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All-Clad is main partner of Bocuse D'Or 2023 - 2025



The Prestigious Bocuse d'Or: A Culinary Journey from Around the World to Lyon, France

High quality cookware

All-Clad is renowned for its high-quality cookware that offers longevity and excellent performance. Our cookware is made using a variety of robust materials, ensuring their ability to withstand regular use while still maintaining their functionality. Moreover, All-Clad's cookware is often induction compatible, allowing for versatile use on various types of stovetops. Here are a few things you many want to think about when considering your choices.

  • Material: All-Clad's cookware is usually made with a combination of stainless steel and aluminum or copper. This blend of materials allows for optimal heat distribution and durability.

  • Induction Compatible: Most All-Clad cookware is compatible with induction stovetops. This feature makes them a versatile choice for any kitchen.

  • Nonstick Surface: Some All-Clad cookware features a nonstick surface, allowing for easier cooking and cleaning. The nonstick coating is designed to be durable and long-lasting, contributing to the overall quality of the cookware.

All-Clad offers a variety of cookware in cookware sets that offer a variety of pots and pans, from fry pans to sauté pans and stockpots, providing a comprehensive solution for all your cooking needs.  Or you can select individual pots or pans to add on to your own cookware collection.


What cookware do most chefs prefer?

Most professional chefs gravitate towards cookware that offers durability, excellent heat conductivity, and versatility. Stainless steel cookware such as D3 Stainless Steel and D5 Stainless Steel is often a favorite due to its robustness and non-reactive nature, making it ideal for a variety of food types.

When looking for complete control when cooking, many chefs may look to a Copper cookware material and seek out our Copper Core range as its appreciated for its precise temperature control. Thanks to the double-riveted and vented stainless steel handles found in the Copper Core collection, chef's can use this under high heat.


Best home cookware

When thinking about the best home cookware for you, it's crucial to consider the type of material, construction quality, and versatility for your kitchen. One highly recommended option for home use is stainless steel cookware. It's known for its durability, ease of cleaning, and resistance to rust or staining.

Meanwhile, non-stick cookware is also popular due to its convenience, particularly for those who want to minimize the use of oils and fats. And of course, fast clean up is assured with nonstick as well.

For those who prefer a different cookware approach, enameled cast iron cookware is a great choice. This type of cookware retains heat well and is perfect for slow-cooking and grilling. And with All-Clad's Enameled Cast Iron, its beautiful enough to bring it straight to the table for serving.

At All-Clad, you can see we offer a variety of cookware and it's worth mentioning that the best cookware is often a matter of personal preference, depending on your cooking style, budget, and specific needs in the kitchen. 


Best pots and pans sets

If you are starting out or looking to re-build your cooking collection, you have come to the right place.  When it comes to the best pots and pans for you, All-Clad offers a variety of options for any and every type of cook.  If you are looking for a complete cookware set, check out a few of these top favorites. 

The D3 Tri-Ply Stainless Steel 10-Piece Set ranks high and comes with many of the key pieces for any kitchen. This cookware collection is made with three layers: stainless steel interior and exterior, and an aluminum core, ensuring fast and even heat distribution and quick response to temperature changes.  

This pots and pans collection offers professional performance and durability, and they are fully bonded to the rim, providing excellent heat conduction and searing capabilities. Plus, their double-riveted stainless steel handles provide a secure grip.

The D3 Stainless set includes:

  • 8-inch and 10-inch fry pans
  • 2-quart and 3-quart saucepans with lids
  • 3-quart sauté pan with lid
  • 8-quart stock pot with lid

As an alternative to D3 Tri-Ply Stainless, we developed the D3 Everyday Stainless collection.  It has the same fast and even heating capabilities as the D3 Stainless Tri-Ply collection, but comes with redesigned handles for better comfort and control, flared edges for drip-free pouring, and the skillets have a larger cooking surface.   A few pieces even have interchangeable lids for convenience and easy storage. Check out this popular collection, which can only be found on All-Clad's own site:  D3 Everyday 10-Piece Set.

