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15 Home Depot Gift Ideas for Foodie Dads Who Love to Cook (and Eat)
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For foodie dads who love to cook, grill, drink and be merry, finding great cookware and kitchen accessories to help him take his chef-game to the next level make perfect Father’s Day gifts. We’ve rounded up 15 awesome gift ideas from Home Depot for your favorite home cook — from the ultimate grill master to the fine-dining connoisseur. Plus, we’ve sprinkled plenty of Home Depot coupons throughout this Father’s Day gift guide for foodie dads who love to cook (and eat), so the only thing you’ll have to worry about is keeping your gift of choice under wraps until June 20!
Exclusively made for Home Depot, this beautiful German knife block set is perfect for the home cook looking to upgrade his tools. This woodblock set comes with a paring knife, utility knife, prep knife, knife, utility knife, serrated bread knife, chef's knife, six steak knives, sharpening steel and a pair of kitchen shears. Not only are these fine-edge blades made from stamped steel, but they’re also dishwasher safe and chip- and corrosion-resistant! It’s a simple set that’s sure to make pop’s cooking experience a little easier and a lot more organized.
Is dad always talking about that little coffee shop he visited on that trip to Europe? In case a plane ticket to Italy isn’t within your budget this holiday, Home Depot has the next-best thing: a Hamilton Beach espresso maker! This espresso maker comes with a built-in steamer and three settings: bold, normal and strong. Whether he wants to make a simple espresso, a cappuccino, an Americano or a flat white, this machine can help put a pep in his step any time of day, at the touch of a button.
For waffle-loving dads, this Black + Decker waffle maker allows him to flip two fluffy, Belgian-style waffles at once! It features dual cooking plates with a non-stick coating that rotates for even batter distribution. And just in case things get a little bit messy, the waffle maker also comes with a wipe-clean drip tray that can catch any spilled batter. It’s the work-smarter-not-harder solution to dad’s favorite family breakfast — so while he’s loving how easy it is to dole out perfectly round, cooked waffles, you’ll be ready to drizzle on the syrup and dig in.
Help pops take his grilling game to the next level with this digital smoker from Masterbuilt. Now you can get deliciously smoked foods in three easy steps: simply load up the charcoal and wood flavorings, light the flame and punch in the desired settings on the Bluetooth- and Wifi-enabled control panel (or conveniently from a smart device).
This smoker features four racks, 1,320 square inches of cooking space and plenty of built-in help, including a meat-probe thermometer, DigitalFan to control the temperature and a charcoal tray that can hold 16 pounds of briquette charcoal (equivalent to 12 pounds of lump charcoal) for up to 13 hours. Although the digital smoker may be on the pricier side, you can slash your overall costs with select qualifying Home Depot discount codes.
Air fryers have been all the rage for home cooking lately, and it’s easy to see why! From french fries and crispy Brussels sprouts to a medium-rare steak, cooking with an air fryer means cooking with less oil — which means healthier meals and less messy splatters. If dad is hankering for his favorite fried snacks, this KALORIK air fryer can satisfy those cravings with a simple entry on the touchpad. The 5.25-quart basket is the perfect size for family meals, and he’ll love how easily he can air fry, roast, bake and grill healthier food (without sacrificing crunch or flavor).
If you can’t decide between getting dad a wine cooler or a beer chiller for Father’s Day, get him both! This Whynter beverage cooler features dual-zone cooling that’s perfect for lightly chilling wine on one side and getting crisp and refreshing beer on the other. This cooler can store up to 20 wine bottles and 60 cans, and it features 10 removable pull-out shelves to help him organize. Both zones have an adjustable thermostat, and the soft white interior LED lights make for easy viewing when he’s making his drink selection. Dad will be feeling like a sommelier and cicerone in no time.
Is pops working on perfecting his smoked chicken recipe? This Chicken Throne from Traeger is a simple tool that can help him infuse his favorite flavors into a whole chicken. It’s perfect for beer can chicken, plus he can avoid the chemicals that come off of the can, but he can also experiment with different wood pellets. The ceramic is durable and reusable, unlike other flavor infusion options, and best of all: it’s dishwasher safe! Simply place the desired flavoring inside the throne, set the whole chicken on top of it, then place it in the grill or smoker to cook — it’s that easy!
