3 North Main Street, Wilmington, Vermont 05363, United States

(802) 464-8999

Welcome to The Maple Leaf Tavern

About Us


Noah L. Pusey

Born and raised in nearby Halifax, Vermont and graduate of Wilmington High School – Noah is an avid skier, hiking enthusiast and lover of all things Vermont. Noah is excited about his involvement with the Maple Leaf Tavern and reconnecting with his hometown community. In his spare time, Noah loves to cook, eat and over indulge in fine beverages. Noah is the proud father of Jackson (15) and Avery (17) and lives on Long Island. Noah went to Boston College for his undergraduate studies and graduated from Brooklyn Law School. Over the course of the last 20 years, Noah has offered business and legal guidance to hundreds of companies – including some of the best restaurants in the greater New York City metropolitan area.


Sean D. Pusey

Raised in Halifax, Vermont with his four (4) brothers and two (2) sisters, Sean graduated high school from Wilmington High School where he played soccer, basketball and baseball. Sean was an alpine ski racer into his years at the University of Vermont.  Sean works in the pharmaceutical industry and is the Chief Operating Officer of Manhasset Rhematology.  He enjoys spending time with his two children – Ronan (7) and Chloe (11) when he isn’t cooking or watching sports.  Married to Anna Imperato – he assists her in running her medical practice.  

Sean received his nursing degree from the University of Vermont. Sean has over 2 decades of experience working with clients and customers in helping them achieve their desired outcome.  A food enthusiast, Sean is elated to open The Maple Leaf Tavern and help bring a unique brand of food, drink and environment to the Deerfield Valley.

chef joseph

Chef Joseph D. Bevilacqua born and raised in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Joseph is married to Sandra Lopez together they have two kids: Alanna 12 and Alejandra 11. Among his passions are surfing, snowboarding and the culinary arts. Joseph graduated from the prestigious College of Culinary Art School Inter American University in Puerto Rico, where he was also a professor for almost 9 years. Together with his wife Sandra, the two owned Joesan's Catering. In 2015 Joseph decided to explore culinary opportunities in Vermont and quickly fell in love with Southern Vermont. Since 2015, Joseph has served as executive chef at a few local venues – most recently at La Cacita – and has won several local culinary awards.  Joseph is excited to bring his creative and imaginative cooking style to The Maple Leaf Tavern.