The summer months are heating up, and so should the activity in your outdoor kitchens.

Outdoor kitchens are a popular trend with homeowners who want to create an inviting space for entertaining on warm summer evenings. These spaces revolve around food, so we've laid out a feast of products that allow cooking to be the focus of social gatherings. Whether relaxing round the grill or putting together meals at a workstation before you dine around the fire, with these new products the rising temperatures won't be all that's heating up your outdoor space this summer.


Danver Outdoor Kitchens: Sea Glass outdoor kitchen cabinets
New cabinet door styles for patio kitchens from Danver are designed to mimic the luxury of indoor spaces, the company says. Along with a new stainless steel louver door in solid color and wood grain finishes, the company has introduced the Sea Glass collection (shown), available through both the Danver and Brown Jordan Outdoor Kitchens brands. It features colored door inserts in green, blue, and white. The inserts are available in the Shaker-style Key West and Palm Beach doors to create a contemporary and custom look. www.danver.comLM

Liebherr: RO 510
Suitable as part of a full outdoor kitchen or as a stylish stand-alone unit, the RO 510 is a compact 24-inch outdoor refrigerator. The appliance can be set to maintain a temperature ranging from 34 degrees to 59 degrees and is designed with a weather-resistant stainless steel exterior. Storage options include three glass shelves with stainless steel trim, two door racks (one adjustable), and specially designed bottle grooves on the unit floor. www.liebherr.usLM