The term “Chef’s Kitchen” gets used a lot, and means different things to different people. To some, it means having the perfect flow for indoor/outdoor entertaining. To others, it means having the perfect restaurant-style layout. And to others, it could simply mean having the best tools and appliances available to work with. No matter your personal definition of a “Chef’s Kitchen,” we are confident you will find something you like in our Pinterest Board, Kitchens for the Chef.
Here, we are giving you an inside look at some of our favorites.
5 Dream Kitchens for the Home Chef:
109 VIA MENTONE, NEWPORT BEACH
Listed By: Juli Ackerman
This stunning Lido Isle home is the perfect balance of an entertainer’s dream and a private retreat. The spacious central gourmet kitchen has a custom built-in bar, premium stainless steel appliances and large center island with bar seating. It is ideally designed for indoor/outdoor entertaining.
Unique feature: Cozy in kitchen fireplace.
2551 VISTA DRIVE, NEWPORT BEACH
Listed By: Pam Duley, Pallie Jones
Located in the exclusive, guard gated Bayshores community, this home exemplifies a sophisticated and contemporary elegance. Thoughtful design and construction are demonstrated, as well as an attention to detail and quality. All of this coalesces with the design of the restaurant-style kitchen, which comes complete with ample shelving around the range, ideally situated for soon-to-be-used pieces, and spices. Open shelving in the side of the island is perfect for storing serveware, as well as cookbooks and magazines.
Unique feature: Extremely functional, beautifully designed restaurant style.
1742 PORT MANLEIGH CIRCLE, NEWPORT BEACH
Listed By: Heather Kidder, Stephanie Lowe
Located in the desirable Port Streets neighborhood, this home has a fantastic floor plan, sure to appeal to any family. The beautiful, completely remodeled kitchen features new quartz countertops, subway tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. The pristine white cabinets are sure to “wow” guests. And the display-style glass upper-level cabinets with white trim are the perfect way to give the look of open shelving with all the benefits of cabinet doors.
Unique feature: Pristine, white everything with clean lines and open space.
1807 E BAY, NEWPORT BEACH
Listed By: Kim Bibb
With an ideal Bayfront location at Peninsula Point in Newport Beach, this home features postcard-worthy views of Newport Harbor. In addition to the large private dock, beach, and heated Bayfront terrace, this home includes a stunning chef’s kitchen, complete with a massive center island, with a beautiful wooden countertop, display-style upper-level cabinetry, bar seating, and views of the Harbor—all from the kitchen.
Unique feature: Harbor views from everywhere in the kitchen and dining area.
1438 SANTIAGO DRIVE, NEWPORT BEACH
Co-Listed By: Cheri Skellern
This mid-century modern masterpiece home is the essence of tasteful beach chic. After undergoing an extensive remodel, this home provides a sense of modern sophistication and grace. The remodel was planned with a design focusing on indoor/outdoor entertainment, centered around the kitchen. The open floor plan flows seamlessly from living area to the kitchen, and right out to the outdoor entertaining space.
Unique feature: The open floor plan's seamless flow from the living area, through the kitchen, and into the back patio entertaining area.
With the right tools and kitchen layout, the Home Chef can comfortably flex those culinary muscles. If you would like to see more kitchens that are designed for the home chef, visit our Pinterest board Kitchens for the Chef and pin your favorites.