night March 2.

See a recipe for the drink, dubbed The Lord Suffolk Cocktail, below:


Stir in mixing glass with ice & strain

1 3/4 oz Hendricks* gin (5 cl, 7/16 gills)

1/4 oz Cointreau (6 dashes, 1/16 gills)

1/4 oz sweet vermouth (6 dashes, 1/16 gills)

1/4 oz maraschino liqueur (6 dashes, 1/16 gills)

Add lemon twist

Serve in a cocktail glass (4.5 oz)

09/27/10 6:39pm
09/27/2010 6:39 PM

Townsend Manor’s chef Ian Crowley was the People’s Choice for the best chowder cook.

Best in Show winner was A Mano’s chef Tom Schaudel chosen by a panel of judges that included chef John Ross, Paula Crouteau, owner of The Farmhouse Kitchen in Southold; Albie de Kerillis, a graduate of the Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute of Paris; Charis Smith, founder of CMS Architecture & Design, PC in New York, a firm specializing in hospitality and restaurant design; Mary Morgan, an early founder of the East End Chapter of Slow Food; and Tom Scalia from Century 21 Albertson Realty in Greenport, the contest sponsor.