Outdoor Kitchens

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Outdoor Cooking and Entertaining

This study analyzes US markets for outdoor kitchen equipment. Specific products covered include:

  • cooking fixtures:
    • gas grills (built-in/drop-in grill heads; natural gas, propane gas)
    • prefabricated or kit-built pizza ovens, stationary smoker cabinets and smoker boxes, built-in charcoal grills, stationary kamado grills, built-in wood pellet grills, and built-in hibachis and griddles
    • side burners (including conventional types, power burners, and sear stations), food warmers (including warming drawers and buffet-style warmers), and griddle plates
  • islands, cabinets, and other storage:
    • prefabricated outdoor kitchen islands
    • insert-style cabinets, drawers, and access doors (including slide-out cutting boards, fire extinguisher cabinets, paper towel bins, propane tank bins, spice racks, and trash and recycling bins)
  • refrigeration and cooling equipment:
    • outdoor refrigerators (including undercounter, freestanding, and small countertop types)
    • integrated coolers/ice chests
    • specialty refrigeration and cooling (e.g., kegerators, ice machines, and freezers)
  • cocktail and bar centers (both drop-in and freestanding carts and stationary centers))
  • drop-in sinks and faucets (except for those built into cocktail and bar centers)

Historical data for 2009, 2014, and 2019 and forecasts for 2024 are provided for outdoor kitchen equipment sales at the manufacturer’s level in current dollars (which are not adjusted to account for inflation). Sales are broken out by the above product types and by distribution channel:

  • barbecue and outdoor specialty stores
  • home centers
  • e-commerce, which includes both sales by internet-only distributors and online sales made by brick-and-mortar establishments
  • contractors
  • mass merchandisers
  • wholesale clubs

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  1. Outdoor Kitchens

    $4,900.00

    1. 1 Executive Summary

      $217.00

      1. Figure 1-1 - US Outdoor Kitchen Market

    2. 2 Overview

      $2,606.00

      1. 2.1 Study Scope & Definitions

        $107.00

      2. 2.2 Outdoor Kitchen Market Size & Ownership Trends

        $161.00

        1. Table | Number of Households with an Outdoor Kitchen, 2009 - 2024

        2. Figure 2-1 - Outdoor Kitchen Ownership & Equipment Sales, 2009 - 2019

      3. 2.3 Near-Term Impact of COVID-19

        $274.00

        1. Figure 2-2 - Estimated Impact of COVID-19 on Outdoor Kitchen Sales, 2009 - 2024

      4. 2.4 Retail Trends: Prefabricated Equipment & Total Project Costs

        $110.00

        1. Table | Total Outdoor Kitchen Project Spending at Retail Level, 2009 - 2024

      5. 2.5 Sales by Product Category

        $159.00

        1. Table | Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Sales by Product Category, 2009 - 2024

        2. Figure 2-3 - Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Sales by Product Category, 2019 - 2024

      6. 2.6 Factors Impacting Sales

        $1,794.00

        1. 2.6.1 Weather Resistance & UL Approval for Outdoor Use

          $119.00

        2. 2.6.2 Single-Family vs. Multifamily Installations

          $97.00

        3. 2.6.3 Basic vs. High-End Installations

          $185.00

          1. Table | Examples of Basic & High End Outdoor Kitchen Installations

          2. Figure 2-4 - Basic vs. High-End Outdoor Kitchens

        4. 2.6.4 Material Preferences: Countertops

          $217.00

          1. Table | Advantages & Disadvantages of Selected Countertop Materials for Outdoor Kitchens

        5. 2.6.5 Material Preferences: Island Veneers (Faux Stone vs. Competitive Materials)

