With a diner on every corner and a highly-rated restaurant in every neighborhood, it can be hard to find compelling reasons to cook at home in many cities in the United States—especially when your kitchen is the size of the closet. The good news? Many of the country’s top luxury buildings are making the art of home cooking not just possible—but enjoyable—once again. If you’re looking for an amazing space in which to whip up your own culinary masterpieces, look no further than these incredible luxury kitchens.
57 Ocean: As if having gorgeous water views and a variety of fresh ingredients, from fish to fruit, wasn’t enough incentive to whip up something special in the luxury kitchens at 57 Ocean in Miami Beach, its kitchens themselves might just inspire you. With custom kitchen cabinetry from Poliform in a matte lacquered finish, custom kitchen islands outfitted with Bianco Carrara Marble waterfall counters, bars, and backsplashes; Sub-Zero fridges, freezers, and undercounter wine storage; Wolf induction cooktops, microwaves, and single ovens; and ASKO integrated dishwashers, there’s nothing stopping you from creating astounding dishes at home every night of the week.
The Ambassador Gardens: Pasadena has plenty of amazing restaurants to choose from, but the lucky residents of The Ambassador Gardens might just find themselves preferring to cook at home. With open concept dining rooms and kitchens, the latter featuring Italian Linea Quattro flat-panel soft-close cabinetry; Sub-Zero stainless steel side-by-side refrigerator/freezers; Wolf stainless steel 5-burner cooktops, hoods, and self-cleaning double ovens; Caesarstone counters and islands, ASKO hidden control panel stainless steel dishwashers; and Franke barn-style stainless steel sinks and waste disposal systems.
One Dalton: At Boston’s One Dalton, residents can whip up their own delicious meals in the comfort of their open-concept kitchens, outfitted with top-of-the-line appliances, breakfast bars, and bespoke SieMatic cabinetry. Better yet, thanks to each home’s floor-to-ceiling windows, they can create those culinary marvels while enjoying a peerless view of the city.
200 Amsterdam: Why book dinner at Le Bernardin when you can enjoy something just as good right at home? At 200 Amsterdam in Manhattan, residents can elevate their groceries to greatness, thanks to kitchens featuring oak cabinetry with custom nickel accents, premium appliances, central islands with breakfast bars, and Carrara marble range hoods with waterfall edges.
The Astor: You might as well put your Seamless account on standby if you reside in one of the luxury residences at The Astor. With white lacquer and stained oak cabinetry, Calacatta Gold counters and backsplashes, a breakfast bar, and state-of-the-art Miele, Sub-Zero, and Gaggenau appliances—as well as windows overlooking the city—these kitchens are the perfect place to perfect that mise en place.
Whether you favor French cooking, find yourself drawn to Italian fare, or are just trying to master the perfect burger, the right kitchen can make all the difference. Luckily, these homes have the perfect culinary facilities to create incredible meals that rival those of Michelin-starred chefs every night of the week.