23 Mouthwatering Engagement Gifts Perfect for Foodies

These delectable, edible gifts are *chef's kiss.*
Artisanal cooking gift box with ingredients like pasta, spices and condiments
Simone Paget - The Knot Contributor.
Simone Paget
Simone Paget - The Knot Contributor.
Simone Paget
The Knot Contributor
  • Simone writes shoppable e-commerce articles for The Knot Worldwide, where she covers everything from bridal fashion to where to find the perfect Star-Wars-themed wedding gift.
  • Based on the West coast of Canada, Simone is the nationally syndicated relationship columnist for the Toronto Sun.
  • As a lifestyle, travel and food writer, her words and photos have appeared in print and online in places such as Chowhound, New Yor...
Updated Oct 27, 2021
We have included third party products to help you navigate and enjoy life’s biggest moments. Purchases made through links on this page may earn us a commission.

They say the way to the heart is through the stomach. That's why food engagement gifts are always a sure bet. These delicious presents work on several levels. If you don't know the couple very well but still want to show that you care, a nice bottle of wine or champagne is always a great option for celebratory lovebirds. The same goes for luxe gift baskets and upgraded pantry staples that are perfect for an engaged couple setting up their first home together. On the other hand, if you're shopping for a pair of foodies the sky is the limit. From fun subscription boxes and artisanal bacon gift sets to gourmet cocktail kits designed to elevate date night, there are plenty of amazing food engagement gifts to choose from.

Whether you're attending an engagement party and don't want to show up empty handed or are on the hunt for gourmet gift ideas, we've put together a guide that highlights some of the best and most drool-worthy food gifts out there. Warning: It may make you hungry.

Mouth Just Add Champagne Gift Box

Champagne gift set with cherries, bitters, grenadine, etc.

If you can't be there to toast in person, this champagne gift set makes the perfect engagement gift for the newly engaged couple. The party-ready cocktail kit includes a selection of artisanal mixes and garnishes that can be used to make mouthwatering cocktails. A set of classic champagne flutes completes the gift box. All you need is bubbly!

The Baconer Uncured Sugar-Free Bacon Gift Set

Bacon gift set with strips, bites and ground bacon

Mmmmm, bacon. Show your favorite carnivores that you care with this unique gift box of what's arguably some of the best bacon they've ever tasted.

eCreamery Congratulations Ice Cream & Cookie Collection

Four pints of ice cream with celebratory messages on packaging and a dozen cookies

Ice cream delivered to your door? Gimme. This gift set includes four pints of eCreamery's signature ice cream flavors adorned with a celebratory message. As an added bonus, each order comes with a dozen assorted mouthwatering cookies.

Los Poblanos Campo Cocktail Gift Set

Cocktail set with simple sugar, salt, etc. infused with lavender

This gift set is a cocktail-loving couple's perfect date night in a box. Inside, you'll find simple syrup, salt and sugar. All the ingredients are infused with lavender for a delicious, aromatic night of cocktails at home.

Doughp Bestseller Gift Pack

Cookie dough gift pack with chocolate chip, rainbow sprinkle, cookies and cream and s'mores

Looking for a unique engagement gift? Nothing quite beats the smell of freshly baked cookies. Wish them congrats with this gift set that features Doughp's best-selling cookie dough to enjoy raw or baked.

Mouth All Cooked Up Gift Box

Artisanal cooking gift box with ingredients like pasta, spices and condiments

Give the happy couple's pantry an artisanal upgrade with this gift box packed full of delicious goodies designed to elevate everyday meals. Think gourmet mustard, saffron-infused pasta, boozy maple syrup and specialty sauces (Harissa and Korean Barbeque anyone?) that are guaranteed to spice up weeknight meals.

Foxtrot Pairs Well with Wine Gift Box

Gift box with charcuterie bites that pair well with wine

On the hunt for an engagement gift for a pair of wine lovers? This Sommelier-curated gift box features an eclectic selection of goodies, like small-batch wildflower honey from New York, homemade smoky peach jam from North Carolina, pickled green peppers from Basque Country in Spain, smoked sardines in EVOO from Portugal and organic tomato-basil crackers from California.

Mouth Whiskey Business Gift Box

Gift box with snacks that pair well with whiskey like caramels, shortbread, marshmallows, etc. and whiskey glass

Tell the newlyweds-to-be congrats with this boozy gift set. It comes with whiskey-inspired snacks (think: delicious caramels, shortbreads, truffles and bourbon marshmallows) and a stylish glass and mixer.

Cheeky Cocktails 8 Bottle Kit

Cheeky Cocktail gift box set

If the engaged couple considers themselves mixologists, they'll love this gift set from Cheeky Cocktails. Perfect for date night or entertaining, it comes with mix-and-match ingredients to make over 50 different kinds of drinks.

