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Multifunctional Kitchen Islands: Going Beyond Cooking and Prep

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When most people think of kitchen islands, they think of a useful space that’s dedicated to cooking or food preparation. While those are undeniably essential tasks that you can use an island for, we here at Rolling Stone Granite Tennessee want to encourage our customers to think beyond the basics and explore all the other amazing uses you can get out of kitchen islands.

Multifunctional Kitchen Islands: Going Beyond Cooking and Prep

Here are just a few ways that kitchen islands can improve your home and enhance your daily life:

  • Dining and Entertaining – One of the most popular ways to use a kitchen island is to incorporate seating options into the design so that you have an additional space for eating and socializing. You can incorporate a section of your island with a designated high-top bar or opt for seating that tucks away neatly under the countertop.
  • Beverage Bar – For wine or spirits enthusiasts, a kitchen island offers an exceptional space for storing glasses and bottles. Some people even include space for a small beverage refrigerator or built-in wine rack under their kitchen islands.
  • Pet Station – If you share your home with a furry friend, your kitchen island can be a great place to store food and supplies so that when mealtime rolls around, no one is left out. Some designs even include built-in food and water bowl holders or specialized bulk food drawers.
  • Charging Hub – In the digital age, keeping devices charged and ready to go is a must. You can set up a charging hub on your kitchen island that includes power strips and cord management solutions, allowing you to plug in and keep your tech organized easily.

These are just a few of the many ways you can customize kitchen islands to suit your unique needs. For additional ideas or to speak with someone about your own plans for a kitchen island, contact our office today!