Question: We're planning to remodel our kitchen and I'd like to see the latest trends in cabinets and appliances. Can you recommend several showrooms?
Answer: That's a big order. Southern California abounds in kitchen and bath showrooms.
If you're serious about kitchen remodeling, a seminar by Kitchen Decisions would be worth it. Ann Otto and Jo Davis of Kitchen Decisions present their day-long Saturday seminars at area community colleges: Feb. 27 at Cal State Long Beach, March 12 at Los Angeles Harbor College, and March 19 at Pasadena City College. For more information write: Kitchen Decisions, P.O. Box 5973, Pasadena, Calif. 91107.
The latest showcase for kitchen products has opened at 25385 Crenshaw Blvd. at Pacific Coast Highway in Torrance. It is operated by Whirlpool Kitchens Inc., Englewood, Colo. Ellen Cheever, is director of marketing services for the company, said that Whirlpool Kitchens seeks to provide good design to all price ranges.
A session entitled Kitchens for the '80s will be presented Saturday at GMA Kitchen & Bath Center, 2327 Federal Ave., West Los Angeles, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The center is just north of Pico Boulevard, between Sawtelle Boulevard and Barrington Avenue. The program will feature free consultations on kitchen design, according to GMA's Mike Hartstein.
Residents of Pasadena and adjacent communities might find what they're looking for at Kitchens by Stewart, 698 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. This firm, owned by Stewart Fair, also sponsors kitchen remodeling seminars. Information on these seminars can be obtained from the firm's Debby Calkins.