Dishwasher safe for easy cleanup, the Calphalon Contemporary Nonstick 8-qt. Stock Pot is created with multi-layer non stick for ultra durability. The stunning, contemporary design looks beautiful in the kitchen, and heavy-gauge, hard-anodized aluminum ensures even heating. The large stockpot is a nice size for cooking pasta, preparing stocks, or simmering soups. It has tall sides and a narrow opening to help control evaporation, allowing foods to simmer slowly and develop amazing flavor. Includes tempered glass cover.