The Signature Le Creuset Cast Iron Brasier has oversize handles to make lifting and control easier when moving between stovetop or oven and table. The Le Creuset Signature Cast Iron Brasier does not require seasoning because of its interior enamel coating. The sand colored interior enamel also helps tp prevent burning and sticking. The gorgeous enamel exterior is long lasting and resists staining, dulling and chipping. The lid is designed with built-in stabilizers to provide a secure and no-slide fit. Made in France.