Gourmet Kitchens

Professional features such as state-of-the-art appliances, durable surfaces and designated work zones facilitate cooking five-star meals at home.

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Photo By: Designer, Philip Guarino

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Photo By: Designer, Velvet Hammerschmidt

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Photo By: Designer, Alan Hilsabeck Jr.

Photo By: Designer, Christopher J. Grubb

Chef's Dream Space

Four work stations, an island with two ovens, eight burners, a griddle, a grill, a salamander, sink and pot filler are just some of the components that support this work-horse of a kitchen. Design by Peter Salerno

Dual Kitchen Islands, Dual Purposes

This gourmet kitchen was designed with two islands: one contains a professional prep area, while the other is dedicated to storage and cooking functions. Design by Phillip Guarino of Arclinea Boston

Double Duty

Two is always better than one for the serious cook, and this kitchen is equipped with two sinks and two ovens, providing plenty of space for food prep and cleanup. Designed by SPG Architects

Extra Refrigerator Space

This over-sized integrated refrigerator provides plenty of storage for fresh produce, meats and cheeses. It's crafted to look like an old-time icebox.

Five-Star Gourmet Designs

With its stone island, state-of-the-art appliances and professional-grade hood, this custom-designed kitchen is a gourmet chef's dream.

Easy-to-Reach Pots and Pans

A hanging pot rack displays high-end copper cookware that is both beautiful and accessible. Design by McKee Patterson, AIA; photography by John Bessler

Smart Kitchen Surfaces

This kitchen's stainless steel countertops and backsplash are durable and easy to clean, while the wood floors are easy on the feet. Design by Velvet Hammerschmidt of Velvet Hammerschmidt Designs

Modern Gourmet

The modern-day gourmet chef would be thrilled to prepare meals in this kitchen, with professional-grade appliances, durable granite countertops and a large island for extra workspace. Design by Rebekah Zaveloff of KitchenLab

Spices on Hand

A dual-fuel six-burner range is a must in any gourmet kitchen. A custom-built shelf, sheathed in copper tiles, holds small cooking items and spices that are easy to grab and add to any culinary masterpiece.

Heavy-Duty Features

This custom-designed kitchen features professional-style appliances and concrete countertops, which are heat resistant and strong enough to resist the wear and tear of heavy use. Design by Rebekah Zaveloff of KitchenLab

For the Baker

A corner pizza oven plus double wall ovens and a warming drawer provide pro-style equipment for baking bread or whipping up a gourmet pizza. Design by Gioi Tran

From: Gioi Tran

Built for Two

Designed to accommodate two cooks, this cozy kitchen is equipped with dual professional-style ranges and plenty of counter space for prep work. Design by Alan Hilsabeck Jr. of Hilsabeck Design Associates, Inc.

From: Alan Hilsabeck, Jr.

Must-Have Oven Combo

Steam ovens combine wet and dry heat to cook at precise temperatures. This appliance has many features for both novice cook and experienced culinary artist.

Pro-Style Kitchen Features

A commercial-grade stainless steel stove adds a restaurant quality to this kitchen, while warm yellow walls and red tile keep the space from feeling cold. Design by Christopher J. Grubb of Arch-Interiors Design Group Inc. Photo by Greg Weiner

Stovetop Convenience

A pot filler installed over the stove eliminates the hassle of carrying heavy, water-filled pots across the kitchen.

Multipurpose Sinks

Dual sinks are a handy feature for serious cooks; one sink can be used for food prep, while the other can be used for cleanup. Design by Linda McDougald Design and Postcard from Paris; photography by Rachael Boling