Wealth, glamor and luxury living. Even if you can’t afford to live in the Hamptons, or don’t know any Hollywood A-Listers, you can replicate their summer soirees. A Hampton’s style dinner party isn’t just about the money and celebs in the room. It’s also about the appliances and furnishings doing the heavy lifting in the background. Top-notch brands, known for both their design aesthetics and rock-solid performance are a staple of any Hamptons household. This curated package we’re calling “Entertaining with Classic Hamptons Style“, based on sales data in the eastern Long Island region, will lend an air of nostalgic seaside luxury to a home anywhere in the country.

Classic Exteriors And Cutting Edge Interiors

Whatever’s on the menu – shrimp cocktail, seasoned salmon fillets, dips, and more can all easily be stored in this panel ready, 13.7 cu. ft. column refrigerator (DRR24980RAP) from Dacor’s boundary-pushing Modernist Series. It combines stunning technology with the ability to blend into the surrounding cabinetry. The corresponding 18-inch, 9.4 cu. ft. panel ready column freezer (DRZ18980LAPcan be matched similarly. No matter how many guests you’ll have food storage to spare.

Wolf and the Hamptons: A Perfect Luxe Pairing

With features as spectacular as the chiffon dresses of your dinner guests, Wolf’s 48-inch freestanding gas range (GR486CLP) is star. It houses 6 patented dual-stacked, sealed burners, five at 15,000 BTU and one at 92,000 BTU. There are two ovens, the main convection one has 4.4 cu. ft. and emits a powerful 18,000 BTU from an infrared broiler. A secondary 2.5 cu.ft capacity oven is useful for pre-heating smaller meals and backing up the larger oven. Roasts, casseroles, rice, sauces, glazes and more – the possibilities are endless with this range. Master it and your guests will wonder how much your personal chef charges.

Customizable Beauty

All dinner parties keep an ongoing bounty of hot hors d’eouvres coming. As the third oven in the kitchenBluestar’s 30-inch electric single wall oven (BSEWO30ECDD) can pick up the slack in any department. Available in a mesmerizing 750+ colors and a custom color match option, it can also blend into any décor. It contains 4.5 cu. ft. and is perfect for lavish dinner parties when artisanal mini pizzas, dessert pies, or samosas or spanakopita snacks need to satiate ravenous appetites from a day at the beach. If more of the main course needs to rustled up, this has your back, too. If you

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Superior Venting

With all this cooking, a powerful range hood is definitely in order. They don’t come any more powerful than Viking’s 5 Series 48-inch wall mounted duct hood (VCWH54848SS). It’s capable of venting up to an impressive 1,500 CFM (cubic feet per minute) of suction. In an instant all your dinner guests will be able to smell is the aroma of their food, rather than the oil used to cook it.

Classic Colors For Dining

Black and white are always classic colors and make a visually arresting alternative to wood for the dining set.  Perrenially cool and easy to clean they are the perfect accompaniment for a dinner party, most obviously because they won’t clash with anything your guests will wear. The tufted and upholstered seating (VGDVLS303B) and high gloss lacquered dining table (VGDVLS212BLK) from VIG Furniture make a stylish addition to any home.

Miele’s Masterclass In Cleaning

Finally, after the entertaining is over, comes the clean-up and no one is better than handling this than Miele. This 24-inch,  fully integrated dishwasher (G6785SCVI) from their Dimension Series is powerful, economical to run, and since they’re panel ready, can adapt perfectly to any kitchen design.

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