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70 Gifts for the Chef

From Gamified Cookbooks to Recipe Subscription Services

— December 9, 2018 — Lifestyle
Whether a professional or hobbyist cook, these gifts for chefs are sure to spark some inspiration and help individuals excel in the kitchen.

A new cutting board seems like a go-to gift, however this list includes plenty of examples of this kitchen staple that are sure to impress both seasoned and amateur cooks. Examples include woodNflex's malleable cutting board, or the Food52 Five Two Double-Sided Cutting Board, which has been chef-approved.

Those looking to flaunt their creativity can be gifted a unique cookbook, which this list contains plenty of. Jenn Sandercock's Cookbook offers gamified recipes that are more engaging than most, while The Millennial Cookbook presents the consumer with a collection of meal ideas that are equal parts affordable and delicious.

No matter what the skill level of the chef, this list is sure to have innovations that will help them prepare the best food possible.
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Grill-Incorporated Picnic Tables
Grill-Incorporated Picnic Tables
Iratzoki & Lizaso's Piknik Integrates a Plancha Grill into Itself
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Convenient Americana Cuisine Meals
Convenient Americana Cuisine Meals
The New Spar Tex Mex Meals are Ready to Eat
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Recipe Discovery Subscriptions
Recipe Discovery Subscriptions
'ckbk' Gives Members Access to Recipes, Cookbooks and "Playlists"
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Chef-Celebrating Doodles
Chef-Celebrating Doodles
Google Doodles Celebrated Historic Chef and Author Hannah Glasse
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66
App-Connected Grilling Thermometers
App-Connected Grilling Thermometers
The Weber iGrill Ensures One's Meat is Grilled to Perfection
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Allergy-Specific Recipe Books
Allergy-Specific Recipe Books
#AllergicToEverything Offers Dishes for People with Allergies
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Curried Picnic Condiments
Curried Picnic Condiments
Brooklyn Delhi Offers Spicy, Sweet and Tangy Ketchup and Mustard
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Nutritious Food-Flavoring Essential Oils
Nutritious Food-Flavoring Essential Oils
Young Living's Essential Oils for Cooking Focus on Health
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Inspirational Cooking Web Series
Inspirational Cooking Web Series
'La Vida Comida' Employs Latin-American Chef Jose Garces
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Classic Campfire Recipe Cookbooks
Classic Campfire Recipe Cookbooks
'The Campout Cookbook' Offers Ample Meals and Snacks to Enjoy
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60
Indoor Turkey Deep Fryers
Indoor Turkey Deep Fryers
The Cuisinart Rotisserie Turkey Fryer Quickly Prepares Holiday Meals
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Chef-Created Vegan Meal Kits
Chef-Created Vegan Meal Kits
Peapod and Chef Chloe Coscarelli Collaborated on Plant-Powered Meals
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Homemade Vegetarian Burgers
Homemade Vegetarian Burgers
The Home Impossible Burger Will Let Regular People Cook the Burger
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Graphic Gen Z Cookbooks
Graphic Gen Z Cookbooks
15-Year-Old Chef Logan Guleff Created an Award-Winning Cookbook
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Chef-Curated Prepared Meals
Chef-Curated Prepared Meals
The Pioneer Woman is Launching a Prepared Food Line at Walmart
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Grocery Store-Branded Cookbooks
Grocery Store-Branded Cookbooks
The New Whole Foods Cookbook Will Feature 120 Plant-Based Recipes
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Rustic Recipe Cookbooks
Rustic Recipe Cookbooks
'The Camp & Cabin Cookbook' is Packed with Simple yet Delicious Eats
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53
Sous-Vide Chicken Bites
Sous-Vide Chicken Bites
Shake Shack is Currently Testing Chick'n Bites in New York City
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Instructional Knife Cookbooks
Instructional Knife Cookbooks
Sharp by Josh Donald Offers High-end Techniques and Recipes
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Treatment-Specific Cookbooks
