Ariane Daguin is the founder, owner and CEO of D’Artagnan, the renowned gourmet food purveyor. Famous for providing humanely-raised meats, from game and foie gras to organic chicken and prepared charcuterie, the name D’Artagnan has been synonymous with top-quality food produced with care since its founding in 1985. A pioneer in the farm-to-table movement, Ariane is dedicated to procuring the best from small farms that support humane and sustainable farming practices. She is the founding president of the Les Nouvelles Meres Cuisinieres, recipient of the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America Award, and the Lifetime Achievement AwardfromBon Appetit.
Friday, March 31st, 2:00 PM: Sharing how she created America’s first purveyor of game and foie gras and built the specialty business into a food powerhouse with annual sales revenues closing in on $100 million.