James Golding

Group chef director

Maple Ambassador


“Maple is an incredibly unique ingredient with such a diverse range of uses.”


James cut his teeth working at The Savoy in London and has held senior culinary roles in major hotel groups including Soho House, where he worked in New York, and The Pig Hotel Group in England.

James is passionate about sustainability and provenance and is an active member of the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, where he helps to promote food education and sustainability to the next generation of chefs.


What makes Canadian maple even more special is the fact that you can trace each drop back to the forest in which it was produced.”


Recipes by James Golding

Group chef director

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. Use it to poach fish, too.

Hundreds of Delicious Recipes

Maple is a special addition to any recipe, from starters and snacks to sumptuous desserts. Find one that’s perfect for you, your family and friends.