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If you have a small kitchen that isn’t warm and inviting, it can be tough to make meals. Whether your kitchen is in need of a makeover or you just want to upgrade your utensils and appliances, sprucing up your kitchen is a great way to make you re-energized about cooking. Regardless of whether you are a novice cook or lean toward gourmet cooking, a kitchen revamp is a quick and easy way to up your cooking game. Head down to one of these retailers and find everything you need to make your kitchen warm and inviting.
Hazel & Dewey
70 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
With classy and unique kitchen goods, you can get everything you need to make your kitchen one of a kind. Offering dishes, cookware, carafes and more, this shop is the perfect place for finding items that speak to you. From heart-shaped measuring spoons to embellished china, each item brings something special to your kitchen. Hazel & Dewey also offers cookbooks, so you can find new recipes to make with your new cookware. Spice up your home with oven mitts, decor and much more that complement your style and make you happy to be in the kitchen.
The Knife Guys
11 Kalamath St.
Denver, CO 80223
One of the keys to cooking great meals is good cutlery. Sharp knives make all the difference when preparing meals. Employees at The Knife Guys know their cutlery. Not only does this shop offer cutlery sets, but it also sharpens your dull knives to bring them back to life. The retail location on Kalamath offers restaurant-quality kitchen materials to professionals and home cooks alike, so you can cook like a pro in your own kitchen. Stop in for quality cookware with help from employees that know the ins and outs of cooking.
Bath & Granite 4 Less
4755 E. 46th Ave.
Denver, CO 80216
Revive your kitchen with new countertops. If you live in an older house or just want a home makeover, changing the countertops is a way to revamp and revitalize your space. Bath and Granite 4 Less has a range of granite and other countertops, mosaic tiles for walls and other kitchen fixtures that will make your kitchen look shiny and new. The employees in the showroom are helpful and knowledgeable, and they offer design tips on their blog and in person. Whether you know what you’re looking for or need help making up your mind, this is a great place to start.
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7592 S. University Blvd.
Centennial, CO 80122
Another great place to find unique dinnerware and other kitchen items is Compleat Lifestyles. With cooking supplies, dishes, cutting boards, decor and more, this shop has everything you need. Offering several interesting items alongside well-known brands like All Clad and Cuisinart, this shop is a must stop for your kitchen. The store also features several sales and deals, and you can even get coupons from time to time, so you can save money on your new kitchen gadgets. A mom and pop shop with big store flavor, Compleat Lifestyles has everything from branded merchandise to fair trade goods.
Chef’s Corner Store
7065 S. Fulton St., Suite 180
Centennial, CO 80112
This family owned and operated kitchen store has everything you need to create the kitchen of your dreams. Novice chefs and epicurean foodies alike will love searching through the quality appliances and cookware. If you’re just building your kitchen or are ready to upgrade older appliances and dishes, Chef’s Corner Store has it all. From basics such as mixing bowls, spoons and cutlery to more sophisticated items such as meat thermometers and food scales, this shop has you covered. The owners pride themselves on providing consistent customer service, so don’t be afraid to step up and ask questions.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.