          $83.00

        6. 2.6.6 Material Preferences: Cabinets

          $144.00

        7. 2.6.7 Easy-to-Install & Modular Products

          $85.00

        8. 2.6.8 Smart Technology

          $87.00

        9. 2.6.9 Climate & Seasonality

          $109.00

        10. 2.6.10 Sustainability, Recyclability, &Recycling

          $209.00

          1. Figure 2-5 - Consumer Attitudes About Environmental Responsibility, 2019

          2. Figure 2-6 - Consumer Attitudes About Recycling & Recyclability, 2019

        11. 2.6.11 Outdoor Kitchens as Social Media Trend & Status Aspiration

          $142.00

          1. Figure 2-7 - Instagram: #outdoorkitchen

          2. Figure 2-8 - Pinterest: Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

        12. 2.6.12 Local Building Codes (Fire, Water Drainage, &Electrical)

          $209.00

        13. 2.6.13 Tariffs

          $109.00

    3. 3 Consumer Trends

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      1. 3.1 Homeownership & Rental Trends

        $140.00

        1. Table | US Homeownership & Rental Rates, 2011 - 2019

      2. 3.2 Homeownership by Age Group

        $240.00

        1. Table | US Homeownership & Rental Rates by Age, 2011 - 2019

      3. 3.3 Homeownership by Household Annual Income

        $239.00

        1. Table | US Homeownership & Rental Trends by Annual Household Income, 2011 - 2019

      4. 3.4 Pool & Spa Ownership & Sales Trends

        $302.00

        1. Figure 3-1 - Pool & Spa Access, 2019

        2. Figure 3-2 - Pool & Spa Ownership Trends, 2019

        3. Table | Consumer Attitudes About Pool & Spa Affordability & Desirability, 2019

      5. 3.5 Outdoor Living Trends

        $515.00

        1. 3.5.1 Prevalence of Outdoor Space at Home

          $116.00

          1. Table | Presence of Lawn, Garden, or Outdoor Space at Home by Locale & Housing Type, 2019

        2. 3.5.2 Amount of Owned Land Around a Home

          $86.00

          1. Table | US Homeownership & Rental Rates, 2011 - 2019

        3. 3.5.3 Interest in Outdoor Cooking & Entertaining

          $82.00

          1. Figure 3-3 - Consumer Interest in Outdoor Entertaining by Age Group, 2019

        4. 3.5.4 Consumer Attitudes Toward Outdoor Kitchens

          $89.00

          1. Figure 3-4 - Consumer Interest in Outdoor Kitchens by Age Group, 2019

        5. 3.5.5 Remodeling Drives Outdoor Kitchen Installations

          $164.00

          1. Table | US Home Remodeling Trends by Age Group, 2019

    4. 4 Outdoor Cooking Fixtures

      $1,063.00

      1. 4.1 Scope & Definition

        $82.00

      2. 4.2 Cooking Fixture Sales by Product

        $118.00

        1. Table | Outdoor Kitchen Cooking Fixture Sales by Product, 2009 - 2024

        2. Figure 4-1 - Outdoor Kitchen Cooking Fixture Sales Growth by Product, 2019 - 2024

      3. 4.3 Gas Grills

        $427.00

        1. 4.3.1 Scope & Description

          $82.00

          1. Figure 4-2 - Built-in vs. Freestanding Gas Grills

        2. 4.3.2 Grill Ownership Trends

          $107.00

        3. 4.3.3 Sales Outlook

          $149.00

        4. 4.3.4 Leading Manufacturer & Brands

          $106.00

          1. Table | Selected Gas Grill Manufacturers & Brands

      4. 4.4 Pizza Ovens, Smokers, &Specialty Grills

        $233.00

        1. 4.4.1 Scope & Description

          $82.00

          1. Figure 4-3 - Examples of Pizza Ovens, Smokers, &Specialty Grills

        2. 4.4.2 Sales Outlook & Manufacturers

          $191.00

