The Calphalon Signature Stainless Steel 5-qt. Dutch Oven with Cover is made with five layers of metal that deliver exceptionally even heating and precise temperature control. Three inner layers of aluminum spread heat evenly across the entire pan, while two stainless steel outer layers provide a stunning and durable surface that is dishwasher safe and induction capable. This classic stainless steel Dutch Oven is ideal for braised foods, pot roasts, casseroles and stews. Use it to sear meat on the stovetop, then cover and place in the oven to finish cooking with slow, even heat. This best Dutch oven is finished with beautiful brushed stainless steel loop handles so it fits easily in the oven.