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Ricardo Larrivee

Celebrity chef and best-selling cookbook author Ricardo Larrivée became a household name as a Food Network star. Named a member of the Order of Canada for advocating the importance of cooking and eating together, Ricardo has added guest judge on Iron Chef Canada and daily columnist for the Toronto Star and Metro to his impressive resume--not to mention regular spots on Cityline and Global television. The RICARDO brand, co-founded with his wife, Brigitte Coutu, publishes Ricardo magazine (winner of Canada's Best Lifestyle Magazine at the 2018 National Magazine Awards) in French, and boasts a unique boutique café retail concept, a line of kitchen and home accessories, and gourmet products available nation-wide.