For the Top Chef Devotee

Patrick Jouin’s Chop bamboo cutting board has a grooved side so you can sweep minced items onto a plate. Alessi, $70 to $100. The Mac Santoku Knife is a chef favorite. Hill's Kitchen, $120.
Patrick Jouin’s Chop bamboo cutting board has a grooved side so you can sweep minced items onto a plate. Alessi, $70 to $100. The Mac Santoku Knife is a chef favorite. Hill’s Kitchen, $120.

Cutting Board and Knife Photograph by Matthew Worden

She can serve crème brûlée in style in Mustardseed & Moonshine’s ramekins. Forecast, $35 and Neiman Marcus, $35.
She can serve crème brûlée in style in Mustardseed & Moonshine’s ramekins. Forecast, $35 and Neiman Marcus, $35.

Ramekins Photograph by Matthew Worden

Does chef Eric Ripert make her swoon? Give her his new cookbook, Avec Eric, with 125 recipes inspired by his travels. Amazon, $23.
Does chef Eric Ripert make her swoon? Give her his new cookbook, Avec Eric, with 125 recipes inspired by his travels. Amazon, $23.

Avec Eric Photograph by Matthew Worden

Cookie cutters shaped like the Washington Monument and US Capitol. Hill's Kitchen, $3.25 each.
Cookie cutters shaped like the Washington Monument and US Capitol. Hill’s Kitchen, $3.25 each.

Cookie cutters Photograph by Matthew Worden

Bourbon Steak chef David Varley loves the Grillery’s wood-burning grills. To get 15 percent off, mention The Washingtonian through December 24. Call Ben Eisendrath at 202-758-7425. The Grillery, prices start at $2,475.
Bourbon Steak chef David Varley loves the Grillery’s wood-burning grills. To get 15 percent off, mention The Washingtonian through December 24. Call Ben Eisendrath at 202-758-7425. The Grillery, prices start at $2,475.

Wood-burning Grill Photograph by Matthew Worden

She’ll look like a top chef in this cook’s jacket, which can be personalized. Williams Sonoma, $59 to $69.
She’ll look like a top chef in this cook’s jacket, which can be personalized. Williams Sonoma, $59 to $69.

Chef’s Jacket Photograph by Matthew Worden

Anthropologie’s kitchen accessories, like this pair of Dotty Match potholders, would make any cook happy. Anthropologie, $12.
Anthropologie’s kitchen accessories, like this pair of Dotty Match potholders, would make any cook happy. Anthropologie, $12.

Potholders Photograph by Anthropologie

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