There is no season like Summer to spend as much time as possible in the beauty of your own backyard. A functional outdoor kitchen and living space is the perfect place to host a get together. And with endless options for customization, this is one home project you can really have fun with. From stone pizza ovens to gourmet grilling stations, you can get creative in making the space your own.
Turning your outdoor space into a usable kitchen doesn’t have to be a pipe dream, either. With the help of a skilled design and build team like HomeTech, you could be hosting your own outdoor shindig by next summer.
Here’s a roundup of some gorgeous outdoor kitchens we are totally feeling right now. Take a look and jot down some of your favorite ideas to share with your contractor!
Your Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen Inspiration
This ultra-sleek, modern take by Tucson-based Kathryn Prideaux is simply dazzling and makes a bold statement while remaining functional. Mixed materials like a oxidized woven steel backdrop and and a rustic wood tabletop lend to the very put-together yet unique look of this outdoor kitchen. The pop of color on the turquoise chairs is a cheerful addition to an already beautiful space.
This immaculate poolside retreat by Randy Angel of Pool Environments in Dallas is the ideal space to host and relax. A fully equipped kitchen and grilling area, plenty of dining space, a lounge, and some gorgeous lighting to boot.
The warmth of this rustic outdoor kitchen by Mid-Atlantic Timberframes has us wishing we could score an invite. Imagine relaxing next to a stone fireplace, underneath a canopy of timber with the lush forest backdrop, so cozy! The bar stools give it a casual feel, while still maintaining class and sophistication.
Landscape designer Sean Conway worked with a contractor to create this magnificent open-air kitchen and living area in his Rhode Island home, right alongside his bountiful vegetable garden. The earthy structural elements blend perfectly with the natural environment, which really brings it all together.
The stunning Southwest landscape takes center stage with this design from Scottsdale-based reThink Interiors. The ample counter space was specifically designed with buffet-style food serving in mind. Besides some super pretty ambiance lighting, the kitchen also has direct task lighting, so you can actually see what you’re cooking!
Last but not least, this incredibly lush outdoor kitchen by Colorado’s Lindgren Landscape features not one but two kitchen areas. The main space that features all you’d need for food prep, and a second that has a full bar and drink station, multiple refrigerators, a cocktail station, and more. Radiant heaters and a misting station add to the incredibly luxe appeal of this flawless space.
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