Ok, we get that the refrigerator is not the “sexiest” component of your outdoor kitchen or entertainment area. It shouldn’t be. Undoubtedly, the centerpiece should be the grill, followed closely by the big screen TV, fire pit, furniture and seating arrangements and overall ambience. If you can throw in some backyard BBG party games such as cornhole or horseshoes, well…where is our invitation?
However, the refrigerator is an integral part that should not be overlooked. Otherwise, you will constantly be walking back-and-forth to your indoor kitchen for items that could easily be stored outside, and within hands reach, with the proper equipment.
Here are three outdoor-designed refrigerators that you should consider for your backyard BBQ homegate party needs. There is a model to fit every price range and it is a definite upgrade to your existing outdoor party platform if you don’t have one already.
This isn’t an outdoor cooler. The Whynter believes in redefining the way you live. This refrigerator can store 120 standard 12-ounce cans in a compact, sleek white cabinet. Featuring a robust compressor and internal fan-forced circulation, the unit cultivates consistent temperatures throughout the refrigerator. It provides a temperature control range of high 30 to mid-60 degrees Fahrenheit. Showcase your beverages in breathtaking appeal with the soft LED lighting and stainless steel trimmed glass door. Defend your beverages with the cylinder lock and two security keys. The door swing direction is reversible to suit your needs. although the recessed handle is only applicable in default configuration.
Want commercial-grade refrigeration? The Summit provides it with superiorly crafted design and construction inside and out. This commercially approved countertop beverage cooler features an external digital thermostat for easy, precise temperature control and 2. 5 cubic feet of storage space. Gentle LED lighting can be turned on or off with an external switch and the automatic defrost reduces maintenance. This unit is approved to hold beverages as well as sealed food, on the four adjustable chrome wire shelves. The locking, glass door with professional style handle and stainless steel trim provides a full display of stored contents with a heat-safe double paned design. This model is 100 percent CFC free making it environmentally friendly.
Class and performance combined, the U-Line is constructed of stainless steel inside and out and is truly innovative. It features an industry exclusive full-depth lower interior that allows you to maximize your storage space. Store up to 14 wine bottles on the two stainless steel full-extension wine racks. The two sliding bins can hold up to 68 12-ounce bottles or 111 12-ounce cans. Use the digital touch pad control panel to set the internal temperature from 33-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Set the perfect mood with the blue or white LED interior lighting and adjust the height with the leveling legs for a precise under counter fit. Designed for built-in or freestanding applications, the U-Line 24-inch beverage center is sure to provide the versatility needed to fit perfectly in your home. The exterior lock provides security and child safety.