These holiday gifts for cooks are all guaranteed winners! We’ve got something for every budget here, from a gorgeous forest green stand mixer to a surprisingly stylish Dutch oven from Amazon. You might find a few things to add to your own Christmas wish list!

A collage of gifts for cooks featuring different tools and ingredients.

Best Big Gifts For Cooks

If you are looking for a big gift that will make an impact on your favorite chef, these are the things you need to check out. Items that every chef truly needs, these gifts will really help get things done in the kitchen. From a reliable stand mixer to a multipurpose countertop oven, you’ll find all the best big gifts for chefs here!

KitchenAid x Hearth & Hand Stand Mixer // We’re crushing over the deep green color of this Magnolia collab with KitchenAid.

Cuisinart Air Fryer Toast Over With Grill // This isn’t just an air fryer! It’s also a toaster oven and a grill. Talk about multi-tasking!

Le Creuset Heritage Baking Dishes // While most Le Creuset cookware is pricy, their baking dishes are surprisingly affordable, with the superior quality you expect from the brand.

Ninja Multi-Cooker // One appliance to rule them all!

Vitamix Blender // This professional-grade blender will be the most used kitchen tool ever. It is a beast when it comes to blending smoothies, soups, and sauces.

Ooni Pizza Oven // Your favorite chef will have so much fun making delicious homemade pizza in their new, deluxe pizza oven.

Traeger Smoker // This may be a big gift, but it will make any chef in your life smile. They will use this incredible, easy smoker for years!

Best Stocking Stuffers For Chefs

These perfect small gifts for chefs will fit right into any stocking. They may be small, but they’re all extremely useful in the kitchen and will be much appreciated.

Acacia Salt Cellar // A pinch of salt here and there is a lot easier with a salt cellar next to the stove.

OXO Grate and Slice Set // Streamline your kitchen prep with this slicing and grating set.

Jacobsen Salt Co. Gift Set // Cooks will have fun experimenting with this variety of different salts.

Bear Claws // Rip apart any smoked meat with ease when you use these bear claw meat shredders. They work well and are fun to use!

Spatty Daddy // Get every single drop out of every single jar with this skinny, useful spatula. A good chef never lets food go to waste food!

Avocado Slicer // Scooping and slicing avocados has never been easier than with this convenient, fun tool.

Best New Cookbooks For 2023

If the chef in your life loves cookbooks, then you need to check out all of these amazing new cookbooks for 2023. Each of these books hit the culinary world by storm and will help your favorite chef create new and exciting dishes.

Smitten Kitchen Keepers // Every cook knows you can never go wrong with Smitten Kitchen.

Half Baked Harvest // Make beautiful, crowd-pleasing food with ease using this great cookbook.

Unapologetic Cookbook // A new take on cooking in the modern kitchen.

The Simple Art of Rice // Create the best rice dishes you have ever tasted with this innovative look at a simple grain.

The Complete Guide to Pressure Canning // Learn how to safely preserve delicious food.

Fun Gifts For Cooks

These unique gifts for cooks are perfect for the chef who already has everything. They are fun and exciting yet still incredibly useful.

Frigidaire Retro Mini Blender // How cute is this vintage-inspired blender?! Use it for smoothies and small batches of sauces and dips.

Amazon Matte Navy Cast Iron Dutch Oven // Don’t want to pay $300 for a cast iron Dutch oven? Amazon has you covered—and the cook in your life will love it.

Personalized Cutting Board // These personalized cutting boards are a perfect gift for chefs, especially if they already have a fully stocked kitchen.

Rolling Grill Baskets // Anyone who loves to grill needs these awesome rolling baskets that will help grill veggies perfectly. Plus, they are dishwasher-safe!

Collapsible Cooking Rack // All chefs know that there is never enough space in the kitchen, but you can double your counter space with this amazing collapsible cooling rack.

Microwave Popcorn Popper // Make your own homemade popcorn easily using this incredible patented popcorn popper. Any chef will have fun with this little tool that will help make delicious homemade snacks.


What do you gift someone who likes to cook?

Chefs love getting fancy ingredients that they can play around with in the kitchen. Luxury, flavored salts, fancy oils, or gourmet spices are always a good idea. New, fun kitchen tools are also exciting to receive. Any chef will always appreciate a new spatula or a shiny new ceramic pot. Cookbooks are also perfect for inspiring new kitchen creations.

What do you get a chef who has everything?

Some chefs already have a fully stocked kitchen but there is always something you can buy! Look for gourmet ingredients like truffle oil, pink Himalayan sea salt, or a jar of fancy saffron. Small kitchen gadgets like a new digital thermometer, a high-end spatula, or a nice set of magnetic measuring spoons are always nice. Or, if you want to go big, look for new kitchen appliances that can replace your favorite chef’s aging tools. A smoker, an air fryer, or a new mixer are sure to bring a smile!

What are the trendiest kitchen gadgets of 2023?

Pizza ovens, smokers, and air fryers are all at the top of the list for trendy kitchen appliances. Scrub Daddy sponges, meat smashers, and popcorn poppers are all pretty popular when it comes to smaller items, too!

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About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.

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