Getting to Know the Different Zones of Your Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are one of life’s finer things. Within this surely beloved area you can construct an all-in-one kitchen that is completely customized. As you may very well know, an outdoor kitchen is a considerable investment so it is imperative you get your design right prior to its construction. If done correctly, you will undoubtedly have created your new favorite place of your home.

It is imperative to plan enough surface area for the four essential functional zones. These four essential functional zones are:

  1. Hot Zones – Examples of these would be your grill, cooktop, pizza ovens and the area near it for cutting and placement of hot plates or food.
  2. Dry Zones – Your dry zone is primarily for food preparation and for food storage (non-refrigerated).
  3. Wet Zones – This area is for the use of a sink or any other water related appliance in use of cleaning utensils, plates, etc.
  4. Cold Zones – This area consists of your freezer, refrigerator and any other cold storage spaces such as an icebox.

Managing these areas and creating a design that allows for adequate room for each zone is imperative to a great outdoor kitchen. In the end, whatever works best for you is what you should aspire to create. However, getting the different zones’ locations and spacing thereof mapped out prior to construction is what ultimately will create the best results for your outdoor kitchen. Take into account how you will utilize your outdoor kitchen, and then what would make the experience the most user friendly. These activities would include prepping your food, cooking your food, serving your food and then cleaning all the pots, pans, forks, knives, spoons and all other cooking utensils.

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