Father's Day: Top gift ideas for foodie dads

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With the special September weekend fast approaching, it's time again to hunt out the best gifts for your number one dad.

Whether your old bloke is a BBQ guru, a boujee foodie, or simply enjoys the finer tastes in life, we have the perfect gift ideas from leading brands below.

A man sits elbow on bar fondly eyeing a bottle of Gin, pool and umbrella in the background
For the foodie dad in your life, pick a gift that he can eat, drink or cook to his heart's content with our picks below. Photo: Aviation Gin

Bennett St Dairy Cookie Dough White Chocolate & Macadamia Flavor - $13.00

Bennett St Dairy's legendary Cookie Dough is an absolute cult favourite.

Born out of their Bondi café and the iconic beach suburb's obsession over their thick and gooey cookies, now Dad can enjoy this white chocolate and macadamia treat from home on Father's Day.

The delicious locally made cookie dough is now also available in selected Woolworths supermarkets!

Package of Bennett St Dairy cookie dough next to some of their delicious gooey cookies
Spend Father's Day baking the ultimate cookies with dad. Photo: Woolworths


Vitamix Ascent Series A3500i - $1444.15

Vitamix is rolling out some exciting promotions to encourage dads to make conscious, healthier choices this Father's Day.

With five program settings for smoothies, hot soups, dips and spreads, frozen desserts and self-cleaning, the A3500i will automatically process your recipes and stop itself when complete.

Built-in wireless connectivity allows Ascent Series blenders to evolve with the latest innovations for years to come.

Touchscreen controls give the machine a sleek silhouette and are easily wiped clean and the Variable Speed Control and Pulse feature let you fine-tune the texture of any recipe.

The Vitamix A3500i high-performance blender on a white background
High-performance blenders make it easy to enjoy healthy, whole foods. The Vitamix A3500i Ascent Series Smart Blender, combining state-of-the-art design with power and precision. Photo: Myer

Traeger BBQ Shears - $59.95

Tell dad to quit fumbling with flimsy scissors and give your BBQ meat the respect it deserves.

Traeger’s titanium coated blades cut effortlessly through skin and bone and will save you both the hassle at the dinner table.

A pair of premium meat scissors next to some grilled-to-perfection premium meat
For the dad who loves to grill get him the ultimate accessories. Photo: Traeger

Truff Variety Pack - $118.95

Know a spicy little someone you’d like to treat this Father’s Day?

The TRUFF variety pack features the OG hot sauce, hotter sauce, and white truffle blend, so you can get a feel for all the complex flavours combining red chilli with delicate truffle.

With an ingredient list somewhat reminiscent of a fine tequila, TRUFF is the pantry staple that’ll have the whole family burning for more.

A boxed set of TRUFF premium chill and truffle sauces
Packed into an elegant matte black and gold foil gift box perfect for dad. Photo: David Jones

Aviation Gin - $79.99

A super smooth spirit for your smooth old man.

Aviation Gin is distilled using a proprietary recipe containing eight distinct botanicals which creates a medley of soft flavour led by citrus.

Owned by Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds, who wouldn’t want to add this celebrity-approved spirit to dad’s home bar cart?

Aviation is here to add some mileage to dad's G&T’s.

A bottle of Aviation gin on a marble benchtop next to a gin and tonic, cardamom sprinkled around
Gift your dad a cheeky tipple with these smooth G&T’s. Photo: Aviation Gin

Traeger Pro 780 - $1,999

Has dad been good this year?

The Traeger Grills Pro Series has a dad-friendly Set-It & Forget-It feature so he can let the grill do the hard yards then take all the credit.

With WiFIRE technology, precision temperature control metrics and either 575 or 780 square inches of grilling space, the pro series is the go-to choice for unforgettable, succulent, meaty meals and fantastic fathers.

Photo: Traeger
The Traeger Pro Series is the best-selling pellet grill in the world, and now enhanced controller that uses WiFIRE technology. Photo: Traeger

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