One of the most popular backyard features in a home next to a pool is an outdoor kitchen. Not only does it bring cooking and dining outdoors, but an outdoor kitchen also heightens your dining experience when spending time with family and friends. The traditional kitchen is the room where most people come together, why not bring this space outdoors so you can grill, and entertain during the warmer months. Turn your used backyard space, patios, and decks into an extension of your home with a grill, refrigerator, or fireplace to complement your outdoor kitchen. With the current pandemic having us remain at home more, an outdoor kitchen can allow you to recreate dining out in the comfort of your backyard. Here are the advantages of having an outdoor kitchen:
To Entertain Guest
This is the ultimate space for entertaining; by bringing the kitchen outdoors for your family, friends, and guest while you bbq, serve drinks, and enjoy freshly cooked food. If you love to cook, love the outdoors and entertaining, an outdoor kitchen is a must-have. While you’re bbq, you can also serve your guest cold beverages while they sit at the bar that’s attached to the kitchen island where you’re standing. The kitchen bar creates a space for you to host while your guest have ample seating.
Increase Property Value
In addition to being practical, outdoor kitchens also add additional square footage of dining and entertaining allowing you to expand your living space. Can you think of what’s better than one kitchen? Having two kitchens, one indoors, and one outdoors. Similar to a pool, the resell value of your home will only increase with an outdoor kitchen. This bonus addition has a great ROI (return on investment) compared to homes without an outdoor kitchen.
Flexible Outdoor Cooking
Outdoor kitchens are so popular in many backyards due to convenience. The idea of moving items from indoors to the patio sounds easy, but what about keeping cold items cool? An outdoor kitchen can host a bbq pit, a sink, oven, fridge, and kitchen island. While you’re cooking up a storm for your family and friends, all the supplies you will need will be readily available in your outdoor kitchen.
Save on Energy Bills
The thought of using the stove and oven during the summer heat sounds like a nightmare, especially for your AC unit. Bring the cooking to your backyard with an outdoor kitchen instead of using your kitchen. The possibilities are endless, you can bake, bbq, broil, or fry meals so you can keep the heat outdoors while your home stays cool and comfortable.
Additional Dream Kitchen
Built that second kitchen according to your needs. If you’ve always wanted outdoor bar seating, an outdoor pizza oven, custom bbq, or wine cooler, now is the time to add these awesome features to your outdoor kitchen. A few popular options to consider are built-in or portable grills, countertops, built-in cabinets, lighting, sink, refrigerator, flooring, pizza oven, and anything else.