10 Foodie Gifts for the Dad Who (Almost) Has Everything

Father’s Day is fast upon us and there is still shopping to be done. Of course, if your dad is like almost every other father figure out there, he probably buys whatever he wants, whenever he needs it. That can make gift shopping particularly tricky, especially after the relative ease of picking out a Mother’s Day present. However, we have a few tricks up our sleeve that your dad isn’t hip to yet when it comes to foodie gifts.

What do you get the father who loves food? More food, of course! There are a slew of dad-themed foodie gifts out there that any dinner-loving dad would appreciate.

1. For the meat-loving dad,

If you’ve got a dad that loves to grill, you know that right there, beside the flames staring into a piece of meat is his happy place. Snake River Farms will make sure his view is perfect. Their American Wagyu and Northwest beef will truly make your dad “The King of Steak.”

With boxes ranging from $99 to $529, there is something for everyone. We particularly love the American Wagyu Grilling Box that includes a pair each of American Wagyu Filet Mignon and Sirloin, a pound of American Wagyu hot dogs and American Wagyu ground beef for the perfect burger.

2. For the Scotch-loving Dad,

There is nothing a scotch-loving dad wants more than, well, more scotch. Speyburn has created an award winning single malt that will send his rocks glass spinning. The Arranta Cask Single Malt Whisky is a two-time International Spirits Challenge Gold Medal winner. It’s crafted using specially selected, first fill ex-bourbon casks.

Those casks help the scotch to develop a pronounced and unique flavor that lingers with orange peel and honey and just the right bit of spicy vanilla (thank you American oak!). This is a bottle that will impress him. Speyburn was named the 2016 Speyside Distillery of the Year by the New York  International Spirits Competition and is owned by IBHL, which was named the 2017 Icons of Whisky Scotland Distillery of the Year.

3. For the Dad With Knife Skills,

If your dad is the ultimate DIY-er, this make-your-own chef knife kit is sure to make his eyes light up.

It’s got everything from the blade to the drill bits needed to craft and complete his very own custom made chef’s knife.

4. For the Grill-Loving Dad,

Traeger has been lauded for their handcrafted grills for decades. If you’re in the market for something new and unique, their Lil Pig Grill is the one to get. With over 400 square inches grilling surface, he can do a lot of cooking damage.

Plus, this little piggy infuses food with the rich, hardwood flavor you expect from a Traeger grill. From its snout and long lashes, to its curly tail, this is a grill worth gathering around.

5. For The Coffee-Loving Dad,

Especially for Father’s Day, the roasters have created Papa Bear Blend. A rich and full bodied blend with flavors of caramel, hazelnut, dark-chocolate & purple plum.

It’s a great coffee for morning or night due to the syrupy body and hint of smoky flavor.

6. For the Cocktail-Loving Dad,

"This DIY Bitters Kit Will Immediately Up Your Bartending Cred" – Food & Wine

A post shared by Hella Cocktail Co. (@hellacocktailco) on

If you know a dad that loves to spend time behind the bar instead of in front of it, then a craft cocktail kit is just what he needs. The Hella Cocktail Co.’s Craft Your Own Bitters Set comes with everything he needs to craft his very own personal brand of bitters.

The kit includes everything he needs: 4 glass apothecary bottles, 1 funnel, 1 strainer, 2 infusing jars, citrus blend, aromatic blends and more. He can mix and match flavors to create the ultimate cocktail bitters to suit his taste.

7. For the cookbook-loving Dad,

When Aaron Franklin decided to write his ‘meat manifesto,’ the Texas-BBQ world waited patiently for the book that would reveal his ‘cue secrets. Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto does just that.

The book doesn’t just share Aaron and Stacy Franklin’s story that starts in a Texas trailer and ends with the creation of a barbecue mecca, it also is a complete meat and brisket-cooking guide from the country’s most celebrated pitmasters.

8. For the Bourbon-Loving Dad,

Mouth has created the ultimate gift that keeps on giving for your bourbon-loving dad. Their Bourbon of the Month Gift Box means that Dad will get a delivery of one full-size bottle of small-batch, American-made bourbon each month.

Tasting notes and info will come with each bottle so he can read up on all the stuff he will be talking about when he shares his favorite new sip. Choose from three, six or 12-month subscriptions.

9. For the Dad Who Is Obsessed with an Organized Fridge,

Plaats voor je #bier in de #koelkast? Hang ze omhoog met de #bottleloft! #beer #fridge #gadget #man #cool #drinks

A post shared by Whatmatters (@whatmattersformen) on

There is always one. A dad who is obsessed with how organized and arranged the fridge is. He will love the beer loft.

A gadget that makes it easy to store and see your beer bottles without fuss.  Magnetic strips make it easy to attach bottles to the ceiling of your fridge while keeping the shelf down below free for beer-friendly snacks.

10. For the Beer-Loving Dad,

If your dad loves discovering and tasting new craft beers, the BroBasket is for him. Their selection of craft beer gift baskets are filled with craft beer and snacks that are perfect together.

Choose from a tasting set (complete with glasses) or a Cali-centric IPA basket. There are gifts for dads that love both domestic and imported beer and one that even pairs beer with beef jerky.

grill-games-competition