If you want to spoil a bona fide foodie father this Father’s Day, you are in luck because there are so many delicious gourmet gift boxes out there for every kind of dad. . .whether he loves unique and special meats, cheeses, chocolates, or other edible (and drinkable) goodies.
I mean, shockingly, not every dad likes grilling, golfing, hogging the remote control, or not knowing how to do the dishes, as every card store rack would have you believe. Sigh.
So check out this guide to fabulous gourmet gift boxes and subscriptions for dads stepdads, and granddads, whether he’s got a sweet tooth, a hardcore snack thing, a thing for bourbon, or a thing for tea. Any of these gifts lets you make a big splash, at price points that will fit any budget.
Here’s to all the awesome dads out there! May they eat, drink, and be merry this Father’s Day!
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This post has been updated for 2022
16 gourmet gift boxes for every kind of dad this Father’s Day.
A gourmet gift box for the grill master with great taste
Grill Sergeant artisanal gift box
(from $76.50, Mouth Foods)
Yes it’s a Father’s Day cliché, but what dad could say no? This box is filled with goodies from artisanal makers and smaller purveyors — and even veggie-burger grillers will love it.
Related: 6 of the best dad food bloggers share their favorite recipes for Father’s Day.
A gourmet gift box for the military dad overseas
Sweet & Salty gourmet gift box
($49.99+, Harry & David)
Harry & David offers an entire collection of gourmet Father’s Day gifts that are available to ship to international bases around the world. He’d probably just be happy with the addictive Moose Munch Popcorn, but there’s so much more to devour here, he won’t know where to start.
A gourmet gift box for the dad who loves both chocolate and bourbon, please don’t make him choose
Gourmet chocolates with Uncle Nearest Premium Aged Whiskey
($125, Phillip Ashley)
Bringing together the exquisite creations of two Black craftsmen, Phillip Ashley’s gorgeous gourmet chocolates pairs with Uncle Nearest’s legendary whiskey to make this box of ready-to-savor chocolates. Six varieties of dark and milk chocolate are enhanced with flavors like maple tree sap caramel, orange blossom honey, roasted Delta pecans, and–of course–Uncle Nearest small-batch whiskey. Cheers!
Related: 15 delicious Father’s Day food gifts supporting black-owned businesses.
A gourmet gift box for the devoted carnivore dad
Tasting trio of Serrano, Ibérico and Ibéricode Bellota ham
($84, La Tienda)
In our humble opinion, no one does gourmet Spanish food better than La Tienda. Find tons of great Spanish food gifts here in every price range if this one is a little rich (from a budget or a culinary standpoint) for your blood.
A gourmet gift box for the devoted vegan dad
Vegan snack box
($24.95/month with discounts for longer subscriptions, Vegan Cuts)
Not a meat eater? Order him a subscription from Vegan Cuts, and he’ll get 10+ vegan treats each month including cookies, snacks, meal items…and about 80% of them are gluten-free, too. And for Pride Month, they’re highlighting two amazing LGBTQ+ owned companies in their June box.
A gourmet gift box for the dad with a big heart
A Box of Hope cookie gift
($89.99 for 3 dozen cookies, Cookies 4 Kids’ Cancer)
What better way to celebrate an awesome dad, than a gift that helps other parents and kids? Cookies for Kids’ Cancer makes the most delicious treats (we’ve had MANY over the years!) and all profits go directly to support pediatric cancer research. And with three dozen delicious cookies, he may even share a few!
Related: 6 easy Father’s Day treats kids can help make, from sweet to savory
A gourmet gift box for the bourbon connoisseur dad
The Bourbon Planner gift box
($110.50, Mouth Foods)
Is “bourbon-drinking dad” a Father’s Day gift cliché? Well, yes, and for good reason! If he’s a proud member of this group, check out this gift box filled with everything but the bourbon.
Related:The best boozy gifts for drinkers, swillers, and tasters
Legent Bourbon Whiskey
($36.49,Total Wine & More)
Oh, and if you want to include the bourbon? Hit your local liquor store or order a bottle of this unprecedented–yet affordable–collaboration between whiskey legends Fred Noe of Jim Beam and Shinji Fukuyo of Suntory. Legent brings together Kentucky bourbon-making and Japanese whisky-blending techniques to create a tasty bargain that’s worthy of savoring.
