Summer time is quickly approaching and many homeowners are scrambling to get their outdoor kitchens in order for the season. Whether you are an experiences and long time summer kitchen user or you have just begun plans to build your outdoor kitchen for the season there are some outdoor kitchen accessories that are a must have for these great entertaining areas of the home. Here is a list of must have outdoor kitchen accessories that will make your grilling and entertainment a step above the rest!
Keg Dispenser: An outdoor kitchen is a great place for entertainment and nothing says entertaining more than having a keg dispenser in your outdoor kitchen. If beer will be on tap then a keg dispenser and a kegerator is a must have outdoor kitchen accessory. Together, these will keep the beer cold and ready to flow once the entertainment begins in the outdoor kitchen.
Storage Drawers: Drawers are a must in an outdoor kitchen. They will keep items safe from the elements and they allow for maximum storage of important utensils and items for the outdoor kitchen. Storage drawers can be inserted into the outdoor kitchen design to add convenience to the entire outdoor grilling experience.
Refrigerators and Ice Makers: There are numerous different types of outdoor refrigerators and ice makers available and they range in price and size. If your outdoor kitchen is already in place and does not include a refrigerator then the stand alone type is a great option for you. These stand alone refrigerators come in a variety or shapes include one that is much like a large ice bucket that you simply place drinks into the top of. These are perfect for entertaining guests and filling with drinks to keep the guests outside and enjoying the entertainment.
Trash Cans: You absolutely must not forget that when you have guests and food there will also be trash! Make sure that your outdoor kitchen includes adequate trash cans so that the summer kitchen does not become overwhelmed with garbage. Make sure that the cans include lids to reduce the amount of bugs and other pesky critters that are trying to invade the summer kitchen for a tasty treat!
Entertainment and Lighting: These days, outdoor kitchen entertainment runs into the wee hours of the morning and this calls for the use of proper lighting and entertainment. From televisions to radios, surround sound and ambient lighting, every summer kitchen must have adequate lighting and entertainment.