The KitchenAid Gourmet Essentials Line in Red features high-quality cookware that is guaranteed to last you over time. For one thing, their comfortable cool grip handles are made up of 18/10 stainless steel shafts encased in soft silicone rubber. A three-coat nonstick surface includes patented "Hard-Base" ceramic primer that hardens the inside of the pan providing exceptional food release and durability. It definitely makes for convenient cooking and super easy cleanup! The heavy gauge aluminum core provides fast and even heating and the tough porcelain enamel exterior is durable and easy to clean. Handwash with mild dish soap.