This zone is pivotal in the kitchen. It is used to prepare all ingredients for cooking and baking. This is where small kitchen appliances are stored and used.
- Kitchen Utensils
- Kitchen tools
- Various small electric appliances
- Cutting boards
- Vinegar, oil, sauces etc.
- Mixing bowls
- Food Processors
- Filled plastic containers and opened packets
The Preparation zone contains the main work areas of the kitchen. This work area (between the sink and hob) should be of sufficient size and well lit. Blum recommends a minimum width of 90 cm.