If you prefer a nonstick cookware set, the NS Pro Nonstick Collection is an excellent choice. It's our newest and longest-lasting nonstick yet, with up to 50% better performance, compared to a previous collection, and uses a heavy gauge aluminum and a stainless-steel base for consistent, delicious results. This range also features double riveted stainless steel comfortable handles for a secure grip.  

Please know that All-Clad cookware sets may be on the higher end of the price spectrum, but our quality and durability make them a worthwhile investment for any kitchen. Over time, you will find your All-Clad cookware set is well worth your investment.


Best induction set

When it comes to selecting the best pots and pans for induction cooktops, the D3 Stainless 10-Piece Set is a great start. This set includes a variety of fry pans, saucepans, a sauté pan, and a stockpot, all of which are induction compatible. For those seeking a nonstick option, the All-Clad HA1 Hard Anodized Nonstick Fry Pan Set is a popular choice with its superb heat conduction. For a splurge, the D5 Stainless Steel 10-Piece Set offers a unique five-ply construction for even heating and warp resistance.

  • D3 Stainless 10-Piece Set: Perfect for a variety of cooking methods.
  • All-Clad HA1 Hard Anodized Nonstick Fry Pan Set: Provides excellent nonstick performance.
  • D5 Stainless Steel 10-Piece Set: Delivers exceptional heating and durability.

Each set offers unique benefits, ensuring that you can find the perfect pans for your specific needs and cooking style.


What pans are the best?

All-Clad also offers individual pans to suit any cooking needs, each with its unique features and advantages. The D3 Tri-Ply Stainless Steel collection offers the most individual pans and is a top favorite for add on pieces. Looking for a wok, the D3 Stainless 14-inch Wok is one of our top sellers.

One of our employee favorites is the D3 Everyday 8-quart Rondeau pan It's large surface is excellent for large batches and one pan meals.

For non-stick enthusiasts, NS Pro Nonstick with its heavy gauge aluminum and stainless-steel base is a great add on as well for all your nonstick performance needs. One of our favorites is this 10-inch and 12-inch two pieces fry pan set.

If you are after a premium choice, the D5 Stainless Steel 4 Qt. Weeknight pan is worth considering. Its unique five-ply construction delivers exceptional heating and warp resistance, making it a durable option.  We love it for one pan cooking. 

Looking for something light on the wrist with incredibly fast heat up?  Our G5 Graphite Core Stainless Steel collection has a unique material to satisfy any cook.  The 2-Piece Skillet Set is the perfect choice at whatever point you are at in your life.

Lastly, the All-Clad Copper Core range is favored for its superior temperature control. It's an excellent option for chefs who want precise heat management when cooking. The Copper Core 2-quart sauce pan is a smart choice for delicate sauces and more.

Remember, the best type of cookware sets or pans ultimately depends on your specific cooking needs and preferences.  One is not better than the other, they are just different, so go ahead and mix it up in your kitchen to suit your needs.

D3 Stainless 2 Qt. Saucier

It wouldn’t be a chef competition if they didn’t have a saucier pan. In this contest, the D3 Stainless 2 Qt. Saucier is their workhorse.

D5 Stainless 3 Qt. Sauté Pan

The D5 Stainless 3 Qt. Sauté Pan gives the chefs supreme evenness of cooking and helps them capture the perfect sear.

Copper Core 2 Qt. Sauce Pan

The precision of a Copper Core 2 Qt. Sauce Pan allows for complete control over delicate ingredients.

G5 Graphite Core 8.5 Inch Skillet

Time is of the essence in this culinary competition. The astonishing speed and lighter weight of the G5 Graphite Core 8.5 Inch Skillet is a precious ally.

The Long Road to Lyon: Follow the journey

The Bocuse d'Or represents more than just a culinary competition—it's a celebration of passion, creativity, and culinary heritage. From America's vibrant culinary scene to the historic streets of Lyon, France, this prestigious event brings together chefs from around the world in a celebration of gastronomic excellence. With All-Clad as the main partner, the stage is set for another unforgettable chapter of culinary history. So let the countdown begin as the world awaits the next culinary masterpiece to emerge from the heat of the Bocuse d'Or kitchen. Follow the journey here: Bocuse d’or Americas | Bocuse d'Or (bocusedor.com)