The great thing about outdoor kitchens is that you can go wild designing them, outdoor kitchens unlike the regular and standard indoor kitchens do not need to conform, they do not need to serve all the family all the time, they are not the main room in the house and they will not be used every day for every meal.
Outdoor kitchens are something most people treat as a bonus, as a luxury feature that they can place in their garden or backyard, and they are exactly this, they serve a very specific task and they are just perfect for performing this at its best, it is entertaining outdoors, for a light cocktail or a heavy and full dinner a outdoor kitchen will provide the home owner and his guests the maximum of dining experience, not to mention that if it is the home owner that is doing the cooking he will probably enjoy the cooking much more than the company.
The wide variety of outdoor kitchens offered to the public today make it impossible to find something for almost anyone, providing that you are willing to invest some money in your outdoor kitchen you could have almost everything you want and make any kind of meal in the outdoors with a modern outdoor kitchen. Most of the people who look for outdoor kitchens already have a highly equipped kitchen inside the house and they are looking for a kitchen they can enjoy while they are out in the garden or pool, or when they are having people for dinner or a Sunday brunch, naturally there is a big difference in cooking a full meal outdoors to having a fun barbecue near the pool, and this is why anyone interested in getting an outdoor kitchen should think about what exactly it is they are looking for.
A garden or pool that is used a few times a year to host a big party or cocktail does not necessarily need to have an outdoor kitchen installed in it, the costs and the fact that it will be in the way of people using the garden or the pool on everyday basis does not justify having it, but if this is a space that the family spends a lot of time at, and that is frequently used to host dinner parties and family meals than it is just right to have an outdoor kitchen placed and ready to start working.