59 Kitchen Gifts for Every Cook on Your List
Buying kitchen gifts for the cooks in your life can make you a power player in the gift-giving game.
Choosing items that make their work easier will light up their kitchens and expand their culinary horizons. We’ve listed 59 of our favorite cookware choices to make your shopping easier. These items are so fun and helpful, you may end up buying some for yourself!
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- Best Kitchen Gadget Gifts
- Best Kitchen Gifts for Tea and Coffee Lovers
- Best Kitchen Gifts for Pasta Lovers
- Best Kitchen Gifts for Sushi Lovers
- Best Kitchen Gifts for Cocktail Lovers
- Best Kitchen Gifts for Baking
- Best Kitchen Gifts for Pizza Lovers
- Best Kitchen Gifts for New Chefs
Best Kitchen Gadget Gifts
1. Zwilling Enfinigy Personal Blender
The powerful engine and modern profile of the Zwilling Enfinigy Personal Blender make it both a workhorse and a showpiece. And there’s plenty of room for smoothies and sauces in the generous 20oz. tumbler.
2. Cuisinart 5.5 - Qt Stand Mixer
The future of countertop mixers is this Cuisinart 5.5-Qt Stand Mixer, a modern version of its classic cousin. The 12-speed engine and variety of blending bits let you mix hands-free like a professional.
3. Zwilling Kitchen Scale
Kitchen gifts can add new dimensions to cooking, like the compact, cordless and digital Zwilling Kitchen Scale! It accurately weighs ingredients with container calibration and blends into your chef’s décor when not in use. Kitchen scales also make excellent gifts for bakers of all stripes.
4. Cuisinart 10 Egg Cooker
Few kitchen gifts provide convenience and capacity like the Cuisinart 10 Egg Cooker. Poach, soft-cook, hard-boil or make omelets out of 10 eggs at a time. Perfect for cooks with big families!
5. Cuisinart 4-Slice Compact Toaster
Toast four slices in one go with the Cuisinart 4-Slice Compact Toaster, a must-have kitchen gadget gift for any chef on your list. Its handy one-touch panel makes it easy to control heating.
6. Cuisinart Electric Ice Cream Maker
The thoughtful Cuisinart Electric Ice Cream Maker will dazzle frozen treat lovers. They’ll create wholesome ice creams, sorbets and custards using fresh, healthy ingredients.
7. Cuisinart 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
Introduce your chef to cooking under pressure with the Cuisinart 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker. They’ll prepare entrées, sides and entire meals with minimal mess and simple clean-up.
8. Cuisinart Smart Stick 2-Speed Hand Blender
The powerful motor on the Cuisinart Smart Stick 2-Speed Hand Blender makes blending a breeze. Liquify, blitz sauces, whip — with kitchen gifts this efficient, your chef will be serving in no time!
9. Cuisinart Elite Collection 4-Cup Chopper/Grinder
A perfect gadget for smaller jobs, the Cuisinart Elite Collection 4-Cup Chopper/Grinder is great for chefs in tight kitchen spaces. This is one of the most efficient and useful small kitchen appliances money can buy.
10. Cuisinart Griddler Grill Panini Press
Your cook can transform their sandwiches with the Cuisinart Griddler Grill Panini Press. With its easy-to-operate pull bar and dishwasher-safe cook surface, gourmet grilling has never been easier.
11. Cuisinart Double Belgian Waffle Maker
Let your chef bake a stack of breakfast fun with the Cuisinart Double Belgian Waffle Maker. Eight wedge-shaped waffles are possible simultaneously with this convenient, easy-flip iron.
12. Cuisinart Convection Toaster Oven Broiler
The small-but-mighty Cuisinart Convection Toaster Oven Broiler is a countertop must-have, perfect for baking, broiling, toasting and convection cooking. A gem among kitchen gifts!
13. Cuisinart Power Advantage Plus 9-Speed Mixer
A beater, whisk, spatula and dough mixer in one, the Cusinart Power Advantage Plus 9-Speed Mixer gives chefs of all skill levels everything they need to keep the delicious dishes rolling.
Best Kitchen Gifts for Tea and Coffee Lovers
14. Cuisinart Peak 2-Qt Tea Kettle
With an easy press thumb trigger for no-spill serving, the Cuisinart Peak 2-Qt Tea Kettle is a great option when selecting kitchen gifts for tea lovers. Its mirror finish looks lovely on a countertop, too.
