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Sweet Ideas for Spring Meetings

March 29, 2017

Spring is a great time to hold a meeting in Vermont. At many Vermont hotels and resorts it is a value season which can be a great saving for you and your group. It is also a sweet time of year in the Green Mountain State. A time when Vermont's maple producers are in their sugar houses around the clock boiling and creating the latest run of Vermont Maple Syrup. Little known and fun fact, it takes 40 gallons of maple sap to create one gallon of maple syrup! 

Maple is a great flavor to add to your menus anytime of year and especially during the spring season when it is freshest and at the forefront of people's minds. Some ideas and ways to integrate maple in your menus include -  Breaks & Snacks: maple & sea salt toasted nuts, maple kettle corn. Breakfast: everyone thinks about maple syrup for pancakes and waffles but what about adding Vermont Maple Granola to the menu. Appetizers: scallops and bacon drizzled with maple syrup, caramelized maple brussels sprouts or a fresh salad with a maple vinaigrette. Desserts: maple creme brulee and maple bread pudding round out some of our favorites. 

When your attendees or their guests want to relax, Vermont offers award winning spas. Meeting participants often make plans to arrive early or stay on after their meeting ends to take full advantage. One of the signature ingredients this time of year is, yes, Maple. Vermont spas take full advantage of this resource and offer amazing spa treatments with this sweet Vermont product. Equinox Resort & Spa offers a Maple Sugar Scrub treatment, Stoweflake Resort offers a Vermont Maple Sugar Body Polish treatment, Topnotch Resort has a Maple Sugar Body Scrub and Woodstock Inn & Resort features a Bourbon Maple Hot Sugar Shack Full Body Treatment. 

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