Help! I Need Some Gift Ideas for a Professional Chef

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Q: My brother’s passion in life is definitely food, and I want to get him a thoughtful food-related gift. But he’s also a professional chef, so I’m feeling intimidated. I don’t think a cookbook or kitchen gadget will cut it since he probably has all of those that he wants/needs. What’s an indulgent gift that he would love but never buy for himself?

Sent by Shannon

Editor: Shannon, we talked to a few professional chefs last week to find out what they are asking for this year, so you may find their ideas helpful. We also created a gift guide of classic tools and gadgets for cooks — take a look, just in case!

Readers, do you have any ideas for thoughtful, food-related gifts for a professional chef?