Anatomy of the Outdoor Kitchen

At Surroundings, our outdoor kitchen designs include strategically placed zones to maximize the kitchen’s functionality and create harmony. Each zone is ergonomically intuitive and all essential operations for that zone are available within an arm’s reach.

  • Hot Zones: Grills, side burners, pizza ovens
  • Cold Zones: Refrigerators, kegerators, wine chillers
  • Wet Zones: Sinks, ice makers, beverage tubs
  • Dry Zones: Prep areas, counters, cabinets, storage

The function of each zone may include:

  • Food preparing
  • Cooking
  • Plating and garnishing
  • Serving and entertaining

During the outdoor kitchen design process, we listen carefully to understand our clients’ needs and wants, while taking into consideration budgets, local codes, site conditions, usability, comfort, and safety.

We offer everything from predesigned kitchen islands to component, cabinet-based kitchens to completely custom kitchen design. And not only can we design your outdoor kitchen, we also offer a wide variety of grills, appliances, and other outdoor furnishings to make your kitchen complete.

Come to Surroundings to see our wide array of kitchen options and taste the food cooked at our outdoor demonstration kitchen.   Let us help you rediscover your backyard because life is better outdoors!

Image: Custom Outdoor Kitchen by Mill Brothers