The professional chef in you will enjoy cooking with Viking Professional Stainless Steel fry pans. These Viking commercial grade skillets are an absolute essential for the beginning or expert home chef. Viking frying pans are made with a 5 layer exclusive blend of several layers of stainless steel and a core of fast heating aluminum. The external layer is brushed stainless steel, so your Viking cookware will look good even after years of use. The most important layer, the cooking surface, is made of 18/10 surgical grade stainless steel. This non-reactive top quality stainless steel ensures that your food will never have any metallic or "off" tastes. Viking frying pan handles are curved for easy lifting and have a deep enough handle that you can get a firm grip on the pan or pot you are using. The handles are also stay-cool for safe lifting. Viking Professional skillets are made in the USA and come with a lifetime Viking warranty!