This fully-clad stainless-steel stockpot exemplifies the quality that has made USA Pan a leader in the commercial industry. Premium cookware simmers soup the way it should be made -- rich with flavor and packed with nutrients. Lid creates a vapor seal to circulate flavors with spices and herbs and retain essential vitamins and minerals. With 5 layers extending throughout the base and up the sides to the rim, this stainless-steel soup pot with lid distributes heat smoothly and evenly to prepare flavorful stocks, chowders, bisques and pasta sauces. Simmering butternut squash soup, chicken dumpling or creamy clam chowder, this USA PAN 5-ply stainless-steel stockpot allows maximum heat transfer without hot spots to prevent scorching and ensure even cooking. Durable, patented 5-ply construction is engineered and proudly made in America. Magnetic, surgical-grade 18/10 stainless-steel exterior with layers of pure aluminum, aluminum alloy, pure aluminum and surgical-grade 18/10 stainless-steel interior maintains the consistent cooking temperature essential for gourmet cooking. This USA Pan 5-ply stainless-steel stockpot lets you cook on a lower heat setting for energy efficiency. Each soup pot undergoes an 18-step process that ensures excellence on every stove top, including induction. Polished by hand to a mirror shine, USA Pan cookware provides a stunningly rich appearance in the kitchen and on the table. Easy-pour flat rim, and reverse panel bottom for flat cooking stability on every cooktop. Durable, ergonomic cast steel handles with stainless-steel rivets add strength, for long-life durability. Stainless-steel lid. Dishwasher-safe. For more than 50 years, USA Pan has provided professional-grade baking pans to leading bakeries. Using superior materials, design and manufacturing methods, USA Pan now provides innovative, durable cookware for professional and home kitchens.