Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy your outdoor kitchen. It might also be time to upgrade it to include the must-haves listed below. Outdoor kitchens not only provide the perfect entertaining spaces, but they also keep your house cooler inside because you aren’t cooking indoors. Luxury Landscape Supply lists some important outdoor kitchen appliances and accessories below.
You’ve got the pizza oven but don’t forget about the built-in grill. This is important for barbecuing and grilling vegetables. You want to make sure that you have a grill that is large enough to handle your cooking needs. You can also customize the grill by choosing whether you want it to be a gas grill or charcoal. You also have options when it comes to the grill material including cast iron and stainless steel.
No outdoor kitchen is complete without a full sink and working faucet. Not only does the sink need to be deep and spacious, but it also needs to be built using materials that can stand up to the outdoor wear and tear. Make sure your sink will stand the test of time no matter how much you use it by getting a durable one that is designed for outdoor use.
Why does your food prep inside and then haul it all out to your patio? Make sure that your outdoor kitchen has plenty of counter space so you can do your food prep and cooking outdoors. This allows you to visit with your family and friends, enjoy a cold one while you’re cooking, and entertain them at the same time. Don’t skimp on counter space; you probably know what it’s like to not have enough.
No outdoor kitchen should go without a refrigerator. Choose one that is big enough to store all of your food and beverages. Depending on how much wine you drink, you may also want to install a wine refrigerator, as well. Nothing is better than being able to grab a cool and refreshing beverage without having to go back into the house, especially if you’re in the middle of an enjoyable conversation.
Finally, customize your kitchen space, eating space, and seating space with beautiful patio pavers that can be laid in intricate designs. Make sure that you also have plenty of walkways to the various outdoor kitchen and entertaining spaces. You want to make sure that the spaces are easily accessible and safe.