What would you have in your dream kitchen? Wall to wall cookbooks? More storage than you know what to do with? A double stove or oven with plenty of space to create new and exciting dishes? Unfortunately, unless you personally design your kitchen, most don’t have the space for such grand plans. However, that doesn’t mean that you cannot remodel your kitchen to include aspects of the grand kitchen. Even the most amazing chefs can work in the smallest of spaces. Here are four things every home chef needs.
- Great Storage: One common complaint from clients is that there’s not enough space to hold pots, pans, plates, silverware, as well as dry goods and non-perishables. Having enough storage is the key to any successful kitchen. To maximize the kitchen space you have to work starts with the overall design itself. Adding additional cabinets, a kitchen island, or even a few extra open shelves can make all the difference in the world.
- Modern Technology: Technology is advancing for many things and the kitchen is no exception. From digital stovetops to advanced ovens, even smart refrigerators, there’s something that can make your day-to-day processes a little easier. There’s also voice control for the lighting and some appliances, touchless faucets, and much more.
- Ample Countertop Space: Have you ever struggled to make a meal because you run out of countertop space too quickly? Not having enough space can make simple cooking processes a headache, let alone someone who is playing around with flavors. When you’re working on the design of your kitchen, work with your storage plan to provide a little extra space for your cooking endeavors. Even with smaller kitchens, you can work your way around keeping the countertops clear so you have all of that space to work with.
- Quality Cabinets: The cabinets are going to get a lot of use, especially when you have an awesome storage system. While the cabinets should look nice and fit your style, they need to hold up to the daily use they’re bound to get. You want a finish that’s easy to clean and maintain especially by the stove and sink where spills can happen.