The kitchens of France were the inspiration behind the elegant Cuisinart Chef's Classic Stainless Cookware Collection. Chef's Classic features 18/10 stainless steel and pure aluminum encapsulated in the base for fast and even heating. 18/10 mirror finish with classic looks and professional performance. Unsurpassed heat distribution aluminum encapsulated base heats quickly and spreads heat evenly and eliminates hot spots. 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface does not discolor, react with food or alter flavors. Great for classic cooking techniques like slow simmers, rolling boils and reduction of liquids. Cool grip solid stainless steel riveted handle stays cool on the stovetop. Rim is tapered for drip-free pouring. Flavor Lock tight fitting cover seals in moisture and nutrients for healthier, more flavorful results, every time you cook. Premium 18/10 stainless steel easily cleans to original brilliant finish and constructed to Last. Dishwasher Safe, premium 18/10 stainless steel easily cleans to original brilliant finish. Versatile performance, oven safe to 550°F. Cook on stovetop, in oven or under broiler. Freezer safe for easy storage. Constructed to last, Limited Lifetime Warranty.