          1. Table | Selected Pizza Oven, Smoker, &Specialty Grill Manufacturers & Brands

      5. 4.5 Side Burners, Food Warmers, &Griddle Plates

        $228.00

        1. 4.5.1 Scope & Description

          $114.00

          1. Table | Secondary Cooking Fixture Characteristics

          2. Figure 4-4 - Examples of Side Burners, Food Warmers, &Griddle Plates

        2. 4.5.2 Sales Outlook & Manufacturers

          $111.00

          1. Table | Selected Secondary Cooking Fixture Manufacturers & Brands

    5. 5 Islands, Cabinets, &Storage

      $1,114.00

      1. 5.1 Scope & Definition

        $87.00

      2. 5.2 Sales by Product

        $134.00

        1. Table | Outdoor Kitchen Island, Cabinet, &Other Storage Sales by Product, 2009 - 2024

        2. Figure 5-1 - Outdoor Kitchen Island, Cabinet, &Other Storage Sales by Product, 2009 – 2019

      3. 5.3 Prefabricated Islands

        $613.00

        1. 5.3.1 Product Description

          $166.00

          1. Figure 5-2 - Prefabricated vs. Site-Built Outdoor Kitchen Islands

          2. Figure 5-3 - Modular Islands vs. Other Modular Fixtures

        2. 5.3.2 Sales Outlook

          $196.00

        3. 5.3.3 Leading Manufacturers & Brands

          $250.00

          1. Table | Selected Prefabricated Island Manufacturers & Product Features

      4. 5.4 Cabinets, Drawers, &Access Doors

        $279.00

        1. 5.4.1 Product Description

          $83.00

          1. Figure 5-4 - Insert-Type vs. Built-In Cabinets, Drawers, &Access Doors

          2. Table | Cabinet, Drawer, &Access Door Characteristics

          3. Figure 5-5 - Examples of Cabinet, Drawer, &Access Doors

        2. 5.4.2 Sales Outlook

          $91.00

        3. 5.4.3 Leading Manufacturers & Brands

          $102.00

          1. Table | Selected Cabinet, Drawer, &Access Door Manufacturers & Brands

    6. 6 Refrigeration & Plumbing Fixtures

      $1,136.00

      1. 6.1 Refrigeration & Cooling Equipment

        $634.00

        1. 6.1.1 Product Description

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-1 - Examples of Refrigeration & Cooling Equipment

        2. 6.1.2 Sales by Product

          $158.00

          1. Table | Outdoor Kitchen Refrigeration & Cooling Equipment Sales by Product, 2009 - 2024

          2. Figure 6-2 - Outdoor Kitchen Refrigeration & Cooling Equipment Sales by Product, 2019 - 2024

        3. 6.1.3 Outdoor Refrigerators

          $125.00

          1. Table | Outdoor Refrigerator Characteristics

        4. 6.1.4 Integrated Coolers

          $111.00

        5. 6.1.5 Specialty Refrigeration & Cooling Equipment

          $87.00

        6. 6.1.6 Leading Manufacturers & Brands

          $105.00

          1. Table | Selected Refrigeration & Cooling Equipment Manufacturers & Brands

      2. 6.2 Cocktail & Bar Centers

        $307.00

        1. 6.2.1 Product Description

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-3 - Examples of Cocktail & Bar Centers

        2. 6.2.2 Sales Outlook

          $162.00

          1. Table | Outdoor Kitchen Cocktail & Bar Center Sales, 2009 - 2024

        3. 6.2.3 Leading Manufacturers & Brands

          $82.00

          1. Table | Selected Cocktail & Bar Center Manufacturers & Brands

      3. 6.3 Sinks & Faucets

        $194.00

        1. 6.3.1 Product Description

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-4 - Examples of Outdoor Kitchen Sinks & Faucets

        2. 6.3.2 Sales Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | Outdoor Kitchen Sink & Faucet Sales, 2009 - 2024

