The star of Bravo's Flipping Out, designer Jeff Lewis, chose a bold modern style for the 2010 Kitchen of the Year in Rockefeller Center. Tour the space and see the rest of the Kitchen of the Year coverage. Plus, don't forget to watch the show on Bravo TV, Tuesdays at 9 PM EST.
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The Flipping Out Cast
Designer Jeff Lewis, flanked by his hardworking team, from left: Jenni Pulos, Sarah Berkman, Megan Weaver, and Trace Lehnhoff.
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For the third year in a row, for one exciting week in July, CQ's Kitchen of the Year was open to the public at Rockefeller Center for product and cooking demonstrations. "I feel so comfortable in this kitchen," Lewis says. "I want to move in. They'll have to find another place for the Christmas tree."
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Custom Wine Rack
The room divider doubles as a wine rack and was custom-made by . Push a button and the 24-inch microwave (under the island counter) opens like a drawer, for easy access. The Jenn-Air TriFecta dishwasher has a top-rack-only option, to save energy.
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Kitchen Lounging Area
After dinner, everyone can adjourn to this comfortable seating area. Theatre sofa, Saarinen coffee table, and Arco floor lamp from . Linen throw and pillows on floor by . Fabric on throw pillows by . Stain-resistant SmartStrand carpet by .
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The Kitchen Stove
's 36-inch duct-free Electric Radiant Downdraft cooktop has touch controls, for a smooth surface.
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Outdoor Living in Rock Center
cushions, on love seats and lounge chairs from , can stand up to the elements. 's 46-inch HDTV is also weatherproof. The deck is stained with 's new water-based Arborcoat.
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Upper cabinets by open like garage doors.
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"I love gadgets, and I thought 's Karbon faucet looked kind of space-age," Lewis says. With multiple joints, it can be locked into many positions, eliminating the need for a separate hand spray. Kohler's Stages sink comes with a drop-in cutting board, prep bowls, and various storage racks. Stainless-steel canisters from the .
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Convenient Prep Sink
Push a button and water washes food scraps down 's elegant Crevasse prep sink.
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Adjustable Cookware Storage
Removable pegs can be adjusted to fit favorite pans. Ultra Clad cookware.
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The dining table is made of reclaimed wood by . Wall paint is 's Cape May Cobblestone. Leather-covered Bottega stools from swivel 360 degrees.
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offers drawers with tiered pull-out shelves.
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Table Set for Dinner
A beverage refrigerator by anchors a bar area, with Pulse glassware by stored on open shelves above. The table is set with Fair Harbor dinnerware, Malmo flatware by , and Klein's Basso Ash glassware. Spalted maple bowl by . Chandelier by .