5 Easy-to-Create Outdoor Kitchen Styles

Imagine if there was an easy way to expand your kitchen. You would have more space for preparing meals, greater flexibility for entertaining, and a more inviting dining atmosphere. It’s actually quite simple to make the kitchen of your dreams a reality—without the extensive planning and expenses of adding square footage to your home. The key is to think outside of the box, or more specifically, outside of the house.

The outdoor kitchen is the ultimate setting for every occasion, from an intimate family gathering to an impressive dinner party with all your friends. By moving the festivities outside, you not only increase the entertaining footprint of your home, but you also open entertaining to a new realm of possibilities.

 

THE BUILDING BLOCKS FOR STAYING CONNECTED

While outdoor kitchens are impressive, convenient and alluring, installing yours doesn’t have to be a difficult or time-consuming task. See why it makes sense to use building blocks. Think about the next time you’re hosting a party. Imagine preparing a sumptuous meal or refreshing drinks in the fresh air, among your guests. You’ll be right in the middle of the conversation, instead of being confined to the tight quarters of a busy kitchen while they’re mingling and enjoying themselves in another room.

 

MADE TO ORDER, BUILT TO PERFECTION

The beauty of an outdoor kitchen lies in the details. You can keep your setup simple with a grill and refrigerator. Or you can turn your backyard into a kitchen worthy of a Michelin-starred restaurant with a brick oven, wine refrigerator, dishwasher, and warming tray. For all the inspiration you need, see five ways to build an outdoor kitchen and discover our signature outdoor kitchen styles that are easier to create than you’d ever imagine.

 

1. CAROLINA

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Capture the charm of the Southeast with this sleek 8’ x 8’ L-shaped kitchen island. The counter is ideal for laying out a full spread of appetizers and entrees, while the grill side features an extended bar that’s just right for sipping Arnold Palmers or mint juleps on a balmy summer day.

 

2. COASTAL RANCH

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Escape to a backyard kitchen that beckons seaside serenity. With an 11’ x 8’ L-shaped ranch-style design that maximizes appliance space and elegance, you’ll have an inviting space for company anytime you feel like hosting a party or just relaxing under azure skies.

 

3. METROPOLITAN

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Inspired by a cozy city motif, the Metropolitan Signature Kitchen is a 12’ linear island that saves space, while affording you more than enough counter area to enjoy a quick bite or prepare dinner for an elaborate event with friends.

 

4. PARKVIEW

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Create the ultimate ambience for grilling and for guests with this stone veneer design that caters to a variety of outdoor settings. With a 9.5’ x 6.5’ L-shaped structure, the ParkView Signature Kitchen has the simple configuration that will enhance all your outdoor cooking occasions.

 

5. SIERRA

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Welcome to a spacious outdoor environment that takes home design to new heights. At 11’ x 10’, the Sierra Signature Kitchen will help elevate your grilling skills while allowing you and your guests sprawl out in style at the expansive raised bar counter.

 

INSTANT GRATIFICATION, COMING RIGHT UP

Now that you’ve explored several distinctive options, consider how easy it can be to begin preparing one culinary masterpiece after another with your preferred outdoor design. Stir up the excitement in days instead of weeks by choosing from pre-designed signature kitchens with stone veneer that accommodate a wide range of outdoor spaces. Or check out ready-to-install building blocks with only scratch coating, which allow you to apply the stone veneer of your choice.

Once you’ve determined your framework, simply select your countertop material and your appliances. Then toast to your triumph in home design and to your next enchanting evening of entertainment under the stars.
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