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Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Kitchen
November 2016
In our lush climate, it’s possible to spend time outdoors almost every day of the year. Why not take full advantage with an outdoor kitchen? An alfresco cooking space—like this one dreamed up by local design pro Heidi Huddleston—can transform meal prep from a daily chore into a chance to chop, stir, and sauté while communing with the beauty of the coastal landscape

“Malibu 24 Blue Lapis” outdoor chandelier by Ro Sham Beaux, $4,500 at Ro Sham Beaux

Recycled glass counter in “Umbo White” by Vetrazzo, price upon request at Delicious Kitchens & Interiors

“Rio” cabinets with stainless steel frame and custom woodgrain inserts by Danver Outdoor Kitchens, price upon request at Delicious Kitchens & Interiors

“Audrey” armchair and “Thos. Cocktail” aluminum table by Thos. Baker, $595 and $845 at

“Evo Professional Tabletop Classic” grill by Evo, $3,295 for a 30-inch unit at outdoorLUX

“Luxor” 10 x 10 inches porcelain stoneware by Cancos Royal Stone, $8 per square foot at Carpet Baggers

“Escape Floral” indoor/outdoor area rug in “gray” by Kaleen, price upon request at Fine Rugs of Charleston

Rustic melamine dinnerware collection in “turquoise” by Williams-Sonoma, $190 at Williams-Sonoma Charleston


Heidi Huddleston


Who she is: An interior designer, certified kitchen designer, and owner of Delicious Kitchens & Interiors

Where you’ve seen her work: Better Homes & Gardens, Bon Appétit, and Charleston

Heidi’s tips for creating a functional outdoor kitchen: “Take into consideration the proximity to your indoor kitchen, since it’s likely you’ll be carrying trays and ingredients to the grill area. And don’t forget lighting—like the luxe fixture I picked from Ro Sham Beaux—to keep the party going into the night!”

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