Meet the Chef: Tom Bronny

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. One such chef we’re excited to introduce you to is Tom Bronny at Big Delicious Planet in Chicago. The extraordinary BDP, as it is known, is a catering company, a canteen, and an urban farm. Read on to learn more about the greenest caterer in the USA and their executive chef. 

The Simple Secret to Your Best BBQ Ever

You’ve heard it here before. The secret to cooking like top chefs do is using the best ingredients. Larry Olmsted, the NY Times Bestselling author of Real Food, Fake Food,  wrote a whole article for Forbes about choosing the highest quality meat for the best results. We’re proud he mentioned many of

Meet the Chef: Ehren Ryan

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. In some cases, the chefs are close to home, as with Chef Ehren Ryan of Common Lot in Millburn, NJ. His acclaimed restaurant is just 5 miles from the D’Artagnan corporate headquarters, but it was a long and varied road that brought him here. Read on to learn more about this creative young chef who is making waves in the New Jersey restaurant scene. 

This is Why You Should Visit Gascony

A recent article in Architectural Digest gives us 9 good reasons to visit Gascony, France, where Ariane grew up. Read on and start booking your flight!

Why Should You Get Tickets to the Cassoulet War in NYC?

The reasons are clear: this is the tastiest event of the season and you will get to sample 24 different versions of cassoulet, mingle with chefs, drink French wine and argue over which cassoulet is best – all while benefiting Action Against Hunger.  Join us on February 18th, 2019, as 24 chefs battle for cassoulet supremacy in our 5th…

A Holiday Lunch Tradition: Behind the Scenes at D’Artagnan

Before the holidays our warehouse is humming. We have 3 shifts working around the clock to get all the orders picked, packed and loaded onto trucks so they can make their way to restaurants, retailers and home cooks across the country. So many Thanksgiving meals depend on us! During the final weekend before Thanksgiving is…

Behind-the-Scenes Dinner with Ariane and Les Marmitons

Have you ever wanted to cook with a whole group of friends? If so, you might be interested in Les Marmitons. The members of this gentlemen’s social club share an interest in fine food, wine, and the culinary arts, and they gather monthly to cook multi-course meals under the tutelage of a professional chef. Of course, they eat…

D’Artagnan Named One of the Best Small Companies by Forbes

Congrats to Ariane and the whole team! The third annual Forbes Small Giants list includes D’Artagnan and 24 other small businesses “that favor greatness over growth.” We are proud to be on the list. All the companies are “privately owned, profitable, at least ten years old and were selected based on factors including community involvement, commitment…

Think You Know Chicken? Watch This Video

Chef Antoine Westermann wanted to find the best chicken “Not only in the U.S. but in the world” for his new restaurant Le Coq Rico. Working with our exclusive farm, we developed a special chicken just for him, raising old-breed birds to 120 days for best flavor. Looking to get that best-chicken-in-the-world flavor at home? Our exclusive Green Circle…

On Mother’s Day Our Staff Shares 6 Cherished Food Memories

Our mothers are often the cooks in the family, showing their love by nurturing and feeding us. They made us little snacks and bagged lunches, comfort food when we needed it most, prepared holiday meals for umpteen relatives, and baked cookies and cakes for birthdays. So many family memories revolve around gathering to eat, and our…

Have You Tried the Most Exciting Duck Dishes in NYC?

At D’Artagnan, we’re big fans of duck. It’s been one of our most popular products for over 30 years, inspiring chefs and home cooks alike. Right now duck is enjoying trend status and appearing on menus in unique ways. Grub Street shared some of the most exciting preparations of duck in NYC, and many of the restaurants selected are…