Choosing to build a custom home provides you with the opportunity to evaluate each aspect of your design and layout to meet your desired lifestyle best. Custom homes result in functional and aesthetically pleasing living areas that enhance your quality of life, either in its exterior or interior. If you enjoy hosting friends and family, your custom home kitchen will have to be able to keep up. Here are some tips for designing your custom home kitchen for entertainment!
Dedicate the Square Footage to Make Sure You Have Enough Space
When entertaining your custom home guests, it is essential to have a big enough kitchen to operate efficiently and accommodate a specific amount of foot traffic. Food preparation, serving, and many more are a lot easier in a kitchen with a lot of space. So, you are planning out the kitchen in your custom house, make sure that you allocate enough square footage to your kitchen space. Kitchens usually double as a serving spot. Many kitchen design layouts work great for entertaining. You might have to consider which one is the correct fit for you and your family.
Include an Island in Your Custom Home Kitchen
A kitchen island is a valuable feature to include when you design your kitchen for entertainment. There are various ways to use a kitchen island, making it a versatile and highly functional addition to your custom home’s kitchen design. Not only does this provide plenty of extra storage space for large-serving ware pans, dishes, and pots, but it can also double up as a prime spot to set food in a serving and buffet line.
Add Enough Storage
Storage is essential for your custom home, but especially for your kitchen. It is absolutely vital to have enough storage space if you plan on entertaining guests on a consistent basis. Various types of kitchen pantries could help you get enough storage in your kitchen. A walk-in pantry is a popular choice amongst many custom homeowners that could add a lot of convenient storage into your kitchen. Talk with your custom home builder about adding a large pantry for your kitchen.
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