Tastes of Maple event, Maple Weekend enjoyed by hundreds

31 Mar Tastes of Maple event, Maple Weekend enjoyed by hundreds

LAKE PLACID — Hundreds of people attended Tastes of Maple in the Conference Center at Lake Placid on Saturday. They enjoyed a wide range of maple creations like maple cheddar fondue, smoked maple wings, maple cake pops, and maple-glazed Canadian bacon from a variety of local businesses:

  • Dancing Bears
  • Cake Placid
  • Centerplate, who donated their proceeds to the Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Generations Tap & Grill
  • Lake Flour Cakery
  • Lake Placid Spirits
  • Lisa G’s
  • The Breakfast Club, Etc.
  • The Cottage
  • The Wild Center
  • Smoke Signals

A maple syrup tasting competition took place with syrup provided by:

  • Black Rooster Maple Works
  • South Meadow Farm Sugar Works
  • Cornell Uihlein Sugar Works
  • ​G & G Maple Sugar Works
  • Paul Smith’s College
  • Paul Smith’s Visitors Interpretive Center
  • ​The Wild Center

Attendees voted on their favorite syrup, and Paul Smith’s College took First Place in the tasting competition.

​The celebration also included a cash bar and music from local band Le Groove.

Attendees at Maple Weekend also enjoyed local maple producers’ sugarbush tours, maple tastings all weekend at Whiteface Mountain and lots of family fun activities. Local restaurants provided maple-inspired menus throughout the region. Don’t miss this sweet, fun event next year!

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