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Airbnb Checklist: Essential Cookware for Superhost Status

Ensure your guests have a wonderful stay with this Airbnb checklist. Essential cooking supplies that’ll make your guests say ‘WOW!’

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As an Airbnb host, one of the best things you can do for your business is earn Superhost Status. That’s because Airbnb Superhosts have instant credibility with potential guests (not to mention, greater visibility in search results!) and, becoming a Superhost is surprisingly simple. Ensuring your guests have a wonderful stay with thoughtful touches like a well-equipped kitchen can go a long way in getting the glowing reviews you need to meet the Superhost criteria.

Read on for a complete list of essential cooking supplies for a well-equipped Airbnb kitchen that’s sure to help you earn Superhost status.

(If you’re looking for a FULL room-by-room checklist with EVERYTHING you need to set up your new Airbnb, check out this blog post: The Best Room-By-Room Airbnb Checklist: 100+ Essential Items.)

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Airbnb Checklist: Essential Cookware for Superhost Status

A well-equipped Airbnb kitchen is a surefire way to get more 5-star reviews! | The Realist
  1. Knife block

Let’s start with one of the most frustrating things about the vast majority of Airbnbs: they often have super dull, low-quality knives. If you want your guests to love staying with you so much that they leave glowing 5-star reviews, come back over and over, and tell their friends about you–then small details like high-quality knives go a long way. Just be sure to hone/sharpen them when you’re at your Airbnb so that they stay in great shape for guests.

  1. Cutting boards

These are hands-down the best cutting boards you can buy. They’re super high-quality, durable, and non-slip. They also come in a 3-pack, which ensures your guests always have what they need and that multiple guests can cook at the same time. Just make sure you choose a darker color to hide any stains.

  1. Pots, pans, and cooking utensils

Your pots, pans, and cooking utensils are going to get used and abused (and thrown in the dishwasher!) so, this set of non-stick cookware is perfect because it’s inexpensive and has thousands of great reviews.

  1. Other essential utensils

With this bundle, you’ll get tons of essential cooking utensils (like a spatula, measuring cups/spoons, tongs, a whisk, and more.)

  1. Potholders and oven mitts

Don’t skip this one – oven mitts and pot holders are an absolute necessity for any kitchen.

By buying this bundle, you’ll get an incredibly high-quality, durable product that seems to last forever. (Plus, the potholders double as jar openers, drying mats, and spoon rests.)

  1. Food storage containers

I don’t know about you, but, for me, one of the most disappointing things about staying in an Airbnb is that they never seem to have any food storage containers. Prevent your guests from being disappointed after dinner by providing them with these containers. If you think your guests will need large containers, grab these too.

  1. Coffee maker

When it comes to picking your coffee maker, there’s no reason to shell out $100+ on a fancy one. This coffee maker from Black+Decker works very well and is incredibly reliable (unlike the many expensive coffee makers I’ve tried!).

Go the extra mile for your guests by providing a french press for those who prefer it. (Plus, if your coffee pot ever breaks mid-stay, having this backup will surely be appreciated!)

  1. Mixing bowls

Mixing bowls are essential for making a nice meal with friends. Your guests will love that these mixing bowls come with lids they can just pop on when needed.

  1. Toaster

You don’t need to spend an arm and a leg to get a great, reliable toaster.

  1. Garlic press

For all the garlic lovers out there, this garlic press makes cooking a breeze.

  1. Hand mixer

When you need a hand mixer, there’s just really no good substitute.

  1. Cookie sheets

Cookie sheets are a definite must-have for both cooking and baking. Make sure you provide enough for your max occupancy.

  1. Dishtowels

This bundle comes with plenty of dishtowels so your guests always have what they need.

  1. Trash can

Need I say more?


Great work getting everything you need to ensure your guests have a wonderful, 5-star stay that gets you one step closer to earning Superhost status!

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