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What are the Best Food Gift Ideas for Father’s Day?


Celebrate the dad who loves all things food, grilling, and eating this Father’s Day with a gourmet meat gift he’ll love! Whether you’re celebrating at home or at a gourmet restaurant, there is a gift for every food-lover. From the grill master, to the foodie, or even the most insatiable sweet tooth, there are plenty of tasty food ideas that will keep your dad’s stomach full and happy.

Things to Think About

Here are a few things to consider before mailing or purchasing the father in your life a delicious food package.

  • How perishable is your gift? Is it heat or cold sensitive? The climate of which the food gift is being delivered to could affect how long and well your food will last before arriving.
  • Shipping last minute? Take the time to consider all shipping options and cost in order to guarantee it will arrive on time. Often, food is more expensive to ship, so factor an above-average shipping cost into your budget.
  • Do they prefer cooking food or just simply eating? Whether the father in your life is a pro on the grill or just prefers the ease of something already prepared, gift him something he is going to use and enjoy!

Types of Food Gifts Dads Love

From gourmet cheese to classic beef jerky, we’ve picked out the best food gift ideas that will leave your dad wishing every day was Father’s Day! No matter what food you pick, all of these options are sure to be a hit with Dad.

The four main categories of foods that can be delivered as great gifts for your dad:

  • Drinks
  • Snacks
  • Desserts
  • Meat

Things Dads Love to Drink

Keep your dad hydrated with his favorite drink of choice! Whether he loves to drink a glass of wine, a hand-crafted beer, or a classic cup of joe in the morning, we have the perfect list of beverage ideas to gift the fathers in your life.


Nothing pairs with a great meal like the perfect glass of wine. Treat Dad to his favorite or send a wine gift set so he can discover exquisite new tastes.

Craft Beer

Every beer-loving dad deserves a cold one on his special day. With so many delicious hand-crafted beers out there, gift your dad a rich and distinct craft beer that is sure to impress. Looking for something more? Pair a refreshing beer with a thick and juicy steak.


A dad who enjoys a good drink is particularly easy to shop for. Improve your dad’s drink experience and impress him with a nice bottle of his favorite liquor on his special day.


Keep the fathers in your life energized and caffeinated with the gift of coffee. Whether they prefer a cappuccino or plain black coffee, the coffee bean options are endless. And nothing goes better with a morning coffee like a classic breakfast of eggs and delicious bacon.

Satisfy Dad’s Snack Attack

Whether they prefer salty, savory, or sweet, there are countless options of scrumptious snack combinations to gift the dad who loves to chow down. Made to enjoy on the go or in-between meals, snacks are the perfect underrated gift option for Father’s Day.


Nuts are a tasty and healthy option for those dads always on the go. From gourmet nuts to a classic trail mix, you can’t go wrong with gifting dad some nuts.

Beef Jerky and Beef Sticks

What is it with dads and beef sticks? High in protein and a healthy snack to keep him fueled throughout the day, gift him gourmet beef jerky and beef sticks.


We can all agree that cheese makes everything better. Whether served on a burger or eaten alone on a charcuterie board, you can’t go wrong with gifting your pop some cheese.

Meat and Cheese

Gift your dad Like chips and salsa or peanut butter and chocolate, meat and cheese are two great taste that go great together. Hook dad up with a gift of gourmet meat and cheese, perfect for snacking.

Delicious Desserts Father’s Love

We all collectively agree that Fathers love big, bold flavors in their food, including their desserts. Get in touch with your sweet side and show him how much he means to you in the form of delicious chocolaty goodness.

Brownies & Cakes

Who doesn’t love a good brownie? Whether they are homemade, or gourmet store-bought cakes, we are sure that Dad will love them equally the same. The more chocolate the better!


Warm, gooey, and chocolaty, nothing can beat a cookie fresh out of the oven. For the dad who’s a little bit of a cookie monster, gift him Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough to satisfy his sweet tooth any time the craving hits.

Dads Want Steak

Did you know that 80% of dads want to celebrate Father’s Day with a perfectly cooked steak?* Stick to the tried-and-true classic and you can’t go wrong with a premium selection of steak, seasoning, and sauces delivered right to their door.  Want to make it even more special? Let dad sit back and relax while you fire up the grill and make a delicious meal for him.


Gift your dad a variety of sauce flavors for him to dip, dunk, or spread on his favorite type of meat. Hot sauce, BBQ sauce, steak sauce – just to name a few, but the options are almost endless.


Nothing satisfies like a tender, juicy steak. So, gift the grill master and meat lover a big juicy steak to make his day. Build your own personalized gift package or try our mouthwatering Deluxe Father’s Day Gift with FREE Burgers package. Choose from a wide range of delicious and gourmet cuts and let the dads grill!

Spices & Seasonings

Spice things up and gift your dad one of our seasoning and rub blends to amplify your next backyard BBQ. Garlic and herb or sweet smoky applewood, either way you can’t go wrong.

In need of a last-minute idea? Visit our Last Minute Gifts page for a variety of options to make sure Dad still has a great Father’s Day, even if you’re running a little late.

*Survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Omaha Steaks, March 2-8, 2022, among 2,006 adults ages 18 and older.

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