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Telethon Designer Outdoor Kitchen

Designer team and Telethon kitchen

Joyce Kitchens proudly gifted an extraordinary Designer Outdoor Kitchen to Telethon 2019, to help raise money for sick and disadvantaged children in Western Australia.

The Outdoor Kitchen was valued at $27,700.

It features a porcelain benchtop, a Jarrah natural-edged bar sourced from the State’s South-West, a large professional-rated barbecue, Hafele TV lift, fridge, ascending rangehood and exquisite top-of-the-range fittings, fixtures and accessories.

The gift was the initiative of the Joyce Kitchens’ team and gained the support of suppliers – Blum, Bravvo, Dekton by Cosentino, Hafele, Oliveri and Timberwest. The creation was the inspiration of Joyce Kitchens’ Senior Designer Ben Garcia.

Mr Garcia considered Perth’s backyard lifestyle and wanted to ensure integration between the barbecue cook and their guests. ‘It’s classy, sleek and contemporary, but also robust and industrial,’ he said. ‘It’s going to be somewhere for people to congregate, where you can be social and enjoy drinks and nibbles, watch sport or your favourite television show – much like you might at a public bar – but right where dinner is cooking.

‘The TV at the end that drops down into the bench is one of the main design points. Then, I chose porcelain from Dekton, because it is UV stable (great for the outdoors) and it is very resistant to heat (up to 300 degrees), scratches and moisture. That stone, which is 60mm thick and has a mitred-edge finish, had to be shaped by Bravvo in Malaga which has specialised pressurised waterjet cutting technology.

‘The selected cupboards don’t show fingerprints or marks and have a beautiful matte finish. I chose to highlight the white with negative detail to really make it pop. The waney-edge, jarrah bar was chosen to contrast the industrial Dekton Orix benchtop and bring in some warmth and depth. Ultimately, it’s about a clean design that’s multipurpose and perfect for Perth conditions.’

The engineered stone sinks and single lever mixer with a double jet pull-down shower were donated by Oliveri, the drawers and door hinges by Blum.

‘I’m just stoked with how it looks,’ Mr Garcia said. ‘It’s amazing, not just the benchtop and the cabinetry, but all of the components, the appliances, everything, it’s all top end. Whoever wins this auction is going to be super lucky, this bespoke kitchen is definitely one of a kind.’

The donation comes at an exciting time for Joyce Kitchens, which is undergoing significant expansion, including the opening of our new showroom at Claremont Quarter, at 21 Bay View Terrace. The donated Designer Outdoor Kitchen can be viewed at that showroom this month.

Joyce Kitchens is growing its team of award-winning designers and cabinetmakers and has brought appliances and electrical supply in-house so it can offer a truly convenient approach. It has also refreshed its branding to herald 2020.

Joyce has been trusted by Western Australian renovators for more than a quarter of a century, building a strong reputation for quality, reliability and service and most importantly, access to designers who will find a bespoke solution to enhance and add value to each individual property.

For more information call Communications Manager Sonia Voigt on 0413 076 205.