The Bodum Chef 2.3 Qt. Sauce Pan can be used for various cooking needs. The stay-cool solid stainless steel easy grip handle includes a hole for hanging the cookware, The tempered glass lid allows you to see the cooking process in action and has vent holes in the rim for vented cooking. Made with a copper body, aluminum core, and stainless steel interior, the Bodum Chef Copper Cookware is designed to heat evenly throughout the surface of pan. Accepted as one of the best conductors of energy copper is an excellent material for cookware as it heats quickly and efficiently. The stainless steel interior allows you to sear foods, use metal utensils comfortably, and is designed for easy cleaning. There are convenient interior level volume indicators to make filling the pots with different ingredients a snap. The triple-ply construction prevents hot spots that burn your food while evenly distributing heat along the bottom and sidewalls of the cookware. The Bodum Chef cookware works with all stove types; we have added an aluminum base to the bottom of the Copper Chef line so that it works well with induction stovetops.