Dan’s Top Ten Father’s Day Gifts!

So, Father’s Day is right around the corner – and if you’re like me, you probably haven’t even thought of a gift.  Something really cool, and unusual – something he’s going to love!  Well, I’m here to save the day!  At Kitch, we have a TON of great gift ideas for Dad!  I thought I would boil it down to the top ten.  So, in no particular order ( except for the Pizza Oven – THAT is definitely the number one gift! )

The gas powered Alfa Forni One Pizza Oven.A 100% Italian pizza oven for all homes, for city dwellers as well. Here comes the first Alfa Forni portable gas oven for cooking alfresco. Small, light, powerful and smokeless, One gas oven is the right choice for pizza buffs who can’t afford the luxury of a garden but don’t want to compromise on quality, design or performance. The one oven is in a class of its own, 40% more powerful than competitors on average, it cooks perfectly evenly and clearly simplifies users’ daily life. You will no longer need to fuss over the firewood, the smoke or to worry about cleaning ash.. This is a totally cool semi portable pizza oven is a homemade pizza maker’s dream oven! $2,098.

A portable Oniva X Grill. Bring the BBQ wherever you roam with the X-Grill Portable Charcoal BBQ Grill, a sleek, electro-plated steel tailgate grill that packs down flatter than a pancake! This highly-portable folding tailgate grill sets up in seconds with its chrome tri-fold cooking grate and durable polyester canvas carrying tote with shoulder strap. All you need is charcoal/kindling, and friends!This nifty charcoal grill folds flat into a package about 18 x 24 x 2.  Perfect for camping!  $65.95.

Smithey’s Cast Iron Cookware. Various Cast Iron Skillet sizes, Smithey’s is one of a kind! The interior features our signature polished finish that when seasoned is naturally non-stick and easy to clean. A daily companion in the kitchen, Smithey’s pans are for use at home or outdoors on the grill or over an open campfire. With their signature polished interior finish, their pans when seasoned are naturally non-stick and free of chemical coatings. Inspired by vintage cast iron and crafted by hand and machine, they believe it’s the best cast-iron skillet on the market.We’re excited about this one – use it well! This spectacular, hand made cast iron from South Carolina is a cast iron lovers dream!  From $89 to $229.

Wusthoff 4 piece BBQ Set. These chef inspired BBQ tools have function and purpose at the forefront of their design. For the chef who loves grilling, whether it be for a summer BBQ with friends and family, a smoked Thanksgiving turkey, or steaks for a winter comfort meal to warm up from the cold, these BBQ tools will keep you cooking throughout the year. The special features of each tool in this set are sure to bring your grilling game to the next level and we can’t wait for you to see what a difference they’ll make in your backyard, too!This is a really useful, sturdy stainless steel and silicone set is built with Wusthoff quality, and at a great price!  $119

Ocean State Pepper Company Gift Pack. OSPC Gift Set is the perfect starter kit for the seasoned chef to the amateur enthusiast. They have included a hand-blended gourmet seasoning for every application: Beef, Chicken, Pork, Fish, and Veggies. All uniquely crafted, and easily cross-utilized with a little creativity. This is a young couple out of Rhode Island, who grow and dry their own peppers, and use them in their proprietary rubs. $39.99

Ferrum TC two piece carving set. Ferrum Knives are made in Willamette Valley Oregon, from Western PA steel, so they are 100% American Made. Handcrafted in Willamette Valley Oregon, Ferrum Knifes features a handle made from reclaimed Black Walnut contoured to fit perfectly into your hand. Each blade is forged from tough American steel, then hand sharpened to a 16 Degree “apple seed” edge for long-lasting cutting performance. Their Carving Knife features a long, narrow blade excellent for cutting thin, uniformed slices from large roasts, hams, & turkeys. The pointed edge and ridged tip help to cut meat away from the bone and the long blade reduces the need for sawing. Lifetime Warranty. $179.95

Alkemis Alcohol Infuser. This is a really fun product.  Infuse liquors with various flavors – I make a Lemon/Lime/Jalapeno vodka for Bloody Mary’s that will change your life! Alkemista is all-in-one spirits infusion vessel that enables anyone to craft and serve fresh, custom infused cocktails at home or in a bar — using fresh fruit, spices, herbs and botanicals. You can use natural ingredients, or they have pre mixed spice mixes for Vodka, Gin, and Whiskey.  $78.99

Hoff Hot Sauce 4 Pack/Gift Pack. Hoff is a Tennessee based small batch hot sauce company that makes one of  our favorite hot sauces. Their 4-Pack Variety Gift Box includes everything a hot sauce lover could want. Each glass mini-flask is filled with our handmade spicy goodness and crafted with farm fresh Tennessee peppers. Their mini-flasks are TSA approved to carry on a plane and allow you to take their award winning sauces just about anywhere. With a sauce for any occasion this pack of small batch sauces is sure to please the spice lover in your life! This is a nice variety of their products! Come on by! $37.99

We can’t forget BBQ Sauce! Bone Doctors, an actual pair of Orthopedic Surgeons ( hence the name) as well as Master BBQ Judges, lives up to its name.  Great BBQ Sauce and an awesome rub!  The Bone Doctors 3 Pack Gift set is perfect!  $21.99

A handmade cutting board from our local crafts woman Alanna Riley. These beautiful boards are functional works of art! $109 – $169

We have so many other great ideas as well – Carbon Steel Wok Sets, Gas Grills, Smokers, smoking supplies, just about every type of BBQ sauce and rub under the planet – from companies like Meat Church, Chubbys, Grandpa’s Best, Rheds, J Timothy’s and so much more!  Still stumped?  Stop in and ask one of us for ideas!