Outdoor Kitchen Ideas : Taking the Indoor Cooking Experience Outdoors

Pool View and Outdoor Kitchen

Have you ever dreamt of having dinner at your home in a resort like surrounding or enjoying barbeque with family and friends over some fine wine!!?? Yes, we are talking about outdoor kitchen, which has become quite popular in recent times. After all who wouldn’t want to experience the joy of cooking with folks amidst the beautiful garden set-up!!? You would definitely want your kitchen to look appealing from the inside and the outside. There are Four Essentials to keep in mind before starting up your outdoor kitchen work.

Firstly, plan a budget. Make a note of appliances you would want to see in your outdoor kitchen. Secondly, evaluate your space. Find the area you could set-up your outdoor kitchen and make a layout to see if your requirements fit in the available space. Thirdly, how you would want the floor to be. Should it be made of tiles or stones or ceramics or wooden!!? And finally, decide if you want to have an overhead roof type of structure or an open outdoor kitchen.


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We are of course here to make your decision easier and to assist you in making a suitable outdoor kitchen. We will talk about different outdoor kitchen design inspirations in the coming segment. You can have a look, read it thoroughly, introspect and see what ideas work for you.

Benefits of Outdoor Kitchens

Fire Pit – A cold winter evening, a sudden plan of barbeque dinner with folks, with retro music in the background and a cozy fire pit to go with it. Fire pits add a warm element to the outdoor kitchen, thus making an escape from the monotonous family dinners.

Fire Pit

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Pizza Oven – Crave for Italian food quite often, why not bring one home!! Having a pizza oven in the outdoor kitchen is an ideal option for those who love to have home-made wood fired pizzas. Also, if pizza delivery option is quite feasible at your door step, you can skip the idea of having a pizza oven in the outdoors.

Pizza Oven

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Bar – Make a place for party person in you by building a space for bar in your outdoor kitchen. Don’t hesitate in experimenting with a few cocktails with the amigos and enjoy some fine scotch in the middle of surreal outdoors. Bar, if designed thoughtfully, can even become the focus of your kitchen.


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Grill Station – For all the grill masters in the house, it is time for you to take charge and show some fine skills. You can choose a set up depending upon the usage and preferences.

Pool View and Outdoor Kitchen – This tops the list of all the outdoor kitchen design inspirations. This combination would be anybody’s dream. Imagine sipping a beer or two after an exhaustive swimming session and later you nibble on delicious food cooked in your outdoor kitchen. Just the thought of it makes me want to have one arranged in my home outdoors.

Pool View and Outdoor Kitchen

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Hope you could connect to the few inspirational designs we shared and it helps in designing the layout of your outdoor kitchen. Having a well thought layout is the key element you must be prepared with before starting your work. A layout that fulfills all your requirements and needs in the specified budget guidelines is a pillar to a dream outdoor kitchen.

About Vishesh Shahani

I am a part-time blogger & responsible for all the upkeeps here at HGD and a full-time Freelancer. You can contact me @VisheshShahani or contact@homegrowndecoration.com

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