Kitchen Vocabulary in English

Knowing the names of various kitchen items is essential when cooking or discussing about the kitchen. In this reference, you will learn how to refer to different items found in a kitchen. It covers several main sections like Kitchen Appliances & Gadgets, Kitchen Utensils, Cups and Glasses, and Formal Table Setting.

Kitchen Vocabulary

Kitchenware
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A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation in a dwelling or in a commercial establishment. There are many different types of kitchen appliances (toaster, refrigerator, cabinet, cupboard, dinner table…) and kitchen utensils (apron, bowl, teapot, oven glove, rolling pin, grater…) that are used in the kitchen.

Kitchen Gadgets and Appliances

List of Kitchen Appliances & Gadgets

  • Tea maker
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Mixer
  • Refrigerator
  • Blender
  • Cabinet
  • Cupboard
  • Cooker hood (U.K) – range hood (U.S)
  • Microwave
  • Dish soap
  • Kitchen counter
  • Dinner table
  • Kitchen scale
  • Pedal bin
  • Grill
  • Drawer

Kitchen Utensils

Kitchen Utensils Vocabulary

  • Apron
  • Bread basket
  • Bowl
  • Teapot
  • Measuring cup
  • Baking tray
  • Timer
  • Spice container
  • Chopping board
  • Grater
  • Pie plate
  • Salad spinner
  • Colander
  • Butter dish
  • Oven glove
  • Napkin
  • Chopsticks
  • Rolling pin
  • Measuring spoon
  • Whisk
  • Wooden spoon
  • Strainer
  • Steak hammer
  • Spoon
  • Spatula
  • Mesh skimmer
  • Cleaver
  • Ladle
  • Knife
  • Kitchen shears
  • Fork
  • Cutlery
  • Corkscrew
  • Cake slice
  • Saucepan (U.K) – pot (U.S)
  • Frying pan
  • Pressure cooker
  • Cooker
  • Casserole dish

Cups and Glasses

Glassware Vocabulary

  • Wine glass
  • Water goblet
  • Margarita glass
  • Hurricane glass
  • Champagne flute
  • Cocktail glass
  • Irish coffee glass
  • Cognac balloon
  • Plastic cup
  • Mug
  • Beer mug
  • Weizen glass
  • Teacup
  • Demitasse
  • Footed pilsner glass
  • Collins glass
  • Vodka glass
  • Shot glass

Formal Table Setting

Tableware Vocabulary

  • Dessert fork
  • Tea spoon
  • White wine glass
  • Red wine glass
  • Water goblet
  • Bread and butter knife
  • Coffee cup
  • Saucer
  • Bread and butter plate
  • Napkin
  • Salad fork
  • Dinner fork
  • Dinner plate
  • Dinner knife
  • Salad knife

Kitchen Vocabulary Video

Kitchenware vocabulary words video with American English pronunciation.