Viking Professional 5 ply Stainless Steel cookware has what you need in commercial quality cookware to use at home. It's fast heating and provides consistent heat across the entire cooking surface, so you can rely on Viking for superior cooking performance. Handles are slightly curved so lifting even the fullest of pots is easy. The exterior surface is brushed stainless steel to resist scratches and will still look good after years of cooking pleasure. The internal cooking surface is surgical stainless steel so it's not reactive to acids. Viking Professional Cookware are induction compatible and dishwasher safe. With a lifetime guarantee from Viking, you know you are investing in outstanding cookware that will go the distance!