Los Angeles boasts some of the most beautiful mid-20th-century architecture in the country. These houses are defined by clean lines, open layouts, and walls of glass serving to emphasize a connection between indoors and out. In Southern California, it is extremely important to integrate the kitchen with the outdoor living areas. This promotes an engaging space for entertaining guests and takes advantage of California’s warm climate.
To help achieve that ideal California kitchen, we have compiled the top 14 kitchen remodeling contractors in Los Angeles. These firms were ranked based on awards from prominent organizations in the remodeling industry, features in national and local publications, and each firm’s ability to achieve a quintessential SoCal kitchen, along with other classic kitchen styles.
14) Luxe Remodeling
329 N. Wetherly Dr. Suite #205, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Luxe Remodeling is a design-build firm that offers tailored renovations and custom remodels in Beverly Hills. In addition to residential remodeling, the firm also does small commercial projects. The firm is led by owner Oren Levy and is a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association.
Luxe Remodeling specializes in white kitchen remodels. These minimalist spaces can be dressed with industrial-style components, timeless farmhouse elements, or contemporary essentials. This kitchen remodel in Central Los Angeles features an intricate floor pattern that adds a pop of color to the space. Open shelves and white cabinets are paired with a classic white tile backsplash that extends across the wall.
13) Eden Builders
21781 Ventura Blvd. Suite #609, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Eden Builders is a general contractor and remodeling firm that specializes in home additions and kitchen and bath remodeling. With customer service as its priority, the firm’s clients come primarily from repeat business and referrals. The firm’s owner, Ron Litman, was a former project manager for a large construction company in Los Angeles. His experience in managing large, complex construction projects from design to completion proved valuable when he branched out in 2006 to establish Eden Builders.
Eden Builders’ kitchen remodels are often bright and airy. This kitchen remodel was all about light. The soft grey tones are highlighted by different types of light; from under-the-cabinet lighting to pendant lights, and large over-the-sink windows.
12) Structura Remodeling
1702 Robertson Blvd. Suite #113, Los Angeles, CA 90035
Structura Remodeling ranks among the top kitchen remodelers of Los Angeles for its imaginative and innovative designs and superb client relationships. The firm is headed by Yaakov Kobi Hagay who has more than sixteen years of experience in the construction industry. He is a third-generation builder who followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather in pursuing a career in construction. Clients praise him and the company for efficient scheduling and highly collaborative work with homeowners.
As an affiliate of the National Kitchen and Bath Association, the firm is capable of doing exceptional kitchen and bathroom remodels. Its kitchens lean towards the modern side of design and architecture, such as this featured kitchen remodel. The slab, wood veneer cabinet doors add warmth and depth to the contemporary space. The modern bar stools match the surrounding wood while a recessed ceiling adds height.
11) Reliance Design Build
11500 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite #400, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Reliance Design Build was launched in 2006 by two brothers in the pursuit of beautiful designs and construction. Behrang Motamedi is well-versed in architecture and engineering while Behrooz Motamedi has a background in civil engineering. Along with Golnaz Motamedi, who is in charge of design, this family-run firm has developed into one of Los Angeles’ top design-build-remodel firms, specializing in interior remodeling and residential renovations.
The firm specializes in Mid-century Modern, bungalow, and Craftsman homes. In its kitchen remodels, the firm likes to keep the layout clean and simple to promote functionality. This kitchen remodel in Playa Del Rey features brand-new white shaker cabinets, beautiful blue subway tiles, and a large island with a range and hood. Panoramic doors were also installed to create an indoor-outdoor space for entertaining.
10) Fort Hill Construction
12711 Ventura Blvd. Suite #390, Studio City, CA 91604
Known for serving the A-list community in Los Angeles and New York, Fort Hill Construction has built and renovated the homes of the city’s most discerning residents. From a high-powered family firm established in 1966 in Boston, it has become the contractor of choice for Hollywood’s elite since its headquarters moved to Los Angeles in 1971. Some of its notable clientele include Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, philanthropist David Bohnett, and famed musician Quincy Jones. Its work has graced the pages of Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Luxe, California Home, Instyle, Elle Decor, and W, along with many other national publications.
