Hell’s Kitchen is one of the most popular television shows in the states. It is rather cruel and challenging than Master Chef which is already considered as cold and highly discerning. More people are attracted to the style of the kitchen set in this popular show. If you are one of the fans of this show and want to make your kitchen look like the real set of this hell kitchen, here are the hell kitchen ideas that you can use as reference.
Hell kitchen 2012 needs practicality and functionality as its major characteristics for all of the appliances and setting of the kitchen. It needs the chef to be able to work efficiently in the kitchen without any disturbing traffic or passers by, that’s why an U or L shapes kitchen with and island is perfect for a hell kitchen lay out.
An island in the center enables the chef to have bigger space for preparation and also for serving. You can have that one by adding a small island on your kitchen if you have limited space.
Another characteristic for hell kitchen is its functionality. Instead of closed and built in cabinets high above the countertops, they keep the appliances under the countertops or kitchen islands to make them easier to reach the needed kitchen wares since the time is limited for them to cook. You can start to use the area under your countertops or islands to keep your kitchen ware to copy that.
As for the color tone, use blue and red as the representative of a hell kitchen 2012 design. Blue and red can be applied in the tile color of your backsplash. Adding red and blue mirror backsplash on either side of your backsplash or on your countertops will suffice. You do not need to paint your wall in blue or red as to avoid the cold and uninviting atmosphere of it. The backsplash touch is enough.
Stainless steel appliances are best with your hell kitchen theme. They are highly durable and easy to maintain. You do not be afraid to let them fall. The metal color also blends well with the harsh tone of the feeling you get from watching hells kitchen series. It also adds the hard work feel of your kitchen.
Hell Kitchen, despite its gaining popularity for coking reality shows, is different with the real kitchen. The set is carefully planned for a competition. You have to adjust it with your need and choose some of its elements to copy. Otherwise you will not feel comfortable with your own kitchen since the setting is not according to your need.