Related: Happy AAPI Month! 14 AAPI-owned food companies you need to know about
A gourmet gift box for the dad who abstains from alcohol
No-alcohol beer and snack sampler
($40, Raising the Bar)
Raise a toast to dads who don’t drink with this thoughtful and tasty “beer” and snack gift box that will hit the spot on a hot summer day. Great for dads who miss cracking open a cold one but prefer to keep their beverages zero proof.
Related: Surely: A non-alcoholic wine that everyone will enjoy. Even wine snobs.
A gourmet gift box for the tea-drinking dad
Weekend in Singapore and Weekend in New York City tea gift sets
($28.99+, Vadham Teas, other cities available)
Send dad on a tea-cation (ha) with one of Vadham Teas new destination-themed weekend sampler packs. Choose between carefully selected tea collections packaged in beautiful boxes created in homage to the Taj Mahal, Singapore, London, Paris, and New York City.
They’ve also got lots of of gourmet tea gift boxes starting at just $7.99. Low in price, yes, but also high in flavor and all make lovely gifts.
A gourmet gift box for dad who needs some serenity now!
The Seinfeld Coffee Collection
($28, Bean Box, coffee mug not included)
Giddyup! If he still quotes lines from Seinfeld like a master of his domain, dad will get a kick out of this brand new four-pack of coffees named for each of the main characters from this iconic show. With flavors like the smooth-drinking Jerry’s Diner Blend and the dark and toasty George’s Serenity Now, they’ll all go great with a nice big slice of chocolate babka or really anything you can get your hands on. Though maybe not soup.
A gourmet gift box for the noodle-loving dad
Momofuku bestseller noodles & sauce pack
Super quick and easy noodles by David Chang of Momofuku pair deliciously with their spicy chili crunch, small-batch soy sauce, and savory seasoning which is why this gift pack is a bestseller. Perfect for nights when he doesn’t feel like calling for takeout, it’s also great for creative dads who will love all the recipe ideas as well.
A gourmet gift box for dad who still wears a necktie
Gourmet Beef Jerky Tie Box
Combining his love for beef jerky with his devotion to the Windsor Knot, we love this clever jerky sampler packaged in a tie box decorated with little cow heads. Of course it helps if he likes jerky. If not, Man Crates offers plenty of other fun options.
Related: 3 awesome gift box subscriptions made just for men.
A gourmet gift box for the dad who likes it hot
Threes Knees spicy gift set
($49.99, Bushwick Kitchen)
If he puts hot sauce on everything, he will love this trio of uniquely delicious spicy sauces from Brooklyn’s Bushwick Kitchen. He’ll even find a unique QR code that will bring him to a collection of recipes so he can find even more things that taste delicious covered in hot sauce.
Related: My favorite NYC food gifts from 10 New York institutions, for those who can’t get here right now.
A gourmet gift box for the gluten-free dad
Baked by Melissa OMGF gluten-free cupcake gift box
($46+, Baked by Melissa)
Every dad deserve cupcakes, especially if he can’t always eat them. And if you give him this, you deserve to have a few too. I mean, just look at those flavors! From their gluten-free caramel cupcake to gluten-free triple chocolate crunch, you may have to remind him that he can still get a stomach ache if he inhales too many of them at once.
A gourmet gift box for the New York dad (or the New Yorker at heart)
Russ & Fathers gift package
($199, Russ & Daughters at Goldbelly)
Breakfast in bed will be extra-delicious this Father’s Day if you give him Russ & Daughters’ authentic NYC bagels and chocolate babka, along with all the fixings. . . plus a couple other fun goodies. This is a really special gift for the dad who hasn’t been able to get to the city in a while.
A gourmet gift box for the super particular foodie dad
Build-Your-Own Gourmet Gift Box
(Prices vary, Knack Shops)
Finally, if you know exactly what dad loves–savory or sweet–build your own here starting with of Knack’s themed boxes (wine, beer, burgers, pancakes, chocolate…you get the idea), or start from scratch with their build your own gourmet gift box. You can even toss in a cookbook, some cooking tools, or an entirely non-food related keepsake to make your gift perfect for your own special and totally unique dad.