The pan’s hard-anodized aluminum is then topped with three layers of PFOA-free nonstick coating, which renders it truly nonstick and easy to clean. But what I was a little disappointed with is that the handles on the pots/pans as well as the covers get hot so that you must use a potholder to handle them while cooking. Thus far, I haven't had any food stick to the bottom of the pan. Maybe people who are much more careful cooks than I will not need to replace them so often but I do think they get scratched and lose their non-stickness over time. They are very heavy and transmit heat evenly. Doesn't Stick You should need to as they don't need to be scrubbed, they clean easily and a quick hand wash is all you need. The Calphalon Contemporary Hard-Anodized Nonstick Cookware is an ideal set for gas stove and everyday use. So far I really like them. Cooks great and is so easy to clean up. We got the Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick 8 Piece Set for a wedding gift from my favorite aunt and uncle. I rarely have to do more than run a scrubby sponge gently over the pot or pan to get EVERYTHING off of it, even if I've left it out for a few hours. Food does tend to stick, (I usually need a pan spray or oil), and it doesn't clean up nearly as well. In response to the reviewer who bashed every complainer for dishwasher use. Unfortunately, the large fry pan has started peeling again... again about a year after purchase. Great so far but don't use under the broiler! We called Calphalon, and they sent replacements. I love the frying pans and the sauce pans and the big pot is perfect for soups, stews and any big serving of pasta we are looking to make in large quantities, which is quite often! You can also get them individually. Keep reading for our full product review. As the pan is small, its brushed stainless steel handle is proportionately short, and though the end of the handle stays cool enough to grip, its base its too hot to hold. A few years back we bought the Calphalon Commercial Nonstick set and added pieces over the years. Constructed of sturdy, hard-anodized aluminum and three layers of nonstick coating, Calphalon’s stir-fry pan is a high-quality workhorse. I have noticed many nonstick pans look good when you first buy them but quickly become cruddy if you put them in the dishwasher. Only their top of the line Signature pans do not warn about use in the broiler. They also seem to wash well by hand, and I have never had to soak a pan to get food off a pan. We set out to determine just that. We like to make omelets on the weekend or when we have company. A strong and durable set is needed for a busy kitchen; especially, for the home cook who just loves to experiment. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Splurge and buy the calphalon utensils to use with the set as they are good quality and do not scratch the pots and pans. Get easy-to-follow, delicious recipes delivered right to your inbox. Very nice to look at These pans heat evenly. I would really like to give this a 5 but I will see what will be done to fix the large Frying Pan/Skillet. Calphalon Classic Pots and Pans 10-Piece Set. The handles seem sturdy enough and no signs of rust. I got these because I was tired of dealing with the sticking problem of my stainless steel set and my other non stick pans were warped. Retailing for $54.99, Calphalon’s wok is priced similarly to competitor models. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. We received this set for a wedding present. Don’t let its slight size fool you, though—it’s one of the most powerful all-purpose pans you’re likely to find.