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.

Meet the Chef: Nicolas Abello

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express themselves in the kitchen. In our latest chef interview, we’re excited to introduce you to Nico Abello at L’Appart in NYC. Read on to learn about this amazing French chef. 

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. 

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. 

Meet the Chef: Charlie Mitchell of Villanelle in NYC

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. In this blog post, we introduce you to Chef Charlie Mitchell, who leads the kitchen at Villanelle in New York City.  Read on for more about this exciting young chef who started his career in an unusual way.

Meet the Chef: Jeanie Roland of The Perfect Caper & Ella’s Food & Drink

At D’Artagnan we proudly work with chefs across the country, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. In this blog post, we want to introduce a special chef who has been using D’Artagnan products for decades. Way back when D’Artagnan was young, Chef Jeanie Roland insisted on procuring the best quality, even though we weren’t really serving the Florida market at the time. Read on for the conversation with Chef Jeanie and learn about her restaurants, new cookbook and what happened after she beat Bobby Flay.

Meet the Chef: Kiran Verma of Kiran’s in Houston

At D’Artagnan we are proud to work with chefs across the nation, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. One such chef is a very special woman named Kiran Verma, who traveled all the way from Houston to compete in our Cassoulet War in NYC last February (she won the Most…

Meet the Chef: An Interview with James Rigato of Mabel Gray

At D’Artagnan we are proud to work with chefs across the nation, providing them with quality ingredients to express their creativity in the kitchen. One of those chefs is James Rigato, who has created quite a buzz with his restaurant Mabel Gray. Since its 2015 opening, the Hazel Park, MI (a suburb of Detroit) restaurant has been…

The Best Christmas Gifts, According to Chefs

Chefs live and breathe food so you might expect them to have opinions about giving gifts of food. You would be correct. We asked some of our chef clients what they think makes a great food gift. We also inquired about what they want under the tree for themselves this year.  Read on to see…

Meet the Chef: An Interview with Ian Davis of Band of Bohemia

At D’Artagnan we are thrilled to celebrate with our chefs when they receive awards and accolades. In this case, we are excited to talk to Chef Ian Davis, who helms the kitchen at Band of Bohemia in Chicago. Not only is this the first Michelin-starred brewpub in the nation, but Chef Ian was just nominated for…

Every Foodie Will Want to Watch These Netflix Shows 

It’s binge-watching season and Netflix is catering to our every need with these shows. Some are old fav coming back for a fresh season, and there’s a new show we look forward to watching in November. Are you ready to indulge in some quality food entertainment? Read on for the top 5 shows … and…