They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but it's also the throbbing, thumping center of every party. Whether or not you meant it to happen, your guests will gravitate to the kitchen every. single. time. So what's a host to do? Make sure their kitchen is fitted with details that make it easy to entertain right inside the cookhouse.
We've collected a dozen ideas for your renovation inspiration that will surely make your place the only place to hang:
Above, an island found on Better Homes and Gardens extends for even more seating space, prep space or just space to linger around the kitchen.
The warming drawer in this Anne Hepfer kitchen can keep food hot while guests arrive, or warm plates for a fancy dinner party.
A dish pantry, like this one in Heather Bullard's kitchen, is just the thing you never knew you needed to sort and store all your servingware.
A kitchen island is the perfect spot for a small beverage fridge, like this one from Von Fitz Design...
...or maybe a really big drink fridge is more your speed. This one is in the home of Kris Jenner on My Domaine. Yep, that Kris Jenner.