Outdoor living design

Must-have Features for Luxury Outdoor Kitchens

April 18, 2023

There’s nothing like the feeling of entertaining guests outdoors in the summer with a beautiful outdoor kitchen. The warm summer breeze, cozy backyard ambiance, and the perfect BBQ meal create an inviting atmosphere your guests won’t forget. Get ready to turn up the flames, grab your favorite drink, and have your cooking and grilling essentials at your fingertips!  Let’s dive into the four essential pieces that make up a perfect luxury outdoor kitchen so that you can host the ultimate summer gathering you've always wanted.

#1: Spacious & Efficient Outdoor Space for Preparation

When hosting family and guests, having an outdoor prep space is crucial. It provides ample countertop space, making meal preparation and serving tasks effortless. Therefore, it's essential to choose an outdoor countertop that can withstand the elements for an extended period.When you have guests coming over, having an outdoor prep area can be a real game-changer. Not only does it provide ample space for meal prep and serving, but it also eliminates any potential clutter or chaos that may arise indoors. That's why selecting a durable and weather-resistant outdoor countertop is of utmost importance. You want to ensure that it lasts for years to come, so you can continue to entertain and enjoy your outdoor space to the fullest.

#2: Convenient Outdoor Sinks

Having an outdoor sink isn't just a luxurious addition to a backyard, it's a must-have for any high-end outdoor kitchen. It can be used for rinsing off dishes, washing hands, and more. When selecting finishes we recommend stainless steel and treated cast iron they are perfect choices for rust prevention, and brass is a great option for a stylish look. Copper is also a good option and will patina over time for a more vintage aesthetic - however, polish can be used to remove the patina if that isn't the desired effect.

#3: Carefully Curated Kitchen Appliances

To get the outdoor cooking experience of a top-notch chef, there are a few key elements to consider. It's important to consider your lifestyle and how you like to cook. When designing an outdoor kitchen, it's essential to choose high-quality, weather-resistant appliances that won't corrode, oxidize, or scratch over time. A built-in grill, pizza oven, and stove top are staples of any outdoor kitchen, but you'll need to evaluate the space you have to work with before you decide which appliances are the "must-haves".

#4: Well-Equipped Beverage Fridge

Leave the hassle of indoor trips behind and upgrade your outdoor entertaining setup with an outdoor beverage fridge! Not only will it save you, your family and your friends trips to and from the kitchen, but it will also help you avoid the added hassle of tracking wet feet inside from the pool. Enjoy effortless entertaining and simplified hosting with a beverage fridge – what more could you ask for?

If you're ready to design your most luxurious outdoor kitchen, reach out to us. We can't wait to hear about your project.

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