15. Cuisinart PerfecTemp Cordless Electric Kettle
Coffee comes to the future! With six temperatures and automatic shut-off, the Cuisinart PerfecTemp Cordless Electric Kettle allows precision brewing and perfect steeping for one flavorful cup after another.
16. Cuisinart 7-Cup Cold Brew Coffeemaker
With Cuisinart 7-Cup Cold Brew Coffeemaker on your kitchen gifts-giving list, you’ll be gifting your coffee lover a generous helping of java brewed in 25 minutes or less. They’ll enjoy a cold cuppa any time of day.
17. AeroPress Coffee Maker
Total immersion brewing gives you a robust cup of coffee while reducing bitterness, and the AeroPress Coffee Maker is an ideal tool for experimenting with this delicious method or following along with an expert barista in some online coffee classes. The compact design makes for easy storage, too.
Best Kitchen Gifts for Pasta Lovers
18. Marcato Atlas 150 Pasta Machine
For the pasta lover on your list, there’s no better choice of kitchen gifts than the Marcato Atlas 150 Pasta Machine. This useful pasta making tool can be upgraded with 12 attachments and a drive motor (sold separately).
19. Cuisinart Pasta Roller Cutter Attachment
Create a one-stop culinary creation station with the Cuisinart Pasta Roller Cutter Attachment. It attaches quickly and easily to the Cuisinart Precision Master Stand Mixer for convenient pasta preparation.
20. Fante’s Grandma Luisa’s Jumbo Ravioli Maker
Kitchen gifts Grandma would approve of! The aluminum and plastic press-and-tray combination of Fante’s Grandma Luisa’s Jumbo Ravioli Maker make easy work of stamping out filled pasta pockets.
21. Fante’s Grandma Rina’s Ravioli Square Stamp
For a more traditional ravioli experience, Fante’s Grandma Rina’s Ravioli Square Stamp gives you vintage power in an old-fashioned press to create lovely fluted edges on ravioli and cookies alike.
22. Harold Import Co. Potato Ricer
With the Harold Import Co. Potato Ricer, your chef can create pressed cauliflower, potato and other vegetable dishes as easily as filling the chamber and squeezing the handle. Nothing to it!
23. Henckels Cheese Grater
Classic tools make the best kitchen gifts, like the Henckels Cheese Grater. This sturdy stainless steel piece shreds cheese, garlic and vegetables like nobody’s business and cleans up in a snap.
Best Kitchen Gifts for Sushi Lovers
24. Aya Bazooka Sushi Making Kit
Sushi making can be easy! Case in point: the Aya Bazooka Sushi Making Kit, a 13-piece collection, including rolling mats, an ultra-sharp knife and a sizzling red bazooka. This is one of the best sushi making kits to help even novice sushi chefs roll with confidence.
25. Helen’s Asian Kitchen Sushi Making Kit
Sushi rolls take on a new shape with Helen’s Asian Kitchen Sushi Making Kit. Three solid molds create square, rectangular and even heart-shaped rolls with ease.
26. Sushi Rolling Tool
Kitchen gifts for sushi lovers don’t get much more helpful than unique Sushi Rolling Tool. The silicone pad holds your wrapper, rice and filling in place; a simple flip of the tab completes the task.
27. Helen’s Asian Kitchen Sushi Chopsticks - Set of 5
Sushi lovers can never have too many chopsticks. With Helen’s Asian Kitchen Sushi Chopsticks - Set of 5, your kitchen gifts will stock their supply to the brim!
Best Kitchen Gifts for Cocktail Lovers
28. Viski Lewis Ice Bag and Mallet
The mixologists in your life will flip for the Viski Lewis Ice Bag and Mallet. This best bartending tool means no fuss, no messy ice-crushing, plus a bit of bartending theater for your home cocktail hour.
29. Viski Glacier Rocks Ice Sphere Molds
Kitchen gifts this sophisticated rewrite the rules! Viski Glacier Rocks Ice Sphere Molds create ice masterpieces to dazzle guests while keeping drinks at the perfect temperature.
30. Brooklyn Brew Shop Cider Kit
Refresh your brewmaster’s taste for the tart stuff with the Brooklyn Brew Shop Cider Kit. Three batches of delicious hard cider are possible with the tools and ingredients provided.
31. Brooklyn Brew Shop Grapefruit Honey Ale Beer Making Kit
Beer fans on your list will love the Brooklyn Brew Shop Grapefruit Honey Ale Beer Making Kit. The kit includes everything they’ll need, from yeast to growler.
