Top 20 Outdoor Kitchen Designs and Costs

Yes, indeed, you can absolutely cook outside, at an outdoor kitchen, as well as have way more fun while you are at it!

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But what if you don’t have an outdoor kitchen? Let’s build one!

Warning, you are about to delight your eyes with 20 beautiful and fully functional outdoor kitchen designs to help you get your imagination going! 😉

Did you know? Outdoor kitchens are quite a trend in areas with warm weather all year round. Cooking takes a lot of time and you can make it more pleasant by cooking outside. If you’re curious, take a look at the following 20 outdoor kitchen designs. But first, let’s talk about the costs involved in such a project.

How much does it cost to build an outdoor kitchen?

Outdoor kitchens can cost anywhere from several thousand dollars for a basic setup all the way to $50,000 and even $100,000, depending on the complexity of the design and the extent of the work required. The main costs involved in designing and building an outdoor kitchen revolve around the following:

  • Planning and design work from $100 to $1,000, depending on the complexity of the overall design
  • Shade structures – Pergola, Gazebo, etc.
  • Appliances
  • Landscape lighting in and around the kitchen
  • Patio design and installation
  • The framework of the kitchen
  • Utility requirements like drains, electrical lines, and natural gas piping.

The average reported cost for building an outdoor kitchen is a bit over $9,000, most homeowners spending between $2,700 and $16,000. What does this sum cover?

Well, for starters, there’s the center piece of most outdoor kitchens: the grill. Some families spend thousands of dollars on a fancy grill.

A decent one costs at least $1,000 while high end products can be sold for up to $15,000. Don’t forget to purchase BBQ equipment too. Another important appliance is the fridge. A quality refrigerator starts at $500, but some people opt for a beverage cooler instead.

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Home Design Evolution – Redefining Interior Design, Decor, and Architecture

Do you know how millennial consumers are reshaping residential architecture, interior decor, modern home design trends? Would you like to learn more about what the future of millennial-inspired home design will be like?

If so, let Proto Homes, an innovative design and build company disrupting smart home building and design space, bring you up to speed on how modern home design, interior decor, energy-efficiency and sustainability elements are being redefined by discerning millennial home buyers.

Have you seen the future?

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WHO ARE THE MILLENNIALS?

Before we explain how millennials are redefining design, we better first explain who exactly these millennials are.

The Millennial generation or as some call them the Generation Y is largely considered to be a group of people born between 1980 – 2000.  Millennials have come of age during a time of technological change, globalization and economic disruption. That’s given them a different set of behaviors and experiences than their parents.

According to Goldman Sachs, Millennials have been slower to marry and move out on their own, and have shown different attitudes to ownership that have helped spawn what’s being called a “sharing economy.”

They’re also the first generation of digital natives, and their affinity for technology helps shape how they live. Finally, they are dedicated to wellness, devoting time and money to exercising and eating right. Their active lifestyle influences trends in everything from food and drink to home design.

I think Millennials are a generation unlike anything we’ve seen on this planet.

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