Community & Philanthropy | Aug 16, 2021

Cadillac Fairview unveils CF Marché des Promenades, a new gastronomic destination to the South Shore Community

Together with local chef ambassador, Jean-François Plante, CF is setting a new bar in culinary concepts bringing together the vibrant tastes and traditions of the region's artisans, producers and restaurateurs

MONTREAL, QC (August 16, 2021) – Cadillac Fairview (CF) invites Quebecers to get ready for an experience like no other as it officially opens CF Marché des Promenades, its latest major project at CF Promenades St-Bruno, this Thursday, August 19. Set to transform the South Shore food scene, CF’s $70 million investment has created a unique and vibrant gourmet culinary destination, where friends and families can reconnect and rediscover the pleasures of sharing a meal and conversation, as well as the best produits du terroir that the Montérégie and greater province has to offer. 

With more than 40 artisans, food producers and restaurateurs in a beautifully designed 130,000 square foot setting, the new CF Marché des Promenades is part of an innovative approach that delivers diversity of food and experiences, reigniting a passion for dining out while exploring CF’s best-in-class retail offering. In addition to the 35,000 square foot Avril Supermarché Santé, the Marché enables guests to explore eight diverse restaurants and a range of locally produced offerings. The Marché includes an outdoor plaza, demo kitchen and an indoor entertainment area that will be used for different programs and activities year-round with something new for guests to experience and discover with every visit.

“At Cadillac Fairview, we pride ourselves on investing in our properties and differentiating our centres to deliver exciting and memorable experiences that extend far beyond the traditional shopping experience,” said Ivan Boulva, Vice President, Development, Cadillac Fairview. “After many years of planning, on top of a challenging year with unprecedented change, we are incredibly proud to welcome back our community with a bold concept where guests can reunite and share in new culinary experiences.” 

Cadillac Fairview is thrilled to welcome the following food partners to CF Marché des Promenades:

  • Avril Supermarché Santé

  • Saint-Houblon

  • 400 pieds de champignon

  • Beignes d’Antan

  • Brȗleries FARO

  • Canard Goulu

  • Edward Smoked Meat

  • Érablement bon

  • Fromagerie Boivin

  • La Galerie Des Viandes

  • Gaspésie

  • Jardins d’Émilie

  • Küto comptoir à tartares

  • Kolkata Express

  • La Bȇtise

  • La Pantry par Dany Bolduc

  • LApop

  • La tomaterie

  • Le Spot poissonnerie

  • Le Spot bistro

  • Le Local Dumpling

  • Les CocoNuts

  • Les Cochons tout ronds

  • Les Moulins La Fayette

  • Mercato Da Niccolò

  • Maison Alegria

  • Marché d’Émilie

  • Matcha Zanmai

  • Nature Zen

  • Pépin pressé

  • Praline & cie

  • Quai des glaces

  • Santito

  • SAQ

  • Signé Local

  • Sojami

  • Sous les oliviers

  • Treize Chocolats

  • Théophile Bar à vin

  • TOMMY café

  • Vin & passion

  • Vertuose

Jean-François Plante, CF’s new chef ambassador for CF Marché des Promenades!

CF is thrilled to partner with Chef Jean-François Plante, whose 35 years of experience, creativity and expertise will be on full display at CF Marché des Promenades. Chef Plante will offer onsite workshops and many other inspiring and complimentary activities throughout the year. Having authored more than 10 popular cookbooks, Chef Plante will be integrating local gourmet products from the market into ideas and tips for all levels of cooking enthusiasts.

“In a year like no other, where we feel disconnected from one another, food has the ability to unite and bring people together. The CF Marché des Promenades exemplifies a true gourmet destination where people can not only shop for food and groceries, but also reconnect and spend time together.” I’m proud to celebrate our local culinary delights and ingredients by showcasing the finest producers, artisans and restaurateurs from Quebec,” commented Jean-François Plante.

“Our partnership with this community is decades in the making and we continue to be committed to offering residents of the South Shore an authentic and vibrant space where they can discover local artisans, producers and restaurateurs, complemented by fabulous fashion offerings,” said Sébastien Perron, General Manager, CFPromenades St- Bruno. “We are thrilled to bring the Marché to life with our chef ambassador who will help us discover the flavours of the region at CF Marché des Promenades!”  

Evolving with the community

Cadillac Fairview has been a proud part of the South Shore community since it opened CF Promenades St-Bruno in 1978. In the past 6 years, CF has invested $178 million into the transformation of the centre, starting with $49 million in 2015 to renovate all common areas and a major modernization of its Dining Hall. CF invested $35 million was used to transform the former Sears store, and introduce a new concept 53,700 square foot Sports Experts / Atmosphere, as well as a new 43,500 square foot WINNERS. CF also expanded La Maison Simons to create a two-story flagship store.

Most recently, CF Promenades St-Bruno welcomed Tesla and its full scale retail concept to the centre. For more information, visit 

What: CF Marché des Promenades Grand Opening When: Thursday, August 19 at 10am  Who:

  • Senior executives from Cadillac Fairview

  • Jean-François Plante, chef ambassador for CF Marche des Promenades

  • Mr. Martin Murray, Mayor of St-Bruno de Montarville

  • Ludovic Grisé Farand, Counselor

  • Isabelle Bérubé, Counselor

  • Jacques Bédard, Counselor                          

Where: CF Promenades St-Bruno 1, boul. des Promenades Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC Entrance of CF Marché des Promenades

Photo Op: Grand Opening festivities for the opening of CF Marché des Promenades, including remarks from Cadillac Fairview executives and local dignitaries, including Mayor of Saint-Bruno, along with cooking demonstration by chef Jean-François Plante.

About Cadillac Fairview

Cadillac Fairview (CF) is a globally focused owner, operator, investor, and developer of best-in-class real estate across retail, office, residential, industrial and mixed-use asset classes. Wholly owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, CF manages in excess of $35 billion of assets across the Americas and the United Kingdom, with further expansion planned into Europe and Asia.

Internationally, CF invests in communities with like-minded partners, including Stanhope in the UK, Lincoln Property Company in the U.S., and Multiplan in Brazil. The company’s Canadian portfolio comprises 68 landmark properties, including the Toronto-Dominion Centre, CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Tour Deloitte, CF Carrefour Laval, CF Chinook Centre and CF Pacific Centre.  

Continually striving to make a positive impact in communities where it operates by promoting social connection, growth, and a sustainable future, CF’s Purpose is Transforming Communities for a Vibrant Tomorrow. Learn more at and follow CF on LinkedIn.

Media relations

Lara Berguglia North Strategic (on behalf of Cadillac Fairview) 514-994-2382

Anna Ng Cadillac Fairview 416-598-8246

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