32. True 7-Piece Barware Set
Budding barmasters love cocktail shaker set kitchen gifts that set them up right. The True 7-Piece Barware Set includes everything needed for mixing delicious cocktails, including a double-measure jigger, a swizzle spoon and a strainer.
33. Viski Gunmetal Mixologist Barware Set
The sophisticated matte finish puts the kitchen gifts in this collection in a class of their own. With the Viski Gunmetal Mixologist Barware Set, you'll set up your bartender with all they’ll need to pour in style.
34. Zwilling Classic Waiter’s Knife With Micarta Handle
You won’t find a handier all-in-one tool for your aspiring sommelier. The Zwilling Classic Waiter’s Knife With Micarta Handle combines a corkscrew, foil knife and bottle opener in a single implement primed for bottle-popping.
Best Kitchen Gifts for Baking
35. Mrs. Anderson’s Silicone Donut Baking Pan
Your baker can whip up healthier donut creations with Mrs. Anderson’s Silicone Donut Baking Pan. It’s durable and food-safe to boot!
36. Ballarini Crêpe Pan Set
Authentic crêpes like the greatest chefs in France make are possible with the Ballarini Crêpe Pan Set. The wide nonstick surface and handy wooden spreader and spatula ensure a perfect bake every time.
37. Mason Cash Set of 3 Measuring Cups
Unique kitchen gifts are always a perfect fit, and Mason Cash Set of 3 Measuring Cups certainly “measure” up. This stoneware set creates an adorable woodland sculpture when stacked for storage.
38. Mrs. Anderson’s Paisley Design Rolling Pin
Pastries and pies will be sitting pretty when rolled with Mrs. Anderson's Paisley Design Rolling Pin. The decorative design leaves delicate impressions on cookies, doughs and more.
39. Ballarini Silver Dollar Pancake Pan 10”
Treat your chef to bite-sized breakfasts with the Ballarini Silver Dollar Pancake Pan 10". Seven perfectly golden cakes cook at once, and the stay-cool handle detaches for compact storage.
40. Staub 3-Pc Rectangular Baking Dish Set
Useful kitchen gifts created with stylish, vintage design make some of the best kitchen gifts. The Staub 3-Pc Rectangular Baking Dish Set brings the past to the present in a trio of scratch-resistant enameled baking dishes with a classic vibe.
41. Mrs. Anderson Silicone Mini-Tool Set of 4
A candy-colored selection of soft-surfaced kitchen tools turns every meal into a beach party! Mrs. Anderson Silicone Mini-Tool Set of 4 provides a spatula, scraper, spoon and pastry brush in happy rainbow hues.
42. Mrs. Anderson Measuring Spoons Set of 6
This ring-bound set of stainless-steel spoons is a nostalgic blast from the past. With measurements from 1/8 teaspoon to a whopping 2 tablespoons, Mrs. Anderson Measuring Spoons Set of 6 cover your cook’s measuring needs.
43. Helen's Asian Kitchen Asian Style Rolling Pin 10”
Minimalists will love Helen's Asian Kitchen Asian Style Rolling Pin 10”. The simple shape and clean finish create perfect wrappers for Asian delights, from dumplings to bao and beyond.
44. Mrs. Anderson’s Big Pan Baking Mat
For the conservation-minded chef, Mrs. Anderson’s Big Pan Baking Mat is a perfect replacement for parchment. Its durable silicone surface is great for pressing and cutting dough, and it rolls up for tidy storage.
45. Cuisinart Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls with Lids — Set of 3
Your cook can never have too many mixing bowls! Cuisinart Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls with Lids — Set of 3 provides a nesting trio of vessels, each with their own lid for keeping contents safe.
46. Mrs. Anderson’s Big Pan Cooling Rack
For kitchen gifts that help move your work along, nothing beats Mrs. Anderon’s Big Pan Cooling Rack. This handy rack cools sweets, cakes and muffins quickly, making it a versatile and useful cookie tool. It also works in the oven for even heating when dehydrating and roasting jerky and vegetables.
Best Kitchen Gifts for Pizza Lovers
47. Ballarini 3-Pc Pizza Pan Set
For the dedicated pizza chef in your life, pizza making tools are a sure bet. The Ballarini 3-Pc Pizza Pan Set provides circular and rectangular pans and a rolling slicer for creating and serving delicious pies, while the nonstick surface guarantees easy clean-up.
48. Fantes Pizza 13” Stone
The Fantes Pizza 13” Stone gives the advanced pizza baker a versatile stone pan for creating crispy crusts and a handled carrying rack for delivering pies to the counter or table. Wonderful for the chef who’s ready to step up their pizza game!
