Three Things That Will Improve Your Outdoor Kitchen

A little storage space can go a long way if you love to prepare food over a barbecue or smoker.

An outdoor kitchen can take your cooking and entertaining to a whole new level. But a custom-built space is beyond the budget of most homeowners. If you are a do-it-yourselfer, however, it’s easy to add commercial-grade storage that will lend a professional touch to any outdoor space. Here are a few of the most common fixtures found in well-designed open-air kitchens.

An organized space outside built to stash your barbecue ingredients can save you time and energy compared to running around, collecting items as you cook. ROVSUN


Having a place to keep your rubs, spices, utensils, and smoking chips is essential to master-level grilling. A storage locker with two or more drawers makes that easy. The stainless-steel finish is a perfect accent to the rustic stone and weather-hardy woods common in this type of construction.

A few shelves to divide up storage space can go a long way towards keeping food and utensils organized outside. APWONE


To fully equip your outdoor kitchen, install a single-door cabinet with interior shelves to hold roasting racks, large utensils, and appliances.

Food-grade stainless steel won’t contaminate food, is easy to maintain, and it’s just pleasing to look at. BI-DTOOL


A double-door opening is the perfect under-sink feature and a logical place to store a garbage bin and cleaning supplies. Stainless steel makes for easy clean-up to keep your space always looking polished and chefy.