When space allows, add a countertop or island next to the grill to make food prep and service easier. A peninsula works well in this outdoor kitchen. It provides additional seating for outdoor dining that's close enough for the cook to chat with guest.
I love the idea of having panels that can be manipulated to provide more air/shade/rain protection/wind relief as the weather changes. AND I love the simple wood structures of this feature. - Decoration for House