The kitchens of France were the inspiration behind the elegant Cuisinart® Chef's Classic™ Stainless Cookware Collection. Chef's Classic™ features 18/10 stainless steel and pure aluminum encapsulated in the base for fast and even heating. We guarantee it with a lifetime warranty. 18/10 stainless steel with a mirror finish. Classic looks, professional performance. It's unsurpassed heat distribution is due to the aluminum encapsulated base which heats quickly and spreads heat evenly. Eliminates hot spots. The stainless steel cooking surface does not discolor, react with food or alter flavors. Great for classic cooking techniques like slow simmers, rolling boils and reduction of liquids. The stainless steel riveted handle stays cool on the stovetop. The rim is tapered for drip free pouring. Tight fitting lid seals in moisture and nutrients for healthier, more flavorful results, every time you cook. Dishwasher safe. Lifetime warranty. Set includes 1.5 Quart Saucepan with cover, 3 Quart Saucepan with cover, 10 Inch open skillet, and an 8 Quart Stockpot with cover.