During its more than five decades in the business, it has worked with acclaimed design professionals to deliver museum-quality work with ceaseless attention to detail. The firm is known to only take a select number of projects each year, exclusively drawn from referrals. It offers all services in the construction spectrum, from custom homes to historic renovations. Fort Hill also maintains a drafting/minor design division to accommodate smaller projects and a service unit to care for existing customers. This kitchen displays classic notes in line with the Mediterranean home. The firm used organic elements such as wicker stools and a wooden overhead pot rack to soften the stark white palette. A white-washed checkered tile floor adds a bit of boldness to the space.
9) Morrow & Morrow Corporation
860 Via Dela Paz Suite E3C, Pacific Palisades, CA 90402
Since 1989, Morrow and Morrow Corporation has become synonymous with private luxury residences in the affluent neighborhoods of Southern California. This premier general contractor produces luxe estates and manors as well as renovates historic homes in Los Angeles’ exclusive Brentwood, Malibu, Pacific Palisades & Santa Monica neighborhoods. Its homes tend to be on the traditional side, with Colonial, Spanish Mediterranean, and Italian influences, although contemporary and modern styles are also available.
The firm works with high-end materials and finishes such as rare marbles and gold-plated fixtures. This kitchen presents hints of European style with its heavy-set hood in a luminous finish, open shelves, and glass-window cabinets. It also features impressive marble work that extends from the backsplash all the way up to the ceiling.
8) Southwest Construction and Home Improvement
2729 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034
Family-owned and operated since 2004, Southwest Construction and Home Improvement have served Downtown Los Angeles with exemplary full home renovations and impressive remodels. Its roots were drawn from the early 1980s with a dedication to the craft handed down through the family from the founding patriarch. Despite graduating from UCLA with a degree in Psychology, current principal Tomer Grimberg dared to pursue his passion for building and remodeling. Today, he leads a network of closely-knit brothers, wives, uncles, and cousins — all with his and her own specialty in the remodeling process.
The firm goes beyond home construction and renovation, with specialties in roofing, paving, and basement finishing. It has received stellar reviews from its clients including former Yankees baseman and World Series Champion Nick Swisher. Southwest’s kitchens range from traditional farmhouse kitchens to ultra-modern chef’s kitchens. This classic kitchen is only one of the many renovations the firm has done around Los Angeles County. The distinct marble countertops and the mirroring planks in the ceiling and flooring make it a one-of-a-kind space.
7) Hollywood Sierra Kitchens
926 N. La Cienega, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Hollywood Sierra Kitchens creates bespoke kitchens and bathrooms for a discerning clientele. Established in 2004, its service area spans the Hollywood Hills and Westside to the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Mammoth Lakes and beyond. The firm is directed by Certified Kitchen Designer Peter Grisdela. The Detroit native lived in Los Angeles for eleven years before starting the company. He is backed by 20 years of design experience specializing in kitchens.
Whether it is a classic French country kitchen or an Asian-inspired one, the firm is capable of creating any look. This Bel-Air kitchen exudes elegance with its circular mullion doors with antique glass. Expressive marble countertops and walnut island cabinets complement each other. Structurally, the expansion involved the removal of walls and raising the ceilings so the kitchen would better suit the majestic home.
6) Greenworks Construction & Design
20301 Ventura Blvd. Suite #222, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Greenworks Construction & Design is one of Southern California’s leading general contractors, known for creating eco-conscious homes and performing energy-efficient upgrades. Headed by Omri Moalem, this ten-year-old company has a seasoned in-house team that boasts over 20 years of experience in new construction and remodeling. The firm was showcased in a number of episodes of HGTV’s “House Hunters Renovation”. One of its custom homes was also featured in Bravo TV’s “Million Dollar Listing” for breaking the record for highest sale price for a single-family home in Culver City.
Greenworks specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodeling. Its fusion of traditionalist and modernist styles attracts many SoCal residents looking to update old homes in the area. This kitchen was featured in an episode of House Hunters Renovation and is an example of a flawless blend of Mid-century, farmhouse, and art deco. The denim gray custom cabinets are accented by gold in the lighting and open shelves. The gold wallpaper is reminiscent of the art deco designs in the 1920s.
5) Advanced Builders & Contractors
10880 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #1101, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Advanced Builders & Contractors is a general contractor that renovates and builds custom homes in the Los Angeles area. Its portfolio predominantly includes modern residences, boasting sleek geometric lines and clean, neutral tones. As a member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and National Kitchen and Bath Association, the firm also specializes in whole house, bathroom, and kitchen remodels. The firm is headed by Iran-born businessman Nick Cohen Yahoodain. His knowledge of real estate and construction has helped him develop the firm into one of SoCal’s top general contractors. For over 25 years, the firm’s work has been recognized in various publications in the region. Its kitchen and bathroom projects have been featured in Elle Decor, HouseBeautiful, Voyage LA, and on NBC News.
