Kitchen Cart Ideas

Kitchen Cart Ideas – Which Type of Cart Would Work Best for Your Home?

A kitchen cart also referred to as a prep station, chef’s cart, or gourmet island, is meant to expand storage and counter space.

Since the number of kitchen cart ideas are only limited by the endless styles to choose from, we’ll narrow down the options by a few important things to consider.

A Kitchen Cart on Wheels

Most Kitchen carts have wheels on them. However, if you’d prefer a kitchen cart without wheels, you’ll find those as well. Carts that come without wheels tend to be larger, as they’re specifically designed to be stationary. Where-as a cart on wheels offers mobile convenience. Wheels let you move the cart to any part of the kitchen, or main level. As an example, if you’re hosting a party and need a space for snacks and drinks, just roll it to the needed room. Your kitchen cart can be a mini-bar, a snack station, a prep area, or a small dining room buffet to hold excess food.

Pro Chef Food Prep Station, Espresso, 23.63" X 40.5" X 35.75"

Compact Carts with Folding Sides/Drop-Leaf

Notice some carts are made for smaller kitchens. With folding sides, you get efficient storage options. When it’s not in use, slide the cart in a walk-in pantry or corner. Take it out when you need it. Or add the smaller cart to the end of a kitchen island for extended useable space. The drop-leaf sides make this style of cart an ideal portable solution.
Winsome Wood Drop-Leaf Kitchen CartWinsome Wood Drop-Leaf Kitchen Cart

A Kitchen Cart that Can Double as a Small Kitchen Island

Solid wood carts or those designed with a prominent structure can serve double duty. When a kitchen needs a small island but also requires additional working counter space and storage, a piece like the one featured below works. It’s decorative, solid and can easily blend into many decors. Rather than an after-thought, pieces similar to the one featured below can be made to flow with an existing design.

Stonegate Solid Wood Kitchen Island, 39"

A Simple Affordable Storage Utility Cart

When your kitchen needs a little extra storage space but your budget prevents you from adding new cupboards, the utility storage cart below is an option. It’s not an expensive piece, nor is it too large. The tabletop and two racks let you place small kitchen appliances and additional items on all three levels. Roll it beside your counter and you instantly have another storage solution. These carts are ideal for extra small kitchen appliances that need a home. Put the blender, the rice-maker, and the mixing bowls on it.

3 Tiered Serving and Storage Utility Cart3 Tiered Serving and Storage Utility Cart

 

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