This powerhouse pan proves that being a top-notch host doesn't have to be a nerve-shredding hassle. The Calphalon 5-qt. Contemporary Stainless Steel Sauteuse Pan is roomy, allowing you to cook enough of your latest culinary creation to treat a table full of friends to something memorable and delicious. The sauteuse pan's ability to go from the stovetop to the table and then straight into the dishwasher makes both cooking and cleanup surprisingly simple. Crafted using a triple-ply method sandwiching a heavy-gauge aluminum core between two durable layers of stainless steel, this pan offers impressive heat conduction, so you can brown your meats to perfection before you begin a low, slow braise. Also great for casseroles, you can mix up your favorite combination of rice or noodles, protein, vegetables and sauce on the stovetop, garnish with crunchy panko bread crumbs and then put the wide-mouthed pot into the oven until the topping is mouthwateringly golden. The satin-finish stainless steel interior is unreactive and safe to use with acidic foods like tomato and citrus and will hold up to stirring and scraping from any type of utensils, including metal. Grip your new favorite pan using the long, lightweight stainless steel handles that feature an ergonomic design to keep your hands comfortable and cool while you cook. Best Used For: The Calphalon 5-qt. Contemporary Stainless Steel Sauteuse Pan is great for one pot meals that go from the stovetop to the oven straight to the dining room table. Use it for your favorite casserole recipes, to braise meats like short ribs and lamb shank and for bigger cuts like pot roast and pork shoulder.