Staub is a premium French enameled cast iron cookware and bakeware manufacturer that was originally headquartered in Turckheim, Alsace, France. The first piece, a cocotte or coquelle (Dutch oven), was designed by Francis Staub in 1974 in a dormant artillery factory. Savoir vivre–French people know how to live. And Staub knows how to produce authentic cast iron and ceramic cookware. Staub is for those who have a deep passion for sharing food and celebrating life. Staub products meet the highest standards of quality, design, functionality and, above all, excellent cooking.