A well-designed kitchen that focuses on entertaining is perfect if you are the type who loves to host and has a large family. To get your party started you need a kitchen remodel that will offer signature details, functional work areas as well as proper storage. No matter whether you are a novice chef or a master of take-out, the ultimate kitchen welcomes great conversation, tasty meals and a lifetime of memories. Today, we at Future Vision Remodeling would like to take the opportunity to share some ideas for homeowners that love to entertain.
Luxury Countertop Options
With beautiful options, functional surfaces will take your countertops to new levels. Selecting from a number of colors and designs that will catch your guests’ attention in addition to serving as a conversation piece for years to come. For those looking to add a pop of color do not be afraid to go bold with hues of blue, green or gold. Conventional countertops are the workhorse for general prepping and dining. As a busy surface year-round, the countertops are the place the dishes are left at the end of the night, cookies are rolled out during the holidays, and prepping from homemade meals is undertaken. With a place for guests to lean on, a high-top bar is ideal or you can hide dishes with tall countertops. Additionally, when not entertaining, your countertops can later serve as a desk for work or school.
Kitchen Island Designs with Seating
Kitchen islands are amazing for entertaining. With prep sinks and slide-out cutting boards, adding an oven or microwave, cooktops to artful hoods, or even clever storage options and seating make the island exceptional. If space limitations hinder the addition of an island, there are plenty of options to explore with you including workstations, additional counter areas, a peninsula and more.
Kitchen Work Station
Designing kitchens for additional chefs can be done by adding prep stations as there is often more than cook in the kitchen. You can have a kitchen where you can prep your signature meals without crowding your workspace. For exceptional performance, stock surrounding cabinetry with teacups, mugs, and other glassware for a beverage station and have a coffee maker or espresso machine. Adult beverages, ice, and mixers for your wine station.
Built In Breakfast Nook & Other Seating
Plenty of cozy seating is essential for entertaining. Offer variations in sitting options to offer guests a place to gather, relax and socialize. No matter if the kitchen of your dreams features bar stools, traditional seating or a combination of both, guests gravitate to comfortable, well-placed seating areas.
Kitchen Cabinet Storage Solutions
A relaxed host in a clutter-free zone is in everyone’s better interest. Storage is always functional though it isn’t always aesthetically pleasing. To easily reach cooking and serving utensils, vessels, and plates, you want effective storage solutions. Your spice collection, you can roll out and then quickly stow. Usually with a specific place, the baking sheets and cutting boards can be stored. Warming drawers are perfect for keeping foods warm during the party, and then doubling to stow dishes later.
Custom Kitchen Details
Consider under cabinet lighting to add drama or invoke a party mood or highlight a unique art or dishware collection with in-cabinet lighting. If music or sports is important, do not forget cabinetry to house a sound system or flat-screen TV.