Professional triple ply construction features an aluminum core bonded to an 18/10 stainless interior and brushed stainless exterior; Heat Surround Technology allows for even heat distribution along the bottom and sidewalls of the cookware; Cool Grip riveted handle is made of solid stainless steel–stays cool for safe grip; Smoothly tapered rims eliminate drips while pouring; Flavor Lock tight fitting stainless covers seal in moisture; Lifetime warranty; 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface does not discolor, react with food or alter flavors; Dishwasher safe for easy cleanup; Sloped sides and wide flat bottom of the skillet maximizes cooking surface; Includes stainless cover No other piece of cookware is as essential to good cooking as the stockpot. The wide design of the stockpot maximizes the reduction of liquids, for more concentrated stocks and heartier, more flavorful soups and stews. Whether you’re preparing a stock for Provencal vegetable soup, browning beef bones for beef stock, or simmering chili all day long until the flavors are blended to perfection, the stockpot guarantees delicious results. CuisinartMultiClad Pro Stainless Cookware bonds stainless steel to a core of pure aluminum for unsurpassed durability and performance. We guarantee it with a lifetime warranty.