gifts for chefs

Gifts for Chefs

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Enjoying my Gelato and staring through the window, I reflected on what gifts for chefs to buy for the many chefs and cooks in my life. They are, after all, the ones who must toil and sweat in the kitchen year-round, while we can sit down and enjoy their culinary creations. This prompted me to compile a list of gifts which can be ordered online without searching the one shop after the other.

Our List of the Best Gifts For Chefs

Our list of best gifts for cooks perfectly captures the joy of giving, without being necessarily the most expensive, the List range from the quirky to the essential gift for the serious chef. The items can all be conveniently viewed and ordered from amazon with a click of your mouse.

Attitude Red Superheroes Apron

This red chef’s apron recognizes the special status that cooks occupy in our lives with its bold slogan proclaiming that “Not All Superheroes Wear Capes, Some Wear Aprons”. This is the type of gift that says much more than what its price is and shows the appreciation that we have for the hard work that goes into being a chef.

What we liked:
• It is a poly/cotton blend, fully adjustable to comfortably fit most sizes.
• It protects their clothes while they cook, grill, and prepare the food in the kitchen.
• It provides a quirky, funny but appreciative message to the cooks in our lives.

Foodie Fight Revised Edition

On our list of the best gifts for cooks, we have the revised edition of the Foodie Fight game which can be used to determine who is the biggest foodie, around. This game is the ideal gift for anyone interested in food and who loves to test their food knowledge against others in a fun, educational, and easy way on game night.

What we liked:
• The 50 percent new content and about 1000 questions on different topics.
• Between 2 to 6 players of different ages can play the game.
• The diverse topics ranging from culinary science, exotic cuisine to baking and cooking skills.

Softcover Recipe Journal

One of our gift choices for the cook who loves keeping a journal filled with favorite recipes both old and new. The funny quote on the cover adds a touch of humor to the journal. The journal comes with different sections where instructions, ingredients, preparation time and cook time can be entered.

What we liked:
• The opportunity to create a handwritten recipe book, filled with favorite recipes collected over time.
• The 100 pages offer enough space to record at least 100 recipes.
• The possibility to turn the journal into a fully-fledged cookbook.

Bamboo Cheese Board and Knife Set

The ideal gift for any housewarming, wedding, or birthday present. Made from sustainable bamboo in a natural finish to complement any cheese board or charcuterie. The board has plenty of room and a unique hidden drawer for the stainless steel utensils that include Stilton, Cheddar, and Hard cheese knives and a cheese fork. The cutlery set will allow you to cut hard, semi-hard, semi-soft cheese and to spread soft cheese and to break up crumbly cheese.

What we liked:
• The kraft gift box in which the board comes.
• The grooves cut along the edge for cheese, crackers, and meat.
• The hidden cutlery drawer that can be opened without disturbing the cheese platter.

Culinary School Coffee Mug

Here are our favorite and unique gifts for chefs of all disciplines, it is the perfect gift to hand out at any culinary school graduation. The imprinted definition of a chef makes this the ideal chef gift. The mug is perfect for drinking your morning coffee or sipping on a hot cup of tea.

What we liked:
• Its large handle and wide mouth.
• The large lead-free design on both sides of the mug.
• It being microwave and dishwasher safe.

Chef Sac Sling Bag

The ultimate gift for the fussy chef who prefers to use their culinary tools, in particular, their knives. This fashionable durable ballistic nylon bag with reinforced stitching, heavy-duty zippers close to protect all the valuable working tools in their kit discreetly and safely. The bag is designed with well-organized storage space and can house 21 knives with lengths of up to 18’, slots for honing rod, pens, and a zippered pouch where more tools can be housed. The large compartments provide ample space for items like a cutting board, garlic press, cleaver, kitchenware, herbs, salt, spices, recipe book, tablet, phone and much more. The ideal gift for the professional chef, cook or the apprentice starts.

What we liked:
• Lightweight and sturdy construction.
• Adjustable shoulder strap for easy carrying.
• Discrete design that keeps your valuables safely out of sight.

Vitruvian T-Shirt

The Ann Arbor T-shirt in grey is unisex designed and will fit most body types. Wearing the T-shirt will add some humor to the serious business of cooking. Made of high-quality cotton the shirt is lightweight and durable, the design is screen printed with inks that are durable and safe to the environment and won’t crack.

What we liked:
• The tapered design of the T-shirt.
• The quality of the material.
• The unique design by the Ann Arbor artists.

K.Bell Novelty Socks

Everybody, including the richest person, enjoys wearing a nice pair of high-quality socks, which fits comfortably onto your feet. Any chef who spends many hours on their feet will appreciate the K. Bell socks with their softness and comfortable fit. The stylish and fashionable design will ensure that you stand out from the crowd at work or when having fun with friends in a restaurant.

What we like:
• High quality made to last.
• Trendy thematic designs which are regularly changed.
• Great potential to be used as gifts for any occasion.

Heat Resistant Cooking Glove

Even the most careful chef suffers from a lot of burns and this Heat Resistant cooking glove is the ideal gift for anyone that wants to protect their hands. This silicone gloves with liner can offer protection against heat or cold and are the ideal birthday gift for any chef, cook or anybody who loves cooking, baking, BBQ or using a smoker. The versatile glove comes in three different colors to suit any taste.

What we like:
• The excellent safety and hand protection offered.
• Customer satisfaction replacement guarantee.
• Extra silicone grill brush and eBook of BBQ recipes.

Chef Knife and Cutting Board

Every chef knows that the most important item to have, is a quality chef knife, which makes this Four Mogils Smoked Series, 8-inch chef knife the ideal gift to get. The razor-sharp blade is made from 58-60HRC, 67 layers folded Damascus, Japanese steel, giving it the ideal ratio between edge retention and hardness. The organic resin was used to create the tough, moisture-resistant black Micarta handle. The perfectly balanced knife comes in a bamboo travel case, which folds open into a stylish chef’s cutting board. Strong magnets keep the travel case firmly closed to safely store the knife.

We like the blade:
• Excellent balance when cutting.
• Razor-sharp edge.
• Beautiful Damascus finish.

In Conclusion

I hope you found the list enjoyable and helpful to decide on that perfect gift for those special chefs in your lives. The list was really important to me because I wanted to help people this year find the perfect gift, which is not always the most expensive but that special item perfectly capturing the essence of giving. Please feel free to share your thoughts on the list in the comments and if you liked the article please share it.

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