Top 3 Must-Have Features for Your Outdoor Kitchen Remodel

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The first thing most people want to do when they get home from a long day of work is relax. You want to sit on your patio in your backyard and enjoy the evening eating dinner with your family. Take the comfort of your kitchen outdoors with a new outdoor kitchen remodel that’s perfect for cooking, relaxing, and entertaining.

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With the warm sun and fresh air, entertaining guests outdoors has never been more fun! And what better way to entertain than by cooking in an outdoor kitchen?  The benefits you get out of outdoor kitchens depends on the and features it has.

So, what are the most convenient outdoor kitchen features to get the most out of your outdoor cooking experience? Here are the top 3 “must-have” features for your outdoor kitchen designs.


Whether indoor or outdoor, no kitchen is complete without . Although there are many options available, there are two outdoor kitchen that are at the top of every homeowner’s list.

Two-Sided Grill

Every outdoor kitchen should have a grill, so why not make it a double? Grilling enthusiasts can enjoy having a gas grill on one side and a charcoal grill on the other. This will also allow you to have one side for grilling meats and the other side for grilling vegetables, etc. You can also install a built-in grill. This will give you more counter space for prepping and serving food, as well as extra storage space below the counter, making your outdoor living more convenient.


Another convenient “go-to” appliance is an outdoor refrigerator. It can open up new possibilities and make socializing around the kitchen more enjoyable. In addition, it keeps your food and drinks cold and easily accessible in the hot weather, saving you from having to make multiple trips into the house to grab cold drinks or food to throw on the grill.


If you are designing a new outdoor kitchen, there are a few accessories you should consider. Installing some of these convenient ideas can enhance your cooking experience and make hosting parties even more entertaining.


If you enjoy a mixed drink when you get home from work, or your friends love margaritas when you throw a party, then you should consider installing a patio bar incorporated into your outdoor kitchen. This not only makes it easy to craft cocktails while entertaining outside, but it also keeps liquor bottles organized instead of cluttering your countertop.


Installing a sink for your outdoor kitchen is standard. It’s handy for providing running water to your outdoor space. However, a dishwasher is a great luxury addition to your outdoor kitchen. Most homeowners don’t consider this bonus accessory, but just imagine how convenient it would be! You could spend less time cleaning up and more time socializing with your friends.


More homeowners are building beautiful outdoor kitchens, complete with refrigerators, dishwashers, and even flat screen TVs. Using just outdoor candles for this area of your backyard is inefficient. Having proper , especially around your backyard grill, is essential. So, what’s the best for your outdoor space?

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One of the most important decisions to make is the above the grill. Bright task is the best type of to use directly above where you will be preparing food and cooking.

Ceiling s with ing
Ceiling s with kits have become popular features in outdoor kitchens. Not only do they provide necessary and increase air flow, they help to keep mosquitoes away, which is especially important in Texas.

Undercabinet ing
Many outdoor kitchens include a countertop and an island with cabinets and underneath. These are perfect places to install undercabinet that adds unique style, enhances the look of the kitchen, and lowers your energy bill.

Final Thoughts
Overall, there is a wide variety of options for your new outdoor kitchen. Decide which must-have features you need based on your style, interests, and preferences. Then determine which accessories, , and will benefit you the most and give you the outdoor kitchen of your dreams. All Star Construction specializes in kitchen designs and can create a place that expands your living space and increases the value of your home. Call today to get your dream kitchen!