The breakfast area is a rather substantial dining table, previously owned by the client, who also bought the Louis XIV-style chairs. Ellsley found the iron chandelier in the south of France. The grillework door hides the microwave and panels mask the Sub-Zero 700 refrigerator and freezer. The floor is Mexican limestone, set in a cathedral pattern with multisize tiles. Ellsley prefers it to French limestone because it's thinner, harder, and cheaper — she even used it in her own house in France.