The Cuisinart 77-17 Chef s Classic Stainless 17-Piece Cookware Set is the perfect choice for serious cooks, entertainers or big families. This ultimate set includes everything a home chef needs, included are three saucepans, three skillets, a large saut pan, the versatile 9-Quart stockpot with pasta insert and a steamer insert that fits the 2-Quart and 3-Quart saucepans. Exclusively designed aluminum encapsulated base provides superior heat conductivity and even heat distribution to meet the demands of gourmet chefs everywhere. The mirror finish, classic look and professional performance of stainless steel is an investment that proves its worth every time used. The 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface does not discolor, react with food or alter flavors and easily cleans to its original brilliant finish. A tight-fitti.