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Gifts for an at-home chef

With years of experience as a Chef in New York and a keen eye for detail, I understand the importance of finding a gift that truly resonates with the recipient. Whether you're searching for a useful kitchen tool, an edible treat, or a special something just because, my gift guide is here to inspire and guide you. Get ready to impress your loved ones with memorable and meaningful presents.

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Kitchen Aid, Onyx Black 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer

Everything I need to whip, mix and churn for all the recipes I create for my cookbook. It’s my trusted kitchen equipment that I can rely on all the time.

Ghia, Ghia Soda

I try to minimize my alcohol consumption these days and so when I’m in the kitchen and entertaining and in the mood to drink, I chug down cans of Ghia spritzes.

Fly By Jing, Sichuan Chili Crisp

The one pantry item that can transform your dish to ok to amaze-balls is the Sichuan Chili Crisp. It’s a flavor pack condiment that can jazz up a dish in a flash!

Muji, Kitchen Organizers

Muji has some of the best simple, minimal and top notch quality homeware items for my home. I love all the organizational items, wooden trays and pens to keep my life organized and functional!

S’well, Onyx Bottle

When I’m in a commercial kitchen working, I make sure I stay hydrated by keeping my S’Well bottle around at all times. It’s sturdy and functional and keeps me hydrated.

Diaspora Co., Guntar Sannam Chillies

They have one of the premiere spices out in the market right now! If you want to have the best spices in your kitchen to cook with, this is the one for you. I love their Guntur Sannam Chilles.

Our Place, Always Pan

The Always Pan is literally my third arm in the kitchen because it does all the things that I need a pan to do, it sautes, steams and it clean easily. Plus the pans come in various vibrant colors that pop out on your stove.

Hay, Sobremesa Cookie Jar

One of the things that keeps me inspired in the kitchen is having artful and functional objects on my kitchen countertops and Hay does a marvelous job doing it. I truly enjoy their whimsical Sobremesa Cookie Jar.

Mamo, Classic Cocktail Glass

Mamo’s glassware is one of those glassware that is versatile to use and very chic! I truly enjoy the shape of them because they look like jiggers and the various colorways that it comes in are breathtaking.

Acid League, Pink Peppercorn Honey Yuzu Vinaigrette

They truly have an inventive and gastronomical salad dressing out right now! I’m digging their Pink Peppercorn Honey Yuzu. Peppery, citrusy and sweet.