The Calphalon 10-piece Copper cookware set is our choice for the best value when it comes to copper cookware sets. In my career as a professional chef, I have used Calphalon and many other professional copperware brands such as Mauviel , Bourgeat(French), Ruffoni, Paderno(Italian), Falk, Demeyere(Belgium). To be honest, you cannot compare Calphalon with $1,000 French copper sets. Those sets weigh a ton and have a very thick layer of copper. However, for the price, the Calphalon 10-piece Copper cookware set is absolutely an amazing deal for the money.
This set features an aluminum inner core and a copper exterior which combine to provide great conductivity and precise cooking control. This set also features brushed stainless steel interiors that won’t chemically react with foods and won’t tarnish even when cooking acidic foods like tomato sauce.
So, if you are looking to buy copper cookware, but don’t have the budget for French cookware this is a great cookware set to buy.
Let’s Take a Look in More Detail
What’s in the Box?
The Calphalon 10-piece Copper cookware Set Includes:
- 8″ Omelette Pan
- 10″ Omelette Pan
- 5 Qt Sauce Pan with Cover
- 5 Qt Sauce Pan with Cover
- 3 Qt Sauté Pan with Cover
- 6 Qt Stock Pot with Cover
What is it made of? How is its Performance?
The Calphalon 10-piece Copper cookware is constructed with 3 layers of metals. The outer layer is of copper which gives it the great exterior look followed by an inner layer of aluminum. These two metals combined offers quick and even heating of the food. The inside layer is of stainless steel that prevent the copper from chemically reacting with any of the cooked food.
Is it durable?
Absolutely! My friend is using this set from last 8 years and it still works great. However it can discolor when exposed to a lot of heat, which is normal for copper cookware, but this will not affect performance and a good polishing with a copper cleaning agent will restore the original color.
What Are the Handles Like?
This set features Calphalon’s patented stainless-steel “Cool-V” handles that will stay cool to the touch while cooking on the stovetop.
What Are the Lids Like?
A lid is included with each piece in the set except the Pans. Lids are made of stainless steel that fit snugly onto the pot or pan for an air-tight seal.
Is it oven safe?
Calphalon Tri-Ply Copper cookware is oven-safe up to 450 degrees F.
No, it’s not advised to use a dishwasher for washing copper cookware.
How easy it is to clean?
I have often heard that copper is difficult to care for. Not true. You just need to use right cleaning material. Make a paste using salt, vinegar/lemon juice and Small amount of Flour. Scrub your copper cookware with this paste. It will shine as brightly as the day you took it home.
How long is the warranty?
It is covered by a lifetime warranty.
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