I just did my kitchen over, and in hindsight I think I would have put
the frig outlet in a base cabinet nest to the frig, similiar to a over
the stove microwave that you plug in to the cabinet above. It's code
for a microwave, so I wouldn't see why you can't do it for the frig.
Like the other poster said, the frig should be on its own circuit. But
if you are plugging in a low power appliance like a gas stove that
just needs electric for the ignition,clock,etc, it shouldn't be a
Just curious, why is there a 3 gang box behind the frig?
What else are you plugging in?