Originally developed by professionals for professionals, the Original Pro Collection is the perfect cooking equipment for everyone who values uncompromising quality, attractive design, and superior functions. It is a design classic and international best-seller made from heavy gauge, hygienic 18/10 stainless steel and its beautiful brushed stainless steel finish provides the ultimate resistance to water spots, staining, and scratching. Professional cooks from around the world have been using this cookware for over 30 years, and even Nigella Lawson finds its looks and durability help her to be a "Domestic Goddess". The fully encapsulated CookStar all-stove base, which is comprised of a pure aluminum core and high-quality 18/10 stainless steel, ensures that the base that will never separate or warp. The energy-saving base also provides quick optimal heat distribution, diffusion, and storage without any hot spots. Safe for induction stoves. Equipped with true stay-cool handles that are large for easy handling, and fastened using high-strength welding, permitting a hygienic stainless steel interior free of rivets which collect food and particles. All the handles are fixed to stay on for a lifetime. The cleverly designed lids are tight fitting, making it ideal to not only cook with little or no water but to ensure that all the flavour of the food gets sealed in. They offer the innovative condensate-plus function - condensation drips right onto the food from the center of the lid, making it tastier and juicier. In addition, ice cubes can be placed on the center of the lid to accelerate the condensation process. Fully oven-safe and dishwasher-safe. Features dripless pouring rim and interior measuring scale. International Busse Longlife Design Award winner. Limited lifetime warranty. Made in Germany.