10 Amazing Kitchens Available for Rent by the Hour in New York
Wondering which is the best kitchen to rent for filming in NYC? We're here to help. New York kitchens come in all shapes and sizes, so fortunately, there's almost certainly something to match your project needs. To help you find this ideal setup, we have curated an extensive list factoring in different variables such as floor space, on camera appeal and decor. Read on through to find our top 10 picks for the best kitchens you can rent for filming in New York.
10) Kitchen Studio with Huge Windows
A 1,300sq ft culinary studio with two full kitchens, this listing is perfect if there’s a show you’re trying to film. Both the kitchens are fully equipped and one of them overlooks a few dining tables giving it a very open kitchen vibe. Well stocked with equipment and fixtures, your film or photo project will go a long way with the camera appeal of this space.
9) East Village Apartment Kitchen
A typical apartment kitchen with a large centre island, this charming home with its walled cupboards and fixtures has a touch of retro to it. The floor of the kitchen is black tile which fits in well with the white furniture and wood accents. With plenty of natural light coming into the space, lighting shouldn’t be an issue.
8) Penthouse with Charming Kitchen
Most homes are designed for accommodation or to house special needs. This one was designed for the camera. The dark wood floors accentuate the white fixtures and decor of the kitchen. Small and charming, the kitchen is perfect for any food presentation shoots you might have lined up. The space also has light and design equipment and props, reducing the amount of time and effort you need to spend hunting for these elements.
7) Kitchen in Colonial Mansion
Located in a retro colonial mansion, this large property has quite a spacious kitchen. White walled and following a white-on-white motif, the kitchen lets in plenty of natural light from the windows on opposite sides of the central island. The space is perfect for a grandma or aunt’s cookshow and has a very family vibe to it.
6) Historical Bar Kitchen
A typical bar kitchen with cracked floors and greasy walls, this space works perfectly for a snack and grub joint. Stainless steel with multiple working stations and a range of sizes of pots and pans, this working setup is perfect to showcase the hustle and real life struggles of a working professional chef. A great space with a stunning restaurant attached, you’re going to enjoy filming here.
5) Sunlit Studio with Cyclorama
Located in Williamsburg, this property is fully equipped and ready to help you create the most memorable, high-quality videos. A production studio with one-of-a-kind west facing floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall steel casement windows, high ceiling and an exposed brick interior. The full kitchen setup includes a family-style refrigerator and dishwasher along with a stainless steel island and a few storage racks.
4) Three Story Brooklyn Brownstone Kitchen
If you’re trying to capture a bit of the rustic edge in your kitchen project, then take a closer look at this location. Exposed brick walls and wooden beams create their own unique vibe and setting. The kitchen itself is well styled with textured marble and interesting show pieces. The central island cooking area is also perfect if you want to show the entire cooking process. To find out more details about the space, please follow the link below.
3) Union Square Loft with Chef’s Kitchen
A space that looks like it was designed as the dining hall of an elusive, private chef this loft in union square has incredible camera appeal. The rich wood fits in with the texture granite adding a level of sophistication and charm to the place. There are also floor-to-ceiling windows on the opposite wall which let in plenty of light into the space. Ideal for most purposes, the property has a very intimate ambience and the 72” brick wall adds to the rustic nature of the space.
2) Modern Kitchen with Wooden Finish
A Zen space with an intimate atmosphere, this modern kitchen has a very calming, relaxing on camera presence. The use of neutral and earthy tones really bring the place to life and the departure from conventional white or steel looks spectacular on camera. Dual toned wood and granite makeup most of the working area and there’s enough space area for you to operate a camera on a rig without any difficulty.
1) Urban Fast Food Kitchen
An urban fast food joint in Brooklyn, this hole-in-the wall ghetto fry-up place is arguably one of the smallest commercial kitchens you can come across. The stainless steel fixtures and appliances, deli counter, and commercial washing area can all be captured in a single frame. But if you’re looking for some grit and grunge to the footage, then this location is perfect for you.
Depending on the nature of your project, these kitchens can greatly enhance the contextual visual appeal of any footage you capture. Be sure to account for the different movable and immovable equipment if you do plan on using extensive arms and tracks during your shoot. However, in case you didn’t find the perfect kitchen on this list, then please browse through our complete catalogue of kitchen rentals available for filming in New York.