Swoon Cocktail Mixers

Multiple flavors of alcohol mixers in colorful packaging

If you're shopping for a pair of healthy foodies, they'll swoon over this set of gourmet, calorie-free cocktail mixers made without sugar. With flavors like margarita, ginger and cucumber mint, these make a great addition to any engagement party or housewarming party.

Blue Apron Wine Subscription Box

Wine subscription box featuring 6 bottles, with notes on description, pairings, etc.

A subscription box always makes a great gift for a newly engaged couple. The Blue Apron wine subscription gives couples the chance to explore an incredible selection of wines complete with tasting notes, pairing tips and the story behind each wine, all wrapped up in a box.

Jennifer Francis Fillinger Etched Champagne Flutes

Champagne flutes with white 'bark' design and couple's initials inside heart

If you're shopping for personalized engagement gifts, these charming tree-inspired champagne flutes are diamond-engraved with the couple's monogram and anniversary in the "bark." These adorable keepsake glasses would also make a lovely bridal shower gift or addition to a wedding day sweetheart table.

Milk Bar The Milk Bar Sampler

Milk Bar assortment tin with cookies, truffles and slice of pie

Let them sample some of Milk Bar's most iconic treats, like the Birthday Truffles, Milk Bar Pie and assorted cookies. They'll love having a sweet snack stashed away when wedding planning gets underway. The individually-wrapped goodies can be stored in the fridge or even freezer to extend their shelf life.

Personalized Gift Box Cutting Board

Personalized wooden cutting board with couple's names, date and circle design engraved in bottom right corner

This personalized cutting board makes a unique engagement gift for any couple. Engraved with the couple's names and anniversary or wedding date, it also doubles as a beautiful cheese board for date nights or entertaining guests.

Roe Caviar White Sturgeon Caviar Gift Set

Wooden box with four mother of pearl spoons

This sustainably farmed caviar set makes a luxurious gift idea for foodies. Each set comes in a keepsake wooden box with a beautiful mother-of-pearl spoon.

Kosterina Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Tasting Set

Six kinds of olive oil and balsamic vinegar in tasting set

Mix and match delicious olive oil and balsamic vinegar to create a one-of-a-kind gift box for the engaged couple. Guaranteed to level up any kitchen, you can choose from six dippable, drizzable oils and kinds of vinegar: original extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Greek lemon and herb olive oil, garlic olive oil, fig balsamic vinegar and dark chocolate balsamic vinegar. Boxes can have three or six bottles in them.

The Spice House Essential Spices Collection

24 spices with The Spice House labels and box

If the happy couple is setting up their home together, this gift set of essential spices makes the perfect engagement gift. Featuring 24 fresh, high-quality spices that are kitchen staples, this set also makes a great housewarming gift idea.

Tea Drops The Celebration Box

Tea gift box in light pink triangle package with gold script on side

Celebrate a tea-loving couple's engagement with this lovely gift box. Each set includes a variety of Tea Drop's bestselling teas wrapped up in a box for easy gifting. With favorite tea blends like Earl Gray and green matcha, they'll think of you fondly through many tea breaks.

Foxtrot Chocolate Lovers

Gift box of chocolate assortment with mixes, pie, cookie and brownie

If you're looking for the perfect gift for lovebirds with a sweet tooth, look no further than this gift basket made for chocolate lovers. Curated by the chefs at Foxtrot, this gourmet gift set comes with an assortment of delectable desserts inspired by favorite flavors like s'mores and peanut butter.

Bella Cucina Italian Antipasti Gift Basket

Wicker tote and picnic goodies like crackers, spreads, pastries, etc.

Romantic picnics get a foodie upgrade with this Italian antipasti gift basket. A feast in a basket, inside you'll find delicious delights, including artisanal baked goods, spreads, pestos and plenty of gourmet crackers and flatbreads—all packed up in a gorgeous tote they can reuse for many picnics to come.

Yay Personalized Gifts Wine Glasses with Monogram

Stemless and stemmed wine glasses with bold silver monogram

These wine glasses that can be customized to include a monogram of the couple's initials. You can choose from stemmed or stemless as well as style of monogram at checkout.

Uncommon Goods Recycled Stemless Champagne Flutes

Stemless champagne flutes with wide bottom and narrow top

If you're not sure what to get the happy couple to celebrate their engagement, say cheers to sustainability with stemless champagne flutes that are made from recycled wine bottles.

Blue Apron Meal Gift Card

Blue Apron box with fresh produce on a table
Blue Apron via Facebook

When the happy couple gets swept up in the wedding planning process, they'll appreciate a gift card for a delicious meal kit delivery service. A great choice for date night, Blue Apron features chef-curated recipes and ingredients delivered right to your door.

Up Next
  • Wooden cutting board with 'Vegan AF' in black type in bottom corner
    24 Thoughtful Wedding Gifts for Vegan Couples