49. Fante's Pizza Peel
Authenticity can make a humble home pizza chef feel like a professional. With its traditional wooden construction and broad paddle, the Fante's Pizza Peel is one of the best kitchen gifts for providing your recipient an authentic pizzeria experience.
50. Ateco Stainless Steel Pizza Cutter
A sharp, sturdy roller that won’t slip is a must for your pizza chef. The Ateco Stainless Steel Pizza Cutter is an ideal kitchen gadget gift that fits the bill, for dinner and dessert pizzas alike.
Best Kitchen Gifts for New Chefs
51. Anolon Tri-Ply Clad 12-Piece Cookware Set
The Anolon Tri-Ply Clad 12-Piece Cookware Set presents a collection pots and pans wide variety of shapes and sizes, perfect for all cooktop surfaces. Get your budding chef set up in one fell swoop.
52. Henckels Solution 3-Pc Knife Set
Why not get your chef slicing right? With the Henckels Solution 3-Pc Knife Set, they’ll have a chef’s knife, a utility knife and a paring knife at their disposal, all sharp and ready to go.
53. Anolon Tri-Ply-Clad Rectangular Roaster With Non-Stick Rack
For larger tasks such as roasts and holiday turkeys, the Anolon Tri-Ply-Clad Rectangular Roaster With Non-Stick Rack is one of the handiest kitchen gifts around, not to mention one of the best roasting pans. The non-stick rack and durable handles ensure easy use and even cooking.
54. Demeyere Industry 9” 5-Ply Nonstick Pan
A winning choice among kitchen gifts for serious chefs, Demeyere Industry 9” 5-Ply Nonstick Pan provides five layers of stainless steel for even heating and a rivetless handle to ensure years of steady use.
55. Helen’s Asian Kitchen Carbon Steel Round Bottom Wok Set
Stir things up with Helen’s Asian Kitchen Carbon Steel Round Bottom Wok Set. The belly of this best wok provides generous depth for ingredients and the attractive base and handle make for elegant serving.
56. Henckels Solution 15-Pc Knife Block Set
Your chef will be in kitchen gift heaven when they open this handsome set! The Henckels Solution 15-Pc Knife Block Set provides every blade they’ll ever need, from paring to carving, and stores them in an attractive hardwood block that makes a cook's space shine.
57. Staub Round Cocotte 5.5 Qt
Kitchen gifts for expert chefs should include the Staub Round Cocotte 5.5 Qt. This powerhouse provides a deep vessel for casseroles, whole chickens, roasts and more. And the cast-iron construction ensures even browning.
58. Finex 15” Cast Iron Lean Grill Pan
The Finex 15” Cast Iron Lean Grill Pan is among the most perfect kitchen gifts for your health-minded chef. This one of the best cast iron pans to prepare lean, grilled meat and vegetable dishes on any cooktop, no outdoor grill necessary.
59. Harold Import Co. Mixing Bowl 4 Qt
Ah, the inspiration of a new mixing bowl! The Harold Import Co. Mixing Bowl 4 Qt has a deep channel and helpful lip for easy whisking and mixing — and even for serving salads and desserts.
What are good kitchen gifts?
When deciding what would make good kitchen gifts, think about the culinary interests of your chef and select gifts that suit their work, like pasta making tools for the Italian cook on your list, or a bartending set for your budding mixologist. Or consider a small collection of tools and gadgets that would pair up nicely in a custom-made gift basket, like a dough scraper, a pastry cutter and a rolling crust cutter for a fun baker’s gift set. Every cook has room in their kitchen for a new piece of cookware or some fun gifts for foodies.
What should I get someone who is redoing their kitchen?
An attractive countertop appliance or a fresh selection of utensils that complement their new décor will make great gifts for a kitchen redo. Stand mixers, toasters, cookware and tool sets are all available in stylish colors and designs that enhance the look of a kitchen.
What are the best kitchen gadgets?
Smaller gadgets like zesters, cutters and presses will expand your chef’s options and make their work easier. Larger gadgets like bullet blenders and stand mixers can help them bring their grand culinary dreams to life. Overall, the best cooking utensils are the ones that make chef work easier and more fun while inspiring new gourmet possibilities!
Everyone wins when you give kitchen gifts to the cooks in your life. Chefs of every skill level will love receiving kitchen gifts for any gift-giving occasion, and you’ll get to explore all the incredible new products available while you shop. No matter which kitchen gifts you opt for, they’re sure to be a hit for the thoughtful possibilities they bring the cooks on your list.
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