Looking for a unique gift that could help your dad turn his favorite drink into his new favorite hobby? Then be sure to check out the BrewDemon beer kit! This beer kit is the world’s first two-gallon conical fermenting system, which means that he can craft beer like a pro in his own home.
The kit comes with a conical fermenter, a fermenter base, a venting plug, an adjustable flow tap assembly, a stick-on temperature gauge, a mixing spoon, a bottle filler and hose which can all be hand-washed and used again! Along with these items, the kit also includes everything he needs to make his first batch: one packet of dry brewing yeast, recipes, a packet of special cleanser, eight plastic bottles with reusable caps, eight custom bottle labels, and easy instructions for the best brew he’s ever had.
If his favorite way to kick back and relax is cracking open a cold one, this EdgeStar single-tap keg dispenser can help him take his beer enjoyment to the next level. Simply set up a Cornelius keg or half-barrel keg of dad’s favorite beer and he’ll be ready to enjoy a pint fresh from the tap! Perfect for the beer enthusiast, you can get him a kegerator with a low-end temperature range close to 30°F, making this model one of the coldest you can get (without having to splurge on those commercial unit prices).
Price: $299 $275
Enjoy the fresh, unbeatable taste of wood-fired pizza in your own backyard with an outdoor pizza oven! The portable Fremont Pizza Oven uses wood pellets and heats up in 10 minutes — that’s faster than dad throwing on all of his favorite toppings! The oven can heat up to 800°F, which is the key to a classic crisp and chewy crust that your family won’t be able to get enough of. The best part? It comes apart for easy clean-up and storage for when it’s not in use (but we have a feeling he’ll be using this all the time).
Does dad turn into a bit of a mad scientist in the kitchen? If so, he’s going to love this amazing gadget! The Anova sous vide cooker is the ultimate high-tech cooking toy that helps create perfectly cooked food every time. All he has to do is attach the precision cooker to a pot or container filled with water, place the sealed bag of food into the water, then cook manually with the controls on the device or through his phone by using the Anova App. He’ll love how easy it is to use, but we think he’ll love how great his cooking will turn out even more.
Price: $632.21 $379
Whether he’s flipping burgers for a small family get-together, grilling steaks for the Fourth of July or smoking an 18-pound turkey for Thanksgiving, this Kamado charcoal grill and smoker can help pops do it all. With this six-in-one cooker, he can grill, smoke, sear, braise, roast and even bake! Its ceramic construction is a great insulator and helps use the charcoal effectively. Plus, the pre-installed grill thermometer, temperature controls and the vents all allow for precise heat regulation. Its easy assembly means that he can have it up and running in minutes!
This Ronco rotisserie oven is just what you need to wow him this Father’s Day. Now, dad can achieve that slow-roasted, restaurant-quality flavor on all his favorite foods! This countertop rotisserie oven can accommodate two whole chickens or a 15-pound turkey, but the possibilities don’t stop there — he can try cooking sausage, fish, pork, roasts and even burgers! The rotisserie style of cooking allows for healthier, more evenly cooked food, and this oven’s auto shut-off feature can ensure that nothing will get dried out or overcooked!
Homemade ice cream? That’s something the whole family will love! Dad’s going to love this Cuisinart ice cream maker. In as little as 25 minutes, he can churn out delicious ice cream, luscious frozen yogurt or delectable sorbet. All he has to do is load up the ingredients into the double-insulated freezer bowl and the motor and automatic mixing paddle will take it from there. The brushed exterior is beautiful enough to leave out on the counter, but just in case he wants to keep his counter clear, it’s just as easy to store away.
If your dad is a bit of a health nut, this Weston food dehydrator is perfect for creating healthy dried snacks. Whether he wants to indulge in something sweet like banana chips and fruit rollups, or something more savory like dried herbs and jerky, this food dehydrator with an adjustable thermostat is just what he needs. And should he want to create all these delectable dried goods at once, he can organize and separate items easily with six 10 x 12-3/4 inch trays. This dehydrator offers continual airflow for more enhanced flavors, and it also features a 48-hour timer with automatic shut-off and a 500-Watt motor.