Most kitchen designs today are geared around an open plan layout where the kitchen is integrated with a dining/family room/entertainment space. This makes it an even more attractive place for guests to congregate and allows you as the host to prepare food and drinks while still interacting with visitors. It also means that your home is set up to welcome guests in the heart of your home, the kitchen, while allowing them to flow easily between the kitchen and other living/dining spaces.
An open plan kitchen design is just the beginning: there are many features you can incorporate into a kitchen remodel to make your home entertainment ready. Here are a few ideas to get you started, or visit our kitchen design gallery for more inspiration:
An integrated entertainment system including television and music takes your party game to the next level. Watch the big game with guests while you serve appetizers, host a “season premiere” party for your favorite show, or watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve while you pour the champagne. An integrated music system with speakers allows you to set the tone for any event with the perfect music.