chef zimmern

utility, beauty, simplicity & elegance

​Designing a kitchen fit for a Chef

Yes, Chef!

As an ambassador of goodwill through food, Chef Andrew Zimmern is an Emmy and four-time James Beard Award winner who has become an admired, internationally recognized, and friendly face to appear on TV and social media. When we received word that Chef Zimmern was remodeling a home here in Minnesota and wanted to hear more about our Puustelli kitchens, we naturally couldn’t wait to tell him all about it.

Chef Zimmern had done his own fair share of homework: he was already familiar with our sustainable production methods, our Nordic roots, and he really liked our eco-friendly, timeless, and modern cabinetry style.

Over the next several months, we collaborated with Chef Zimmern’s team of architects and designers from Streeter Homes to complete the kitchen design and installation. With every design aspect finalized with the input of Chef Zimmern himself, the end result is a kitchen fit for a Chef – pun intended.

View Chef Zimmern’s video testimonial here

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Andrew Zimmern Puustelli Kitchen Gallery

Create the Look - Andrew Zimmern Collaboration Puustelli Kitchen Design

Create the Look

Let Chef Zimmern’s style inspire your own kitchen, or browse our Idea Book for more colors, finishes, countertops, and materials to complement the Chef’s choices:

  • Frame: Biocomposite White
  • Cabinetry: Wild Birch b1
  • Hardware: Milo Black
  • Appliances: Gaggenau

Meet the home builder

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Streeter Homes is known for many of the exceptional modern luxury custom homes located in the Twin Cities area. Drawing upon three decades of experience, home owners trust Streeter Homes with even the most challenging custom build and renovation projects that require incredible talent and a sharp eye for design. Known for their modern design aesthetic and close-to-nature architectural details, Streeter Home projects also include several condominium build-outs in downtown Minneapolis.

To deliver on the vision for Chef Zimmern’s home, we collaborated closely with architect and COO Bill Costello to design Andrew’s Puustelli kitchen to fit the overall vision and style of the home. Throughout the extensive home remodel project, the Streeter Homes team made it easy for us to complete the kitchen installation process, thanks to seamless communication and top notch collaboration.

Let’s Build Your Dream Kitchen Next!

We’re in the people business for a reason, and our process starts with You. From the initial design consult all the way through the finalized kitchen installation, we’re here to guide you through every decision so that the process of building a new, beautiful space where you can cook and gather with friends and family becomes an enjoyable and stress-free experience.

While we love meeting with our clients in person, the entire design and ordering process can be done virtually, with the exception of the installation, which is completed by adhering to CDC COVID-19 guidelines.

Relying on more than 100 years of cultivating our expert Nordic craftmanship, Puustelli cabinetry delivers on sustainability and beauty as much as it stands the test of wear and tear over time. We invite you to learn more about us, and look forward to assisting you when you’re ready to start building your dream kitchen.

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Holiday Open House

You're Invited! Celebrate the season with us and enjoy Scandinavian holiday treats while browsing our new kitchen showroom displays.

Friday December 17, 2021 *12pm - 6pm*

To create a comfortable environment for all, we request each guest to select and arrive during their selected 2 hour time slot.

Tickets are limited to 15 guests per time slot.


We look forward to seeing you on December 17! Don't forget to RSVP through our eventbrite page as well.