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Party-Ready Kitchens

November 07, 2019

No matter the size, the kitchen tends to be the place where guests gather during parties. Equip your kitchen for entertaining by incorporating specialty features that make preparing and serving food a cinch.

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Photo: Steve Freihon. From: Forum Phi Architecture.

Large Kitchen Island With Black Industrial Pendant Lights

This oversized island, which was requested by the homeowner, provides ample space for both cooking and entertaining. It features an undermount sink with gooseneck faucet, and it's illuminated by two black industrial pendant lights. Six orange chairs surround the island, providing space for guests.

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Photo: J. Turnbow Photography. From: Urbanology Designs.

Open Plan Kitchen With Stainless Steel Sink

This home's kitchen was completely reconfigured to make it more of a space for entertaining. Upgrades included integrating appliances into the design for a cleaner look and opening the room up to the nearby dining and living rooms.

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Photo: J. Turnbow Photography. From: Urbanology Designs.

Scandinavian Open Plan Kitchen With Black Lights

An L-shaped island expands the entertaining possibilities in this kitchen, with room to seat at least five and lots of extra tabletop space.

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Photo: Jeff Herr Photography. From: Terracotta Design Build.

Entertainer's Kitchen With Dark Blue Island

This kitchen is an entertainer's dream, with stainless appliances, a large island, four stools and a bright white breakfast nook. While the owners prep dinner, their guests can enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres in the same room.

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