The soft white in this kitchen is accentuated by the grey subway tile. Try this look, but don't go too grey with the tile. We want to keep it warm and light. Something similar to the great room wall colour would be nice.
#Kitchen of the Day: A great design for gourmet cooking with a professional range top, a large wood hood, and a pot filler faucet.... Photo # 12 in Traditional Dark Golden-Brown Kitchens (Kitchen-Design-Ideas.org)