Simone Miller of the blog Zenbelly is a renowned chef, known for her influence on the gluten-free and paleo cooking communities. On her blog, she shares grain-free recipes sure to convince anyone that it’s possible to have both healthy and delicious food.

Simone does all of her cooking, baking, and blogging from her home. Needless to say, having a well-designed kitchen is very important to her work. With the help of CliqStudios, she finally transformed her cramped and cluttered San Francisco space into a modern Studio Gray kitchen, one any chef would dream of having.

I work from home in my kitchen, so being able to open drawers and cabinets and knowing exactly what’s in each one brings me so much peace of mind. 

Simone Miller 

Creator of Zenbelly 

From Design to Finished Kitchen

One aspect Simone enjoyed about her CliqStudios experience was getting to work with an experienced kitchen designer LaKeyshia Beard. 

LaKeyshia used her knowledge of cabinetry to meet Simone’s goals for more storage and space. She also gave Simone a clear vision of what the final result would look like.

My designer was so great and patient. She was really helpful when I had questions about flow and layout.

Simone Miller 

Creator of Zenbelly 

Zenbelly final kitchen result

Zenbelly Blogs About This Kitchen Project

Home Remodel – The Big Reveal

After a year of planning, and about three and a half months of non-stop construction, our home remodel is complete! Looking at the before and after photos is still kind of blowing me away, even though I was here to watch it all happen...

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Kitchen Design – Making the Most out of the Space we Have.

We didn’t live in our house for long before we started looking at the wall between the kitchen and living room and saying I wish that wasn’t there. 2019 will be the 10 year mark of living in this house, and the wall is finally coming down. Our kitchen remodel starts in January!

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Remodel countdown: 
2 months to go!

Super exciting news: We are starting a kitchen (and bathroom, and our house is tiny so that’s pretty much the whole house) remodel in January!  I’ve already learned a lot about this process, and will continue to share all the tips and tricks I learn along the way.

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About Simone Miller from Zenbelly 

Simone Miller first set foot on the culinary scene two decades ago but her passion for extraordinary food stems back to early childhood, where she began to learn from one of the best kitchens in America – her mother’s.  She pursued her passion and began to fine tune her skills working in top New York and Connecticut area-restaurants.  In 2007, she relocated to San Francisco, where she continued to develop her distinct style and build her career as a personal chef while simultaneously launching a catering company Zenbelly.  Upon the success of Zenbelly, she soon developed a reputation as an elite gourmet chef.

Finding a Modern Style and Finish 

Simone picked CliqStudios’ Shaker style cabinet Dayton in the color Studio Gray. Combining a timeless door style with a chic color like gray created a kitchen that blends modern and traditional elements, creating a space that will age well overtime. 

Dayton Studio Gray