Kitchen of the Year Contest


Is your kitchen magazine-worthy? Enter our 2019 Kitchen of the Year Contest to find out! 

It’s that time of year again! We are now accepting entries for our annual Kitchen of the Year contest! Winners will be featured in the January 2019 issue of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. Need inspiration? Tour our 2017  and 2018 winners, or browse a selection of our featured kitchens. Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles will accept entries through Monday, September 24 at 5 p.m.

Download the 2019 Kitchen of the Year Entry Form

*Entries that have not met all submission requirements will not be considered; please check requirements (below and on the entry form) prior to submission.

Any completed, occupied residential kitchen, located in the greater Atlanta area. Project may not have been published in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles or any other publication prior to the contest. Each project may be entered only once. *Entries that have not met all submission requirements will not be considered

Please share your entry as a Dropbox folder with [email protected] with “Your name, Kitchen of the Year 2019” as the title. Each submission must include a completed entry form and all the following listed items:.

  • NO MORE than an 80 word write-up on your kitchen and its distinctive features.
  • BETWEEN 3–5 DIGITAL IMAGES at 72 dpi. Professional photography of the completed design is preferred, but not required. Contact [email protected] with questions.
  • EASY-TO-READ FLOOR PLAN PDFS with room dimensions for each entry. “Before” floor plans required for renovated kitchens. Fixtures and adjoining rooms must be identified. Size category is based on the “after” floor plan.
  • Complete anonymity is required on all presentation materials. Please omit names of all entrants, clients or participating parties on actual pictures and floor plans.

Winners will be selected on the basis of aesthetic and functional excellence, originality, appropriateness and quality. One will be chosen as “Kitchen of the Year.” Only winning entries will be notified.

Award-winning projects must be available to photograph in September or October 2018 for publication in the January 2019 issue of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. Projects may not be published in another publication for six months after that. Homeowner may request anonymity but must agree to make residence available during business hours for additional photography.