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Yes, Chef! 12 Chef’s Kitchens from the Remodelista Archives

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Yes, Chef! 12 Chef’s Kitchens from the Remodelista Archives

December 26, 2018

You can learn a lot from looking at a chef’s own kitchen; they’ve spent a lot of time there, so they know a thing or two about what works and what doesn’t. Here’s a look at our favorite chef’s kitchens featured on Remodelista over the years.

Marjorie Taylor of the Cook’s Atelier in France

Chef Marjorie Taylor trained at La Varenne in Paris before teaming up with her daughter, vintner Kendall Smith Franchini, to open The Cook&#8
Above: Chef Marjorie Taylor trained at La Varenne in Paris before teaming up with her daughter, vintner Kendall Smith Franchini, to open The Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy, France. Taylor’s teaching kitchen is equipped with the dream Lacanche Sully range and her favorite chef’s tools, which are also sold in the Cook’s Atelier shop. N.B.: The mother daughter team has a cookbook, The Cook’s Atelier: Recipes, Techniques, and Stories from Our French Cooking School.

Holly Wulff Petersen and Renée Kemps of Rye London

Trained chef Holly Wulff Petersen and food photographer Renée Kemps started Rye London, a kitchen photography studio, in an 800-square-foot loft in East London. For Rye London, it&#8
Above: Trained chef Holly Wulff Petersen and food photographer Renée Kemps started Rye London, a kitchen photography studio, in an 800-square-foot loft in East London. For Rye London, it’s all about good lighting with big windows and an all-white studio backdrop.

Alice Waters in Berkeley

The chef who needs no introduction, Alice Waters (of Chez Panisse if you haven&#8
Above: The chef who needs no introduction, Alice Waters (of Chez Panisse if you haven’t heard) designed her kitchen in keeping with the Craftsman style of her house in Berkeley, California. The relatively small L-shaped kitchen includes an antique worktable, plenty of well-loved pots and pans, and world-sourced antique kitchen tools.

Nadine and René Redzepi in Copenhagen

Chef couple Nadine Redzepi (author of Downtime: Deliciousness at Home) and René Redzepi (cofounder of the iconic Noma restaurant) designed their Copenhagen kitchen with functional storage, a giant woodstove, Electrolux appliances, and Garde Hvalsøe cabinetry.
Above: Chef couple Nadine Redzepi (author of Downtime: Deliciousness at Home) and René Redzepi (cofounder of the iconic Noma restaurant) designed their Copenhagen kitchen with functional storage, a giant woodstove, Electrolux appliances, and Garde Hvalsøe cabinetry.

David Tanis in New York City

Chez Panisse alum and author chef David Tanis designed his compact New York City kitchen with an island on wheels, an NXR range, and a Zphyr vent hood.
Above: Chez Panisse alum and author chef David Tanis designed his compact New York City kitchen with an island on wheels, an NXR range, and a Zphyr vent hood.

Ted Lee of the Lee Bros. in Brooklyn

Chef and cookbook writer Ted Lee worked with architect Elizabeth Roberts to design a kitchen with Viking appliances and white surfaces (Ikea paired with Carrara marble) that photograph and function well.
Above: Chef and cookbook writer Ted Lee worked with architect Elizabeth Roberts to design a kitchen with Viking appliances and white surfaces (Ikea paired with Carrara marble) that photograph and function well.

Joan McNamara of Joan’s on Third in Los Angeles

Joan McNamara of Joan&#8
Above: Joan McNamara of Joan’s on Third in Los Angeles designed her open kitchen with a farmhouse sink and classic appliances. McNamara’s extensive collection of vintage cookware and tableware is set out on open shelves and tucked into the kitchen island drawers.

Skye Gyngell in London

Skye Gyngell of London restaurant Spring (and formerly of Petersham Nurseries) designed her kitchen with British Standard cabinets, a Mercury 00 range and hood, copper sink, and Carrara marble counters and backsplash.
Above: Skye Gyngell of London restaurant Spring (and formerly of Petersham Nurseries) designed her kitchen with British Standard cabinets, a Mercury 1000 range and hood, copper sink, and Carrara marble counters and backsplash.

Alastair Hendy in London

London-based Alastair Hendy designed his East End loft kitchen like a commercial kitchen, with industrial stainless steel and a robust Zanussi range and broiler.
Above: London-based Alastair Hendy designed his East End loft kitchen like a commercial kitchen, with industrial stainless steel and a robust Zanussi range and broiler.

Anna Jones in London

The kitchen of chef and cookbook author Anna Jones is where she shot her book A Modern Way to Eat. Jones opted for plywood cabinets, a tiled backsplash, and Smeg appliances in her East End kitchen.
Above: The kitchen of chef and cookbook author Anna Jones is where she shot her book A Modern Way to Eat. Jones opted for plywood cabinets, a tiled backsplash, and Smeg appliances in her East End kitchen.

Beth Kirby of Local Milk in Tennessee

Recipe developer Beth Kirby (of Local Milk) worked with designers Jersey Ice Cream Co. to create her perfect kitchen in her North Chattanooga, Tennessee, home. The kitchen is complete with a Lacanche Sully range and a large central worktable.
Above: Recipe developer Beth Kirby (of Local Milk) worked with designers Jersey Ice Cream Co. to create her perfect kitchen in her North Chattanooga, Tennessee, home. The kitchen is complete with a Lacanche Sully range and a large central worktable.

Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson of Tartine in San Francisco

Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson of famed San Francisco bakery Tartine moved into a house with a preexisting kitchen, but they did kit it out their own way, using the island as a &#8
Above: Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson of famed San Francisco bakery Tartine moved into a house with a preexisting kitchen, but they did kit it out their own way, using the island as a “pass” (à la commercial kitchens) and the warming drawer for storage.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original ran on April 20,2018.

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