Our Top 10 Father's Day Gifts for the Dad Who Loves to Grill
Get these grills and grilling accessories for your dad for Father's Day.
Is there an image more quintessential than your dad at the grill, serving up hot dogs, hamburgers and steaks all summer? If that image fits your dad and you’re just trying to up his grill game this summer, we’ve got everything from propane and charcoal grills to accessories to get summer (and Father’s Day) off to a great start.
BUY IT: Amazon, $189.45
We know Dad’s grilling skills aren’t always confined to the backyard, which makes this portable propane grill ideal for tailgating, picnicking or camping. This model comes with both grill grates and a griddle, so he can switch between making you burgers and pancakes with ease. You know, for when you can’t decide.
BUY IT: Crate & Barrel $89.95
For the on-the-go dad, give him a tool that works as fast as he does. This commercial-quality thermometer provides results in as fast as four seconds, and the display pivots to ensure he can get a quick read no matter which way he’s holding it. Reading from 40 to 572 degrees F, this thoughtful gift will go a lot farther than grilling summer burgers.
BUY IT: Amazon, $7.99
If you’ve seen the process of applying seasoning or tenderizing meat, you know it can be a bit of a mess. Make your dad’s life a little easier with this tool from Taylor Precision Products — the shaker allows for hands-free application, and the ribbed top helps tenderize the meat as you season.
BUY IT: Amazon, $19.99
Ensure everything coming off of dad’s grill this summer is flavorful and juicy with a four-piece set including a bristled baster, injector, lid and squeeze bottle. The baster is designed to give your chicken, steak or skewers an even coating, and the no-touch application limits cross contamination.
This light-pink slab of Himalayan salt will do more than make your grilled meats look like a work of art. Thanks to its natural ability to retain heat, Himalayan Salt Plates make the perfect vessel for cooking anything from shrimp to steak with balanced, earthy salt flavor. Bonus: It also doubles as kitchen decor.
If your dad is missing some grilling essentials, start him off on the right foot with this four-piece set plus storage case. Inside, he’ll find a two-prong fork, spatula, tongs and basting brush. Not only is this set functional, but the leather ropes and black handles give each piece a sophisticated look he’ll love.
This might seem like a hefty price tag for a scrubbing brush, but it’s the water feature, which turns to steam while scrubbing your hot grill, that will have you (and your dad) hooked. With the help of steam, this scrubber promises to melt away any baked-on food and grease.
BUY IT: Sur La Table, $29.95
Transporting meat and veggies between the kitchen and the grill is no longer a nuisance thanks to this handy prep station. The two clearly-marked raw and cooked meat trays allow you to marinate and store meat in one and chill and serve with the other.
BUY IT: Amazon, $14.64 (reg. $19.99)
There’s an easier way to get a real grill experience on your veggies than sticking them all on skewers. Thanks to this non-stick grill wok, your dad can throw enough peppers and onions on for the whole family to enjoy.