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Top 23 Gifts For Your Backyard Chef

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Make your chef's day with these pizza oven gifts!

Celebrate a special day with gifts that will really get your outdoor cook excited.  Whether they are the Master outdoor chef or a newbie to the wood-fired oven world, these pizza oven accessories will surely bring big smiles when unwrapped! 

For the man (or woman) that has everything, one of these unique specialty gifts will surely get them fired up when unwrapped!   This gift-giving blog post will point you in the right direction for big reactions when received!

1. Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza Cookbook

Baking at home is a simple pleasure that anyone can enjoy, and with Flour Water Salt Yeast, it's easier than ever to make delicious Artisan bread and pizza. This comprehensive cookbook offers a complete baking education, with clear explanations of the tools and techniques that set Artisan bread apart.

Flour Water Salt Yeast cookbook

Featuring a tutorial on baker's percentages, advice for manipulating ingredients ratios to create custom doughs, tips for adapting bread baking schedules to fit your day-to-day life, and an entire chapter that demystifies the levain-making process, this book is an indispensable resource for bakers who want to make their daily bread exceptional bread. 

This cookbook offers a detailed explanation of the tools and techniques that set artisan bread apart, as well as helpful tips for adapting your baking schedule to fit your lifestyle. With clear instructions and mouth-watering photos, this book makes it easy to bake bread that's perfect for any occasion.

No matter what your skill level, Flour Water Salt Yeast has something to offer.   Buy today to start producing bakery-quality breads and pizzas in your own kitchen. 

2. Cutting Edge Pizza Oven Hardwood

There's nothing like a wood-fired pizza. The flavor is unbeatable, and it's a simple luxury that everyone can enjoy. But in order to get the perfect pie, you need to start with the best ingredients - including the right cooking wood.

If you're serious about making the best wood-fired pizza at home, then you need to use Cutting Edge cooking wood. Their ultra-premium-dense oak logs are the perfect fuel for your pizza oven, burning hotter and longer than other types of wood.

Pizza oven cooking wood from Cutting Edge Firewood


With the easy-to-use excelsior fire starters and wood matches, you'll be able to get your fire going quickly and easily. And because they only use the highest quality wood, you can be sure that your pizza will be perfectly crisp and delicious every time. 

And because they only use the highest quality wood, you can be sure that your guests will taste the difference.  So why settle for anything less than the best? Order Cutting Edge Firewood cooking wood today and taste the difference! 

3. Alfa Pizzaioli Pizza Tool Kit

You can't make a truly great pizza without the right tools. And that's where the Alfa Ovens Pizzaiolo Pizza Tool Kit comes in. This comprehensive set includes everything you need to make delicious Neapolitan pizzas in your wood-fired oven, including a pizza peel, turner peel, ember rake, and brass bristle brush. Plus, it's available in two different sizes to fit small and large ovens.

If you're an aficionado of authentic wood-fired pizzas, then you know that the key to making the perfect pie is having the right tools.  Whether you're a pizza aficionado or just getting started, the Pizzaiolo Pizza Tool Kit is the perfect way to ensure perfectly cooked pies every time. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you.  Purchase today and find out for yourself.

4. The Cougar Ash Vacuum

It’s a well-known phrase: “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” Lesser known is the phrase’s less-attractive cousin, “where there’s fire, there’s ash.” A hardworking dad knows this all too well, and he’s probably tired of scooping built-up ash from grills, fireplaces, and bonfire pits.

Thankfully, the patented Cougar Ash Vacuum is here to provide another entry to your list of gift for pizza makers.  

Ash vacuum for wood-fired oven and fireplaces

Cougar designed this vacuum specifically for ash, and it includes an advanced filtration system to prevent potentially hazardous or irritating ash from being kicked up during cleaning. This year, save Dad’s back by switching his shovel for something a little more high-tech!

5. ALFA 5 Minuti Wood fired Pizza Oven

A chef's culinary skills tend to truly shine through when he plays with fire. This usually plays out over a traditional BBQ grill, but there’s no reason why flame-powered cooking needs to be limited to one mode!

If you’re searching for a true one-of-a-kind gift for a dad that loves to cook, the Alfa 5 Minuti pizza oven will give him another opportunity to let his flame-infused cooking chops get some exercise.

Alfa 5 Minute Pizza Oven

The Alfa 5 Minuti is a mobile, Italian wood-fired pizza oven crafted with artisanship and industry expertise. In the hands of the right dad, delicious wood-fired pizza and countless other meals are within reach!

6. Artisan Smoker Heat Resistant Gloves

Get your hands on a pair of Artisan Smoker Heat Resistant Gloves and never worry about handling hot items again! These gloves are perfect for removing cast iron skillets from your wood fired pizza oven, or picking up pork butts and slabs of ribs right off the grill. Whether you're a grill master or an outdoor chef, you need a good pair of gloves to help with your cooking.


Artisan Smoker Heat Resistant Gloves


With great maneuverability and heat resistance, these gloves are a perfect choice for any outdoor chef.  This gift is sure to please your favorite outdoor chef, grill master, or just your friendly neighbor with the best BBQ parties.  So don't wait - get your hands on a pair of Artisan Smoker Heat Resistant Gloves today! 

