Eataly-Inspired Gifts To Help Him Cook Like An Italian Chef

Bustling interior of Eataly with customers and staff, showcasing Italian culinary specialties and … [+] festive decorations, Westfield Mall, San Jose, California, December 2, 2023. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)

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Father’s Day is around the corner, and if you live in a major city like New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, or Chicago, head to your nearest Eataly for a few delicious last-minute Father’s Day gifts. If you’re unfamiliar with Eataly, it’s like a culinary one-stop shop for everything Italian. You’ll find several restaurants inside the huge space; it’s also like an Italian grocery store emporium, where you’ll find the best foods from Italy like fresh pasta, handmade cheeses, bright pestos, various cold cuts, and a robust selection of Italian wines to take home.

If you can’t drive to a location, don’t fret. You can find the perfect Father’s Day gift on Eataly’s website. For dads who love to cook, these Eataly-inspired gifts will elevate their Italian cooking in no time.

Calvisius Caviar

Caviar four-pack royal, classic, tradition, and siberian – set of 4, 0.3 oz tins 1.2 Oz Calvisius … [+] Eataly


For the dad who loves luxury ingredients like caviar, Eataly sources caviar from a northern Italian farm between Venezia and Milano. The company specializes in methods of sustainability to protect the endangered sturgeons. If your dad likes a specific kind of caviar like Oscietra Royal, Classic, Tradition, or Siberian caviar, splurge and buy the three or four pack that contains them all.

Eataly Cooking Classes

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 14: Chef Lidia Bastianich and Actress Kelli O’Hara attend a special cooking … [+] demonstration at Eataly on April 14, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)


If you’re lucky enough to live near an Eataly location, consider surprising your dad with an exciting cooking class. Imagine a fun-filled evening of light bites and wine before the main event. You’ll find various activities, including cooking classes on different styles of pasta, regional Italian recipes, Neapolitan pizza, and even a special Father’s Day steak and whiskey class. Depending on the location, check out the different options here, and give him a Father’s Day gift he’ll never forget.

Eataly Chef Giuseppe Manco’s Favorite Ingredients

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 10: Chef Giuseppe Manco during the Icons of Eataly VIP Dinner hosted … [+] by EATALY LA at Terra at Eataly L.A. on May 10, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Getty Images for EATALY LA)

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Eataly Executive Chef Giuseppe Manco from Napoli shares a few of his favorite Eataly ingredients he uses in the kitchen. Buy your dad the same ingredients so he can confidently say he cooks like an authentic Italian. Chef Manco’s favorite Eataly ingredients include Eataly Penne Rigate, Italpesto Pesto Genovese, Roi Ogliarola Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Acetaia Giusti Balsamic Vinegar of Modena IGP, and ​​Cosi Com’e’ Red Datterino Tomatoes. You can buy these online or at your nearest Eataly. Additionally, Chef loves to use these three fresh items: Parmigiano Reggiano Aged 24 Months, Ferrarini 22 Months, Prosciutto di Parma DOP, and Double R Ranch Porterhouse. If you’re not near an Eataly location, check out these options on Instacart.

Taste of Success Gift Box

Taste of Success Gift Box Eataly


If you feel overwhelmed, regarding what to buy your dad, don’t worry. You’ll find a variety of Eataly gift boxes, including various Italian ingredients like the Ultimate Italian Breakfast Bundle or the Trip to Portofino Bundle. Go for the Taste of Success Bundle; he’ll unbox pantry essentials like premium olive oil in a ceramic bottle, balsamic vinegar, pastas like tagliatelle egg pasta, ground espresso, anchovies in olive oil, peeled San Marzano Tomatoes, and a few other Italian treasures, strongly enhancing dad’s Italian palette.

Urbani Black Summer Truffles

Black summer truffles and wooden slicer 1 Unit Urbani Eataly


It’s perfect that Father’s Day lands during summer because you can easily find Urbani (the world’s leading purveyor of Italian truffles) Black Italian Summer Truffles at Eataly. The dad who loves ordering truffle pasta at the restaurant can make his favorite dish at home and shave as much truffle as he wants without feeling bad. Make sure to buy the bundle, which includes a wooden slicer.

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