They're the holiday season's three F's: family, friends and food. From Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, every day is a foodie paradise with plenty of opportunities for wining and dining into a new pants size.
But what do you get for the discerning food lover whose idea of a good time is perusing new menus or whipping up a multi-course meal from scratch?
To discover the perfect gifts for the foodies, CNBC emailed top chefs and restaurant industry executives for their suggestions.
Click ahead for more than 50 of their top gift ideas.
—By CNBC's Katie Little
Posted 5 December 2014