Culinary Faucets: Not Just for the Professional Chef

They may look formidable and complicated, but culinary faucets are no longer reserved for the culinary pros. They’ve slowly made their way into residential kitchens, and manufacturers have adjusted their designs accordingly. Culinary (or professional) faucets are the perfect choice for the serious at-home cook, the retired or off-duty pro chef, the food enthusiast, and the style connoisseur alike.

Culinary faucets are primarily made for heavy-duty use. They feature a spring-loaded or flexible high-arc silhouette for far-reaching cleaning, industrial-strength sprayhead for thorough rinsing, and a single-lever control for easy use with dirty hands.

Due to their newfound popularity, these faucets are now available in a huge range of finishes and styles, featuring heads and spouts in different shapes and sizes for a more minimalist or more elegant look (and practically every look in between). If your kitchen is small or you don’t do that much cooking (but still love the look), pick a semi-professional faucet or a smaller-scale culinary faucet.

Culinary faucets make a dramatic statement in modern kitchens and are best paired with a sleek stainless steel sink.

Dornbracht Tara Ultra Profi Single-Lever Mixer
Dornbracht Tara Ultra Profi Single-Lever Mixer
Grohe 32951
Grohe K7 Semi-Pro Faucet
Riobel BI201
Riobel Bistro Kitchen Faucet with Spray 
Julien 3060
Julien Sky Contemporary Faucet with Dual Spray Head
MGS Designs VELD
MGS Designs Vela Single Lever Faucet with Multi Spray
WS Bath Collection Domino 176
WS Bath Collection Fonte Collection Professional Kitchen Sink Mixer with Two-Spray Hand Shower

 

LaTorre 17481
LaTorre Konvex Kitchen Faucet with Tall Swivel Spout Outlet and Mixer 
Blanco 441408
Blanco Meridian Semi Professional Kitchen Faucet
American Standard 4332.350
American Standard Pekoe Semi-Professional Kitchen Faucet

True professionals who cook on a large scale should consider a culinary faucet with a dual spout, which functions as a prep faucet and regular faucet in one unit.

Vigo VG02007
Vigo Single Hole Culinary Faucet with Separate Spray and Spout

 

Aquabrass 3310N-PC
Aquabrass Lady Chef Dual Stream Mode Kitchen Faucet with Pull-Out Professional Top Spray
Bandini U44732045MC
Italbrass Bandini Giob Single Lever Kitchen Faucet with Extension
KWC 10.151.423
KWC Ono Highflex Kitchen Faucet
Vigo VG02006
Vigo Single Hole Culinary Faucet with Separate Spray and Spout 
Whitehaus WHLX78559-C
Whitehaus Metrohaus Culinary Faucet
KWC 10.501.144
KWC Systema Mixer With Swivel Spout and Pre Rinse Spray
Newform 60556US
Newform Forma Commercial Style Kitchen Faucet

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