11 Gifts for the Chef

10 gift ideas for the chef

The holidays are the season of giving, but also of cooking! Whether they’re roasting a turkey, baking cookies, or preparing a cheese plate for the holiday party, it’s time to gift your favorite cook a special gift they’ll use year round. Here are our 11 best ideas:

  1. Baguette Board — Get the perfect slice every time. This artisanal Baguette Board has evenly spaced slots to guide your knife as you cut, so bread pieces come out uniformly sized.
  2. Artisan Cutting Board — This solid maple cutting board makes a great portable work surface and doubles as a tray for serving cheeses, sliced meats and fruit. Add a laser-cut single or 3-letter monogram in the center for a custom touch.
  3. Cullen Cheese Knives — Rustic looks with a refined attitude. Our Cullen 4-Piece Cheese Serveware is hand crafted with natural horn handles and sleek stainless steel heads.
  4. Cullen Serving Set — Rustic looks with a refined attitude. Our Cullen 2-Piece Serveware is hand crafted with natural horn handles and sleek stainless steel heads.
  5. Paris Travel Kitchen Towels — Wouldn’t it be nice to have Paris at your fingertips? This set of two colorful kitchen towels depicts our favorite Paris landmarks with the Seine running down the middle. Second towel has a complementing French blue stripe.
  6. Carmel Teak Salt Cellar — If you love to cook or know someone who does, a great salt cellar is an essential kitchen tool. This handsome cellar is handmade of solid teak with an attached, pivoting top to keep salt in and moisture out.
  7. Greensly Kraft Paper Tote — This environmentally friendly and totally cool tote goes anywhere, from the market to the gym. Our Greensly Kraft Paper Tote is made of heavy-duty, 100% recycled paper and stitched along the seams for added strength.
  8. Donner Salt & Pepper Shakers — Rustic chic flavor for your holiday table. These reindeer salt & pepper shakers are sculpted in stainless steel with lustrous antique silver finish. Bases are made of clear, faceted glass that catches the light for added sparkle.
  9. Elsa Horn Spreaders — These natural horn spreaders are perfectly shaped and sized for serving a platter of cheeses and spreads. Because they’re handmade of found natural materials, each one will have delightful variations in color.
  10. Adela Tabletop Chalkboard — Announce tonight’s menu, post tomorrow’s schedule or leave reminders for family. The Adela Tabletop Chalkboard is double-sided, so they’re sure to get the message, coming or going.
  11. Crawford Waxed Canvas Grilling Apron & Mit –It’s all about the equipment. This handsome Grilling Apron is made of chocolate cotton canvas that’s been waxed, so spills and spatters wipe off with a damp cloth. Apron and matching Mitt are comfortably lined in coordinating cotton plaid.

For more gift ideas, browse our gift guide online. Or find more holiday inspiration for your home!

Caroline McDonald

Caroline lives for pairing together patterns, mixing furniture styles, and oogling over our newest furniture pieces. As you can imagine, her little 1920's craftsman is in a constant state of flux. Here on How to Decorate, it's her goal to help you turn your home into your own little slice of paradise.