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A Chef Shares Her Thoughts on the Ideal Kitchen for Entertaining


The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab home manufactured by Method Homes and outfitted with luxury Monogram appliances, is working its way across the country on a grand tour. After starting in Portland, it traveled to Los Angeles for Dwell on Design. The 825-square-feet home is outfitted with a complete kitchen, where Chef Hayley Christopher prepared treats and appetizers for guests. Here, she shares her thoughts on what makes a kitchen great for entertaining, and her experience cooking for hundreds of people in the home.

Below, watch a video to hear more about the Monogram Modern Home's stop at Dwell on Design Los Angeles with Monogram's Michael Mahan and Lou Lenzi. And be sure to visit the home as it makes its next stops in Austin, Dallas, and Boston. .outer-container { position: relative; height: 0; padding-bottom: 56.25%; } .BrightcoveExperience { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } brightcove.createExperiences();

"The Monogram Modern Home has just enough room for entertaining and functionality, which is what cooking is all about,"...
"If you go to a restaurant that has an open-plan kitchen, you can almost instantly notice the flow of the kitchen,"...
"The Monogram appliances, designed for the speed and ease of cooking, allow you to depart the kitchen and socialize...
"The Monogram induction range keeps a consistent, un-changing temperature that is unparalleled by any other cooktop...
Christopher's advice for entertaining in a small space? "Stay organized.

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