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Façade avant extérieure de la chocolaterie Érico

About Erico

A pleasure mission

Make your chocolate cravings as memorable as they are delicious

Our chocolatiers-pastry chefs carefully craft a range of fine chocolates based on recipes developed over the years, offering products with an authentic taste, bringing out the perfect marriage between the aromas and the freshness of the ingredients.

At your service since 1987

A passion that has lasted for over 30 years

Recognized know-how

Multiple award-winning expertise

Creative chocolate workshop

Original and innovative creations

A passion for chocolate since 1987

Discover a story full of flavors, from a dessert and chocolate enthusiast, with the all-consuming desire to introduce high-quality delicacies and fine chocolates to Quebec.

Erico's sweet debut

Founded by Éric Normand, trained in Quebec by Mr. Bernard Laloi, pastry chef and chocolatier, Érico offered cream sugars and fudges in more than 50 points of sale in Quebec.


Wooden box of Érico chocolate assortments

New premises and new range of fine chocolates

The small business developed a range of fine chocolates and opened a sales counter in a coffee shop in the Saint-Jean-Baptiste district.


Érico gains popularity

With the rapid growth of the business, Érico moved to more spacious premises on the other side of Saint-Jean Street, in order to accommodate his growing clientele.


The chocolate museum is born

Wishing to increasingly share his passion for chocolate, Éric Normand opened a small chocolate museum, where fans and passers-by could discover the history of chocolate.


Erico's succession

Éric Normand hands over the torch to two passionate chocolatiers and pastry chefs, Cédric Allain and Éric Louinet. The latter have given themselves the mission of perpetuating Erico's philosophy by bringing their own know-how.



The master chocolatiers behind Érico

Cédric Allain, master chocolatier Érico

Cedric Allain

Passionate about the world of pastry and chocolate making from a very young age, Cédric obtained a pastry chef-chocolatier-glacier diploma and continued advanced training with the Compagnons du Devoir in France.​

His 17 years of experience have allowed him not only to perfect his techniques with talented pastry chefs such as Franck Dury Pavet (Fous Desserts pastry shop in Montreal) but also to highlight his creativity by collaborating on the development of new stores, notably a chocolate factory. renowned craftsmanship in the pink city of Toulouse.

He then discovered in chocolate a noble material with unlimited creative and sensory power that he now wishes to share through Érico products.

Eric Louinet

A person with a sweet tooth! From his mother's restaurant, he loved tasting the different pastries she made. He then decided to follow two years of training in pastry and chocolate making.

He left his small hometown for Paris to improve his professional techniques. After around ten years, he opened his own bakery, pastry shop and chocolate shop and the adventure lasted eight wonderful years.

But something was missing, he had been dreaming of it for more than twenty years, and they made the decision as a family to come and settle in Quebec, to start a new sweet adventure at Érico's.

Gregory R.

The best chocolate shop I've ever been to in North America. Everything is delicious at Érico, but my favorites are their chocolate cakes, chocolate fondants and truffles. They also have a cute little chocolate museum and a little window overlooking the back where they make all the delicious sweets.

Sophie B.

It was the coldest day of winter in old Quebec. Érico hot chocolate made with dark chocolate is one of the best hot chocolates I have ever had in my life!! Beautiful chocolate shop! I focused on the hot chocolate this time but I would definitely go back to try their chocolates. Great discovery!!


The chocolate lover that I am will find what he's looking for here. I stock up on chocolate powder there. Originally, it was the chocolate cake, with its beautiful ice cream, that made me fall for it. Desserts and filled chocolates are prepared on site. The list of my favorites would be too long to list.

Kumar R.

A must-visit for chocolate lovers. Their hot chocolate is simply divine.

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