The enameled cast iron Roasting Pans from Staub create the excellent heat retention necessary for ideal roasting. The rectangular pans are wonderful for lasagna and other open casseroles as well. Black matte enamel inside and cooking surface creates a culinary advantage for better browning, braising, and roasting. afe for use on all types of heat sources, including gas, electric, and induction, and oven safe up to 500F. Chip resistant and dishwasher safe.