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Cooking Spaces

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Cooking Spaces combines creative design with modern and unique ways in which to transform your old kitchen into something new. From traditional to modern, catch a glimpse of great cooking spaces that make kitchens function as a room you will enjoy spending time in.

Featuring brief narratives-describing their careers and favorite kitchens-from ten world-renowned chefs: including Jacques Pepin, Jody Adams, Coleman Andrews, Christopher Kimball, Richard Rayment, Lydia Shire, Nic Stellino, Giles Thompson, Korby Kummer, and Ruth Rogers.

Also learn about: Modern design schemes for cooking, mingling, and entertaining with ease Working kitchens: adaptable solutions to common design problems, overcrowding, unusually shaped rooms, lighting, built-ins, and more Cooking traditions adapted in unusual and clever designs: the open-air kitchen, the baking alcove, kitchen hearths, kitchens for grilling, the wine-lovers kitchen, and more.

The best cooking rooms provide ample space for flipping an omelet, rolling a piecrust, or chatting with guests while preparing a cozy dinner. But creating cooking spaces can be a daunting task. Kitchens should be practical and functional, but they should also be comfortable, hospitable, and visually appealing. How can you design a cooking space to fulfill all of these needs?

Cooking Spaces offers a bit of something for everyone, from practical hands-on tips and interesting ideas on cabinetry, lighting, flooring, storage, dining areas, and other kitchen essentials to beautiful color photographs sure to enthuse even the most reluctant kitchen designer. With over one hundred kitchens featured, Cooking Spaces provides ideas on how to shape your existing kitchen into a room catered to your needs. A cooking lifestyle quiz will give you a handle on your personal culinary needs and necessities: the rest of the book will encourage and inform you on how best to meet those needs. As an added bonus, interviews with ten of the world's most exciting and revered chefs are also included, which will give you great ideas on how to create a cooking space to inspire greatness. Cooking Spaces is a must-have addition to any chef's library: amateur or professional.


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