When you build a kitchen indoors, the location of the appliances is critical, but there’s a lot more to it than that. An outdoor kitchen presents many of the same challenges – workspace planning, circulation, and storage. But there are several other considerations: How are your appliances powered? How you manage options ranging from propane to natural gas or wood and electric are crucial. Will you have running water? Both hot and cold? Where will the waste water go? How will it be winterized? Both insects and rodents are inevitable. How will they be minimized safely? Good outdoor kitchens use some. of the best features of commercial kitchens to solve many of these problems.