Gourmet kitchens are a kitchen that focuses on the love of food and cooking.
The home chef who enjoys cooking with the best ingredients and equipment thrives in gourmet kitchens. A gourmet kitchen is a kitchen that meets the needs of the cook as well as expresses his or her style. Some elements to consider when planning gourmet kitchens include appliances and tools, sinks, walls, countertops and floors.
Hardwood or laminate flooring extended from the rest of the home into the gourmet kitchens can look amazing. The look can be very clean and contemporary.
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The sealing of hardwood is recommended in kitchens as water spills can ruin the wood. Linoleum flooring is still popular in gourmet kitchens today as it’s durable and long-lasting. Tile, stone and bamboo flooring choices are great for an exotic-looking gourmet kitchen.
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Wall color sets the mood in gourmet kitchens. Warm colors such as terra cotta or red can help create a feeling of warmth, while cool colors such as gray or blue can give the feeling of efficiency. Thought should be given to the type of paint used in a gourmet kitchen. Acrylic paint is easy to wash clean and is usually a good choice for a kitchen that gets a lot of use.
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Kitchen sinks are available in many materials today such as cast iron, copper and stone. The sink in gourmet kitchens should coordinate well with the countertops and flooring to keep the overall flow of the cook’s style going. Cooks that use a lot of water by the stove such as in boiling large amounts of water for cooking pasta may want to consider having a faucet installed near the stove.