A key element in televised contests is the element of surprise: the secret ingredient, revealed just as the timer is about to start. Now, among our unique gift items is one that lets you recreate the same level of suspense in your own kitchen for a DIY cooking competition: The Gourmand’s Gamble is a set of nine dice, each representing a different variable, such as proteins, seasonal vegetables, and cooking methods. Roll the dice to set the stage for competitive home cooking and a test of your culinary creativity.
In any cooking contest, The Forever Sharp French Chef’s Knife will give you an edge. Made in Thiers, France, from stainless steel and titanium carbide, this knife retains its razor-sharp edge for 25 years. The lightweight ergonomic handle provides comfort and just the right leverage for prepping and chopping. Each knife is inspected up to 20 times to ensure a sharp, perfectly balanced professional instrument.
Award-winning chefs know copper is a superior metal for conducting even heat on the stovetop. These copper diffuser plates are created from the same material used to make professional copper-clad cookware. These copper plates conduct heat 70 percent more efficiently than most high-end cookware and eliminate hot and cold spots that can ruin your soup, sauce, or demi-glace. A set of these copper plates is a unique gift idea for any home chef.
We recommend an at-home cooking competition as a unique twist for a hands-on dinner party, an alternative to a typical bridal shower, or even just a way for spouses to spend some fun, quality time in the kitchen together.