Outdoor Kitchens: Planning + Design Case Study - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)
Sponsored by Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet
Over the last decade, the interest in outdoor kitchens has continued to rise. This is reflected by the AIA Home Design Survey continuously naming outdoor kitchens as a key home trend. Outdoor kitchens add value to a home, extend living and entertaining spaces and brings the comfort of the indoors out.
This course identifies current market trends for outdoor kitchens, the scope of products available, decisions to consider before starting a project, and design guidelines you need to know to create outdoor kitchens your clients will want to use all year round.
Through a review of an outdoor kitchen project from concept to completion, we will learn:
- product selection to meet a client’s outdoor cooking and entertaining needs;
- the professional specialties involved in an outdoor kitchen project;
- how to conduct a site assessment;
- basic outdoor kitchen construction techniques; and
- how to understand utility requirements
Chief Designer and Head of Product
Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet
Russ Faulk is the Chief Designer and Head of Product for Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, the leading manufacturer of luxury outdoor kitchen appliances and cabinetry. He has over 20 years of experience in product design and has designed the brand’s most recognized products including the Kalamazoo Gaucho Grill, Artisan Fire Pizza Oven and the new Shokunin Kamado Grill.
Russ is also the brand’s resident grillmaster and an accomplished cookbook author. His most recent cookbook, Food + Fire was published in 2019 and features more than 170 of his tried and true recipes dedicated to the power, passion, and flavor of live fire cooking.
Outside the kitchen, Russ is an accomplished sports kite designer - who has been honored for his contributions in the aerodynamics of kites by the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian - an international sports kite flying competitor and a leader of the sport's world federation. He is a graduate of the Fine Arts College of Washington University in St. Louis.
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