Critically acclaimed chef and culinary visionary Michael Volt-aggio’s home kitchen couples superior functionality with style, integrating handpicked fixtures and tools of the trade necessary to establish an environment that inspires an elevated culinary process.

One of the most important lessons a chef learns is the concept of mise en place (everything in its place) to streamline organization and enable efficiency. Voltaggio incorporated creative cabinetry and storage solutions into his kitchen, creating a clean, structured environment. To maximize space, he used his favored methods, such as a vacuum pack machine to clear freezer space, and stackable containers to organize ingredients and increase efficiency. Voltaggio incorporated a rolling cutting board island to provide more prep space when needed, and to be used as a serving station while entertaining.


Seamless integration of carefully selected everyday essentials will ensure an at-home chef is set up for success in the kitchen. Voltaggio is fully equipped with must-have tools such as a customized knife set, an immersion circulator, and a Japanese mandoline. Each tool should serve a purpose, enhancing individual technique and empowering the user to cook at restaurant-level quality.

A sink faucet serves as a key essential for function and design in the chef ‘s kitchen. The Solna Articulating Kitchen Faucet with SmartTouch Technology by Brizo is inspired by a sleek, Scandinavian aesthetic, bringing crisp lines and beautiful simplicity into any kitchen. The faucet’s design offers a full range of motion, a magnetic docking system and innovative touch technology that allows simple water activation ideal for fast-paced kitchen environments.

Maintaining a source of creative inspiration will ensure at-home cooks are constantly evolving and refining their culinary skills. A must-have essential for Voltaggio is the ever-present stack of cookbooks, offering new and unexplored recipes of classical chefs and contemporaries alike. A dedicated place to take notes also enhances a chef’s ability to ideate while experimenting in the kitchen. Build in space for a chalkboard or whiteboard to plan and curate recipes, enabling real-time improvisation and setting a foundation for restaurant-worthy culinary creativity.


This article is courtesy of Brandpoint.