Organizing Kitchen the Chef’s Style


When you are talking about the kitchen, it is not merely just a place for you to prepare your meals. It is a place that should be designed with lots of function, accessibility, well organized, plus also well equipped. In other words, the kitchen is the centre of administration for a chef in every household. This is the area where a chef spends most of his or her time creating culinary masterpiece or even their signature dish. In order for you to organize a chef’s styled kitchen, it is not an easy task but you can still do it without the need to spend so much on your budget.

To organize kitchen to suit a chef, you need:

  • Assessment of cooking style
  • Assessment of kitchen use
  • Layout
  • Measuring cups
  • Specialty utensils
  • Basic spatulas
  • Measuring spoons
  • Classic wooden spoons
  • Meat thermometers
  • A variety of whisks
  • Tongs
  • Good cast-iron pots and pans
  • A good set of knives.
  • Cutting boards


Organizing Kitchen for a Chef

Organizing Kitchen the Chef’s Style

  • The first thing that you need to do is to determine the cooking style that you always do and also examine the way that you use the kitchen.
    • If you are a chef who bakes often or always do grilling task very frequently, the needs are always differ especially when it comes to the appliances that they want to use.
    • You will find that some chef need a simple table space for writing recipes and notes or even bookshelves for placing cookbooks as their reference when cooking.


  • The most important thing is for you to identify the design style suitable for the chef.
    • For a chef who prepares lots of Asian or fusion dishes would always prefer a contemporary style.
    • As for a chef who prefers hearty dishes such as Italian, French or Southern dishes will definitely want a traditional, Tuscan or country styled French kitchen.


  • Another thing that you need to consider is the appliances that you choose which should also match the cooking style of the chef.
    • For a busy chef and also the health-conscious one would always use a convection oven to cook poultry, along with a rotisserie unit.
    • If you are one of the chef with health or age impairments will definitely go for a side-by-side refrigerator.
    • For those who likes to keep lots of frozen foods prefers to have a bottom pullout drawer freezer unit.
    • When you have large families, it is suitable for the cook to have a six-burner range of stove because it helps you entertains your family frequently.
    • In order to organize the kitchen for a chef who likes to grill steaks and chicken often, it is good to have a range-top grill for his or her kitchen.


  • Another thing that you should consider is the place for preparing your food.
    • For example, you might need an island for enabling you to do cutting tasks, chopping and using mixers and blenders. The island should also have features like under-the-counter shelves for storing cutting boards and small appliances or even more multifunctional design by adding bar stools for casual serving, quick meals or even having small talk with your families or friends while you are cooking.


  • Apart from that, you can also create a general layout for storage and cabinet that you want to use.
    • You need to open up your existing storage or cabinets in order to take inventory. If you have lots of pots, pans and countertop appliances, you will definitely need to have lots of shelving along with an above-head rack for cookware, or a pantry.
    • Try to create cabinet drawers with organizational features like tiered racks for spices or a built-in lazy Susan, spaces for spoons, knives and forks, along with other carving instruments.

  • There are also chef who likes to compliment technology and media into their kitchen room.
    • For example, chef who likes to use technical appliances that comes with digital and programmable features such as a refrigerator with individual temperature settings for various compartments.
    • As for chef who loves to look for new recipe, a flat-screen television fitted with a DVD to record cooking shows and a kitchen computer for browsing the internet to look for recipes will definitely be the item they would want in the kitchen.

    Always remember that whenever you want to organize kitchen for a chef

    • You can simply use computer software as well as using free online tools that can assist you in developing a basic layout for a kitchen suitable for a chef in your house.
    • Apart from that, you can also visit any nearby showrooms or model house to get more additional ideas. In addition, you can also consult an interior designer who has the expertise in designing kitchen according to your specific budget range.

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