RICARDO LARRIVÉE is a chef, an author, a television personality and an entrepreneur whose brand stands for the contemporary family lifestyle. His magazine, Ricardo, is a tremendous success in Quebec. The English edition launched in September 2014 and is gaining momentum and popularity by the day. Hundreds of thousands of fans follow Ricardo on social media. His cookbooks, published in English and French, are bestsellers. Ricardo: Slow Cooker Favourites made its way into more than 150,000 kitchens across Canada. The chef and author has appeared on Radio-Canada for over thirteen years and has taped 1,600 episodes of his show, Ricardo. Ricardo Larrivée has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada for his efforts to make cooking accessible for everyone. Perhaps most important of all, he is happily married and the father of three beautiful daughters.