Kitchens are going digital, there's no doubt about it. Treat your expert chef to an Apple iPad this holiday season. They'll have fingertip access to YouTube, and some of the best applications and recipe sites to date.
If there is one thing chefs love, its a fine olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Whether dressing a salad, drizzling over a soup or adding decor to the plate for a finished product, try Williams-Sonoma House Olive Oil for an instant homerun.
Every chef loves to pair a fine wine with each meal served. Part of serving wine is the opening of the bottle, a traditional and eloquent process. Go the traditional route with this antique chrome finished Le Creuset Traditional Corkscrew Wine Opener.
Know a chef who is also a whiskey aficionado? This set of nine whiskey stones, made from soapstone, are the perfect way to chill your whiskey (without the watered-down-effect). Non-porous, they will not flavor your drink, and can be easily washed and stored back in the freezer.
What better way to your get creativity flowing than by glancing through a professional cookbook full of everything from basic to advanced techniques? La Gastronomique is the ultimate professional chef manual.
Do you know someone who loves to cook and just so happens to be fabulous at it? Maybe they're a personal chef, work at a restaurant, the ultimate hostess with the mostess, or they are one of those people that ace every dish in the kitchen. No matter the circumstance, selecting the ideal kitchen gift can be slightly intimidating. However, we have a few tricks up our sleeve to pleasantly surprise your kitchen connoisseur.
Check out our slideshow above to see the ultimate expert chef gift guide!