Outdoor kitchens: variety for every taste
5 Jun 2020
Outdoor Kitchen Pro from Niehoff Garden © Niehoff Garden
Outdoor kitchens are trendy and are becoming more and more versatile. About the new desire for outdoor cooking.
Numerous books, blogs and TV shows attest to the current desire to cook. Especially in the warm season, this leisure pleasure is increasingly shifting outside. Entire kitchen units can now be found in the garden. compact dimensions and durable materials make it possible. They expand the classic grill and dining table for convivial outdoor cooking. Current grill and outdoor kitchens offer the same comfort as in the interior. With their equipment and their price, newer models are similar to a small fitted kitchen for versatile preparation in the open air.
Cooking without restriction
Diversity is also in demand for the products for outdoor cooking. Today, the spectrum ranges from simple grill stations to compressed cooking islands to expansive kitchen units. Instead of restricting yourself to gas or charcoal, as is the case with classic barbecues, various cooking appliances can be installed in an outdoor kitchen. Ovens, induction cookers, extractor hoods, sinks or refrigerators can also be installed in modern models. Numerous devices and accessories enable flexible cooking as in the interior.
02 Greenhouse for outdoor kitchen by Cane-line © Cane-line
Providers of today's outdoor kitchens are meeting the increasing need for customized design. Individual modules for cooking and preparation can be put together according to the modular principle. If necessary, the kitchen can be expanded. For example, compact pizza or wood-burning ovens for home use offer culinary variety. Elements such as a grill, a greenhouse for herbs or a bar provide additional functions and a homely flair. Teak and textile cladding and terrazzo worktops also contribute to this. Drawers made of stainless steel or specially varnished wood offer the necessary storage space.
Mobile kitchen trolleys from Indu+ © Indu+
Compact devices offer variety
The heart of every outdoor kitchen is the classic grill. Depending on personal preference, the equipment can consist of a gas or ceramic grill, a hob or a plancha. In addition to the suppliers of outdoor kitchens, large manufacturers from the BBQ area have also responded to the request for variety. They have expanded their range to include prefabricated outdoor kitchens with built-in electric or gas grills. The compact devices also offer a work surface and cupboard compartments for accessories. So you can create a kitchen island in the garden even on a small budget.
Summit E-670 GBS from Weber © Weber-Stephen
Systematic kitchen planning
Planning a larger garden kitchen is comparable to installing a kitchen in the interior. Modern systems can be configured variably and have space for additional devices. The effort involved in setting it up depends, among other things, on the location. This makes it easier to implement the electricity and water supply near the house. Mobile kitchen trolleys on wheels offer greater flexibility. They can be put together in various versions with a grill or hob, worktop and sink or refrigerator.
The upcoming spoga + gafa garden trade fair shows what new possibilities modern outdoor kitchens offer. From 30th May to 1st June 2021, trade visitors will find numerous innovations and a wide range of grill and kitchen models. Hobby cooks get their money's worth, as do garden and design lovers.