Cuisinart 77-7 Chef’s Classic Even Heat Stainless Steel Cookware Set, 7-Piece

Last updated: December 7, 2022

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Product Details

In our analysis of 106 expert reviews, the Cuisinart Chef's Classic Even Heat Stainless Steel Cookware Set, 7-Piece placed 11th when we looked at the top 17 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Most Trusted Name in the Kitchen The perfect choice for serious cooks, entertaining enthusiasts, and big families, this deluxe set includes everything a home chef needs. Set Includes:1.0 Qt. Saucepan with cover, 2.0 Qt. Saucepan with cover, 3.0 Qt. Saucepan with cover, 3.0 Qt. Saute with helper handle and cover, 8.0 Stockpot with cover,8” Non-Stick Skillet, 10″ Skillet with cover, and 18 cm Steamer Insert. Premium Stainless Advantage Premium stainless steel offers optimal cooking performance. In addition, our aluminum encapsulated base heats quickly and spreads heat evenly, eliminating hot spots. The Coolest Touch in Home Cooking Cast stainless steel Cool Grip stick handles are contoured for a secure grip and designed to stay cool on the stovetop. Further, glass lids equipped with wide, easy-grip handles fit tight to lock in flavor, texture, and nutrients. Versatile Performance Oven safe to 500°, this set can be used on stovetop, in oven, or under broiler, providing a range of versatile performance. Further, this set can be used on a variety of stovetops, and is freezer safe for easy food storage. Drip-Free Pouring Rims of cookware are tapered to make pouring clean and easy. In addition, cookware is dishwasher safe, making cleanup effortless. Perfect Balance Riveted stainless steel handles, including side grips and helper handles, are professionally riveted to ensure a lifetime of perfect balance. Lifetime Warranty. Also Available in Open Stock Pieces Skillets & Non-Stick Skillets Saute Pans Lasagna Pans

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Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The Cuisinart set features a superior cooking surface that delivers healthy meals because it does not discolor or react with the food being cooked. The lids are designed to fit tightly hence seals the nutrients and flavors for the best dishes.
This set is a great deal. They have a good weight to them, heat fast, and cook evenly. Whenever anyone sees them, they’re surprised at the quality of them.
This cookware set is budget-friendly.
The set has sturdy, heat-safe handles, which is very convenient to use.
Perfect for the guy who just needs a few basics, this set is a steal at less than $60. The "Cool Grip" handles won't get scorching hot, and the tapered rims make pouring soups and sauces mess-free.
The handles are made of cast Stainless Steel which does not heat quickly and stay cool even while the rest of the pot is hot while on the stovetop. They are contoured for a better firmer grip of the heavy pot.

What reviewers didn't like

However, this set is prone to hot spots because it’s not fully clad.
The aluminium core does not go up the sides of the pots and pans.
The Cuisinart 77-7 is not safe for use on induction cook-tops
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