Yes, there will be an exhaust hood over the range. It will be a powerful one for the stir-frying I intend to do. It will be ducted directly to the outside on that wall.
Tom, hopefully these pictures will help a little more with the home theater area in relation to the kitchen and bedroom.
Coming down the stairwell, you can see the blue tape around the corner marking where the base cabinets for the kitchen will be.
At the base of the stairwell entrance, showing the edge of the other kitchen wall, the bedroom in the corner straight ahead, and the screen for the home theater area will be on the far wall with the window above the ledge:
Looking straight ahead at where the screen will be, and of course that support post at the left is where I plan to build the enclosure for the refrigerator. As you can see, it intrudes into the home theater area a bit, but hopefully not enough to get under my skin forever. Compromises, I tell you.