The large-capacity Calphalon Contemporary Stainless Steel 12-qt. stock pot is ideal for stews, stock, chili, plus this pan has plenty of room to boil water for pasta, shellfish, potatoes and more. The impact-bonded aluminum base is responsive to temperature changes, whether you're slowly simmering or rapidly boiling. Like all Calphalon stock pots, it's designed for maximum performance. Includes tempered glass cover.