National Men Make Dinner Day - November
Thu, Nov 3, 2022

National Men Make Dinner Day

National Men Make Dinner Day is a wonderful celebration of empowerment. It’s time for men to put on an apron and cook a wonderful dinner for loved ones. Today, gender influence in the US is becoming less obvious, but there are still a huge number of men who do not know how to cook and are not eager to learn. The first day of November is a great occasion to motivate your beloved man to start mastering the culinary arts.


The processing of food for consumption began about 500 thousand years ago, but some scientists believe that this practice appeared about 1 million years ago. Half a million years ago it didn’t matter who cooked the food, it’s time to go back to the roots and remember that among our ancestors there were many men who were excellent cooks.

Why we celebrate National Men Make Dinner Day

The ability to cook is not a sign of weakness, not a stigma, but an opportunity to learn something new, to please loved ones. Many mothers and then wives do not encourage boys and then husbands, this leads to many of them feeling helpless and useless in the kitchen. National Men Make Dinner Day encourages you to forget about this stigma and think that cooking for loved ones, friends, and those in need is a good deed. Also, it’s time to rethink gender norms, we used to think that the kitchen is a place for women, but then why are there so many men among the best chefs?

How to celebrate

  • Change the rules of the game in your family for one day – go to the kitchen, and let the wife watch football or go out with her friends.
  • Watch a culinary show, appreciate the skill of male chefs, how easily they handle kitchen utensils, what masterpieces are cooked from simple products. Take an example from them. Start with something simple like macaroni and cheese.
  • If you have a son in your family, teach him how to cook, it can be scrambled eggs, soup, simple cookies.

When is National Men Make Dinner Day celebrated in 2022?

National Men Make Dinner Day is observed on the first Thursday of November each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday November 3 2022
Thursday November 2 2023
Thursday November 7 2024
Thursday November 6 2025
Thursday November 5 2026

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