outdoor kitchens process

Get ready to enliven your cooking, entertain like never before, and have everything you need on hand to spend a summer’s eve just outside your door. There are many benefits to having an outdoor kitchen, which is why we created a streamlined design process to help you customize your perfect setup. Whether you’d prefer an elegant bar design, a BBQ island, or a full grill and cabinet layout, our designers will work with you one-on-one to create a solution that fits your budget, backyard goals, and style preferences.

Your designer will guide you through a simple four-step process:

1. Pick Out Kitchen Layout

2. Select Cabinetry Door Style & Finish

3. Choose Countertop

4. Schedule Install & Enjoy!

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 1. Outdoor Kitchen Setup

The perfect kitchen setup for your lifestyle depends on how you plan to use your outdoor kitchen. These stunning options offer something for everyone.

Whether you prefer a simple style with plenty of surface area perfect for buffet-style dining or a setup with an outdoor grill station ready to be masted–we’ve curated four of the most popular layouts designed for optimal backyard living.

Outdoor Kitchen Layout Options

STAYCATION staycation kitchen layout

84″ W x 28″ D

The Staycation layout includes one 18″ base cabinet to hold the propane tank and one 24″ base cabinet with a storage shelf. The grill base cabinet comes in 42″ to fit most grill options. Choose from finish options in ash, white, and black as well as 12 different countertop options in Dekton ultra-compact surface and Granite Natural Stone. Additional options are available, including a toe-kick and finished back panels to complete your custom design.

WEEKENDER weekender outdoor kitchen

60″ W x 28″ D

The Weekender layout features one 18″ base cabinet to hold a propane tank and one 42″ base grill cabinet to fit most grill options. This outdoor kitchen layout is available in white, ash, and black finishes that pair beautifully with a wide variety of design styles. Offered with the choice between Granite Natural Stone or Dekton ultra-compact surface countertops to complete the design. A finished back panel is also available, which we recommend for a seamless design.

HAVEN haven kitchen setup

72″ W x 28″ D

The Haven layout is a stand alone outdoor cabinet and countertop combination that features three base cabinets for maximum storage capabilities. Two 24″ base cabinets on the right and left, and one 24″ drawer base cabinet in the middle. Finished back panels are also available, which we recommend if you plan to move your outdoor kitchen around often and take advantage of the optional mobile cart add-on.

CLASSIC classic kitchen setup

48″ W x 28″ D

The Classic outdoor kitchen layout is a great solution for adding storage and surface area to your backyard living space. Featuring two 24″ base cabinets perfect for storing cooking and serving supplies right next to the grill. This simple design is completely customizable with a choice of two cabinet door styles, three color finishes, and 12 stunning outdoor countertop materials. Finished back panels are available to complete the look and ensure a streamlined design from all angles if you choose the optional mobile cart feature.

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2. Cabinet Design

Selecting your cabinet design is how you can personalize your backyard living space and show off your unique style.

Every designer knows that cabinetry is a major part of customizing any kitchen design. Our outdoor kitchens offering presents the choice between two stunning door options and three contemporary color finishes. When you complete your design with any of these cabinet options you’ll certainly impress at your next backyard event!

Outdoor Kitchen Cabinet Options

Available in Ash, Black, and White Finishes

Flat-Door Style Flat Door outdoor cabinets

Shaker-Door Style

Shaker Door outdoor cabinets

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3. Countertop Material

Choosing the perfect countertop material that can endure nature’s elements is crucial to lasting outdoor design.

This is why we’ve hand-selected twelve stunning countertop options as a part of our outdoor kitchens collection. These surface materials offer the durability and quality needed in an outdoor countertop and are all great options for completing your backyard vision.

Outdoor Kitchen Countertop Options

Whether you love exotic materials like Granite Natural Stone or prefer something a little more modern like Dekton’s ultra-compact surface, our outdoor countertop selection features a wide range of designs that can suit any style.

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Outdoor Countertop Colors:

From left to right we have Soke, Kelya, Orix, and Radium by Dekton. Alpine Valley, White Valley, Valle Nevado, and White Sparkle Granite. Trilium, Keranium, Fossil, and Keon outdoor countertops from Dekton.

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4. Lasting Outdoor Enjoyment

By partnering with the leading brands in outdoor kitchen design we ensure your new look is made to last.

Each custom kitchen is complete with WOLF Endurance cabinetry and Cosentino’s Dekton countertops. Together, these products offer durable construction, high resistance to water damage, and ultimate longevity to withstand mother nature’s hand for years after installation. You can start enjoying your new outdoor kitchen in just 4-5 weeks after professional installation by our team!

Outdoor Countertop Material Highlights

  • Dekton outdoor countertops are offered in 320 x 144 cm slabs and fabricated in 2CM thickness.
  • The ultra-compact material is non-porous, meaning resistant to water absorption and perfect for outdoor environments.
  • Easy to clean with simple soap and water, Dekton countertop colors were made for lasting outdoor beauty with UV-resistance that prevents color fading.
  • Due to a thermal expansion coefficient, the countertop is even resistant to temperature changes impacting the material over time.
  • Fire and heat resistant. Available in a matte finish.

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Dekton Outdoor Countertops Provide a Guaranteed 25-Year Warranty On all Surfaces.

Outdoor Cabinet Construction Features

  • Wolf Endurance outdoor cabinetry was engineered for outdoor environments and made to last.
  • Constructed with a sturdy aluminum face frame and front with a weather-resistant powder coat finish.
  • The outdoor cabinetry is completed with solid-core doors, stainless steel pull bars, sturdy aluminum floors, 3/4″ high, full-depth adjustable aluminum shelves, and adjustable stainless steel legs.
  • Featuring rubber sealed storage and optional finished back panels available to complete the look.

outdoor kitchen cabinetry

WOLF Endurance Cabinets Are Made From More Than 25% Recycled Materials.

Outdoor Kitchens FAQ

In as little as 4-5 weeks, you can start enjoying your custom outdoor kitchen.

Yes! We’ve partnered with GreenSky to provide financing options including 12-months no interest, no payments, and more. *Subject to credit approval and interest rates apply.

All Dekton surfaces are provided with a 25-year warranty.

Select the grill you are going with prior to purchasing your cabinets so you can accommodate  for any side panels and venting. While many grills work with wolf endurance line, a list of agreeable grills can be found here.

Wolf endurance offers a limited lifetime warranty on their outdoor cabinetry line. Warranty details can be found here.

Most of the outdoor kitchen layouts we offer can include a mobile base as an additional accessory. Discuss options for rolling outdoor kitchen islands with your designer to learn more.

Yes! During a consultation your designer will have an actual cabinet for you to see in-person the cabinetry construction and design. You’ll also have 12 countertop samples to view and select from along side three cabinet finishes.

In collaboration with a company specializing in protective grill covers we have options specifically for these outdoor kitchen layouts. Ask your design specialist to learn more and order one to fit your design.