In the world’s trendiest restaurants, the chef’s table is the most highly sought-after seat, where special guests enjoy the kitchen’s unique creations. From an elegant space high above Manhattan to sleek space with ocean views in Malibu, these home chef’s tables let every diner be a VIP.
A Duplex in the Sky
At the heart of this exceptional five-bedroom, 5,045-square-foot duplex apartment is a chic kitchen—with a marble-topped island and stainless-steel appliances, including a wine chiller—that is open to an elegant dining area. Floor-to-ceiling windows afford breathtaking views of many of the city’s landmarks and give way to an extraordinary wraparound terrace. The beautifully preserved and tastefully transformed prewar condominium building is staffed with a 24-hour doorman, a porter, a concierge, and a resident manager.
Offered at: $31,990,000
Location: 10 Madison Square West, Apt 18/19C, New York, NY 10010
Chic Oceanfront Oasis
Meticulous attention to detail and a light-filled floor plan take center stage at this architect-designed Malibu residence. Pivotal to the home’s crisp, clean modern look is the Swiss-designed Elbau kitchen, which boasts glass-front cabinets, Gaggenau ovens, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, and a built-in coffee maker. It shares an airy open space with a generous dining area capable of accommodating a crowd at a lengthy stylish table. A wide disappearing glass door rolls back to reveal the swimming pool and ocean views.
Offered at: $9,950,000
Location: 32802 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Consummate Contemporary Style
Sophisticated celebrations and meals for groups large and small are easily accomplished in the generous kitchen and dining room of this four-bedroom contemporary home designed by EAG Studio. Anchored by a 16-foot Calacatta Nuovo quartz island, it opens to a terrace and the yard beyond, encouraging the most stylish living and entertaining. A restrained decorative palette, a smart-home system, solar power, custom lighting, irrigation, and a roof deck with a kitchen and 360-degree views secure the home’s position as one of modern distinction.
Offered at: $6,840,000
Location: 1372 Francisco St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Airy Wine-Country Oasis
Inviting modern style pervades the airy, light-filled living spaces and serene private quarters of this modern Sonoma estate, which includes gardens, an olive grove, a pinot noir vineyard, patios, an infinity-edge pool, a three-bedroom residence, and a delightful one-bedroom pool house with an outdoor kitchen and bar. Beneath an airy pitched ceiling, the main home’s spacious, luxurious kitchen offers expanses of marble, discreet storage, top-tier appliances, and just on the other side of its oversized island, a chic dining area.
Offered at: $6,495,000
Location: 19307 7th St E, Sonoma, CA 95476
Modern Hamptons Haven
Near the famed Devon Yacht Club and Napeague Bay, this striking 5,500-square-foot, seven-bedroom residence is the result of a carefully considered design and construction. Accompanied by a swimming pool, a pool house, and a spa, the home is a comfortable but chic entertaining sanctuary set amid lush natural surroundings. A luxurious double-sided marble fireplace divides the living space from a sleek chef’s kitchen with white oak flooring and a spacious adjoining dining area with sliding glass doors to the deck, lawn, and pool.
Offered at: $4,995,000
Location: 22 Pepperidge Lane, Amagansett, NY 11930