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Cookware Comparison Guide

MetroKitchen's guide to our top brands of cookware


 

3 layer fully clad gourmet Stainless Steel cookware

3 ply
All-Clad Tri-Ply Stainless
  All Clad Cookware - Stainless Steel
  Best selling All-Clad style
Warranty* Lifetime
Cleaning & Care Dishwasher-safe (Non stick pieces are handwash)
Best for cooking: Just about anything! Extremely versatile
Cooking surface 18/10 Stainless Steel, non-reactive to acids, surgical steel
Exterior materials Magnetic Stainless Steel
Exterior finish/appearance Polished Stainless Steel, mirror like finish
Internal construction (includes #of layers) Fully clad. 3 layers, 2 stainless covering 1 layer of fast heating aluminum
Lids Stainless Steel
Handles Stainless Steel
Oven safe temperature up to 500 degrees
Induction Compatible? Only fully clad stainless items. Exclusions: disc bottom stockpots, roasters, anything not fully clad
   
Origin USA
Regular price for 10 piece set: $699.95 - $759.95
  See other All-Clad styles
 
* With normal use and proper care. Minor imperfections and slight color variations are normal.
 

 


 

5 layer fully clad gourmet Stainless Steel cookware

5 ply
All-Clad D5 Brushed
  Brushed exterior with classic All-Clad look
Warranty* Lifetime
Cleaning & Care Dishwasher-safe
Best for cooking: Quick heating due to its 5 layers of aluminum, stainless
Cooking surface 18/10 Stainless Steel, non-reactive to acids, surgical steel
Exterior materials Magnetic Stainless Steel
Exterior finish/appearance Brushed Stainless Steel
Internal construction (includes #of layers) Fully clad. 5 layers, 3 stainless covering 1 layer of fast heating aluminum 
Lids Stainless Steel
Handles Stainless Steel
Oven safe temperature up to 500 degrees
Induction Compatible? YES
Origin USA
Regular price for 10 piece set: $799.95
  See other All-Clad styles
 
* With normal use and proper care. Minor imperfections and slight color variations are normal.
 

 


 

Nonstick Cookware

Non stick
Scanpan Danish Nonstick Cookware
Warranty* Lifetime
Cleaning & Care Dishwasher Safe
Best for cooking: Outstanding for eggs.  Also will brown foods, unlike many other non sticks.  Great for those concerned about fat intake
Cooking surface Non-stick, free of PFOA
Exterior materials Dark gray
Exterior finish/appearance Dark gray
Internal construction (includes #of layers) Non stick 
Lids Glass
Handles Resin
Oven safe temperature up to 500 degrees
Induction Compatible? Both induction-compatible and non-induction compatible pans and pots
Origin Denmark
Regular price for 10 piece set: $399.95
  See other Scanpan styles
 
* With normal use and proper care. Minor imperfections and slight color variations are normal.
 

 


 

Cast Iron cookware

 
Staub French Cast Iron
Warranty* Lifetime
Cleaning & Care Hand wash
Best for cooking: Wonderful for slow cooking methods such as braising and stewing
Cooking surface Cast iron - does not require pre-seasoning
Exterior materials Cast iron
Exterior finish/appearance Enameled in various colors
Lids Enameled cast iron
Oven safe temperature up to 500 degrees
Induction Compatible? No, but a "conversion" disc is available (Induction Disc)
Origin France
 
* With normal use and proper care. Minor imperfections and slight color variations are normal.
 

 


 

Copper Cookware

 
All-Clad c4 Copper Cookware
Warranty* Lifetime
Cleaning & Care Hand wash
Best for cooking: Especially good for baking, delicate sauces and traditional french cooking
Cooking surface Stainless Steel
Exterior materials Copper
Exterior finish/appearance Polished copper
Lids Copper
Oven safe temperature up to 500 degrees
Induction Compatible? No
Origin USA
 
* With normal use and proper care. Minor imperfections and slight color variations are normal.