Peggy McGowen, ASID, CMKBD
Peggy McGowen, The Kitchen Queen, is founder of Kitchen & Bath Concepts in Houston, Texas, which has specialized in consultation and design of new and remodeled kitchens and baths since 1986. On April 1st, 2011, the company celebrated 25 years in business. Peggy started KBC on April Fools Day, after working as a designer for seven years elsewhere.
Peggy is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers and a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer. She is a Past National President of the NKBA, and a Past President of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of ASID. She is also a long-time member of the Houston Culinary Guild.
Peggy has been featured in local and national publications such as Houston House & Home, Texas Culinary Thymes, Interior Design, House Beautiful, Better Homes & Gardens, Women’s Day Kitchens & Baths, Kitchen & Bath Business, Kitchen & Bath Design News, Who’s Who in Kitchens & Baths and a special feature project for Country Living Magazine for WoodMode Cabinetry.
She is a frequent speaker at local and national home shows and trade conferences, and has judged Design Competitions for the NKBA, NARI, SubZero and others. She has appeared on HGTV several times and is an award-winning designer herself. Over her years in the industry, she has served on advisory councils for manufacturers such as Dacor, KitchenAid, SubZero, WoodMode and others. She often presents seminars and industry forecasting programs for professional and consumer groups.
Peggy is married to Maurice McGowen, retired, and they enjoy spare time at home on Galveston Bay, or in Los Angeles, near grandchildren. Daughter Micqui is also a CMKBD, and partner in KBC. Daughter Marci Daly and her family live in Los Angeles – there are lots of direct flights between Houston and L.A.
“The Kitchen Queen” is the basis of a series of presentations designed for consumer, professional and trade groups. The programs, like kitchens, can be redesigned or custom-designed for specific needs. The Kitchen Queen specializes in luxury kitchens, design and product trends, consumer trends and marketing to the luxury market. Presentations are informative, enlightening and fun, with unexpected answers to even the craziest questions.
Call or email for an audience with “The Kitchen Queen” and get the royal treatment. You’ll have the time of your life.
After all, it’s all about designing kitchens and bathrooms for YOUR life!