7. Maximus Arena Outdoor Pizza Oven

If you’ve caught Dad eyeing pizza ovens online, or know he has the culinary chops to explore Neapolitan cooking, today might be the perfect opportunity to surprise him with an artisan wood-fired outdoor pizza oven.

Maximus Pizza Oven

The Maximus Arena is one of the best home wood-fired pizza ovens on the market, and makes a one-of-a-kind gift for any dad who loves backyard BBQ. The Arena can cook two pizzas at once with its large oven, and even includes a pizza peel ensuring Dad will be kept busy cooking up something good for the entire family! 

8. Alfa Ovens Peel Set

No pizza oven aficionado can cook efficiently without the best pizza oven tools set. The Alfa Ovens Peel Set is the perfect toolset for any pizza enthusiast who wants to make authentic Neapolitan pizzas in a wood-fired oven.

With five different peels, this set has everything you need to cook pizzas of all sizes efficiently. The extension on each peel gives you extra reach, making it ideal for small or large ovens. 

Pizza Oven tool kit with pizza peels

All peels have extensions for give extra length so they are perfect for small and large ovens.  The Alfa Ovens Peel Set  comes with a Professional Pizza Peel, Stainless Steel Turner Peel, Brass Bristle Brush Peel, Stainless Steel Rake Peel, Shovel (*only included in 5 piece).  Buy today to make your backyard chef very happy!

9. Alfa Stone Gas Pizza Oven

If you're in the market for a gas pizza oven that can heat up quickly, the Alfa Stone Gas Oven is a great option to consider for any outdoor chef looking to experiment with their culinary creations.

With a powerful gas heating element, this oven can reach maximum operating temperature in just 30-40 minutes.  That means you can go from a chilly evening to piping hot pizza faster than your kids can request their favorite toppings!

Alfa Stone Gas Pizza Oven 

With a capacity of 4 small or 2 large pizzas, this oven is perfect for family gatherings or outdoor parties. And with a max temperature of 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, you can be sure that your pizzas will come out crispy and delicious every time. 

So whether you're hosting a backyard pizza party or whipping up a few slices for the family, purchasing the Stone Gas Pizza Oven is sure to deliver delicious results every time.

10. Wooden Bread Peel

Bake the perfect loaf of bread with this Wooden Bread Peel from Lillsun. This high-grade, well-seasoned lumber peel is tapered from one end to the other for added strength and reduced weight, making it perfect for removing bread from your wood fired oven.

Long bread pizza peel

 If your outdoor chef has hinted about baking bread in the pizza oven, the 22" x 36" Wood Oven Peel is a must have tool.

11. Govee Outdoor String Lights

Give the gift of easy and instant transformation to your favorite backyard chef (or yourself) with Govee Outdoor String Lights. Perfect for adding a touch of color and ambiance to your backyard, patio, or outdoor kitchen, Govee's waterproof string lights are an easy, instant upgrade that you and your guests will love. With options to change colors and customize the look of your lights to suit any occasion or design, you'll be sure to make a lasting impression.


 12. PureFit Sun Shades

Beat the heat and keep your favorite backyard chef safe from the sun's harmful UV rays with PureFit Sun Shades. These expertly designed sun sails provide up to 95% UV protection, keeping you and your family safe year round, no matter how extreme the heat may be.

Purefit Triangle Sun Shade

Choose from multiple sizes, shapes and colors to create your perfect patio privacy area and get the most out of your space. It's time to relax in style and get the ultimate sun protection with PureFit!

13. Gertmenian Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug

Instantly elevate any space and create a stunning look with Gertmenian Indoor/Outdoor Area Rugs! These rugs feature modern designs, vibrant colors, and are made to last.

brown and black outdoor rug

These rugs are easy to clean, stain AND UV resistant, so you can rest assured that your favorite backyard chef will enjoy them for years to come. (And not have to worry about making a mess while perfecting their craft!) With multiple sizes and styles, you can find the perfect rug to fit your space, transforming it into something special or elevating any patio theme with ease.

14. Melamine Dinnerware Set

Make your favorite backyard chef’s outdoor kitchen days easier and brighter with this Melamine Dinnerware Set!

melamine dishware set with plates and bowls

This melamine dinnerware is unbreakable, lightweight, and easy to clean, making it perfect for even the clumsiest of cooks. Choose from various beautiful colors and styles to suit your needs and brighten up any meal. Not only is it perfect for any occasion, but it's also portable so you can bring it anywhere, worry-free!

15. Backyard Expressions Outdoor Beverage Cooler

Keep your favorite backyard chef and your drinks cold and stylish all summer long with the Backyard Expressions Beverage Cooler! Made with a durable galvanized steel liner and insulation to keep your drinks icy cold, even in the hottest weather.

large cooler with rustic appearance

Comes equipped with a drain spout and bottle opener, making it the perfect addition to any entertaining space! Available in 3 different styles and sizes, any chef would be lucky to receive this as a gift to upgrade their space! 

