Copper has always been the best conductor of heat, and this Stockpot, part of All-Clad's Cop-R-Chef collection, is among the best cookware has to offer in quality and performance. Its 8-qt. capacity is great for preparing stocks and soups, simmering chilis and gumbos and much more. Copper exterior on bottom and sides combined with a heavy aluminum core ensures your food will cook evenly and thoroughly. You'll rarely need to heat the pan above medium temperature. Lid fits securely to keep in moisture and flavor. All-Clad is the undisputed choice among 4-star chefs and is available in five distinct designs.