100 top Gift Ideas for Your Junior Chef

100 top Gift Ideas for Your Junior Chef

100 gift ideas for your Jr Chef

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time you know that I have a soft spot for kids in the kitchen.  My background is in Pastry but I definitely grew up in the kitchen, so all things culinary are my jam.  So perhaps I’ll break this down by skill level or age?  I don’t yet know stick with me here.  These are simply recommendations based on the average child if your kid is a whiz in the kitchen adjust accordingly!

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For the little beginner (ages 3-6)

Tiny hands need tiny materials!  Our littlest chefs need a heavy-duty set of plastic materials to help them gain strength in their hands, wrists, and arms.  My recommendations for them would be:

Plastic Knives Set for Toddlers & Kids

Kitchen Safety Gloves for Kids

Combo: Safety Safety Gloves and Knife Set for ages 6+

Kitchen Tools & Herb Pot Set

Cooking & Baking Role Play Set

4 piece Kids Chef Set (hat, apron, 2 oven mitts)

Pretend Play Stainless Steel Toy Set

5 pc Baking Set (handheld mixer, pastry brush, Measuring Cup, Spoon & Spatula)

Stainless Steel PLAY pots & pans


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For the Older Beginner (ages 7+)

Safety Knife Kit and Foldable Cutting Board

Curious Chef Children’s 17 piece Measure & Prep Set

11 pc colorful kitchen toolset

Master Chef Jr Cooking 9 pc Essentials Gift Set

Oven Mitt Set 

Master Chef Jr Knife & Cutting Board Set

Cake Pop Maker

6 piece Fruit & Veggie Prep Kit

13 piece Colorful Mixing Bowl Set

2 cup Clear Measuring Cup

Kids Chef Hat & Aprons

6 piece Measuring Set

38 piece Kingdom Kids Baking Set with Recipes


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For the in beTWEEN chefs

Kid Safe Knife Set – for the tweens brand new to using knives

Silicone Heat Resistant 11 pc Kitchen Tool Set

Master Chef Jr Baking Set

KitchenAid 5 Qt Mixer

Baketivity DIY Kit: Cakepops w/ premeasured ingredients

20 pc Mini Cupcake Baking Kit

Master Chef Jr Pizza Making Set

Master Chef Jr Breakfast Making Set

20 piece kids cooking and baking set

Kitchen CAT Timer

6 piece cookie kit

Plastic Cutting Board

Colorful Collapsible Kitchen Collinder Set


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For the TEEN chefs

7 pc Natural Acacia Wood Silicone Spatulas

20 Cooking Utensils & Kitchen Gadgets for Nonstick Cookware

23 piece Nylon Kitchen Utensil Set

Mandolin Vegetable Slicer

Snap N Strain Strainer

Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set

Kitchen Knife Sharpener

Digital Food Scale

Rotary Cheese Grater

PRO Citrus Zester and Grater

Meat Tenderizer

23 Piece Mixing Bowl w Hand Held Mixer Set

Stainless Steel Kitchen utensils Set

Shrimp Deveiner

8 in 1 Kitchen Tool Set

Kitchen Sheers

3.5 Cup Food Chopper

16 piece cutlery set 

3 Speed Hand Blender

Ultra Power Hand Held Mixer

7 Cup Food Processor

Pasta Sheet Roller

Kitchen Aid Blender

Set of 3 Mesh Strainers

Collapsible Kitchen Collinder

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For the Baking & Decorating Enthusiasts

Cake Decorating Supply Kit for Beginners

Rotating Turntable with Spatulas Set

Wilton Icing Gel Colors

46 piece Wilton Cake Decorating Supply Set

Russian Piping Tips Cake Decorating

Set of 18 cake board rounds

Cake Turntable & Cake Leveler

Wilton ULTIMATE Cake Decorating Tool Set

Cake Decorator Carry All Tote Bag

High-Low Cake Turntable

100 pack 16-inch disposable Piping Bags (for cupcakes)

Stainless Steel Bench Scraper (used for icing cakes or making bread/dough)

6 Qt Professional Stand Mixer

Convection Baking Oven

Half Sheet Cookie Sheet Pans

Parchment Paper Sheets

3 Piece Angeled Spatulas for Decorating

Paring Knife

Cake Decorating Airbrush & Airbrush Colors

Stencil Genie for holding Stencils in Place for Cookie Decorating

Paramount Crystals for melting chocolate for Cake Pops or Treats

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Kitchen Organization Tools for the Parents of Young Chefs

30 piece kids chef caddy

Stainless Steel Dish Drying Rack

Angry Mom Microwave Cleaner

Kitchen Counter/Cabinet Organizer

16-inch Stainless Steel Magnetic Knife Bar

Airtight Kitchen Storage Containers

Over the Cabinet Door Organizer

Expandable Spice Rack

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CookBooks for Young Chefs

Instant Pot Cook Book for Kids

Good Housekeeping Kids CookBook: 100 easy recipes

Kid Chef Junior: My first cookbook

Master Chef Junior Cookbook: Bold Recipes


The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

Cooking & Baking Class Box Set 

The Young Chef: Recipes & Techniques For Kids Who Love to Cook

The Minimalist Kitchen: 100 Wholesome Recipes

SPICED: Unlock the Power of Spices

buttercream frosting

Cake Decorating Books

First Time Cake Decorating Book

The Complete Cake Decorating Guide

Artisan Cake Company’s Visual Guide to Cake Decorating

Step by Step Guide to Cake Decorating

Wilton Cake Decorating Guide for Beginners

Cake Confidence (Kindle)

1000 ideas for Cake Decorating

My First Cookie and Cake Decorating Book (ages 7 and up)

My First Cupcake Decorating Book

Betty Crocker’s Big Book of Cupcakes

American Girl Baking Book

Kid Chef Bakes

Tasty Dessert: All the Sweet You Can Eat

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