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15 Luxe Kitchen Essentials for the Foodie at Heart

By Jessica Estrada | August 30, 2018 | Lifestyle

We’ve rounded up 15 cool and luxe kitchen appliances and accessories that will allow you to host the best summer party ever.

Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer


Black Tie Limited Edition 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer, Kitchen Aid ($1,300).

The Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer is a staple in every kitchen. There are so many things you can whip up with it from cookies for the family to a fresh pasta dinner.

Material Kitchen Fundamentals


The Fundamentals, Material Kitchen ($175).

Every home chef needs a stand out set of cooking utensils and this set by Material Kitchen has all the essentials covered. It’ll look good on your kitchen counter too.

Cuisinart Toaster Oven


Deluxe Toaster Oven Broiler With Convection, Cuisinart ($160).

There’s no need to heat up the house by turning on the oven. With this handy toaster oven, you can make a variety of things including a 12-inch pizza, cake, and even a whole chicken.

Aarke Sparkling Water Maker


Sparkling Water Maker, Aarke ($200)., 1000 Westwood Blvd., 310-208-3274

This sleek sparkling water maker will be the life of the party. You can use it to add some bubbles to any summer cocktail.



A3500, Vitamix ($619.95).

From smoothies to frozen desserts to dips and spreads, the possibilities of what you can make with this Vitamix are endless. It’s a summer party must-have.

Mauviel Pan Set


Copper Triply 7-Piece Cookware Set, Mauviel ($799.95).

Crafted in France, this versatile Mauviel cookware set is great for cooking a variety of things. Its gorgeous copper color is just the icing on the cake.

Le Creuset Dutch Oven


Dutch Oven, Le Creuset ($200).

Your kitchen will be the envy of all other kitchens with this iconic Le Creuset dutch oven. The only thing that your party guests will love more than the look of it is the food you cook in it.

Kuhn Rikon x Christopher Kimball Pressure Cooker


Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Pressure Cooker, 5 Quart, Christopher Kimball ($199.95)., 161 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 626-744-9987

Kuhn Rikon and chef Christopher Kimball teamed up to create this Swiss-made pressure cooker that heats up quickly and cuts cooking time by 70 percent, which means more time to spend with friends and family.

Smeg Citrus Juicer


Citrus Juicer, Smeg (price upon request).

Hosting a summer brunch? This Smeg citrus juicer will take your mimosas to the next level with freshly squeezed orange juice.

Calphalon Grill Pan


Contemporary Nonstick Square Grill Pan, 11", Calpalon ($42).

Your kitchen isn’t complete without a nice grill pan. This one is perfect for grilling up burgers or skewers for your guests.

Ninja Intelli-Sense Kitchen System


Intelli-Sense™Kitchen System, Ninja ($199.75).

There’s nothing you can’t make with the help of the Ninja. Ice cream? Done. Pizza dough? Easy. Margaritas? You bet.

Instant Pot


Ultra 10-in-1 (8 Quart), Instant Pot ($179.95).

If your goal is to spend less time in the kitchen during the summer, then this Instant Pot is for you. Just throw in your ingredients and relax by the pool while your food cooks.

The Field Company Cast Iron Skillet


The Field Skillet, Field Company ($135).

A cast iron skillet is perfect for making a nice steak in the summertime. It’s also fire-pit friendly in case you want to take the party outside to the backyard.

Cuisinart Waffle Maker


Double Belgian Waffle Maker, Cuisinart ($100).

When it comes to summer festivities, you can’t forget about the morning after. Wow your overnight guests with homemade waffles. Fair warning: They may never want to leave.

ZeroWater Filter


Stainless Steel Pitcher With Filter, ZeroWater ($40)., 1000 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-208-3274

Keep this cool water filter out on the counter to ensure your party guests stay nice and hydrated throughout the day.

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