16. Linkmoon Solar Landscape Path Light

Make your backyard chefs outdoor spaces sparkle with the Linkmoon Solar Landscape Path Light! This energy-saving, 100% solar-powered light illuminates your garden, patio or backyard with 3000K warm LED light.

Linkmoon Solar Landscape Path Light

Enjoy up to 10 hours of lighting and forget about the hassle of wiring! Crafted from thickened die-cast aluminum material, this stylish light is also IP65 waterproof and rust-proof, designed to withstand any weather condition. Give the perfect gift for any backyard enthusiast today with the Linkmoon Solar Path Light!

17. 10ft Solar LED Offset Hanging Market Patio Umbrella

Brighten up your backyard chefs outdoor space with this 10ft Solar LED Offset Hanging Market Patio Umbrella! This 10ft solar-powered umbrella is designed to provide 24/7 coverage for your patio, garden, or poolside.

Best Choice Products 10ft Solar LED Offset Hanging Market Patio Umbrella in Red

With its easy-adjust hand crank and easy-tilt system, you can easily adjust the shade to block the sun from any angle. Featuring 24 built-in LED lights powered by solar panels, you can keep the party going all night long! Plus, it's available in 10 stylish colors to perfectly match any décor. Get ready to enjoy the shade like never before with 10ft Solar LED Offset Hanging Market Patio Umbrella!

18. Danish Dough Whisk

There's never enough tools in your chef's kitchen and a dough whisk is not only useful, but very versatile! This Danish dough whisk is designed with a four looped head to provide double mixing effect, making baking more convenient and time-saving, allowing your backyard chef to spend more time enjoying their efforts.

Stainless steel Danish dough whisk with wooden handle
This bread dough mixer is made of high quality food grade 304 stainless steel, which is BPA free, rust proof and will not bend. This Danish dough whisk is the ideal baking tool for mixing dough, flour, making cake pastry, pizza, biscuits.

19. Bread Lame

Open up a world of artistry bread making for your backyard chef with this Letheva UFO Bread Lame

hand holding bread lame over a ball of dough with a decorative leaf in the dough cut from the bread lame

While there are many designs for a bread lame, many chefs find a smaller lame is easier to maneuver and allows for more intricate designs without deflating the dough. This bread lame by Letheva is a fan favorite and will be sure to make your backyard chef smile! (And you'll get to try all the delicious bread they practice designing! YUM!)  

20. Bread Proofing Baskets

No chefs toolkit is truly a toolkit without a proofing basket or two. What is a proofing basketand does my chef need one you might ask? Proofing baskets are used to hold shaped bread dough as it rises. They help the dough maintain its shape, which is especially helpful if it's a wet dough that, without the support of the basket, might otherwise flatten and lose shape. 

two bread proofing baskets represented in a product photo

These DOYOLLA Bread Proofing Baskets Set of 2 8.5 inch Round Dough Proofing Bowls w/Liners are made of nature rattan and comply with EU food standard. They can be used for a variety of bread recipes, including sourdough, French bread, and more, making them the perfect gift for backyard chefs and bread masters alike! 

21. Artisan Bread Stencils

There's something especially beautiful about a homemade loaf of bread with an extra touch of personal sprinkled or etched across the top of it, just adding another layer to the "baked with love" sentiment. These Artisan Bread Stencils allow you to create those designs with ease!  

Lot of stencils arranged to show designs. 20 various designs themed around home bread baking.One package includes 20 different styles of stencils in total. These stencils can be used add an extra design element to your artisan bread loaves and baked goods with a just few easy steps. They can be used for both scoring the bread with a bread lame or adding a flour dusting design. Extremely user friendly and multi-use! They make a super fun gift for any bread maker, pro or beginner, you may know. 

22. Linen/Cotton Reusable Bread Bags

The secret to keeping homemade bread fresher longer? Reusable Cotton/Linen Bread Bags for Homemade BreadBreathability is the key to keeping your bread fresh as it prevents moisture from building up in the bag and these do just that! 

4 bread bags represented on a kitchen counter. 2 long and narrow bags and 2 shorter and wider bags.

Whether your favorite chef already has a few of these on hand or has never used them before, they will be delighted to receive these when they open them! These zero-waste, fully biodegradable bags can be laundered and reused for years to come, featuring a double stitching to further help reduce wear and tear making them a perfect add-on to any chefs gift. 

23. Glass Food Storage Jars

Glass food storage jars might not be what first come to mind when you think about gifting someone. However, when it comes to your favorite chef, they are the idyllic gift! 

Three air tight glass jars arranged in a product photo. One holds snack crackers, one holds sugar, and one holds dried pasta.

Air-tight glass food storage jars combine practicality, durability, and aesthetic appeal, making them an excellent gift for chefs who appreciate the importance of quality storage solutions in their culinary endeavors.

Still don't know what to buy for your outdoor chef?  Buy a GIFT CERTIFICATE from Patio & Pizza Outdoor Furnishings so they can pick out their own accessory!

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