What is the Maple Gourmet Road?
A: It’s a delicious way to connect the dots between the 100 addresses where world-class Maple Masters make magic with maple—restaurants, bistros, bakeries, pastry shops, butchers, chocolatiers, caterers, shops, fine groceries, distilleries and more.
What is a Maple Master?
A: Brilliantly creative culinary artists who serve up maple products in tantalizing and imaginative new ways in their establisments. They are among a select group of 100 artisans chosen from among the greatest chefs in Quebec and the world.
Who created the Maple Gourmet Road?
A: The Maple Gourmet Road was created in 2007 by the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) to help people discover the vast potential of maple products.
How are the Maple Masters selected?
A: The FPAQ has developed a rigorous selection process for identifying the 100 Maple Masters that are the crème de la crème. Criteria include creativity, inventiveness, rigour and judicious use of maple products.
Is the Maple Gourmet Road ever updated?
A: Yes. Each year, the FPAQ updates the selection of establishments along the Maple Gourmet Road to ensure the 100 Maple Masters are the most faithful representation of the latest food trends in maple.
Is Montreal the only place you can find Maple Masters?
A: No! Not only are there Maple Masters in 20 of Quebec’s most beautiful regions, from Abitibi-Témiscamingue to Greater Montreal, you can even find them in France and Japan.
When can we take the Maple Gourmet Road?
A: The Maple Gourmet Road is open all year round! From maple sparkling wine to foie gras with maple aspic, you can savour the Maple Masters' creations in any season. Whether you want to go just around the corner or across the ocean, there is always a Maple Master at his craft.
Is there a map of the Maple Gourmet Road?
A: Yes. Click here to see a detailed map of each region and the contact info for the 100 Maple Masters along the Maple Gourmet Road.
Does Quebec produce a lot of maple syrup?
A: Quebec is the number-one producer of maple products, accounting for more than 75% of the world supply of maple syrup.
Is there a way to know if an establishment is part of the Maple Gourmet Road?
A: Yes. The FPAQ has created a logo that can be posted on a storefront, in a window or in the menu, so you can be sure you are getting the highest quality products.