Presidential Palates: What did Past POTUS Like to Eat?

Happy Presidents Day! We’ve done extensive internet research on presidential preferences in food. As a result, we now have a game plan in case any of our presidents come over for dinner. Read on for some fun insights into the favorite foods of our presidents – along with some recipes.

Do You Wonder What D’Artagnan Staffers Like to Cook?

We talked to some of the dads at D’Artagnan to see what they’re cooking for Father’s Day this year. With access to all the great products in the catalog, our enthusiastic, food-loving staffers are a good place to go for recommendations.  Read on for inspiration for your own summer menus. 

What is the Story Behind the Name D’Artagnan?

There’s a reason that Ariane Daguin chose the name D’Artagnan (pronounced dar-TAN-yan) when she founded her company in 1985. It may seem like an unusual choice for an American company that is known for high-quality proteins sourced from small farms. Read on for the story, which involves musketeers, ducks, and derring-do. 

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…

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,…

What’s Cooking on Instagram?

We’re always looking at food. If you like to see beautiful plates that inspire to you either cook, or head for 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 view…

Best 2-Ingredient Recipe: Easy Garlic Confit

Whip up a batch of this garlic confit to keep in the refrigerator and add to just about anything.  Ariane loves this trick,  and would tell you it’s one of her little secrets in the kitchen. The super simple, 2-ingredient recipe provides soft, fragrant cloves of garlic, perfect for potatoes, bread, pasta, or pizza. After a […]

What is Umami?

Umami (pronounced /oo-mäme/) is a relatively new term. It’s a Japanese loan-word referring the fifth taste, completing the revamped five-taste model alongside salty, sweet, sour and bitter. The mysterious word which as of late has been popping up frequently in food writing, blogs, restaurant menus, and cooking shows, describes a taste you are no doubt […]

Best Burgers in the USA

We love burgers like you love burgers … and with May being National Burger Month, we are talking about them a lot. Here’s a round-up of great burgers from hot spots that are serving D’Artagnan beef between the buns. It’s a partial list, so stay tuned. We have plenty more restaurants serving up D’Artagnan Angus…

7 Recipes for Mom on Her Day

Mother’s Day usually means brunch, and we love to support the many restaurants that carry our products by encouraging you to take mom out for a meal. But if you are staying in, and want to make something special for her, look at our recipes for inspiration. Mother’s Day is next Sunday – May 14th…

Well Done, Chef Barbara Lynch!

Congratulations to our friend Barbara Lynch on being named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People! It’s a big list, and she is the only chef on it. She is in the pioneer category, for changing the Boston restaurant scene. Click through to read Padma Lakshmi’s very touching essay about Chef Barbara. Barbara Lynch is…

Happy Birthday, Chef Daniel Boulud!

Today is Daniel Boulud’s birthday, and we wish him many happy returns of the day. Daniel – he goes by one name, like all the greats – is a longtime friend of D’Artagnan. To read his bio, and try one of his recipes, check our website right here. Read on for a few fun facts about…