All-Clad Fry Pans are prefect for frying foods over high heat. They feature gently sloping sides so that steam cannot collect in the pan. Their thick base and excellent conductivity ensures even heating and no warping of the pan. The composition of of aluminum steel, blended with stainless steel allow a hybrid for traditional cooking (gas), or induction (electric). The signature stay-cool handle is cast from solid stainless steel, and is ergonomically-designed for comfort during long cooking sessions. These painstaking efforts result in a finished bonded cookware product that maintains the same integrity it was created with, even after a lifetime of service.