Treatment-Specific Cookbooks
The Chemo Kitchen Cookbook Was Designed for Cancer Patients
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50
Savory Trifle Desserts
Savory Trifle Desserts
Deliveroo's Regina Phalange Pop-Up Shares Rachel's Trifle from 'Friends'
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Celebrity Chef Kitchenware Collections
Celebrity Chef Kitchenware Collections
Chrissy Teigen is Launching a Collection with Target
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Secretive Musician Sauces
Secretive Musician Sauces
The Williams Family Kitchen Nono Sauce is Spicy and Sweet
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Organic-Focused Meal Kits
Organic-Focused Meal Kits
HelloFresh Has Made a Acquisition That Will Allow For Organic Meal Kits
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Celebrity Chef-Branded Cookers
Celebrity Chef-Branded Cookers
The Pioneer Woman Instant Pot is a Vintage Take on the Hit Cooker
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Ancho Mushroom Taco Seasonings
Ancho Mushroom Taco Seasonings
The Ancho Mushroom Taco Seasoning is Ray Garcia for WIlliams Sonoma
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Maple Bourbon Braising Sauces
Maple Bourbon Braising Sauces
This Maple Bourbon Braising Sauce is Ideal for a Variety of Meats
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Meat Lovers Cookbooks
Meat Lovers Cookbooks
'Hardcore Carnivore' is Positioned as the "Carnivore's Bible"
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Stackable Thanksgiving Chips
Stackable Thanksgiving Chips
The 'Pringles Thanksgiving Dinner' Shares Flavors Like Turkey & Pie
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41
Steel Warming Frames
Steel Warming Frames
The Multi Chef Dining Collection Boasts Both Style and Function
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40
Sci-Fi Franchise Cookbooks
Sci-Fi Franchise Cookbooks
'The Star Wars Cookbook: BB-Ate' is Packed with Intergalactic Recipes
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Versatile Garlic Cooking Sauces
Versatile Garlic Cooking Sauces
The Garlic Everything Sauce is Roy Choi for Williams Sonoma
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Beef Jus-Infused Butters
Beef Jus-Infused Butters
The Maple & Ash Beefed-Up Butter Adds an Indulgent Touch to Meals
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Pressurized Induction Cookers
Pressurized Induction Cookers
The Dimchae Rice Cooker Quickly and Efficiently Prepares Grains
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Personalized Modern Cookbooks
Personalized Modern Cookbooks
This New York Times Cookbook Was Created Personally By Readers
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35
Plant-Based Butcher Cookbooks
Plant-Based Butcher Cookbooks
'From the Kitchen of YamChops' Shares Secrets of Vegan Butchering
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Steam Diverter Tools
Steam Diverter Tools
The Classic Cucina Instant Pot Steam Tool Releases the Heat in a Safe Manner
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33
Millennial-Targeted Cookbooks
Millennial-Targeted Cookbooks
The Millennial Cookbook Offers Affordable Meal Ideas
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Peanut Butter Cup Cookbooks
Peanut Butter Cup Cookbooks
The 'Reese's Recipes' Cookbook is Filled with Chocolate Treats
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Affordable Steam Countertop Ovens
Affordable Steam Countertop Ovens
Sharp Makes Home Cooking More Exciting with Its Superheated Oven
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30
10-in-1 Pressure Cookers
10-in-1 Pressure Cookers
TaoTonics' Pressure Cooker is the Ultimate All-in-One Kitchen Appliance
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29
Fusion BBQ Steak Recipes
Fusion BBQ Steak Recipes
Bill Kim's Korean BBQ Book Offers an Authentic Honey Soy Flank Steak
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Compact Smart Cube Ovens
Compact Smart Cube Ovens
Cubie is a Panasonic Oven That is an Incredibly Nifty Kitchen Addition
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Straining-Friendly Stock Pots
Straining-Friendly Stock Pots
The MasterPan Stock N’ Pasta Pot is Made from High-Quality Aluminum
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Rapper-Approved Cookbooks
Rapper-Approved Cookbooks
This Snoop Dogg Cookbook Identifies the Rappers Essential Recipes
