Is there a dad in your life who’s a grill master (or thinks he is)? This Father’s Day, get him some cool tools he’ll love using. Kenny Callaghan, executive chef and partner at Blue Smoke restaurant in New York City, shares his picks for some fun grill gadgets that are sure to please.
Grill Daddy brush$14.99 - $59.99
Before dad fires up the grill, you need to make sure it's clean. Here's a gadget that can help. Fill your Grill Daddy with water, and start to brush away caked-on food residue and grease. The Grill Daddy releases water as you brush, the water hits the grill, turns to steam and rinses away burnt food and dirt. Grill Daddy gives you a grill that is sparkling clean, sanitized and cooks food that tastes great!
Handsome barbecue tools from the Outset Rosewood collection are designed for every aspect of outdoor grilling and entertaining. The essential utility of stainless steel is completed with finely crafted rosewood handles to create user-friendly utensils. Affordability makes each piece of the Rosewood collection irresistible!
Royal Oak hickory woodchips: $3.49/bag
There's nothing quite like the flavor of hickory-smoked food. Gourmet chefs have used their fresh-cut hickory chips and chunks for decades to achieve that superior hickory flavor.
If dad's in the mood for pizza, now he can turn his outdoor grill into a pizza oven. Make restaurant-worthy pizzas on your outdoor grill or in your indoor oven. Ideal for parties, the granite baking stone retains heat beautifully, so you can create pizza after pizza with perfect crisp crusts - without waiting for the stone to reheat.
Lodge Guitar skillet:$14.95
This cast-iron skillet can take the heat, and the guitar shape is fun. It’s great for cooking cornbread on the grill and now you can sing your favorite tunes while preparing biscuits, cornbread, scones and countless other recipes year after year.
You can get a basic digital probe thermometer or a more high-tech, higher-end version.
Basic digital thermometer: Taylor 9842 5* commercial anti-microbial instant read thermometer: $10
High tech digital thermometer: The Grill Alert talking remote grill thermometer sends temperature readings from the grill thermometer to the receiver up to 300 feet away. $69.95
Grilling plank and rub gift set: $21.95
The Gourmet Grilling Plank & Rub gift set is all-natural, eco-friendly and sustainable and can be used on charcoal or gas grills, or even in your oven on the broiler setting. There are three gift sets to choose from: golden alder with chicken and turkey rub; black cherry with steak and hamburger rub, or northern white cedar with seafood rub.