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Top Quality Outdoor Kitchens in Lancaster, PA from LanChester Grill & Hearth!

The sun is high in the sky, and you’re craving something delicious. Unfortunately, your air conditioner is already straining against the heat of the house. Adding an oven-baked something to the mix might heat the home so much your air conditioner finally gives!

Unfortunately, this event would leave you out both an air conditioner and the will to make anything in the oven during these hot summer months. What if there was a solution for you to have something slow-cooked and so full of flavor that it hits the spot without adding that dreaded cooking heat to your home? An outdoor kitchen might be the solution you’re looking for then!

Fully customizable to suit your needs—did someone say built-in pizza oven?—an outdoor kitchen will add a whole new level to your home cooking adventures. Plus, it will keep the indoors cool and inviting when you finally have to return inside after a long day of enjoying the sunshine and grilled food.

Step up to your new outdoor kitchen near Lancaster, PA—custom-built by the grill and hearth experts at LanChester Grill & Hearth. Whether you’re looking for a small outdoor kitchen with a grill island, or something as elaborate and expansive as any indoor kitchen, we can help! Let us help you build the outdoor patio kitchen you’ve always dreamed about!

Design the Outdoor Kitchen of Your Dreams!

Are you ready for the ultimate outdoor kitchen? An outdoor cooking area dedicated to grilling, smoking, baking, slicing, dicing, serving, and, best of all, eating all that delicious food? Get the best within your budget at LanChester Grill & Hearth!

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Our Design Process

You’ve been dreaming of an outdoor entertaining space, and a kitchen seems to be exactly what you need. However, you may feel overwhelmed with all the kitchen options and unsure where to begin. You want a built-in sink, but you’d love your grill’s location to have a bit more flexibility. Would that even work with what you’re envisioning?

Let the experts at LanChester Grill & Hearth be your guides. We make it easy to design your outdoor kitchen layout, choose appliances and amenities, and complete the installation.

Our outdoor kitchen designs begin by defining the purpose of your outdoor cooking area and looking at the elements you’d like to include. Are you into outdoor entertaining? Are you interested in stand-alone or built-in grills? We’ll help you determine the space you need and the features you want based on answers to questions like these.

Next, we take the information from our first meeting to develop plans for your new outdoor cooking area. We’ll work with you until your outdoor kitchen plans are just the way you want them. Once that’s complete, we’ll schedule the installation and provide plenty of detail, so you’ll know what to expect at each stage of the installation process.

Here at LanChester, we’ve been installing custom outdoor kitchens since 1996. Whether you’re looking for a small built-in patio kitchen for your back porch or a large full-service kitchen complete with hardscaping, lighting, and more, we have the experience to bring your project to life!

Contact us to schedule a time to meet with us or visit our showroom to see the possibilities for yourself!

Outdoor Kitchen Element Ideas

There are many benefits to an outdoor kitchen. It reduces energy usage inside your home and keeps the heat outside where it belongs, but it’s also an excellent place to entertain and host a more extensive gathering than you may have been able to inside.

Having an outdoor kitchen in your Lancaster, PA, home is also handy for other things, not just entertaining and making food. If you are a crafter or prefer to do things outside, making your handmade soaps or candles in your outdoor kitchen can keep those scents outside, eliminating the need to air out the house every time you make a new batch!

And, of course, you can customize your outdoor kitchen with all the features you want to suit your needs and desires. If you love entertaining, you may wish to have a fire pit next to your outdoor bar. Or maybe you’re hoping for something smaller and more intimate, so you opt for a built-in grill and a sink next to one another.

Whether you’d like to add a few bells and whistles or want to create the ultimate outdoor kitchen in your own backyard, there are tons of amenities to bring your design to life. Here are some great ideas to get your ideas flowing to help spice up your outdoor kitchen.

Outdoor Pizza Ovens

Everyone loves a good pizza! Let your guest put together their own pizzas for an easy dinner, especially when you have a group of friends over for a casual game night or a family gathering with a bunch of little ones. Make any night a pizza night with a built-in outdoor pizza oven right in your own backyard.

Cabinetry and Storage

Worried about where you’ll keep your grill cleaners? Concerned about keeping your favorite spatula out of the dishwasher as it deserves to be carefully hand washed after each use? We have storage space options for everything! Keep what you need and love most close at hand with custom stainless steel cabinetry, drawers, and more.

Built-In Grills

If you don’t like to roll your grill out of the garage to use and then wait until it cools down to put it away again, you might love the idea of a built-in grill for your outdoor kitchen! Take your grilling experience to a new level with built-in luxury outdoor grills from Alfresco. These grills are exceptionally easy to use and produce incredible food, but they are also easy to clean, making them the perfect choice for an outdoor kitchen.

Built-In Wireless Speakers

Let the music play with professionally installed, built-in wireless speakers you control with your smartphone. No one will argue with the chef’s music choice unless they are okay with a burnt burger! All jokes aside, adding a speaker means you can enjoy your favorite songs while cooking or play some tunes the next time you’re outside, soaking up the sun. Better yet, have an impromptu dance party with your guests! The options are limitless.

Outdoor Bar

Maybe you’re the type who loves to experiment with new drinks. Or perhaps you love hosting parties where your guests expect to be wowed in both the food and drink departments, and you’ve always dreamed of a backyard bar and grill setup. Be the life of every party with a built-in outdoor bar for kicking back, relaxing, and drinking in life’s pleasures.

Built-In Sink

Rinse vegetables, draw a pot of water, or clean up messes quickly with an outdoor sink and washing station. The added convenience means you don’t have to flit back and forth between inside and outside. Stepping away from your grill for just a moment too long can mean the difference between a perfectly seared steak and an overdone one.

Fire Pits

There’s nothing quite like a good conversation around a fire, laughter under the stars, and hanging out with friends or family after a particularly satisfying meal. Add a fire pit to your outdoor kitchen to chase away the chill on cool evenings for more moments with family and friends, and you’ll be able to enjoy making these memories and more.

Custom Countertops

It’s not an outdoor kitchen without some beautiful counter space for food prep! Give yourself the area you need to slice, dice, mince, and serve your favorite dishes in style. With a custom countertop for your patio kitchen, outdoor kitchen island, or outdoor grill island, it’s impossible not to spend hours outdoors cooking new recipes.

Setup Your Design Consultation

Perhaps you are used to the small space of your indoor kitchen and aren’t sure how to dream big. Or maybe you are hoping for expert guidance simply because you would love to know what someone else thinks about the design features. Whether you’re torn between flooring types or if you’d rather have a built-in grill instead of a portable one, we can help.

When you’re ready for an outdoor kitchen, you deserve to work with the best to bring your outdoor cooking dreams to life. At LanChester Grill & Hearth, we have installed many outdoor kitchens across Lancaster, PA, and the surrounding areas. We have the knowledge and the experience to build the outdoor cooking station of your dreams. Simply fill out the form below, and we will contact you about a design consultation!

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Want Some Tips for Designing the Perfect Outdoor Cooking Area?

Check out our blog series, How to Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen!

This series has five chapters that outline different aspects of designing your outdoor kitchen. We offer tips and tricks, as well as ideas for how we can help you make your outdoor cooking area come to life!

Chapter 1 – Your Outdoor Cooking Station: Determining the Place and Purpose

Chapter 2 – Outdoor Kitchen Plans: Figuring Out Your Zones

Chapter 3 – Selecting Your Outdoor Kitchen Appliances

Chapter 4 – Preparing Your Outdoor Kitchen Landing Areas & Storage

Chapter 5 – Outdoor Kitchen Ideas to Get You Started