Do you want to cook with the same ease outside as you cook inside? Then consider starting an outdoor kitchen project. An outdoor kitchen is simply put a summer kitchen. It is a crime against nature to not take advantage of the fresh air and sunshine and cook outdoors during summer days. So, if you are planning to create an outdoor kitchen, get inspired from these next tips.
Space and ergonomics
The first thing to consider when designing an outdoor kitchen is to determine the space available, to ensure optimum ergonomics. Indeed, we must clear both the preparation area and cooking area where meals will be taken, and install the different equipment in a relatively small space, for maximum efficiency. In fact, we must create an outdoor kitchen the one inside the house, that is to say with both logical and aesthetic criteria.
Starting point for the outdoor kitchen: the grill
To ensure maximum performance in the outdoor kitchen, the centerpiece must be the gas grill. When shopping for a grill you must ask yourself some questions. How many times a week should the grill be used? How many people will come to the barbecue party? And so on. The gas grill must be large enough cooking surface, that is to say at least 600 square inches but the quality of the the device is equally important. A stainless steel is not only elegant and luxurious but also durable and easy to clean. For a detailed comparison between the best gas grills of the moment, read some customer reviews.
Outdoor kitchen appliances
An outdoor refrigerator or, if space does not permit, a compact fridge allows quick access to food – meat, seafood, pickles, cocktails, vegetables, etc. Look for a refrigerator that has an ice dispenser, because it’s important to know how to make refreshing cocktails or cool food and beverages during a hot summer day. In order to avoid going in the indoor kitchen several times a day to clean dishes, it is also necessary to provide space for a cleaning area. Consider installing a dishwasher so that you can clean dishes faster and more efficiently. To improve the overall design of the kitchen, opt for a stainless steel dishwasher so that it blend it seemingly in the design.
Outdoor kitchen decorations
In order to add a touch of class and elegance to your outdoor kitchen, opt for luxurious accessories and decoration items, such as statues, picture frames and various figurines. For instance, if you are planning to create an outdoor bar near your kitchen, you can look online for luxurious barware sets that are made of high-quality materials, such as crystal or glass. A great tip would be to add several accent lights so that your kitchen looks more elegant after the dark sets in.