Where Ricardo Media is Cooking Up a Massive Culinary Empire

The lifestyle brand's founders explain how they make meal magic from Montreal

Written by Marc-André Sabourin

Multiple TV shows aren’t enough for Ricardo Media founders Ricardo Larrivée and Brigitte Coutu. Neither are two magazines, a kitchen-supply product line, a wine label, a chocolate factory and—soon—a series of coffee shops.

The married partners have worldwide ambitions for their culinary empire, and in 2013, they found the perfect place to incubate their dreams: an old printing house in Saint-Lambert, on Montreal’s south shore.

Larrivée and Coutu showed us around their space.

(Photos by Alexi Hobbs)

This article is from the April 2016 issue of Canadian Business. Subscribe now!


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