National Filet Mignon Day

August 13

When is National Filet Mignon Day?

National Filet Mignon Day happens on Tuesday August 13, 2024.

Everything You Need to Know About Filet Mignon

If you’re a fan of steak, then you’ve probably heard of filet mignon. But what is filet mignon, exactly? Where does it come from? And how do you cook it? We’re here to answer all of your questions about this delicious cut of meat. Read on to learn everything you need to know about filet mignon!

What is Filet Mignon?

Filet mignon is a type of steak that comes from the smaller end of the tenderloin. It’s a very lean cut of meat, which means it’s low in fat and calories. Filet mignon is also one of the most tender cuts of steak, making it a favorite among steak lovers.

History of Filet Mignon

Filet mignon has been around for centuries. The first recorded mention of filet mignon was in 1677, in a French cookbook called Le Cuisinier Royale. The name “filet mignon” comes from French and means “dainty fillet.”

How to Cook Filet Mignon

There are a number of ways to cook filet mignon. The most popular methods are grilling, broiling, or pan-searing. When cooking filet mignon, it’s important not to overcook it. Ideally, you want the center of the steak to be pink or red. Filet mignon is best served medium-rare or rare.

Now that you know all there is to know about filet mignon, why not celebrate National Filet Mignon Day on August 13th? Cook up a delicious steak using your preferred method and enjoy! Bon appetit!

When does National Filet Mignon Day happen next year?

National Filet Mignon Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Wednesday August 13, 2025
  • Thursday August 13, 2026
  • Friday August 13, 2027
  • Sunday August 13, 2028
  • Monday August 13, 2029

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