The 11 Best Valentine's Day Gifts for Men Who Love Food

From bacon roses to chocolate video game controllers, we've found something for every food-loving guy.

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January 17, 2020

No matter how good you are at gift-giving, finding the perfect present for your guy can be a challenge. (He already has plenty of socks and ties!) Get him a gift that's heartfelt, fun to use and also a little bit practical. We've rounded up a list of the best Valentine's Day gifts for men who love cooking and food. Whether you're looking for a big ticket item or something small but meaningful to show how much you care, we found something that's a fit for relationships of all levels.


Made to order by Chocolates Unlimited, this sweet controller will melt the heart of your gamer guy. It's available in dark, milk and white chocolate, so you can order according to his preferences.

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If your significant other has seen every movie in order, multiple times, it sounds like he'll love an Instant Pot in the style of his favorite character. Choose from five different characters to gift him the best superfan present ever.

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If your guy is an avid runner or has dreams of entering his first marathon this year, he'll love these pint glasses with different marathon routes etched into the glass.

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Get the griller in your life a sauce set that's made just for him. This set comes with two barbecue sauces and two grilling sauces, so don't be surprised when he's stoked to make ribs and barbecue chicken for dinner all the time.

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If your relationship is still new (or if you haven't even defined it yet — no judgement!), this truffle-flavored hot sauce shows you care without going overboard.

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Any bacon-lover will swoon over this savory bouquet. For bonus points, present the bouquet with a breakfast in bed.

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Candle lovers, rejoice! This gift is a win-win. These candles come in four different scents reminiscent of his favorite beer, so he won't mind if you burn one while watching your favorite TV shows, right?

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Show the man in your life how much you love them with a gift subscription to the all-new Food Network Kitchen app. Simply visit to get your Valentine's Day shopping done early this year. You can choose to gift a six-month subscription for $24.99 or a one-year subscription for $39.99.

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When all else fails, a classic box of chocolate truffles is an ideal treat. If he's anything like us, we bet he'll finish this set in no time at all.

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Get your adorable coffee snob the gift that keeps on giving. With this Nespresso VertuoPlus bundle, he can make everything from a basic cup of coffee to espressos and cappuccinos. Order up!

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Give your guy's cooler a serious upgrade. Yeti coolers are seriously trending and the company claims they can keep contents cold for hours. Perfect for guys who spend lots of time on a boat or camping.

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In anticipation of grilling season, a Traeger smoker will be just what a barbecue-lover ordered. This top-brand grill and smoker will make you the partner-of-the-year. Plus, it'll pay off the next time he wants to make some ribs on the grill.

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