People that entertain at home put a lot of strain on their kitchens.

The kitchen design that you present to clients that entertain needs to be more than your standard kitchen. You need to consider multiple things to get it right. Everything from layout, to appliances to storage should be a thoughtful decision. KITCHEN DESIGN: SOLUTIONS FOR ENTERTAINERS gives you a roadmap for designing these spaces allowing you to delight your client with your creativity.

When you complete this course you will:


  • be able to suggest the best kitchen layout and island design for your client's entertaining needs.

  • understand how to guide your client's choices in appliances and sinks for entertaining.

  • have knowledge on storage solutions for entertainers.

  • be able to show clients options for a dedicated beverage centers in their kitchen.

When you enroll in this course you will receive the following:


  • Automatic membership in THE ART, SCIENCE & BUSINESS OF DESIGN private Facebook group

  • The VESTA Design Blog delivered to your inbox

Jan Rutgers B.Sc. H.Ec.


Jan has been a professional kitchen designer for more than 25 years. She has seen the kitchen evolve into the prime space for entertaining in the home. She encourages Kitchen Designers to explore all the options available to them to enhance the entertaining experience for their clients. KITCHEN DESIGN: SOLUTIONS FOR ENTERTAINERS is packed with ideas on designing the perfect contemporary entertainer’s kitchen.

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Kitchen Design: Solutions for Entertainers

    • Introduction & Learning Objectives

    • Surveying your Client

    • Entertaining Islands

    • Product Specification for the Entertainer

    • Planning a Beverage Bar

    • Beverage Bar Ideas

    • Conclusion

    • Test Your Learning