Additions You Need for Your Outdoor BBQ Kitchen

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An outdoor BBQ kitchen is an ideal place to relax with family and friends while you grill delicious food.

Whether you’re creating a new outdoor kitchen or updating your existing space, the right accessories can make grilling on your porch or patio more convenient.  

Continue reading to learn more about some of the additions you need for your outdoor BBQ kitchen.

An Outdoor BBQ Kitchen Island Provides Plenty of Storage

With an outdoor BBQ kitchen island that includes a built-in barbecue, also called an outdoor kitchen kit, you can easily serve barbecue and drinks to guests. These appliances provide extra storage and counter space, so you can break in your new barbecue grill with everything you need nearby.  

The easy-to-assemble American Outdoor Grill (AOG) T-Series Island Bundle uses durable glass fiber-reinforced concrete. It also has a concrete gray base and a polished smoke top.

This 36-in. high island, also comes with a:

  • 30-in. T-Series built-in grill
  • Door with a tank tray
  • Cabinet 
  • Stainless steel gas timer box that shuts off the grill automatically after an hour

This island is a complete package, but you can also choose a custom island with the features you want most.

An Outdoor Refrigerator Makes Grilling Easy 

A refrigerator is an essential part of every kitchen, including an outdoor BBQ kitchen. With an outdoor refrigerator, you won’t need to go inside and leave your guests alone every time you need a cold drink or meat for the grill.

One outdoor refrigerator option is the durable and energy-efficient Summerset Compact Refrigerator.

This fridge comes with:

  • A locking stainless steel door
  • 4.2 cubic ft. of space
  • Adjustable wire shelves 
  • Temperature control
  • Legs for easy height adjustment
  • Rear venting

Another handy feature is the fact that the door is reversible, making it convenient for small spaces and right- or left-handed people.

Serve Pizza at Your Next BBQ With an Outdoor Pizza Oven

A pizza oven can make your outdoor BBQ kitchen more versatile and is ideal if some of your guests don’t like barbecue or if you’re hosting a lot of people. 

The Ooni Karu 12G Multi-Fuel Pizza Oven is portable and comes with:

  • A borosilicate glass door to let you check on your pizza without releasing heat
  • ClearView technology that prevents soot and ash buildup on the door
  • A maximum temperature of 950 degrees F that can cook a pizza in just 60 seconds
  • An integrated thermometer
  • A SureGrab door handle that stays cool 
  • A 0.6-in. cordierite baking stone
  • A powder-coated carbon steel shell for durability and weather resistance

The Ooni Karu 12G can reach 850 degrees F in only 15 minutes. And as the name suggests, it can run on wood or charcoal. (A gas burner is also available.) 

Stay Cool at Your Next BBQ With an Ice Maker

You may not think you need an ice maker since you have a refrigerator. But an ice maker will allow you to keep serving your guests a variety of cold drinks without needing to fill a cooler with ice or leaving the party to make trips inside. Fortunately, ice makers are compact and easy to clean so they can really add value to your outdoor BBQ kitchen. 

The VEVOR Portable Ice Maker can create 40 lbs. of ice in 24 hours, and it fits on most tables and bars. You’ll get 24 ice cubes in 13 to 24 minutes, and a transparent lid lets you see when the ice is ready.

Other features also include:

  • A food-grade ice container with foam insulation that holds up to 2.4 lbs. of ice
  • A food-grade ice scoop
  • The ability to make different sizes of clear, cube-shaped ice 
  • Automatic alerts when the water level is low or the ice bin is full

This ice maker has an attractive silver finish that matches with many types of decor, and it can work fast even when the weather is hot.  

The Right Additions Make Your Outdoor BBQ Kitchen Convenient & Fun to Use

With these items, you can enjoy a convenient outdoor BBQ kitchen with most of the amenities of your indoor kitchen. Making delicious barbecue requires more than just a grill, and keeping the equipment you need outside can make cooking great food on a beautiful day for family and friends much easier.