Fit for a chef

At home, these professionals don’t get hot and bothered about top-of-the-line kitchens

Posted: June 14, 2014 at 2:05 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. - Matt Bell, chef at South on Main, in his home kitchen, beneath a door used to hang kitchen paraphernalia.

Most house hunters and home renovators want a so-called "chef's kitchen." High-end appliances (preferably fronted with stainless steel), plenty of counter space (granite counter tops are de rigueur but some "settle" for Carrara marble or even butcher block) and lots and lots of storage.

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