21 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dad’s that Love to Cook and Eat

Father’s Day is coming up, and we know how hard it can be to shop for Dad.

If there is one type of Dad we truly understand, it’s the Dads that love all things food (just like us)! When it comes to shopping for dads who love to cook, eat, and drink, there are so many fantastic subscriptions, gifts, and gadgets that make perfect Father’s Day Gifts. With Father’s Day hitting right in the prime of Summer, this is the ideal opportunity to gift him something that will level up grilling season. To make your Father’s Day shopping a little bit easier, we created this list of 21 gift ideas for the Dads who love to cook, eat, and drink!

  1.  Personalized Grill Set

What better present to gift a grill-master Dad than a personalized grill set? A grill set alone is a great gift for any Dad, and personalizing takes it to the next level. This is an excellent gift for anyone who wants a Father’s Day gift that is both practical and sentimental. PNWCustomGifts makes an impressive custom bamboo three-piece set with the option to engrave whatever you please. You may engrave the box, the tools, or all of the above. This set comes with a spatula, fork, tongs, and a storage case.

  1.  Smoke and Spice Griller Gift Box

Looking for something other than utensils for your grill-loving Dad this Father’s Day? You can give the gift of flavor with this Smoke and Spice Griller Gift Box from Kona BBQ. This awesome flavor box comes with 6 grill seasonings, including steak seasoning, smoked bacon seasoning, brisket rub, sweet brown bourbon seasoning, chicken seasoning, and seafood seasoning. It also comes with 3 grilling planks made of red oak, hickory wood, and cedar. Last but not least, this box includes 2 pounds of smoking pellets, a pellet smoker tube, a BBQ vinyl sticker, and a propane tank level indicator. This gift box is sure to please every Dad that loves to grill this Father’s Day.

  1.  Grill-Ready Meals

We can gift our grill-loving Fathers utensils, spices, and rubs, but we can also give them… FOOD! Place a Dream Dinners order as a Father’s Day gift for Dad, so he is set with meals all summer long. The June and July menus are filled with grill-friendly dishes, so Dad will never run out of things to throw on the cook outside. Choose between dinners like the Texas Roadhouse Burgers, Campfire Grilled Pork Chops with Chipotle Maple Corn, Summer Mexican Chicken Power Bowl, American Sports Grill Steaks, Savory Grilled Chicken with Sesame Honey Butter, Canadian Bacon Stuffed French Bread, and more! Each dish comes fully prepped and with instructions, so this is also a great gift option for Dad’s who are just starting out on the grill.

  1.  Air Fryer

If your Dad loves to cook, the air fryer may be the perfect gift this Father’s Day. The internet has been going wild over air fryers, so it could be fun to let Dad try out the newest kitchen craze. Air fryers have tiny little ovens that simulate frying food without actually deep frying the food in oil. This makes it a much healthier alternative to traditional frying and an excellent gift for any Dads who may be watching what they eat. You can purchase an air fryer from most stores, but here is a link to one from Target that is reasonably priced! Want to add some fun to Dad’s new air fryer? Head to our blog and check out some of our air fryer recipes!

  1.  Cheese Grotto

If your Dad loves cheese, buying him a Cheese Grotto for Father’s Day will surely make him extra cheesy! This is the perfect Father’s Day gift for all cheese lovers. As any cheese fanatic will tell you, a Cheese Grotto is the best place to store cheese for various reasons. A Grotto extends the shelf life of cheese, allows the cheese to be stored unwrapped, is eco-friendly, and can easily fit anywhere in the kitchen.

  1.  Hot Sauce Gift Set

Does your Dad like to kick up the heat? This Spicy Box of Awesome – Hot Sauce Gift Set would be a great addition to his kitchen! This fiery gift box comes with over $70 worth of hot sauces, including hot hive spicy honey, sweet heat gourmet habanero peach honey, Hoff sauce, kiawe smoked hot sauce, Fuego spice co. Himalayan ghost salt, Bravado jalapeno & Garlic Spicy Seasoning, St Lucifer Table Spice, and a custom hand branded Fuego Wooden Box Crate.

  1.  Cooking Apron

If Dad loves spending time in the kitchen, we think it’s a great idea to gift him with something to wear in it! We love this apron that says, “Best. Dad. Ever.” You can tell Dad how much he means to you, and he can remind you every time he’s in the kitchen! This is a great gift option if you want to add a little humor to your Father’s Day gift this year. We love the “Best Dad Ever” apron because it’s perfect for Father’s Day, but there are many other options for aprons to get Dad! Browse around and pick the apron you feel suits him best.

  1.  Bacon Crate

Calling all bacon lovers! Is your Dad obsessed with bacon? If so, we can’t think of a better gift than this Bacon Crate from Man Crates. This bacon-lover’s gift set comes with Carnivore Candy Jalapeno Bacon Jerky, Carnivore Candy Old Fashioned Maple Bacon Jerky, Bourbon Bacon Seasoning Grinder, Sir Francis Bacon Peanut Brittle, and Terrapin Ridge Farms Hot Pepper Bacon Jam. This fun gift comes sealed in a wooden crate and is shipped with a crowbar that must be used to get it open.

  1.  Meat Lover’s Knife Set

Shopping for a meat lover this Father’s Day? Rada Kitchen offers this fantastic Meat Lover’s Gift Set, perfect for Dads who love to cook meat! Rada Kitchen’s set comes with six Serrated Steak Knives, a Slicer, and a Carving Fork. The blades are made from surgical quality T420 high-carbon stainless steel and are available in silver and black. Grab this set for Dad this Father’s Day, and he will have everything he needs to slice, carve, and eat.

