No other classic cooking method lets you so perfectly prepare as wide a variety of foods as the simple saute pan. The name evokes memories of perfect repasts in elegant little bistros, but the saute's talents extend far beyond the elegant. It is a versatile cooking tool, ideal for lightly frying a variety of meats, poultry or fish. Tightly lidded, the saute tenderly finishes the cooking process with delicious results. The interior is engineered for extreme durability. Cuisinart Chef's Classic Stainless Cookware features 18/10 stainless steel and pure aluminum for fast and even heating. Product features stainless: 18/10 mirror finish, 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. 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. Limited Lifetime Warranty.