Remembering André Daguin

Our hearts are heavy at D’Artagnan … because André Daguin, the father of our founder, Ariane, has passed away at the age of 84. Known around the world for promoting the cuisine of Gascony – if you enjoy seared duck breast, you can thank him – André was a man of great character, strength, creativity, and loyalty. And to those of us at D’Artagnan, he was family.

Inc. Magazine Feature on Ariane and 35 Years of D’Artagnan

This week Inc. magazine hit the stands with a cover story on female founders of American businesses. Among the 100 entrepreneurs profiled, D’Artagnan founder Ariane Daguin is featured as a food pioneer. Read on for the story of Ariane and D’Artagnan and a link to the full article.

Why You Should Celebrate Julia Child’s Birthday

August 15th has become an unofficial holiday for the food-obsessed, as it marks the birth of Julia Child, patron saint of cooks everywhere. With her TV show, Julia inspired us to return to the kitchen, be adventurous with food, and have fun with it all. In honor of her birthday, we asked some of the staff at D’Artagnan how Julia impacted their lives. Read on and please share your own Julia memories with us. 

How to Build a Better Burger with Angus Beef

Looking to upgrade your everyday burger? Try our popular Angus ground beef between the buns for a top-quality and flavorful burger. Raised right to taste better, our beef will become your new go-to for summer grilling. Learn a little bit about Angus beef with Ariane in this video, then try our recipes below.

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!

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…

What One Writer Found at a Foie Gras Farm

Foie gras is among the most discussed and debated of food topics, and D’Artagnan has been at the center of that conversation for decades. That’s because Ariane Daguin founded the company in 1985 to market the first foie gras produced in the United States. She is one of the foremost experts and most visible proponents…

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…

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…

Remembering Paul Bocuse

On Saturday, January 20, Paul Bocuse, the “pope” of chefs and founding father of nouvelle cuisine passed away in his sleep at the age of 91. We at D’Artagnan join the rest of the culinary world to honor his life and mourn his passing. As the undisputed master of modern French cuisine, Bocuse is revered…