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25
Iconic 90s Dressing Cookbooks
Iconic 90s Dressing Cookbooks
The 'Ranch' Recipe Book Explores the Best-Selling Salad Dressing
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DIY Canine Cookbooks
DIY Canine Cookbooks
'Feed Me: 50 Home Cooked Meals for Your Dog' Ensures Optimal Nutrition
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Collaborative Celebrity Meal Kits
Collaborative Celebrity Meal Kits
The Blue Apron x Chrissy Meal Kits Share Eats by Chrissy Teigen
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Thermal Salt Crystal Plates
Thermal Salt Crystal Plates
These Himalayan Pink Salt Plates Ensure Food Stays Hot or Cold
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Towering Chef-Approved Grills
Towering Chef-Approved Grills
The Best Made Company Mallmann’s Grill Stands Eight Feet Tall
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Chef-Approved Cutting Boards
Chef-Approved Cutting Boards
The Food52 Five Two Double-Sided Cutting Board is American-Made
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Stovetop-Monitoring Cooking Devices
Stovetop-Monitoring Cooking Devices
'PanPerfect' Lets You Keep a Digital Eye on Your Range
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Experimental Multi-Disciplinary Products
Experimental Multi-Disciplinary Products
Creative Chef and Autobahn Fuse Design, Cooking and Music
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BBQ-Mimicking Microwave Accessories
BBQ-Mimicking Microwave Accessories
The Microhearth Microwave Grill Pan Creates Tasty Results
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Book-Resembling Cutting Boards
Book-Resembling Cutting Boards
Sebastian Bergne Created the Book Boards to Give a Unique Illusion
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Versatile Grilling Systems
Versatile Grilling Systems
The Kudu Grill Delivers an Elevated Grate System With Open-Fire Cooking
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Diamond-Shaped Cutting Boards
Diamond-Shaped Cutting Boards
The Teak Star Cutting Board Offers Optimal Functionality
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13
Veggie Burger Printers
Veggie Burger Printers
The Chef-It Machine Simultaneously Prints and Cooks Burgers On Demand
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Multifunctional One-Handed Cutting Boards
Multifunctional One-Handed Cutting Boards
The 'Voronoi Food Preparation System' is Secure
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Video Game-Inspired Cookbooks
Video Game-Inspired Cookbooks
The Fallout Cookbook Turns Apocalyptic Food into Culinary Treats
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Triple-Food Preparation Appliances
Triple-Food Preparation Appliances
The 'Cooking M3' Appliance Prepares Your Entire Meal
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9
Gamified Cooking Books
Gamified Cooking Books
Jenn Sandercock's Cookbook Boasts Highly Engaging Edible Games
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Plant-Based Probiotic Drinks
Plant-Based Probiotic Drinks
Lifeway Foods' Plantiful Features Live Active Vegan Kefir Cultures
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Fishmonger Puzzle Games
Fishmonger Puzzle Games
The 3D Tuna Dissection Puzzle Challenges Users to Recall Anatomy
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Small Fast-Cooking Ovens
Small Fast-Cooking Ovens
The Brava Smart Oven is an Elegant and Stylish Cooking Appliance
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Avocado-Peeling Tools
Avocado-Peeling Tools
Joseph Joseph Released the 'GoAvocado' for Safe Avocado Peeling
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Origami-Inspired Cutting Boards
Origami-Inspired Cutting Boards
The 'GAMI' Cutting Board Streamlines Food Preparation
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Essential Kitchen Tools
Essential Kitchen Tools
The Iconics Kitchen Set Offers Minimalist Aesthetics and Great Performance
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Malleable Naturalistic Cutting Boards
Malleable Naturalistic Cutting Boards
The woodNflex Flexible Wood Cutting Board is Multifunctional
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In-Counter Cooking Systems
In-Counter Cooking Systems
The Micro Apartment Cooking System Saves Space in Compact Kitchens
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