Chefs Choice Stainless: 18/10 mirror finish. Classic looks, professional performance. Unsurpassed Heat Distribution: Aluminum-encapsulated base heats quickly and spreads heat evenly. Eliminates hot spots. Stainless Steel for Professional Results: 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 Handle: Solid stainless-steel riveted handle stays cool on the stovetop. A helper handle provides extra support and balance when lifting and pouring. Drip-Free Pouring: Rim is tapered for drip-free pouring. Flavor Lock Lid: Tight-fitting cover seals in moisture and nutrients for healthier, more flavorful results, every time you cook. Dishwasher Safe: Premium 18/10 stainless steel easily cleans to original brilliant finish. Constructed to Last: Limited Lifetime Warranty.