The Moulins La Fayette banner was created in 1994, by Mister Johnny Jeulin – baker, pastry chef, and 5th generation chocolate maker – member of the Association des pâtissiers artisans du Québec. Emigrated from Normandy (France) to Canada in 1989, he won many awards to honour his high skills. Read more on the highlights of the business :
1992 : Guinness World Record participant for the bigest cake of the world, offered by the French to Quebec, for the 350th anniversary of Montreal.
1993 : Coupe du monde de la pâtisserie et de la chocolaterie. Chosen by the Association des Pâtissiers to represent Canada.
1994 : Year that the first Moulin was opened. In the heart of St-Sauveur, in the Laurentians, the owner quickly realised all the potential.
1995 : Diplôma recipient for the bread quality, given by the Confédération des Boulangers Régionaux de France.
1999 : Following a demonstration of its success, there was a need for expansion. The business is then relocated in another commercial space in St-Sauveur.
2002 : Acquisition of the Bakery Pagé, in St-Sauveur. This transaction allows to combine the team’s skills, offer a good service to the growing clientele, and diversify the market.
2002 : Award winner of the Gala d’excellence de la vallée de St-Sauveur, in the «more then 16 employees» category (Bakery Les Moulins La Fayette).
2003 : Award winner of the Gala d’excellence de la vallée de St-Sauveur, in the «less then 15 employees» (Bakery Page).
2003 : Mr. Jeulin is convinced that he can offer his products in many regions in Quebec, and puts his winning formula at the service of serious and motivated entrepreneurs. To achieve his goal, he chooses to enlarge his commercial network by granting operation licences.
2004 : Ordre du Mérite du Commerce de Détail.
2004 : The Fonds régional de solidarité des Laurentides notices the project and the year after becomes an associate in regard of the development of the Moulins La Fayette’s network.
2006-2007 : The network project requires the construction of a 40 000 square feet production center, in Mirabel, essential tool for the anticipated growth.
2008 : Opening of the new stores in l’Île-Perrot, Mirabel and Pointe-Claire.
2009 : Opening of the store in Sherbrooke.
2010 : Opening of the store in Gatineau.
2011 : Opening of the store in Joliette.
2012 : Opening of the stores in Montreal (Plateau Mont-Royal) and Vimont (Laval).
2013 : Opening of the stores in Montreal (Downtown), Vaudreuil (Centre multisports), Quebec (Ste-Foy), Trois-Rivières (Secteur Cap-de-la-Madeleine).
2014 : Opening of the stores in Montreal (Vieux-Montréal) and Quebec (Lebourgneuf).
2015 : Opening of the stores in Valleyfield, Longueuil and Trois-Rivières (Trois-Rivières-Ouest sector).
2016 : Opening of the first store outside of Quebec, in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A.