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Top 10 Professional-Grade Kitchens

November 25, 2014
For the gourmet chef (or the not-so-gourmet chef who likes to show off), having a restaurant-style kitchen is a must. Professional-grade appliances, plenty of workspace and low-maintenance countertops make preparing delicious meals a cinch.
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Comfortable Cooking

If you want a restaurant-quality kitchen without the cold, industrial feel, consider a design like this one. Stainless steel cabinetry and appliances are paired with a warm, antique French-tiled floor. Design by Van Tullis

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Professional Luxuries

Designer Shane Inman wanted to give a top-notch, contemporary kitchen the comfort of a small cook space by adding warm wood cabinetry and floor-to-ceiling tilework in a slew of cozy, neutral hues. Among the inviting interior lies a professional-grade, 36-inch built-in grill with a hood, refrigerator, icemaker, sink and dishwasher.

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Family-Friendly Atmosphere

This kitchen includes a long list of restaurant-worthy features, including a baking area, a prep area with an additional sink and a plate staging area. But with a breakfast area and a banquet seating area, it's also a great space for families. Design by Barb Ince

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A true chef requires a lot of counter space to prepare culinary delights, and a long, white stone countertop island does just the trick. To break up the white and provide a stunning color contrast, designer Christopher Grubb used dark wood for all the lower cabinets, while keeping the upper cabinets a crisp, clean white.

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