Cuisinart Chef's Classic 5.5 quart saute pan is a versatile cooking tool, ideal for lightly frying a variety of meats, poultry or fish. Tightly lidded, the saute tenderly finishes the cooking process with delicious results. This Chef's Classic Stainless Cookware features 18/10 stainless steel and pure aluminum encapsulated in the base for fast and even heating. High straight sides maximize capacity, solid stainless steel riveted handle stays cool on the stovetop and the helper handle provides extra support and balance when lifting and pouring. The 'Flavor Lock' (stainless steel) lid provides a tightfitting seal to keep in moisture and nutrients for healthier and more flavorful results, every time.