When you hear the word “gourmet” what do you think? In this edition of Food For Thought, we’ve decided to take a dive into all things gourmet, and talk about What It Means to be Gourmet. Here at GourmetGiftBaskets.com, we pride ourselves on being “gourmet” and finding the finest foods the world has to offer and including those in our gourmet gift baskets.
Gourmet [ɡôrˈmā] Pronounced: gore-may / noun
a connoisseur of food and drink
Basically, gourmet boils down to three main factors.
- A “Gourmet” – Someone who is a connoisseur of all things fancy food and drink.
- “Gourmet” Food – Foods that are of the highest quality and sophistication in flavor, preparedness and presentation.
- ‘Gourmet” Establishments – This may be restaurants or specialty food stores that supply and serve gourmet foods.
So. This is What It Means to be Gourmet:
- It means creating and involving the most high-quality and exotic ingredients out there.
- It means using nicer, more sophisticated and more interesting foods than the ordinary foods we are exposed to each and every day.
- It means food is prepared in a more elaborate and intricate way.
- It means finding and using the most sought after ingredients in the most extraordinary way.
- It means foods that aren’t typically found in grocery stores and on store shelves.
- It means edible luxuriousness.
Really, it means that being gourmet and having gourmet foods is attainable, and can really be for anyone. Why just give any old gift baskets, when you can have gourmet gift baskets? Our gift baskets are handcrafted by industry experts, using the most high-quality ingredients and superior craftsmanship for a genuine gourmet product. All of our gourmet food gifts come with a customer satisfaction guarantee and are delivered right to the recipient’s door. Whether you need gourmet birthday gifts, handcrafted popcorn tins, or fresh baked goods, we’ve got you covered.
So go ahead – buy the most gourmet gifts for the gourmet in your life from a gourmet one-stop shop like GourmetGiftBaskets.com. The perfect gourmet trifecta.