Restaurant details dress up this chef's home kitchen/classroom in warm residential style. By Jorge Arango
Photo: William Waldron
The unusual countertop appliance garages are replaced by cabinets sporting mechanisms that rise to the occasion when Hardie is in need of heavy or bulky appliances like her Cuisinart or KitchenAid stand mixer. Shelves mounted on special hardware pull up and out of the island cabinetry and lock into place at counter height.