msmeg Posted 14 Apr 2005 , 5:00pm
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We have decided on turning a storage room into a kitchen just for my cakes it adjoins a small kitchenette I use for my childcare so plumbing will not be a big problem

It is a bare slate yet we have limited funds what would you want and what is a necessity

good lighting
large work surface at correct height I noticed my decorating height is higher than what I need to say roll fondant

storage open or cabinets?

wall oven or free standing range 2? would have to be in the future

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m0use Posted 14 Apr 2005 , 5:33pm
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Check this out:
http://www.earlenescakes.com/Kitcabnts.htm
It's Earlene Moore's kitchen for her to make cakes- I love her big stand mixer in it.

GHOST_USER_NAME Posted 14 Apr 2005 , 5:37pm
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As much as I love wall ovens... floor models are typically wider, making it better for cakes.

Lisa Posted 14 Apr 2005 , 6:30pm
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For sure...good lighting. When I try to decorate a cake after dark in my kitchen, I can't see a thing! I try to do it before the sunsets--LOL!

m0use Posted 14 Apr 2005 , 7:57pm
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Originally Posted by lisa

For sure...good lighting. When I try to decorate a cake after dark in my kitchen, I can't see a thing! I try to do it before the sunsets--LOL!



Speaking of good lighting- try to get lights that allow you to see the true color of something. Some of my lights in my kitchen cast a yellowish haze on my stuff- very frustrating when you are trying to get a good color for your icing.

AgentCakeBaker Posted 15 Apr 2005 , 11:25pm
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Storage would be good! I have so many cake decorating items like pans, bags, tips, cake boxes, etc. and I am running out of space!

flayvurdfun Posted 18 Apr 2005 , 7:48am
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yeppers I must say I like the kitchen..... icon_rolleyes.gif cant wait until I get one!
but I would say yeah two ovens, an island for more counter space, closed storage of some type.... a sink.... and a tall two door pantry with rotating shelves so I could just spin the shelf to get what I want.... and I would want almost everything waist up....

peacockplace Posted 18 Apr 2005 , 7:32pm
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I'd check with the health dept. and see what they require. That way you can be liscensed! I know the rules are diffrent everywhere.... special sinks, washable floors, ect

Crystalhrt25 Posted 19 Apr 2005 , 3:33pm
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I asked the health department here in Aurora Colorado and they said I had to buy all commercial appliances and that there had to be like 4 diffrent sinks plus the plumbing was another big expense which I can't afford to do at this point she said my best bet was to look for a licenced kitchen from a bakery or restaurant that would be willing to rent it to me.
icon_sad.gif Bummer!

flayvurdfun Posted 20 Apr 2005 , 12:18pm

sorry to hear that..... nothing is easy anymore is it????

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