Berndes cookware is vacuum-pressure cast aluminum which is so much better than stamped aluminum in heat diffusion & thickness. It is guaranteed never to warp. This awesome cookware has a 3-layer nonstick interior with a 2-layer exterior. The surface is designed never to chip, blister or peel. It is exceptionally easy to clean and facilitates fat-free cooking! Berndes pans have Phenolic handles and are oven safe up to 450 degrees. This is nonstick at its best! Use only soft plastic or wooden tools.These Berndes skillets and sautes, pots, and cookware sets won't leave food behind. We also have lids, extra Berndes knobs & accessories to complete your Berndes cookware collection.