Upstate Backyard Kitchens is proudly owned and operated by Chris Manzella, Mike Darling, and Josh Bradshaw. These Upstate New York-natives have a combined thirty years of experience in the hardscaping and landscaping industries. Chris and Josh are both graduates of SUNY Cobleskill with bachelor's degrees in plant science and landscape design and construction, Chris and Josh bring both creativity and practical design knowledge to every project. Mike brings award-winning construction expertise and attention to detail to make your investment last for years to come.
Upstate Backyard Kitchens was founded to provide a greater level of customer service by offering even more outdoor entertaining solutions to both their customers and contractors alike. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful stone garden to sip tea in the afternoon or an over-the-top outdoor kitchen for the annual family reunion, Upstate Backyard Kitchens is your one-stop-shop.
We proudly design outdoor kitchens and custom backyard entertainment spaces in Albany, Latham, Cohoes, Colonie, Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, Watervliet, Schenectady, Troy, and the surrounding areas.