For over 80 years Paderno (Italy) has been a leading company in the manufacturing of professional cookware and kitchen utensils. The company is constantly engaged in enhancing the quality of its products and consistently complies with the most recent laws relating to public health and safety. For this purpose the new factory in Orfengo Novara near Milan is equipped with a modern laboratory with high technology instruments (X-rays atomic absorption etc.) which enables Paderno to carry out its own chemical tests on the raw materials used and check their conformity to the standards required. Special attention is paid to the environment and to general safety. This 46-1/2-quart stainless-steel sauce pot has a height of 10-7/8-inch and a diameter of 17-3/4-inch. The Grand Gourmet series boasts an outer and inner satin polish and a mirror-finish along the edges. Its stainless steel handles are hollow and tubular for an ergonomic shape that also allows for a stay-cool feature. The handles are welded. The versatile sauce pot is suited for blanching vegetables and fruits and heating or re-heating liquids stews and sauces. The line has a sandwich thermo-radiant bottom (stainless steel/aluminum/stainless steel) that is concave when cold and flat when hot making it perfect for use on any type of stove whether gas electric glass ceramic or induction. Made in Italy by Paderno. NSF approved. Limited Lifetime Warranty. Lid not included. Welded handles. NSF Approved. Induction ready. Compatible with all heat sources. Lid not included.