It's BBQ Season!

We have an incredible line-up of events for 2022 and we can’t wait to celebrate with families, brides and grooms, companies and staff. There is NO better time to gather and enjoy a BBQ.    

Tom & Terri-Lynn

Shaws Catering

Do-it-Yourself Pig Roast

Let us help you host the summer’s best event. We’ll provide all you need and explain how to roast a pig so you can relax, enjoy and impress family and friends. 

Corporate & Staff Events

Hold your next corporate event outside and let us keep all your guests happy with a delicious BBQ and fully catered meal. 

Weddings & Social Events

Our custom BBQs add an attractive focal point to your event and our flowing buffets keep guests smiling. We are known for great service even in the most unusual locations. 

James Shaw tapping trees

How it started

In 1904, Thomas Shaw and his son James (pictured) started tapping trees on this property in Oro-Medonte to make syrup for the Orillia Market.

Tom Drilling New Taps

How it's going

Five generations and almost 120 years later, James' great-grandson Tom Shaw continues to tap many of the same trees, providing a yearly harvest of delicious maple syrup for the surrounding community.

2022 Heritage Award for Shaws

On April 5, 2022,  Shaws Maple Syrup received the 2022 Heritage Business Award from the Simcoe County Historical Association. The Heritage Business Award recognizes businesses that have influenced the development of Simcoe County through generations of entrepreneurial innovation and excellence. We were honoured to receive the award and celebrate our family’s long history as a maple syrup producer in Oro-Medonte. 

When we can locate a business that has been running nearly 120 years in the same family, five generations of them mind you, but in the same family, then its a wonderful tribute we can pay to this family and this business that has stayed viable for so long“. Donna Wise of the Simcoe County Historical Association. 

Our family has been making maple syrup on this property every spring since 1904.  Over the years, family members have discovered new innovative ways to collect sap and produce maple syrup and we have extended the business to include a Pancake House, a BBQ catering company and Canada’s largest do-it-yourself pig roasting operation. Terri-Lynn and Tom are proud to be the fifth generation of Shaws running our family farm and sugar bush. 

Being recognized as part of Simcoe County’s heritage is a great honour for the Shaw family,” said Tom Shaw. “We are committed to maintaining the standards set for us long ago. We enjoy sharing our family story and strive to create a memorable, enjoyable and quality experience for young and old alike.”

For more information on the award, please see press reports below. For more on our history, please click the button.

Video report from CTV Barrie

Article from Simcoe.com

Article from Orillia Today

Thank you for another GREAT Maple Season

Thank you to all our guests who came to visit us at the Pancake House during the 2022 Maple Season. 

It was WONDERFUL to see so many out enjoying the wonderful taste of nature and the experience in the sugar bush. We can’t wait to see you again next spring. 

While we turn our attention to Shaws Catering and providing fully catered bbq events and Do-It-Yourself Pig Roasts, please remember Shaws Maple Syrup is available for purchase year round at Country Produce, Freskiws and down the road at Carthew Bay Pub and Scoops

You Can Purchase Shaw's Syrup All Year At:

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