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Cristel Comparison Guide

MetroKitchen's Guide to Cristel Cookware

Compare the differences between Cristel's four styles so you can find exactly the type of Cristel French-made cookware you want!

  Cristel
Cristel Casteline Fixed Handle
Cristel
Cristel Casteline Removable Handle

Cristel Strate Fixed Handle

Cristel Strate Removable Handle
  Classic good looks, practical clean-up, updated handle. Classic brushed looks and practical clean-up Spectacularly beautiful - combines superb performance of copper with practicality of stainless Made for professionals, its lightweight, brushed aluminum exterior will keep its appearance over heavy uses.
  Cristel Casteline Fixed Handle Cristel Casteline Removable Handle Cristel Strate Fixed Handle Cristel Strate Removable Handle
Warranty* Lifetime Lifetime* Lifetime* Lifetime*
Cleaning & Care Dishwasher-safe Dishwasher safe Dishwasher safe Dishwasher safe
Exterior materials Polished stainless steel Polished stainless steel Brushed stainless steel Brushed stainless steel
Exterior finish & appearance Polished stainless steel Polished stainless steel Brushed stainless steel Brushed stainless steel
Cooking surface 18/10 stainless and Non-stick 18/10 stainless and Non-stick 18/10 stainless and Non-stick 18/10 stainless and Non-stick
Internal construction (includes #of layers) 5 layers, 3 stainless and 2 aluminum layers at core 5 layers, 3 stainless and 2 aluminum layers at core 5 layers, 3 stainless and 2 aluminum layers at core 5 layers, 3 stainless and 2 aluminum layers at core
Fully clad? (Complete aluminum core of metal on both bottom and sides of cookware.) Yes YES YES YES
Lids Stainless Steel Stainless steel Stainless steel Stainless steel
Handles Stainless Steel Stainless steel, removable, safety lock Stainless steel Stainless steel, removable, safety lock
Oven safe temperature Cookware up to 480 degrees F, glass lids up to 400 degrees F Cookware up to 480 degrees F, glass lids up to 400 degrees F Cookware up to 480 degrees F, glass lids up to 400 degrees F Cookware up to 480 degrees F, glass lids up to 400 degrees F
Induction Compatible? Yes YES YES YES
Origin France France France France
Helpful hints Curved edges for easier pouring, fewer drips

Removable handles for compact storage

Removable handles have "double safety" locking

Curved edges for easier pouring, fewer drips

Curved edges for easier pouring, fewer drips

Removable handles for compact storage

Removable handles have "double safety" locking

Curved edges for easier pouring, fewer drips

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*Lifetime with normal use & proper care