Top 10 Finds For The Outdoor Entertainer

November 8, 2021 – 3 mins read

Getting out in the sunshine for a barbecue, picnic or dinner in your outdoor entertaining space is something to look forward to – and we all know that special someone who is renowned for their alfresco soirees! For the keen outdoor entertainer in your life, gifts should focus on kitting out a designated zone, practical small kitchen appliances to make hosting a breeze, as well as setting the right atmosphere. Read on for our top 10 outdoor entertaining gift ideas.

A father showing his boy how to barbecue

Gifts To Make Entertaining A Breeze

A Blender

Allow your gift recipient to show off their outdoor entertaining prowess making the most of fresh, seasonal produce via cocktails, dips and salsas, by utilising the practical power of a blender. Ideal for barbecues and backyard soirees, the easy-to-use Magic Bullet to Go blender has a surprisingly generous capacity for lightning-quick blending, mixing and chopping.

An Airfryer

Help your lucky loved one prepare picnic-perfect snacks and garden ready canapes with the Russell Hobbs 5L Brooklyn Air Fryer. This black and rose gold fryer will look chic on the benchtop, and has functionality to boot with seven automated cooking features with pre-set temperatures for perfect results every time. An added bonus? It uses less oil than usually required to fry up chicken, fish and fries for a crisp, golden finish.

A Portable Cooktop

Bring further practicality to your friend’s outdoor entertaining game with a clever portable cooktop. Fitting the bill is the Breville The Quick Cook Induction Cooker, with eight pre-set cooking features, including handy keep warm and standby functions, pot recognition for efficient cooking to help time management, power and time controls, and a safety child lock, all delivered in a sleek-looking cooker.

“For the keen outdoor entertainer in your life, gifts should focus on kitting out a designated zone, including practical small kitchen appliances, as well as setting the right atmosphere.”

A Pie Maker

Retro sweet desserts for picnics and kids parties are easy as, well, pie, with the Sunbeam Pie Maker 4 Cup. The outdoor entertainer in your life will be able to create party pies with four non-stick, easy-clean plates, and an edge crimper to seal and finish off the pies with a decorative trim. This pie maker even comes with pastry cutters for the keen entertainer’s gourmet touch.

Gifts To Set The Right Atmosphere

A Portable Speaker

Get the tunes pumping from the Sonos Roam -White portable speaker. With seamless connectivity via Wi-Fi, your outdoor entertainer friend can stream music directly from their phone, tablet or computer via Bluetooth. With up to 10 hours of battery life set to keep the party going, this waterproof and drop resistant speaker is made for outdoor gatherings.

A Video Camera

Help your gift recipient treasure memories with a video camera. The Sony Full HD Flash Handycam features a generous LCD screen viewfinder so your friend can hone in on what they are recording, while the standout 30x optical zoom guarantees clear video footage.

A Wine Fridge

To kick-start and keep the festivities going, your outdoor entertainer will want to have the drinks flowing. A splurge gift in every sense, a wine fridge is a party essential and the Hisense 30 Bottle Wine Cellar will have everyone’s tipple of choice covered. With enough space to fit 30 bottles, this compact cellar will keep white wines at an optimum temperature, ready to pour at a moment’s notice.

Big-Ticket Treats

A Portable Barbecue

What’s an outdoor gathering without a barbecue? The Weber Baby Q Black LPG is a versatile one at that – its compact size is great for grilled meals at the beach, a camping ground or even a small party in the backyard. Using natural, economical convection for an efficient cook, your keen outdoor entertaining friend can dish up everything from grilled steaks and fish, to roast chicken or lamb and pizza. Add accessories into the mix to really take the Weber Baby Q’s capabilities to the next level.

A family of four - mother, father and two young daughters - are enjoying a summer lunch on the outdoor backyard patio of their home

A Pizza Oven

Speaking of pizza, this is an investment gift for any outdoor entertainment guru who harbours a desire to be a pizzaiolo. The Breville the Smart Oven Pizzaiolo emulates a traditional woodfired pizza oven with an impressive heat range from 175 to 400 degrees Celsius. Smart technology and efficient design ensure intense direct heat and ideal cooking conditions, whether a pre-set cooking function or manual mode is chosen.

A Smart Projector

Take outdoor entertaining into overdrive and have a cinema under the stars with a projector such as the Samsung The Premiere Laser 4K Smart Projector. This plug-in-and-play projector brings excellent picture quality with 4K resolution over a 120-inch projector display. Laser display and premium audio add to the cinematic feel, delivering bright visuals and brilliant sound.

If this article has inspired you to take a closer look at your own outdoor entertaining zone, check out our range of barbecues and outdoor cooking options, handy small kitchen appliances and bar fridges and wine fridges. Visit us in-store or online to see all of these products and more, and get valuable advice from our expert team.

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