Freezer in pantry/entry hall?
OK ... This was actually our KD's suggestion but I think it's brilliant. Other than resale issues, what would be the downside of placing the freezer (the only in-house freezer) outside the kitchen into the 'pantry' which is also our entry way? It buys us 18 more inches of counter and cabinets in the main kitchen area.
If folks recall this is for a kitchen for a major cooking geek where social activities revolve around extremely intense marathon cooking -- hence major over-the-top appliances in a small house. And one where we want some in-kitchen seats in the actual working area of the kitchen itself. We're still working on exact placement of sink and range (left or right plus/minus 12 inches or so, adjusting cabinet sizes and window size).
The dishdrawers, fridge, and freezer will be integrated with wood panels. From home designer