The firm’s kitchen projects are often minimalist and contemporary in style. This kitchen renovation features sleek cabinets and a modern island. Black and white palettes dominate most of the space. Opaque storage provides an eye-catching detail along with the slate gray backsplash tiles.
4) Kavin Construction, Inc.
3814 Willat Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90232
As a general contractor and custom home builder, Kavin Construction is known for expertly navigating the steep hills and rocky coastlines of Southern California. The firm was founded by Michael Kavin who transitioned from a graduate of Biological Sciences and Physics to master builder. He started the firm in 1975 and has since carefully crafted estates in Mediterranean and contemporary styles. Kavin has also lent his technical expertise as an expert witness for the State of California in construction disputes. The firm is known as a top celebrity contractor, having created homes for personalities such as Zooey Deschanel and Adele. Its homes and renovations have been featured in Architectural Digest, West Los Angeles Living, InStyle, House Beautiful, Sunset, and Bazaar.
This modern remodel of a kitchen fits perfectly in the firm’s portfolio of contemporary interiors. The sleek black and white kitchen is bold and dramatic. The space is contrasted by a classic farmhouse sink while the large L-shaped prep area offers added seating for guests.
3) Addition Building & Design, Inc.
4335 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite #354, Los Angeles, CA 91403
Mike Ross launched Addition Building & Design with a focus on building high-end residential projects in Southern California. From large scale renovations to aesthetic remodels, the firm has created effective solutions for many of Los Angeles’ residents for the last ten years. Ross is an entrepreneur who has over 32 years of experience in construction. His years as a teacher and a coach have enabled him to drive the company to success. The firm has been included six times in Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500 list and has completed projects for celebrities like Mila Kunis. Ross also actively participates in some of the industry’s major organizations, including the AIA, NARI, and the U.S. Green Building Council. In addition, he is a volunteer for the American Cancer Society as well as a motivational speaker throughout the city of Los Angeles at various organizations and schools.
The firm has done a great number of remodels in various architectural styles. Green building techniques are also utilized as well as an emphasis on open layouts. This Tuscan kitchen exudes elegance through its granite countertops and custom ornate hood. Walls of ivory cabinets provide ample storage and a huge new island double as a prep area and extra seating for guests.
1424 4th St. Suite #501, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Award-winning design-build firm SweissKloss is the product of Abeer Sweis’ design expertise and Jeff Kloss’ construction forte. The husband and wife teamed up in 2006 to fulfill their vision of providing seamless renovations of beloved homes in the Santa Monica and Los Angeles areas. Prior to establishing the company, Sweis had been running her own design firm since 1998, while Kloss had worked for a local construction company. The firm has a deep understanding of old homes in Southern California and is good at addressing challenges brought by small spaces and ineffective layouts. The firm’s specialization in historic preservation earned them a Preservation Award from the Santa Monica Conservancy in 2015. The home was a distinctive 1950s house designed by famed architect Frederick Monhoff.
In addition to whole house renovations, the firm also excels in kitchen remodeling. This kitchen in a 1940s home was created for a Santa Monica artist. The firm reconfigured the space to improve the flow of movement. With the utilization of natural light and a more open floor plan, the kitchen space is now larger and better suited for entertaining guests.
1) Custom Design & Construction
2001 E. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo, CA 90245
Established in 1986, Custom Design and Construction has risen among its peers with a solid reputation of stellar custom homes and superior renovations. Its award-winning design-build team has won several Chrysalis Awards for its kitchens and whole house remodels. It has also earned the Industry Icon Award from the Building Industry Association of Southern California. Bill Simone, the firm’s owner and president, is as decorated as the firm itself. An Illinois native and a Manhattan Beach resident, he has decades of experience in the design-build industry and has contributed significantly to the national scene of remodeling. He is one of a handful of remodelers that sits on the board of Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. He has been named Chrysalis Remodeler of the Year and is a three-time winner of California Remodeler of the Year, 23-time Qualified Remodeler Top 500 recipient, and Remodeling Big 50 member.
Featured in Southbay Magazine, this sophisticated kitchen remodel was achieved through the wall sconces and pendant lighting over the island. Ebony cabinets feature several refrigerated spaces for smart storage.