        3. 6.3.3 Leading Manufacturers & Brands

          $86.00

          1. Table | Selected Outdoor Sink & Faucet Manufacturers & Brands

    7. 7 Distribution Channels & Marketing

      $1,727.00

      1. 7.1 Distribution Channels

        $1,240.00

        1. 7.1.1 Sales by Distribution Channel

          $246.00

          1. Table | Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Sales by Distribution Channel, 2009 - 2024

          2. Figure 7-1 - Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Sales Growth by Distribution Channel, 2019 - 2024

          3. Table | Selected Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Distributors by Channel

        2. 7.1.2 Barbecue & Outdoor Specialty Stores

          $110.00

        3. 7.1.3 Home Centers

          $146.00

        4. 7.1.4 Contractors

          $226.00

          1. Table | Advantages of Indoor & Outdoor Contractors in Outdoor Kitchen Construction

        5. 7.1.5 E-Commerce

          $339.00

          1. Table | Issues with E-Commerce Distribution of Outdoor Kitchen Products & Examples of Solutions

        6. 7.1.6 Mass Merchandisers & Wholesale Clubs

          $171.00

      2. 7.2 Marketing Strategies

        $484.00

        1. 7.2.1 Modular Systems & Bundled Components

          $169.00

        2. 7.2.2 Warranties

          $91.00

        3. 7.2.3 Design Assistance & Education

          $90.00

        4. 7.2.4 3D & Augmented Reality

          $93.00

    8. 8 Competitor Analysis

      $1,282.00

      1. 8.1 Key Findings & Industry Composition

        $190.00

        1. Table | US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Sales by Company, 2019

      2. 8.2 Market Share

        $584.00

        1. Figure 8-1 - US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Market Share, 2019

        2. Figure 8-2 - US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Market: Co-Leading Supplier, 2019

        3. Figure 8-3 - US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Market: Co-Leading Supplier, 2019

        4. Figure 8-4 - US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Market: Third Leading Supplier, 2019

        5. Figure 8-5 - US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Market: Fourth Leading Supplier, 2019

        6. Figure 8-6 - US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Market: Co-Fifth Leading Supplier, 2019

        7. Figure 8-7 - US Outdoor Kitchen Equipment Market: Co-Fifth Leading Supplier, 2019

      3. 8.3 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $82.00

        1. Table | Selected Mergers & Acquisitions

      4. 8.4 List of Industry Participants

        $430.00

        1. Table | Selected Industry Participants

    9. 9 Appendix

      $3,154.00

      1. 9.1 Scope

        $351.00

        1. Table | Study Scope: Outdoor Kitchen Equipment

        2. Table | Relevant Industry Codes

        3. Table | Relevant Trade Codes

      2. 9.2 Definitions

        $133.00

      3. 9.3 Abbreviations

        $82.00

        1. Table | Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study

      4. 9.4 Freedonia Methodology

        $1,408.00

      5. 9.5 Study-Specific Methodology

        $82.00

      6. 9.6 Sources

        $82.00

      7. 9.7 Associations & Agencies

        $82.00

      8. 9.8 Related Studies & Reports

        $82.00

      9. 9.9 Macroeconomic Assumptions

        $1,027.00

        1. 9.9.1 Economic Environment

          $184.00

          1. Table | Macroeconomic Indicators, 2009 – 2024

          2. Figure 9-1 - Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 - 2019, Compared to 1980 - 2005 Average

        2. 9.9.2 Demographic Trends

          $155.00

          1. Table | Population & Households, 2009 – 2024

          2. Figure 9-2 - Annual Population Growth, 2004 - 2019

        3. 9.9.3 Consumer Spending

          $144.00

          1. Table | Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2009 – 2024

        4. 9.9.4 Residential Building Construction

          $146.00

          1. Table | Residential Building Construction Expenditures, 2009 – 2024

        5. 9.9.5 Residential Improvements & Repairs

          $92.00

          1. Table | Residential Improvement & Repair Expenditures, 2009 – 2024

        6. 9.9.6 Housing Stock

          $297.00

          1. Table | Housing Stock by Type, 2009 – 2024

          2. Figure 9-3 - Housing Stock: Share by Year of Construction, 2019

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