BELLEGARDE is a wholesale bakery in New Orleans providing fresh flour and bread to more than 100 restaurants and markets in Louisiana.

BELLEGARDE began in New Orleans on St. Joseph’s Day in 2013 and is named after the very first bakery in Louisiana, which opened in 1722. Our values and methods are identical to that first Bellegarde: take your time, use what’s around you, and respect tradition.We actively promote the integrity of flavor and craftsmanship through our strict adherence to traditional baking methods and freshly milled flour. 

 

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Hand-Crafted.

Every piece of BELLEGARDE bread is gently shaped, mixed, baked, packed and fermented overnight by our bakers using freshly stone-milled flour, sourdough, pure Louisiana salt and filtered water. Our in-house stone mill preserves the dietary quality of heirloom whole grains like wheat, corn, rye and rice; we provide only the highest-quality product to our customers. The proof is in the flavor: the best flour makes the best bread.

 

 
 
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Our Classes.

BELLEGARDE hosts monthly baking and tasting workshops for both the general public and professional chefs. We only use freshly milled flour from our stone mill. Our workshops are experiences where consumers can interact with our grains, flours, methods, and breads. The more you share and give away, the more you receive: the more you teach, the more you know.

Demystifying the creation of bread—flour, water, salt, sourdough—allows our customers to appreciate our bread and brand. We teach students the alphabet of wheat/flour/bread so that they may speak its language: an educated consumer is a lifelong customer. 

No experience is necessary and all lessons are tailored to translate in the home kitchen. If interested in a private class or an in-service, please let us know. We’re happy to curate our experiences to your expectations.

 
 

Contact Us.

Whether a restaurant, retail location or individual in-need of some high-quality ingredients, we'd love to provide you with the best. 

 
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