  1.  Wireless Cooking Thermometer

Grab this for Father’s Day, and Dad will never over (or under) cook his meat again! The Meater is an intelligent wireless thermometer that works with a mobile app. It can estimate precisely how long to cook your food, and it notifies you when your food is ready. This hi-tech cooking gadget is sure to impress any Dad this Father’s Day.

  1.  French-Fry Cutter

Would you like fries with that? If your Dad is a fry-lover, we think a French fry cutter would be a great Father’s Day Gift. This French-Fry Cutter from Cabella’s makes it possible to create restaurant-style French fries right at home with just one stroke. This is great for any Dad that gets excited about French fries and new kitchen gadgets.

  1.  Portable Grill

Does your Dad love to travel as much as he loves to cook? Give him a portable Road Trip Grill so he can fire up the stove and get to cooking no matter where he travels to! This is the perfect gift for any Dad that loves to camp, tailgate, cook outdoors, or head to the beach. The portable grill makes it possible for Dad to take his love of grilling further than the backyard. Want to step this gift up even further? Check out our July Menu, filled with meals perfect for your next road trip.

  1.  Cheese and Wine Crate

If you’re looking to gift Dad something fancy this Father’s Day, look no further than this Deluxe Cheese and Wine Crate. This crate is packed with gourmet cheeses and wine, so Dad can really feel spoiled on his special day. The box includes Satori Bellavitano Gold cheese, Rogue Creamery Oregon Blue cheese, sharp white cheddar cheese, pepper jack cheese, Gouda cheese, three-seed crackers, classic bruschetta spread, mixed nuts, Paradise dried fruit mix, Harry & David 2019 Pinot Noir, all cased in a beautiful Paulownia wood crate. This is a great gift to turn into a family picnic outing to continue celebrating Dad.

  1.  Burger Press

A burger press is the perfect Father’s Day gift for burger lovin’ Dad’s, making patties consistent in shape, size, and weight. If Dad loves to craft the perfect burger, this may be the gift for him. If you want to make this gift even more unique, buy a personalized burger press. This is a great way to add a sentiment to a nifty kitchen gadget.

  1.  Popcorn Tower

If your Dad is a popcorn lover, this 3 box gift tower would be a great gift! The gift box even says, “Best Dad Ever,” so Dad will feel extra special as he munches down on his favorite snack. The set comes with caramel, butter, cheese, and confusion popcorn. It also comes with crème confetti sandwich cookies, raspberry hard candy, butter toffee caramels, and assorted gummy fruit slices. The perfect Father’s Day gift tower for any Dad with a sweet tooth!

  1.  Skewer Set

Another cooking gadget that makes a great Father’s Day gift is a high-quality set of skewers.  These William Sonoma Stainless Steel Skewers are perfect for dads that love juicy kebabs. These innovative skewers feature an extra-long design so Dad can whip up hearty portions. Each skewer also comes with a sliding disk so he can remove meat and vegetables with ease. The set comes with four stainless steel skewers that are smooth and tapered for comfort and control.

  1.  Cast Iron Press

Suppose Dad doesn’t already have a Cast Iron Grill Press? In that case, this Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to gift him one! A grill press will keep food flat as it cooks and distributes heat evenly. Grill presses can be used in the oven, stovetop, grill, or even a pan over a campfire. It doesn’t matter where Dad is cooking; if he’s got his grill press with him, he’ll be cooking well!

  1.  Sushi Rolling Kit

Does your Dad love sushi? A sushi rolling kit is a fun and creative gift to get him this Father’s Day! If Dad has a love for cooking and a passion for sushi, chances are, he will love prepping his own sushi! A Sushi Rolling Kit makes it easy to roll sushi from the comfort of your own home. This kit includes everything you need to make 4-5 sushi rolls all on your own. In the kit, you will find a bamboo sushi mat, spicy tuna, spicy salmon, spicy hamachi, sushi rice, 10 sheets of seaweed, soy sauce, spicy mayo, pickled ginger, fresh wasabi, chopped scallion, avocado, and several optional add ons. Note: Timing is important with this gift since the ingredients are fresh! Be sure to look at the instructions and storage details so you can plan accordingly.

  1.  Beef Jerky Flower Bouquet

Why not grab Dad a bouquet of flowers for Father’s Day this year? We are sure he will love them, especially these flowers made of beef jerky! This is an excellent gift for Dad if you’re looking to make him laugh this Father’s Day. It’s also perfect for any beef-jerky lover!

  1.  Cast Iron Skillet

A cast-iron skillet is a favorite of many world-renowned chefs, so if Dad considers himself a pro in the kitchen, he will definitely appreciate this as a Father’s Day gift. This cast iron skillet from Crate and Barrel is perfect for cooking for the entire family. This fancy skillet has superior heat distribution and retention, and the vegetable oil coating gives it a sleek and natural finish. It comes pre-seasoned and ready to use. If Dad loves to cook, this will make a great Father’s Day gift!

  1.  Dream Dinners Gift Card

If Dad loves food, a Dream Dinners gift card is a wonderful Father’s Day gift idea. The June and July menus are packed with delicious, ready-to-grill meals that Dad is sure to love. Try pairing a gift card with a fun kitchen utensil, so he has a new tool to use with the meals. With a Dream Dinner’s gift card, Dad can place an order of his favorite meals and then pop them in the freezer and pull them out when he’s ready to get cooking. This is the perfect Father’s Day gift for all Dads that love to eat as much as they love to cook. It’s also great for any Dad who is just starting out their cooking journey as the meals come with easy-to-follow directions. Do you have a particularly busy Dad? No problem! Every meal comes perfectly prepped, and most cook in under 30 minutes.