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With the expansion of cable networks across television, many do-it-yourself and how-to shows surrounding have launched into the realm of television to transform the world of cooking and home improvement. Cooking shows span cupcake bakeoffs to celebrity matchups featuring timed competitions and harsh judges, many of which launch chefs to celebrity status. Because of these shows, chefs are finding it easier to gain wealth and fame, allowing them the luxurious of A-list celebrities. Take a look at these 14 photos from inside the kitchens of these top celebrity chef homes. They are sure to inspire!
Chef Gordon Ramsay is the host of several different cooking shows, most of which are challenged based for contestants. Because of his rocket-like launch into stardom, it is no surprise that he chose to expand his home kitchen. Here, we see a simple design offering plenty of counter space, storage and a wall of refrigerators.
Australian celebrity chef, Curtis Stone, appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice recently. Stone has a smaller sized kitchen that packs a big punch when it comes to whipping up some of his famous dishes. With top of the line stainless steel appliances and plenty of counter space, we can only imagine the meals served from Stone’s kitchen.
Martha Stewart has long been a household name for cooking, crafts and, most recently, her retail line of houseware products. Stewart remains true to her traditional and classic style even in the kitchen. Here, we see an early century style kitchen that includes vintage faucets. The incorporated shelving between the refrigerators as well as the hanging copper pot wrack are great details of the design.
Rachael Ray launched into stardom as a celebrity guest chef on Oprah. Now, thanks to her fiery personality and talents for stirring up tasty dishes in the kitchen, Ray is the host of her own daytime cooking and talk show. Ray’s home kitchen features bold color from the appliances to the tile backsplash behind the stove. Dark cabinetry featuring glass panels open up the design with added color.
Guy Fieri has been the leading chef in numerous restaurants across the country and landed his own show due to his talents and fiery personality. His home kitchen mirrors a restaurant kitchen itself, which makes sense for this incredible chef! From the industrial stainless appliances to the multiple refrigerators and the row of sauces within rich, cooking with Guy at home isn’t for the faint of heart.
Despite being canceled due to surrounding controversy, Paula Deen still holds celebrity chef status. Deen’s home kitchen is designed in true southern style and offers genuine warmth and hospitality to guests and viewers alike. From the brick oven to the endless counter space, cooking with Paula is truly a one of a kind Southern experience.
Giada de Laurentiis is the host of her own show on the Food Network. With pure elegance and class, we would expect nothing less from Laurentiis’ home kitchen. A mix of white and brown, the kitchen is truly massive and features an expansive center island and a full wall of dual refrigerators, an oven, and pantry cabinets.
Mark Bittman is a journalist and columnist for the New York Times as well as an author of food-related books and recipe collections. Living in the Big Apple with restraints on space, Mark’s home kitchen is simple and functional. Resembling small kitchens of many apartments, it is clear in this picture that Mark has no trouble preparing large meals despite limited counter tops and stove space.
One of the pioneers for California cuisine, Alice Waters also owns several restaurants. Her home kitchen, unlike many chefs who opt for the industrial restaurant style, looks like a room straight from the Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Waters blends her true Californian style with color and wood to create a beautiful and intimate gathering space centered on delicious food.
Daniel Boulud is a French chef who has cooked for restaurants in some of the world’/s biggest cities. Here, we see that Boulud’s home kitchen is quite simple. Lined with upper and lower cabinetry, the kitchen provides extensive counter space for many of his kitchen masterpieces. We also love the hanging magnet under the cabinetry that allows for easy access to kitchen utensils throughout the room.
Ina Garten is the host of “Barefoot Contessa” on the Food Network. With a classic style, Garten’s home kitchen, also featured on the show, is exquisite and inviting. All white cabinetry give the room a streamlined and clean look especially in contrast to the dark countertops, making Garten’s delicious creations the true focal point of this space.
Julia Child was, as many consider, the first celebrity chef of all time. Despite growing fame and wealth, Child chose to keep her home kitchen styled in a retro design. The sea-foam green cabinetry and the wall oven are a true retro look that perfectly matches the plastic tablecloth and simple place settings. We especially love the wall of hanging pots and pans.
One of the most recognizable chefs thanks to modern television, Bobby Flay has hosted numerous shows. Unlike what many expect, Flay’s kitchen is small in size but makes up for it in design and functionality. With a turquoise and slate grey color palette, the kitchen is open and welcoming. Industrial appliances anchor the room with a slate stone backsplash against turquoise cabinetry. From the white counter space to the hanging lights, this room is a modern delight!
Wolfgang Puck was one of the first chefs to create a line of products to further launch his name to fame. His home kitchen is classic and spacious with traditional cabinetry and optimal storage. We love the built-in wine racks in the center island as well as the hanging pot rack nestled between the glass-paned cabinets!