Gift Guide for the Aspiring Chef



If you're shopping for an aspiring chef, make sure they are equipped with the absolute best tools of the trade for creating their culinary masterpiece. These unique gifts are sure to delight any aspiring chef this holiday season.


Adjustable Rolling Pin - $20.99
This multicolor adjustable rolling pin takes the guesswork out of preparing pizza and pie bases, lasagna sheets and filo pastry. The rolling pin has four sets of colorful, removable discs that raise the rolling pin to the required thickness of 1/16 inch, 1/6 inch, 1/4 inch and 3/8 inch off the work surface. This clever device will ensure that the pastry or dough is rolled to an even thickness throughout. A pastry width measurement guide is also etched into the wood.


Anova Sous Vide Precision Cooker - $149
Great cooking often takes time, and the sous vide method allows you to cook accurately over a long period so your food will never be over- or undercooked again. The Anova Sous Vide is a Community favorite and features Bluetooth connectivity and an easy-to-use app that's full of recipes.


ThermoWorks ThermoPop Thermometer - $10.99
Grill like the pros with this highly rated meat thermometer. Controlled and tracked temperature is the secret not only to great barbecue but to fantastic indoor cooking as well. With a magnetic backing, this monitor is easy to store and hard to lose.


KitchenAid Stand Mixer - $202.49
This stand mixer has more than 15 optional attachments, 10 speeds and a 5-quart glass bowl with measurement markings. Its Flex Edge Beater thoroughly scrapes ingredients into the bowl.


Drop Connected Scale - $69.99
This nifty little device weighs out your ingredients and teaches you how to bake at the same time. The Drop Kitchen app brings the ancient recipe format up-to-date by creating a step-by-step visual experience. Follow on-screen directions for prepping your ingredients, adding exact amounts and baking for precise times.

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Post your best recommendations for a gift for this archetype, with each recommended item as a separate response to this forum thread. Every response counts as a single entry to win a $25 Amazon gift card for this archetype. Please be sure to include the name of the gift item with link, why the archetype would like it, an image (if available), and how much it costs.

Before posting, please review the thread for potential duplicates (which won’t count!) and to check proper formatting. The Community Gift Guide 2017 Entries must be posted by November 13th, 2017 to qualify for entry. Good luck, and we’re looking forward to seeing all the awesome recommendations!