This is a truly elegant looking saucepan from the stainless steel Chef collection. The saucepan has an encapsulated three-layer sandwich base of aluminum (between two layers of stainless steel) for optimal heat conductivity and distribution. This induction base heats quickly and distributes heat evenly, saving chefs valuable cooking time. Equipped with an easy-to-grip riveted handle for safety and inner capacity markings to help simplify measurement. A rounded rim makes for frictionless pouring.