Dan Lee

Private chef

Maple Ambassador

With a unique style of cooking, combining South-East Asian flavours with European cooking styles, Dan brings a freshness and charm to the industry. 

Having been brought up in Birmingham in the UK with a mixed background of Irish, English and Cantonese heritage, Dan developed an understanding of foreign flavours and how they could work together from an early age. 

With a passion for street food and its affordability, Dan has worked in many professional Michelin Star kitchens including Stagiaires at Purnells, Table 65, Nahm and Ikoyi.

Following his success at MasterChef, Dan has been approached by additional world famous kitchens and chefs for collaborations, festivals and residencies. 

Our maple ambassadors

We are proud to work with a selection of fantastic ambassadors who love maple in all its forms and want to inspire others to use this wonderful ingredient.

Tips and tricks

You can make your own maple taffy in just seven minutes

Try our microwave maple taffy recipe. It’s quick and easy!

Maple flakes make a great addition to spice blends

Season meats, fish, and vegetables with the delicious flavour of maple.

Maple water is for drinking — and cooking, too!

Maple water brings sublime flavour to soups and broths. You can also use it to poach fish.

The Science Behind Maple

Researchers are learning about the natural composition of maple syrup and its potential benefits to human health. Find out what they know.