You follow different rules for sauteing, depending on what you're cooking, but you can use the MC2 2-qt. Saute Pan by All-Clad every time. Originally designed for professional chefs, All-Clad pans have 3 layers, bonded together to ensure even heating. The pure aluminum core is fused between a brushed aluminum-alloy exterior and a hand-polished 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface, which won't react with food. Long, stay-cool handle, non-corrosive rivets and expertly fitted lid all are stainless steel.All-Clad proudly unveils a contemporary new design of the original Master Chef cookware line. The New MC2 cookware combines the industrial style of the brushed aluminum pan exterior with the brand's signature gleaming stainless steel "stay cool" handles. The new generation of Master Chef cookware features an easy-to-clean, highly polished 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface and a thick core of aluminum for superior heat conductivity and the ultimate in cooking performance. Lifetime warranty.