Father’s Day Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

Father’s Day is June 19, and we’ve found five gift ideas that will make your favorite foodie smile.
A dad shaped balloon in front of two rows of neckties

Whether your dad or father figure is a grill master, has a sweet tooth, or loves a little spice, here are five foodie picks from local Indianapolis-area businesses that are sure to be a hit with him this Father’s Day.


Surprise a sports-loving guy with a sweet treat that spells out one of his greatest roles — Dad. From Chef LaCretia Allen’s Cretia Cakes, each order comes with four delicious butter cookies topped with decorative icing.

Dad Cookies, $20 at Cretiacakes.com.

cookies that have football, baseball, and basketball designs on them that spell out the word dad

It’s no secret that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. This subscription-based box from Turchetti’s contains an assortment of pasture-raised Indiana protein including chicken breasts, sausage, and ground beef. The best part? It can be delivered right to his door every month.

Small Combo Protein Box, $69.99 a month at Turchettis.com.

a chicken breast in plastic wrap on a wood cutting board

Being a parent isn’t always sunshine and roses, so give him a cold one to unwind with from Bad Dad Brewing Co. Not sure which flavors to try? Start with cheekily named favorites like “I’ll Turn This Car Around” and “The Sodfather.”

Bad Dad Brewery Craft Beer, starting at $7 at Baddadbrewery.com.

three beers on a purple background

As most parents most likely know, coffee can be essential to parenthood. Gift the man who raised you a subscription to Tinker Coffee Co., where exceptional bags of coffee will ship right to his door each month.

Tinker Coffee Co. Subscription, $30-$50 at Tinkercoffee.com.

two graphics of coffee bags that are red and have a capital T on them

If your father figure loves all things spicy, try treating him to some “Scorpion Honey” from Metal Honey: It’s pure Indiana honey infused with a blend of peppers including Trinidad Scorpion peppers and Thai chilis for a delicious kick.

Scorpion Honey, starting at $5.70 at Metalhoney.com.

a plastic container that has honey and a honey stick in it

Samantha Kupiainen is a regular Indy Maven contributor who has had her Father’s Day gift planned for going on eight months now.

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