Great advice - "here’s a little tip for those of you that are having new countertops installed – ask the fabricator to make you a custom cutting board out of the countertop remnants, like the portions cut out for the stove and sink. You’ll have a gorgeous (and indestructible) cutting board that will blend in so perfectly with your countertops that you can leave it out all the time!"
I realize that this is not safe nor to code. I pinned this to remind me that I wanted to install an electrical outlet under my sink to keep my hair dryer plugged up but out of sight. I have found a better example of what I was thinking of doing here: More