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Outdoor Kitchen Design Guide

Outdoor Kitchen Plan

Outdoor Kitchen Design and Drawing by William Jonathan van Allen, Landscape Architect


Principles for Designing and Building Functional Outdoor Kitchens

The outdoor kitchen experts at Kalamazoo have had the rare opportunity to learn from hundreds of projects. We have created our outdoor kitchen design guide to help homeowners and professionals avoid the most common oversights that often inhibit the usability and enjoyment of completed outdoor kitchen projects.

The Kalamazoo Outdoor Kitchen Design Guide is available to website members who have registered as design professionals. Registration is free. Signup now to view the full design guide:

  • Work areas and functional zones of the outdoor kitchen
  • Counter space recommendations
  • Landing area measurements
  • Storage recommendations

View the Outdoor Kitchen Design Guide.

Additional outdoor kitchen design resources are available:

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About Kalamazoo


Innovation is at the heart of every Kalamazoo product. Each part of the collection — from grills and pizza ovens to refrigeration and cabinetry — represents a significant departure from the established norm. Our passion for outdoor cooking and our fiercely independent design philosophy drive us to establish new industry benchmarks. Consequently, our list of exclusives and innovations speaks for itself.