Chef Andrew Forlines on Innovation in the Kitchen: KBIS 2020

As part of KBIS 2020, this year’s edition of North America’s largest kitchen and bath design trade show, MarketScale called upon a variety of industry leaders to hit the high points of what this influential show brought to the table to begin a new decade.

In this interview, Culinary Director and Executive Chef for Mountain High Appliance Andrew Forlines joined MarketScale’s Daniel Litwin to discuss the role of technology in kitchen design and functionality moving forward.

Litwin and Forlines touched on innovations making the leap from commercial kitchens to consumer spaces, trends in kitchen technology that may not be in it for the long haul, the interconnectivity of consumer electronics and its impact on kitchen design and how Forlines and other industry leaders match technology and innovation with client visions.

“We want to help you and disqualify some of the brands that you probably wouldn’t be interested in, anyway, by asking (targeted questions), but we’re still going to give you an open process of saying, ‘Hey, here’s what you’re telling me, and here’s what I think you’re going to match up well with,’” Forlines said. “That’s really what our job is and why we have to come to one of these conventions to sift through all that.”

For more from KBIS 2020 and to keep up with news, trends, events and insights from the construction industry, stay tuned to MarketScale’s Architecture & Design publication here.

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!

Latest

NAB Pulls the Plug on This Year’s Show, Attendees Have Mixed Reactions
September 17, 2021
The Pro AV world was taken by surprise with the cancellation of NAB this October with concerns around COVID's persistent waves and the financial viability of still holding the show. The organization did make sure Read more
What is Pushing Modular Buildings Practices Through the Roof?
September 17, 2021
 Modular construction has grown tremendously in the past few years, leading many to believe it's a new innovation in the building industry. In reality, it has been around for quite awhile, but has Read more
The Experience Evolution: Prep the Halls—2021 Holiday Shopping Trends and Tips
September 17, 2021
   Did the pandemic rewrite the rules for the holiday shopping season? Is there even a rulebook anymore? As consumers look to engage with their favorite brands across all channels this upcoming Read more