Jean-Georges Vongerichten Gives Us His Gift Picks

by Eddie Roche

Chef JeanGeorges Vongerichten, the genius behind ABC Kitchen, ABC Cocina, Perry St., The Mark, The Mercer Kitchen, Jean-Georges—we could go on and on—shares his holiday gift suggestions with The Daily

Apple Watch Sport
“This is a great gift for a chef or someone who works with their hands and isn’t always able to reach for their phone. I am able to see important emails and text messages, as well as keep track of my fitness goals, by simply raising my wrist.”

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Prada Linea Rossa Slip-On Sneakers 

“These shoes are easy to wear and look great both casual and dressy. I’ve recently been wearing these to work and love being able to go out for a bite to eat without having to change my shoes.”

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Wolford socks
“I swear by these socks! They are comfortable, thin, and long lasting. Socks are a great gift because you wear them every day but no one really likes buying their own.”

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Mountain Boy Sledworks Ultimate Flyer
“I am very outdoorsy and love spending the weekends in the country with my family and friends. I can’t wait to play with my grandkids and pull them around the snow on this sleek and classic sled.”

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Swimsuit from SunBarth
“I always celebrate the holidays in St Barths, and always try to go for at least two swims a day. I love the selection of resortwear from this shop, especially their swimsuits.”

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Macarons from Ladurée
“When in doubt of what to give someone, opt for a sweet treat. My favorite are macarons from Ladurée.”

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Christmas ornaments from ABC Carpet & Home

“There are so many beautiful and unique ornaments at ABC Carpet & Home. It’s a thoughtful gift to give.”

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