Madre for "mother" is a Bring your own wine bistro with latin , classic european and modern influences from the peruvian Chef Mario Navarrete Jr. Before running the MNJr group, "Navarrete rose through the ranks at different high-end kitchens. He was stagière at Daniel and Café Boulud in New York, at Alma de Cuba with Latino superstar Douglas Rodriguez and with Guillermo Pernot of Pasión, both in Philadelphia. In Montréal, in the kitchen of famed Les Caprices de Nicolas, then in its golden phase.“ -Alexandra Forbes, Food and travel writer.
The Chef and owner first opened the fine table RAZA in 2005 on Laurier avenue and persued with Madre sur Masson two years later in honor to his mother's cooking. Madre sur Fleury took place in the Ahuntsic area in 2013.