The Rookie Chef
10-PIECE POTS AND PANS SET
Safe for you and the environment, this 10-Piece Set of Greenpan® pots and pans uses a mineral-based coating for even heat and easy cleanup.
$249.95 at West Elm
10-PIECE BAKER'S BASICS SET
A complete bakeware set for the novice baker or the experienced baker who is looking to add new functions to their existing bakeware set.
$39.99 at Target
Room Essentials Mixing Bowls
These five bowls are colorful and versatile.
$12.99 at Target
10-Piece OXO® Crock with Tools Set
The perfect starter set for brides, newlyweds and new homeowners. Nine essential tools in one great crock keeps the tools organized and an arm's reach from the stove.
$59.95 at Crate & Barrel
Cuisine Couture Aprons
This stylish colorblock apron makes spending time in the kitchen a lot more fashionable.
$32.00 at Anthropologie
Apothecary Spice Rack
This elegant spice rack will set up the beginner chef in your life with salt, pepper, oregano, basil and paprika.
$128.00 at Anthropologie
Stainless-Steel Tools Kitchen Spatula Set
This set equips you with three different spatulas to cover all your cooking needs.
$99.95 at Williams-Sonoma
KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer
This versatile stand mixer has enough power and capacity to prepare large batches of batter or dough without compromising your counter space.
$349.95 at Williams-Sonoma
15-PIECE KNIFE SET WITH URBAN BLOCK
A cut above. This set includes a magnetic acacia wood block, a sharpening stone and thirteen carefully crafted knives.
$199.95 at West Elm
Pyrex Measuring Cups
These sturdy glass measuring cups feature bold read from above measurements.
$4.49 - $6.49 at Bed, Bath and Beyond
If you're looking for a gift for someone who is just getting into cooking, whether it's a newlywed couple setting up their first kitchen or an old friend learning a new hobby, we have 10 great gift options for you. From an elegant set of knives to a great deal on mixing bowls, these gifts are fun and practical essentials for the rookie chef.
See all of our beginner cook gift suggestions in the slideshow above!