The sloped sides of the saucier allow for easy whisking while the wider diameter at the top of the pan speeds reduction of sauces. The handy pouring spout makes for a smooth transfer of hot liquids. Features: Unique platinum - colored nonstick inside and out, complements any kitchen. Heavy gauge construction for even heat distribution and perfect cooking performance. Riveted silicone enhanced handles for security and comfort. Oven safe to 350°F.