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12 Best Father’s Day Gifts for the Grillmaster

For the most part, gift giving is a more personal affair. However, when it comes to cookware, especially those purposed for grilling, everyone seems to enjoy the benefits of money well spent. Such is the case with Father’s Day gifting, whereas the impulse for every guy to man the grill only grows stronger with age. It’s also here where we discover that when equipped with the right tools, the old man can surely chef up a restaurant-quality meal right from the back patio.

Needless to say, we were excited when putting together this list of great Father’s Day grilling gifts for dad. Because, as stated above, these are items everyone in the family and friend group can enjoy – from a professional-grade wood pellet grill to Sriracha-seasoned steaks. So go ahead, take a look through the following options and envision how dad’s new grilling equipment will benefit all when put to work.

Daniel Boone Wood Pellet Grill

Not all grills have to be either gas or charcoal. Some, however, prefer good old-fashioned wood fire. Enter the Daniel Boone Wood Pellet Grill from Green Mountain Grills. Here, dad will enjoy an 8-in-1 versatile experience allowing him to grill, smoke, slow-cook, bbq, braise, roast, sear, or even bake at a moment’s notice. Additionally, it can all be controlled and monitored via their smart control app thanks for the grill’s wifi capabilities. Additional features include a peaked lid for larger items, convenience tray, a venturi-style firebox, temperature monitors, and a positive pressure hopper to prevent burn-back. Truly a unique 21st-century grill imparting old school flavor.

Purchase: $549+

Feeding The Fire

Written by Joe Carroll – famed barbecuer and griller from Brooklyn – this useful read features 20 lessons along with upwards of 75 recipes for mouth-watering fire-grilled foods at the homestead. It’ll be dad’s new favorite read without a doubt.

Purchase: $16

Char-Griller Charcoal Grill Starter

Take the mess out of pouring hot coals onto your grill with the Char-Griller. Here, thanks to an E-Z Starter and a trigger release system, the hottest coals will remain kept at the bottom to help ensure better heat distribution – equating to more efficient grilling.

Purchase: $18+

Outset Leather Grill Gloves

Keeping things protected, this pair of Outset Leather Grill Gloves works to prevent any unwanted burning off the grill. Each pair is also made from durable brown leather and features enhanced dexterity for good measure.

Purchase: $20

Victorinox Fish Turner Spatula

Every grillmaster needs a spatula. Fortunately, Victorinox offers this high carbon stainless steel option featuring a wood handle and dishwasher safe composition for good measure.

Purchase: $32

Williams Sonoma BBQ Sauce Kit

Why search the world over for the perfect barbecue sauce when you can give the old man a chance to make his very own? Thanks to this kit from Williams-Sonoma, that’s exactly what you can give dad this Father’s Day; the opportunity to cook a truly unique meal, sauce and all.

Purchase: $40

Rosle BBQ Grill Tongs

Complete with a one-hand operating mechanism and 18/10 stainless steel composition, this pair of tongs is made for a life where grilling out is a common occurrence, not a special occasion.

Purchase: $40

Sriracha Seasoning Stix

We have yet to meet someone who 1) doesn’t season their food prior to grilling and 2) dislikes the sweet chili heat imparted by Sriracha sauce. Well, here’s your chance to gift dad with a bit of both this Father’s Day. Available in a pack of four to help keep things interesting.

Purchase: $40

Meater Wireless Meat Thermometer

As the first wireless smart meat thermometer, you can now estimate cook time via a connected app that also sends you notifications when it comes time to remove certain cuts from the heat – ensuring a perfectly grilled steak, brisket, chop or whatever suits your fancy every time.

Purchase: $69+

The Fundamentals Kitchenware Set

Keeping a handful of essential kitchenware items on deck is a no-brainer for dad. So, it only makes sense to hook him up with this seven-piece kitchenware set that comes stock with an 8” knife, 4” knife, tongs, wooden and metal spoons, a slotted spatula, and a base to house it all.

Purchase: $175

Otterbox Trooper 20 Cooler

Nothing goes better with a hot grill than a cold beer. And with the Trooper 20 Cooler from Otterbox, you can ensure any and all beers will remain ice cold for the old man while he’s taking care of business on the grill.

Purchase: $188

Le Creuset Giant Reversible Grill

For when the weather outside simply isn’t conducive for grilling or dad wants to treat everyone to a diner-style breakfast, this reversible grill/griddle combo is a great choice for pops this Father’s Day.

Purchase: $230