Employee Spotlight: Meet 2 Staffers Celebrating 25 Years at D’Artagnan

Recently we celebrated two D’Artagnan employees who have each worked with the company for 25 years. Ariane Daguin, owner and CEO, and Andy Wertheim, President of D’Artagnan, held an office party to thank them for their years of service (and give them both large TVs!). It’s not every company that has employees with that kind of longevity,…

You Won’t Believe These Chef Instagram Posts!

We’re always looking at food. If you like to see beautiful plates that inspire you to cook or to make a reservation at your favorite restaurant, Instagram is the place to be. Below are some highlights from chef posts to Instagram – using our products, of course – to whet your appetite. Join us on Instagram for a…

It’s Official: Ariane Wins Trailblazer Award at IACP

The International Association of Culinary Professionals met this past weekend for their 40th conference, which included their prestigious annual awards. We are proud to announce that Ariane Daguin, the founder, and owner of D’Artagnan, was recognized with the IACP Trailblazer Award! Ariane was honored to receive the award and joins us in congratulating all the…

Ariane Says Keep (Good) Meat on the Plate

These days there are so many buzzwords on packaging, that the average consumer is often confused about how to select the best food for their health and that of the environment. Ariane knows a lot about this subject and sounds off on eating meat, the environmental consequences, industrial farming, the bewildering labels on meat, and a happy solution…

Cassoulet War: From the Eyes of a D’Artagnan Customer

Julia Child said: “People who love to eat are always the best people,” and we definitely find that to be the case. At D’Artagnan, our customers are more like family, and our events like reunions, where chefs mingle with customers and D’Artagnan staff. For those of you who weren’t able to attend our 4th Annual Cassoulet…

Who Won the Cassoulet War?

Our 4th annual Cassoulet War took place Monday evening, January 29, 2018. With 23 chefs competing for 3 prizes and bragging rights until next year’s competition, it was a night of great smells and incredible flavors. Attendees (including several chef competitors from years past) challenged themselves to taste each cassoulet while drinking fine wine from…

Enter to Win Our Cassoulet Day Giveaway

January 9th is Cassoulet Day  … and it’s our annual tradition to celebrate by giving away Cassoulet Recipe Kits! We are partnering with our friends at Languedoc Wines to give one lucky winner the chance to enjoy a cassoulet this month because nothing pairs with cassoulet like good wine from the region where cassoulet was born! Click here for details…

You’re Invited: 4th Annual Cassoulet War in NYC

Join us for our 4th Annual Cassoulet War in New  York City – the tastiest event of the season! On January 29th, 2018, chefs will battle for cassoulet supremacy at The Eventi Hotel. Join us to eat, drink and argue over which cassoulet is best. Our esteemed judges will choose the Most Authentic and Most…

Good News from 2017: There are Fewer Antibiotics in Meat

We like to celebrate the victories – however small – in the food revolution. In early December a report from the Food and Drug Administration announced something unprecedented. For the very first time in its history of tracking antibiotics in animals used for food, fewer drugs were sold. Sales of medically important antibiotics declined by…

Heritage Turkey Making the News

When it comes to heritage turkeys, beware of imposters, says Bloomberg. “Spending big on ‘heritage’ is no guarantee you’ll get a pure-blooded bird.” Yesterday’s article quotes our own Ariane and points out that some turkeys are being sold as “heirloom,” a term normally associated with fruits and vegetables, not turkeys. There are confusing marketing terms…

See D’Artagnan Chicken Confit in The NY Times

That’s right, our new product – chicken leg confit – has been recognized by Florence Fabricant in The New York Times as an astonishingly versatile option for weeknight cooking. Anywhere you want to use chicken, try chicken leg confit! We couldn’t agree more. Here are a few of our ideas for cooking with chicken confit.  

Enter the Ultimate Holiday Entertaining Giveaway!

We’ve partnered with America’s Test Kitchen and four other amazing brands to give away a grand prize valued at $10,000! The winner will receive a prize package that includes a $1,500 D’Artagnan gift card, over $4,000 in entertaining essentials, and $2,000 in cash for anything else needed to throw the ultimate holiday party. Enter the…