Sitram Profiserie Cookware is among the most distinguished cookware in and outside of France. Professionals choice world wide for superior heat conduction and durability. For the home cook, the 18/10 stainless steel offers a lot of eye appeal along with high performance. The warp-proof pan bottom has an extra-thick aluminum core sandwiched between layers of 18/10 stainless steel to guarantee even heat distribution from the flame to the food. Tubular stay-cool handles are spot welded for durability and easy cleaning. Favored by many commercial kitchens that use induction heat for cooking. Induction ready, but this versatile cookware is not restricted to induction cooktops. It may be used on more traditional heat sources as well. Dishwasher, oven and freezer safe.