Features — 08 June 2022
Fresh ideas for al fresco kitchens

By Patti Roth

City & Shore Magazine

Dining outdoors is a delightful perk of life in South Florida, especially at home.

Whether it’s a simple set-up or an extravagant designer space, a stylish outdoor kitchen can elevate your abode with enticing vacation vibes. Whip up and serve your favorite appetizers, frosty drinks and feasts without stepping inside.

If you’re toying with the idea of adding an outdoor kitchen, or enhancing an existing set-up, here are some of the latest ideas.

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Artisan Fire Pizza Oven

Artisan Fire Pizza Oven from Kalamazoo, courtesy

Pizza Please 

The Artisan Fire Pizza Oven from Kalamazoo features gas-power and dual burners. Fuse Specialty Appliances, 1201 US Highway 1, North Palm Beach, 561-600-1070; 3484 NE 12th Ave., Oakland Park, 954-900-2448; 2644 SW 28th Lane, Miami, 305-433-6189, fusespecialityappliances.com.

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The Fresco collection from Gloster

Photo courtesy Gloster Furniture

Sit and Stay Awhile

The Fresco collection, above, from Gloster Furniture, Design Center of Americas (DCOTA), 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, 954-628-5613, gloster.com

ROII from Dedon

Photo courtesy DEDON

And ROII from DEDON, DCOTA, 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, 954-299-0651, dedon.de. (DCOTA showrooms work with design professionals and the public using DCOTA Design Services).

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fan shotMist wall light

Ariste fan, left, and Mist wall light, photos courtesy Capitol Lighting

Form and Function

Hinkley outdoor $xtures include wall lights, hanging lanterns and fans. Capitol Lighting, 7301 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton, 561-994-9570; 1001 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-780-8230; 2458 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 561-691-0057, 1800lighting.com.

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Light it up


Photo courtesy Gloster

Light it up

Ambient lighting from Gloster is offered in sculptural profiles. Mesh Tall Lantern and Cocoon versions feature rechargeable LED lights, powered by plug or sunlight. Gloster, DCOTA, 1855 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, gloster.com, 954-628-5613; and Island Living & Patio, 1700 Upland Road, West Palm Beach, 561-683-7373, IslandLivingPatio.com.

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tiki hut

Photo courtesy Allied Kitchen & Bath

All in

Tiki hut design adds flair to an outdoor area packed with appliances and amenities. Allied Kitchen & Bath, 616 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-564-1611, alliedkitchenandbath.com.

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My project (8)

Photo courtesy Coral Springs Appliance Center

Ready for everything

Alfresco 42-inch Luxury Grill and its accessories can perform a variety of food preparation styles. Culinary repertoire includes: grill, sear, fry, braise, boil, roast, bake, steam, blanch, smoke, griddle, rotisserie and cold smoke roast. Coral Springs Appliance Center, 3500 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs, 954-752-3880, csappliances.comalfrescogrills.com.

Main photo: Alfresco 42-inch Luxury Grill and its accessories, courtesy of Coral Springs Appliance Center.


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