designer's own words:There are certain food items that people almost always use when it is time to have a meal. Oasis is a built-in refrigerator dining table that reduces unnecessary trips to the main refrigerator in your kitchen. It will store frequent accessed items such as dressings, sauce, butter, cheese, jam, leftover food containers, side dishes, etc. The stored food will be easily accessible because they are right in front of you, not in the refrigerator which you usually have to carry several items, several times back and forth between the dining table and the refrigerator every time. Oasis also reduces energy consumption by not opening the big refrigerator door repeatedly.