Barbecue mitts protect your hands from the heat and flare ups emitting from your barbecue grill. Barbecue mitts are made of fire-retardant cotton and come in various sizes and patterns, for both left and right handed chefs. Barbecue mitts have recently become available in barbecue glove styles. The glove style barbecue mitt doesn't constrict your fingers and allows you to reach for utensils, smooth on sauces and even slice meat without having to remove your gloves each time. Barbecue mitts make ideal Father's Day and birthday gifts for every chef in your life. Barbecue mitts and gloves can be purchased online for between $8 and $30 online.