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Cherie Poissant on Designing Entertaining Kitchens

With the shift to more indoor activities and planning holiday gatherings, we asked Murphy Bros. designer Cherie Poissant what she considers when designing kitchens for clients who love to entertain. Here’s what she said:

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Murphy Bros Designer Cherie Poissant

It is important to listen to each client’s individual needs and their current challenges when designing their new space.   For a kitchen, I inquire as to how many people they typically entertain and want to understand how they facilitate that (Casual buffet style? Plated dinners?). Do they want to keep people out of their kitchen when they cook or do they enjoy cooking in front of people?  There are many things that I consider when (more…)