Creating a Chef-Grade Kitchen
For some homeowners, a kitchen remodel is simply an opportunity to bring their kitchen into the 21st century or to upgrade any outdated appliances. Others, however, might want something more. If you’re a foodie, or you love to entertain by cooking for your friends, you may enjoy a chef-grade kitchen. But what is a chef-grade kitchen and how can you achieve it in your home? Here are our suggestions.
Add an Island
An island can add many benefits to your kitchen. It provides both extra storage for all of your pots, pans, various types of flour, etc. It also adds extra seating when complemented with stools or chairs with high seats. It gives the kitchen the sense of being more spacious, and it gives you more workspace to prep food or place finished plates when you need more room.
Update Your Appliances
It may be that your current appliances are fine, but they don’t take your kitchen to that next level. If you’re looking for a chef-grade kitchen, you may want to take a look into more dynamic appliances out there. These days, you can find wi-fi ovens, smart fridges, and stoves with burners that adjust to the size of your pan. You may not need all the most modern appliances, but anything that adds precision, function, and convenience while you cook can be a consideration for your new kitchen.
Give More Light
You need good lighting to create delicious recipes in your kitchen. Sometimes an overhead light is not enough. You may need larger windows in your kitchen or, if possible, a skylight. Lamps over your workspaces, such as your island, your stove, or your sink might also be a good idea. Of course, you don’t need a separate light fixture or resource for everything, but at least two lighting sources are a good idea for the perfect kitchen.Have any of your own ideas for your chef-grade kitchen? Let us know! Contact MBC Remodeling today for more information about kitchen remodels or for a free consultation.