With this Cuisninart cookware set you will be equipped to handle most common cooking tasks. This stainless steel Chef's classic cookware set includes lids and steamer inserts. Whip up your favorite dishes using this 17-piece cookware set. The pots and pans feature an inner core of aluminum that ensures fast, even heating, and they are oven safe up to 450-degrees Fahrenheit. The riveted handles keep cool when used on the stove top, and the tapered rims allow you to pour easily without annoying drips.
Mirror-polished 18/10 stainless steel
Pots and pans have an inner core of aluminum for fast, even heating
Riveted stainless steel handles stay cool on the stove top
Matching 18/10 mirror-polished stainless steel lids seal in moisture and nutrients
Oven-safe to 450-degrees Fahrenheit
Tapered rims for drip-free pouring
Larger pans include convenient rounded helper handles
I purchased and received this cookware about a month ago. I couldn't be more pleased with the product. I read all the reviews and noticed there were several complaints of food sticking. I consider myself to be a good cook and having had many years of experience, I realized the complaints had to have come from those who did not "season" the cookware before using it. I took the time to do that and have not had one thing stick in the cookware. It heats evenly as stated and everything I cook in it cooks as if I'm using non-stick cookware. I have to say, I do not put it in the dishwasher or use soap on the skillets as I feel the detergents are too harsh for any cookware and ruin the finish. I have had several different sets of cookware that claim to be some of the best but this definitely wins hands down.
The product was received very quickly and I couldn't be happier. Thank you Overstock.com for excellent service and an excellent product at an excellent price.
The pots and pans are beautiful. First time I have dealt with Stainless steel. Instructions do not include seasoning the pots and pans before use. Without it they do not cook very well. Food sticks even if you add oil to the pan. I found this information on the internet after a lady told me she had seasoned hers. There is a lot of extra care that has to be used on the cookware but I am sure that once I get use to it, it will not be a problem. At least they sit flat on my ceremic top stove.
I bought these pots and pans as a set, and have since added a few extra pieces. They are wonderful to cook with. It is not hard to cook, food does not stick, you have to know how to cook with stainless steel. As far as clean up is considered, it is not a problem, you have put a little bit of elbow grease into it, but it is not a issue. I am so happy with this purchase. i can make the most perfect omelet without it sticking. You just add a little bit of butter. In regards to cooking, you should heat the pan a little then add the food. I usually cook on low or medium with these pans. They are well worth the price and think they should last a very long time.
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This Cuisinart cookware set is awesome. I could hardly wait for my new shiny pots and and pans to arrive. I have a family of five and the 12 inch skillet and large size of the saute pan are most appropriate for fixing large amounts of food. I shopped around and Overstock.com had the best price for the quantity received (17 pieces). I wish Cuisinart would have included a Dutch over in the set. That would have made my set totally complete. I would have given the product an excellent rating except for the fact that the handles to the lids get hot and I have to use a potholder to remove when cooking for long periods of time. Nevertheless, I still love my new cookware.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Appropriate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very good quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
I received my set for Christmas and have been cooking with them since i got them. It's now February. I have fried, sauteed, boiled, baked, left food in overnight (actually a few days) and my pans STILL gleam.
1. READ the directions which provides tips for cooking with and caring for these pans.
2. They are designed to heat up faster and hold heat longer. So, you MUST cook on LOW heat AND let the pan heat up FIRST! For some stoves, medium may me low enough. If not, go down to medium low.
3. Cleaning is easy with a little planning. Soak the hardest stuck on mess in soapy, hot water. Leave overnight. Then clean as usual. Any cloudy areas or spots will come clean using all natural white cleaning vinegar. Heinz makes it and it can be found in the same aisle as vinegar you cook with. The vinegar restores shine to my pans after normal cleaning with soap and water. I use just enough vinegar to cover stubborn areas and scrub with a finger tip. YES! a finger, no nail just the skin from the finger. All particles dislodge easily. Pour out the vinegar and dry with a soft cloth or paper towel.
Do NOT listen to the negative posts. And you absolutely DO NOT need to season these pans! If i could post the last baked on mess and the after pic of the same pan once cleaned you would be a total believer. Give these pans a go! I've already given away and thrown out ALL of my old cookware.
Happy cooking :)
This is our second set as the first was replaced by Overstock, Very kind and courteous about it. Second set has been in use 1 year and is pitted and stained and can't be cleaned food also sticks like there is no tomorrow.. We cook on medium heat for everything. Yes, they are nice looking but that is as far as it goes. Just called the manufacture and they will repair or replace but this is not acceptable. We would pay the difference to upgrade to another product from them but they will not allow that. So much for a good company. I personally will never buy another Cuisinart product. Cheap nonstick work much better.
I just received my order and love the pots. The smallest fry pan seems to have a defect on the bottom. There are scratches in a circular pattern that seem to be very deep. What can I do about that? I don't want to send back the whole set.Suzycakes on Mar 1, 2015Please enter a valid question.Answer This QuestionThere are no answers to this question yet, be the first to answer it.
I just received this cookware to use on my induction cooktop, but they did not work. I tested the cookware with a magnet, which I found to be the test if cookware will work or not on an induction cooktop, and the magnet did not attract. I do not have any need for cookware that does not work on my induction cooktop. Because the Q&A stated this cookware would work on induction cooktops I do not feel I should have top pay to return the cookware. Please advise.tolukeymom on Jun 13, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 19, 2013
Are you sure the cookware can be used on an induction cooktop? I tested the bottom of the small skillet with a magnet. The magnet did not stick. Thanks for your re-assurance before I unpack the box.judyplayer on May 26, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for contacting us judyplayer. I just confirmed with the manufacture and this is not induction safe. Please let us know if you have any further questions. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 5, 2013
I'm sorry that information is not available. I do know that Cuisinart is a very trusted brand and has good quality products.
Thank you for shopping with us! overstockcustomercare1 on May 7, 2013
You state, "Pots and pans have an inner core of aluminum for fast, even heating." Is the inner aluminum core in the bottom only or throughout the entire pot/pan?sleepyinny on Mar 4, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Exclusively designed aluminum encapsulated base provides superior heat conductivity and even heat distribution to meet the demands of gourmet chefs everywhere. Thank you for your questionoverstockcustomercare1 on Mar 6, 2013
Gourmet quality at an affordable price! The Chef's Classic stainless steel cookware features a layered design that couples great finish with excellent heat distribution for the perfect cookware. At the heart of the stainless steel cookware is the pure aluminum that offers the even heat distribution and quick heating to the cookware set. On both the interior and exterior of the cookware is the polished stainless steel, for great looks and durability that cannot be beat. The 17 pieces in the set include everything you could ever need; a 1-1/2-, 2-, and 3-quart covered saucepan; an 8-, 10-, and 12-inch covered skillet with helper; a 4-quart covered sauté with helper, and a 9-quart covered stockpot, as well as a 7-3/4-inch covered steamer insert and 9-1/2-inch covered pasta steamer insert. All of the base pieces are oven safe to 550° for both finishing dishes in the oven or just keeping dishes warmoverstockcustomercare1 on Feb 11, 2013
I am wondering if they have non-stick coating on the inside of the pan/pots, and whether it's made of teflon. I already know about the inner core of aluminum, but I want to know about the "outside" whether it's non-stick coating?georgie888 on Jan 10, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
No, it does not have non-stick coating. The outside is stainless steel. overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 10, 2013
I'm sorry, the only info I could get on this product from the representative is it has riveted stainless-steel handles that stay cool on the stovetop and it is 18/10 stainless steel.
overstockcustomercare1 on Dec 17, 2012
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