Outdoor Kitchen Designers

Your Southview landscape designer or landscape architect can help you design an outdoor kitchen that fits your needs and lifestyle. Whether you want to keep it pretty basic or pull out all the stops and include special features such as wood-fired ovens, ice makers, a wine or beverage cooler, sound system, or other amenities — our design-build process makes planning, budgeting and building your landscape easy and efficient.

In addition a to a quality grill, many homeowners choose to design their outdoor kitchens to make entertaining and food preparation easier and more enjoyable. A fully equipped outdoor kitchen allows cooks to prepare and clean up some or all of a meal without running back and forth to the house.

Outdoor kitchen with a grill and seating around

Backyards of any size can accommodate an outdoor kitchen.

Benefits of outdoor kitchens

Southview landscape designers and architects work with homeowners to create outdoor kitchens that are both functional and beautiful. Enthusiastic hosts and cooks will enjoy the convenience of a fully equipped outdoor kitchen. If you grill year-round, your outdoor kitchen can be equipped with lighting and a heat source for when the days are shorter and cooler. Outdoor structures can provide shelter from the elements. Common features of outdoor kitchens include:

  • A bar area where guests can comfortably interact
  • Refrigerator or cooler for beverages, food, and ice
  • Grill, properly sized for the average number of guests at any one time
  • Trash bin and/or recycle bin tucked away for convenience
  • Extra storage such as drawers, shelves, and access doors
  • Counters for food preparation and service
  • Sinks with running water for food preparation, hand-washing, and easy cleanup
Outdoor kitchen and dining room under the pergola

Outdoor kitchen and dining room under the shelter of the pergola.

Pool house with a pass-through bar, built-in grill, and space for outdoor games.

This one-of-a-kind pool house has an outdoor kitchen that bridges inside and outside.

Gourmet outdoor kitchen on Lake Minnetonka in Mound, MN

Gourmet outdoor kitchen lacks no amenity. It even has a custom shelf for the coveted Big Green Egg.

HOW MUCH DOES AN OUTDOOR KITCHEN COST?

An average outdoor kitchen typically costs $20-40,000. Basic modular kits start at $15,000. The "gourmet” version could run from $60,000 to 80,000 or more. The cost of an outdoor kitchen will be determined largely by the number of amenities, type of materials, size, and location.

Backyard kitchen designed to match the house

Full-service outdoor kitchen designed to match the architecture of the home.

backyard wood fired pizza oven

Imagine, the best pizza in town is in your backyard.

white bear lake Gourmet outdoor kitchen

Spacious outdoor kitchen with plenty of storage, outlets for additional appliances, and a grill connected directly to the gas line (no tanks!)

backyard kitchen in action

An outdoor kitchen makes your backyard party central.

Wayzata, MN luxury outdoor kitchen

Luxury outdoor kitchen that blends right into the home design.

Three reasons to start now.


Maximize planting season

Plan now so when temperatures consistently hit 50°F, we are ready to plant. Spring planting lets your plants establish, beating the summer heat.

Best time for outdoor work

Now is the optimal time for grading and foundation work, setting the stage for the remainder of your project.

Enjoy summer to the fullest

Don’t miss a single day of summer—start your project early so you can cherish every moment.

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