Outdoor Kitchens

3 Things To Consider When Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

When it comes to designing your outdoor kitchen, there are definitely some things that you will want to incorporate into the design. Here are three things to consider when designing your outdoor kitchen.

Protection From The Elements

When you are initially designing your outdoor kitchen, you want to make sure that you have an ample amount of protection from the elements. The reason why this is so important is that you are going to get a lot of diverse weather outside, such as wind and rain. This type of weathering can be damaging to your outdoor kitchen, so you want to do all that you can to try and avoid it as much as possible. Placing your kitchen securely underneath your patio cover can help you to avoid this issue.


Having an outdoor kitchen is amazing, but you also want to make sure that it has a great layout that is entirely functional for you. Think about where you want your appliances to be, how much counter space you want, how many cabinets you want in your kitchen, and the list goes on. This helps you to personalize all the different aspects of your kitchen layout to meet both your wants and needs.

Additional Features

Since this is an outdoor kitchen, you likely want to include some extra features that you wouldn’t have in an indoor kitchen. This may include a built-in grill, a large brick oven, a fireplace, and different countertops and flooring materials that are more resistant to weathering. Planning ahead and choosing a spot for them during the design process can help everything to look great and flow nicely.

To learn about more things to consider when designing your outdoor kitchen, or to start designing your own outdoor kitchen today, contact us today at Stewart’s Landscaping in Charlotte, NC.