Cookware Comparison

Nonstick Cookware

Why cooks love our Nonstick cookware

  • Exceptionally durable hard-anodized aluminum exterior
  • Durable nonstick interior cleans up quickly
  • Delicate foods release easily for perfect presentation
  • Requires less fat or oil for healthier cooking
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Cookware Interior Construction Handles Care Usage Utensils
Calphalon Williams-Sonoma Elite Nonstick
3 Layers of PFOA-Free Nonstick Sear Nonstick - A specially textured surface that seals in flavor. Heavy-Gauge Hard-anodized aluminum for superior durability ​Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe 500°F Use any utensil Metal whisks, spoons and spatulas won't scratch the nonstick surface
Calphalon Signature Nonstick
3 Layers of PFOA-Free Nonstick Sear Nonstick A specially textured surface that seals in flavor. Heavy-Gauge Hard-anodized aluminum for superior durability ​ Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe 500°F Use any utensil Metal whisks, spoons and spatulas won't scratch the nonstick surface
Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick
3 Layers of PFOA-Free Nonstick Triple-layer for improved durability and release Heavy-Gauge Hard-anodized aluminum for superior durability ​ Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe 450°F Use nylon, coated or wooden utensils
Calphalon Classic Nonstick
2 Layers of PFOA-Free Nonstick 2 layers for easy food release and quick cleanup Medium-Gauge Hard-anodized aluminum with pour spouts and fill lines. Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Hand Wash Oven Safe 450°F Use nylon, coated or wooden utensils
Calphalon Classic Ceramic Nonstick
Trainers Velvet 001 on Black Dasha So Slip ESPRIT Black Women’s
Eco-Friendly PFOA-Free Ceramic Nonstick For easy food release and quick cleanup Medium-Gauge Hard-anodized aluminum with pour spouts and fill lines. ​ Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Hand Wash Oven Safe 450°F Use nylon, coated or wooden utensils
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Long lasting PFOA-free nonstick for easy food release and cleanup Medium-Gauge Hard-anodized aluminum ​Stay-cool Comfort Grip Hand Wash Oven Safe 400°F Use nylon, coated or wooden utensils
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PFOA- and PTFE-free nonstick for easy food release and cleanup Medium-Gauge Hard-anodized aluminum ​Stay-cool Comfort Grip Hand Wash Oven Safe 400°F 
Use nylon, coated or wooden utensils
 

Stainless Steel Cookware

Black on Black Women’s So 001 Dasha Slip ESPRIT Trainers Velvet Why cooks love our Stainless Steel cookware

  • Aluminum core or base for faster cookware
  • Ideal for searing, browning & deglazing
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Compatible with induction stovetops
  • Safe for use with all utensils, including metal
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Cookware Exterior Construction Handles Care Usage
Calphalon Signature Stainless Steel
Brushed Stainless
Steel Exterior
Heavy-Gauge, 5-Ply Construction

Three layers of aluminum encased between two layers of stainless steel for strength and durability. Exceptionally even heating and precise temperature control.
​Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe
Broiler Safe
Induction Capable
Calphalon Contemporary Stainless Steel
Brushed Stainless
Steel Exterior
Heavy-Gauge, 3-Ply Construction

Full heavy-gauge aluminum core encased between two layers of stainless steel for strength and durability. Even and consistent heat conduction.
So on Velvet Black Slip Women’s 001 Dasha Trainers ESPRIT Black ​ Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe
ESPRIT Trainers Black Black on 001 So Velvet Dasha Slip Women’s
Broiler Safe
Induction Capable
Calphalon Tri-Ply Stainless Steel
Black So on Slip Velvet ESPRIT Women’s 001 Trainers Black Dasha
Polished Stainless
Steel Exterior
Heavy-Gauge, 3-Ply Construction

Full heavy-gauge aluminum core encased between two layers of stainless steel for strength and durability. Even and consistent heat conduction.
Cast, Polished, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel ESPRIT So Dasha Black Black Trainers on Slip 001 Velvet Women’s Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe
Broiler Safe
Induction Capable
Calphalon Classic Stainless Steel
Brushed Stainless
Steel Exterior
Medium-Gauge, Impact Bonded

Velvet ESPRIT Trainers Slip Black 001 Black on So Dasha Women’s
Stainless steel with impact-bonded aluminum base. Pour spouts and fill marks on select pans. Straining lids with stainless steel rims.
Cast, Brushed, Stay-Cool Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe
Broiler Safe
Induction Capable
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Brushed Stainless Steel Exterior Medium-Gauge, Impact Bonded

Stainless steel with impact-bonded aluminum base.
Stay-cool Comfort Grip Dishwasher Safe Oven Safe 400°F
Induction Capable