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7365 West Sample Road
Coral Springs, FL 33065
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Kitchen Planning Guide

The Kitchen Planning Guide is geared to provide information The Creative Kitchens will use to design a kitchen ideally suited to the needs of your home & family. We invite you to print out the form, fill in the blanks & bring the information with you when you visit our showroom. It's a great way to get started!

Family and Lifestyle

  1. Number of family members: ___

  2. Number and approximate ages of family members:
    __ infants __ young children __ teens __ 20 to 30 yrs __ 31 to 40 yrs
    __ 41 to 50 yrs __ 51 to 60 yrs __ 61 to 70 yrs __ 70+

  3. If your family has young children, will they be using the kitchen frequently?
    __ Yes __ No

  4. How long do you plan on living in the home you are remodeling/building?
    __ 1 to 5 yrs __ 6 to 10 yrs __ 11 to 20 yrs __20+

  5. Where does your family eat its meals?
    __ Kitchen __ Dining Room__ Other:______________________

  6. Where will your family eat after you remodel/build?
    __ Kitchen __ Dining Room __ Other:_____________________

  7. Do you require a kitchen table or would you be willing to explore other options if a design could be improved?
    __ A kitchen table is required
    __ A kitchen table is preferred but open to other options
    __ A kitchen table is not necessary

  8. What other activities will take place in your new kitchen?
    __ Laundry __ Homework __ Watching TV
    __ Paying Bills __ Sewing __ Computer Center
    __ Other:___________________ __ Other:____________

  9. After your remodel/build will you entertain frequently? __ Yes __ No
    If Yes...
    What is your entertainment style?
    __ formal __ informal
    Do you have __ large or __ small gatherings?
    Do your guests help you in the kitchen when you entertain?
    __ Yes __ No

  10. How do you shop?
    __ For the week __ Buy in bulk and freeze
    __ For each meal __ Buy non-perishable items in bulk
    If you buy in bulk, do you require storage in the kitchen for all or most of these items?
    __ Yes __ No


Cooking Style

  1. Who is the primary cook? _______________________

  2. Is the primary cook __ left handed or __ right handed?

  3. How tall is the primary cook? _______

  4. What is the primary cook's cooking style?
    __ Gourmet Meals __ Family Meals
    __ Quick & Simple Meals
    __ Bringing Meals Home __ Baking

  5. What does the primary cook prefer?
    __ No one else in the kitchen while preparing meals.
    __ A helper in the kitchen when preparing meals.
    __ Family or friends visiting during meal preparation.

  6. Does the primary cook have any physical limitations?
    __ Yes __ No

  7. Who is the secondary cook? _____________________

  8. Do the secondary and primary cook prepare meals together?
    __ Yes __ No

  9. Is the secondary cook __ left handed or __ right handed?

  10. How tall is the secondary cook? ________

  11. What are the secondary cook's responsibilities?
    __ Preparing side dishes __ Clean up
    __ Assist in preparing main course

  12. Does the secondary cook have any physical limitations?


Design and Style

  1. What are your color preferences for your new kitchen?
    _________________________________________________

  2. Are there colors you would not want in your new kitchen? ________________________________________

  3. Have you created a scrapbook of notes, photos, and ideas that you would like to use in your new kitchen?
    __ Yes __ No

  4. If a design could be greatly improved, would you be willing to make structural changes? (i.e. moving, windows, doors, and walls)?
    __ Absolutely not __ I would consider it

  5. What do you like about your current kitchen?
    _________________________________________________
    _________________________________________________

  6. What do you dislike about your current kitchen?
    __________________________________________________
    __________________________________________________

  7. Do you require a recycling center in your kitchen?
    __ Yes __ No
    If Yes...
    How many items do you need to sort? ___

  8. Will you be keeping your existing appliances?
    Dishwasher: __ existing __ new
    Refrigerator: __ existing __ new
    Oven/Range: __ existing __ new

  9. What is your style preference for your new kitchen?
    __ contemporary __ formal
    __ country __ traditional


Time and Budget

  1. When would you like to begin your project? _______
    _________________________________________________

  2. When would you like your project completed? _____
    _________________________________________________

  3. If you are building, is the kitchen in your contract?
    __ Yes __ No

  4. Do you have a budget for this project?
    __ Yes: $ ________________ __ No


General

  1. Name: __________________________________________

  2. Address: ________________________________________

  3. City: _______________________ State: ___ Zip: _______

  4. Home Phone: ___________________________

  5. Work Phone: ___________________________

  6. Fax: __________________________________

  7. New Home Address: ______________________________

  8. City: _______________________ State: ___ Zip: _______

  9. Builder Name (if applicable): _______________________

  10. Contact Name: _________________________________

  11. Phone: _______________________________

  12. Fax: _________________________________

  13. Architect Name (if applicable): ____________________

  14. Contact Name: _________________________________

  15. Phone: _______________________________

  16. Fax: _________________________________

  17. Interior Designer Name (if applicable): ____________

  18. Contact Name: _________________________________

  19. Phone: _______________________________

  20. Fax: _________________________________