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30 Unique Chef Gifts

Know someone who is a chef and looking for a gift you could buy that is practical? Whether they are a chef by profession or a keen chef in the kitchen, we’ve rounded up gift ideas that they will appreciate. This ranges from personalised gifts that you can add their name to to something that they will find very helpful to have in the kitchen.

Many of these chef gifts can be simply customised by you. This means you are able to add a more personal touch to a gift to make it extra special for the occasion. Take a look at these gifts below to find the ideal gift to give a chef.

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Personalised Chef Gifts

Sabatier Professional 5 Piece Oak Knife Block Set

A 5 piece knife set that has high quality carbon steel blades and triple riveted handles. For an additional cost you are able to have text engraved on to the front of this knife block. 

Buy From Farrar & Tanner

Wireless Digital Smart Meat Thermometer

A wireless meat thermometer that will show the results on their phone. This thermometer can help manage their cooking times too with an estimate of how long the food has left to cook. 

Buy From Amazon

Double Sided Wooden Cutting Board

A double sided cutting board for a chef to use for multiple uses in the kitchen. One side is ideal for cutting bread while the other has 2 furrows for liquids to run. You can have 4 lines of text engraved on to this cutting board. 

Buy From Engravers Guild

Ultimate Grilling Spice Set

A set of 20 grilling spices to make meal times different! Whether they like to cook together or on their own for their partner, this spice set is sure to be enjoyed by both!

Buy From Amazon

Kitchen 6 Types of Seeds Herb Pot

A ceramic pot for growing herbs in their kitchen. 

Buy From Prezzybox

Personalised chef’s hat

A gift for a chef to wear when cooking up a storm in the kitchen! Personalise with your own text and choose the colour for your personalisation too.

By: pinewayart
Buy From Etsy

Round Sharing Snack Dishes & Wood Tray

A set of 5 rustic sharing dishes on a wooden tray. 

Buy From Prezzybox

Trust me I’m a chef socks

The perfect pair of socks for a chef!

By: YourGiftsGB
Buy From Etsy

MasterChef Apron

An apron that has been embroidered with the MasterChef logo. 

Buy From Prezzybox


Personalised Ovenproof Dish
A personalised ovenproof dish for him or her that is available in a few shapes and sizes and can be personalised with your own text.
Buy From Jonny's Sister

Meat Spice Selection Box

A spice set that includes 4 spices and a shaker. 

Buy From Amazon

Personalised Cook Book Recipe Book

A personalised recipe book for them to use to note down all of their favourite recipes. Personalised with any name, word or role e.g nan that you would like along with the option to choose to personalise with text and a charm or just the text or charm. 

By: JBLeatherUK
Buy From Etsy

Stylish Monogram Apron
In a stylish font, personalise with their name to create a one of a kind apron just for them.
Buy From Zazzle


Knife sharpener

A must have for a chef! This knife sharpener will come in very handy in the kitchen. 

Buy From Amazon

Chefs Plating Tool Set

A set of 8 plating tools for a chef that includes a saucier spoon, tongs, a plating spoon with a slotted bowl and more. 

Buy From Prezzybox

Cider & Cheese Hamper
This cider and cheese hamper includes 2 bottles of cider, a range of cheeses and other foods for them to enjoy!
Buy From Prestige Hampers

BBQ Rub Set

A set of 8 smoked spices for them to use on the BBQ or in the kitchen.

Buy From Amazon

Meat Claws

Used for shredding meat in the kitchen or for the BBQ, make it easy to prepare shredded food with these claws that are available in 3 colours. 

Buy From Amazon

Kitchen Slate Heart

A personalised slate heart that you can add their name to. The word ‘kitchen’ is fixed. 

Buy From For You Gifts

Herb Stripper

A handy accessory to have in the kitchen! Any chef can use this herb stripper with ease and you can personalise with text to include their name. 

By: ArtisRaw
Buy From Etsy

BBQ Seasoning Collection

A pack of 6 BBQ seasonings for them to use when preparing a BBQ inspired meal!

Buy From Amazon

Personalised Apron

Available in a huge range of colours, you can personalise this apron to make it perfect for the chef in your life. From simply adding their name to include a meaningful date.

By: PrideOfPlaceUK
Buy From Etsy

9 Piece Copper Stainless Steel Measuring Cups and Spoons Set

With engraved measurements, this copper measuring cups and spoons set is sure to come in handy for a chef in the kitchen!

By: GoodForYouUK
Buy From Etsy

Served With Love Cookbook Or Tablet Stand

A personalised recipe book stand that they can also use for their tablet! This stand reads ‘served with love’ and the wording underneath can be customised by you.

Buy From Not On The High Street

Personalised Recipe Book

With a choice of recipe book cover designs to choose from, personalise with their name and a message to create their own recipe book that they can fill.  

By: HemStudioCo
Buy From Etsy

Chilli Oil and Chilli Jam Gift Hamper

A gift hamper of chilli oil and chilli jam that they can use in their cooking. 

By: Chillichupshop
Buy From Etsy

Salt gift set

A gift set of salts for them to use in their cooking. 

Buy From Amazon

Black & White Truffle Oil Set

A gift set of black and white truffle oils that includes 3 bottles. 

Buy From Amazon

In this gift guide we’ve hand picked chef gifts for both him or her that aren’t just practical but they can also appreciate using. We’ve also thrown in a few gifts like hampers that are filled with food and drink for them to enjoy while slaving away in the kitchen! On Your Ideal Gifts you will find a collection of gift guides for him and her including gifts for bakers to hobby gifts that showcases a range of gift ideas for many popular hobbies!

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