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Cuisinart Chef's Classic 12qt Pasta and Steamer Set

Cuisinart Chef's Classic 12qt Pasta and Steamer Set

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Overview & Details

Cuisinart Chef's Classic 12qt Pasta and Steamer Set
Make simple work of big pasta portions and more. Simply lift out the pasta insert when ready and drain it right over the stockpot. You can also steam enough fresh vegetables or seafood to feed your whole family. Best of all, stainless steel construction provides great looking cookware that won't react with your food or alter flavors.

What You Get

  • 12qt stockpot with lid
  • Pasta insert
  • Steamer insert
  • Use and care manual
  • Manufacturer's lifetime limited warranty

Good to Know
For warranty information, please call Customer Service at 800.933.2887 (8 am-1 am ET).
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Measurements (approximate)

12qt Covered Stockpot: 14-1/4" in diameter x 9"H
Pasta Insert: 14-1/4" in diameter x 9-7/8"H
Steamer Insert: 10-1/2" in diameter x 3"H

The Basics

Base Thickness: 3.5mm
Pan Construction: Stainless steel with encapsulated aluminum disc in the base
Lid Construction: Stainless steel
Handles: Stainless steel riveted
Interior: Mirror-polished stainless steel
Exterior: Mirror-polished stainless steel
Country of Origin: China

Use and Care

Oven Safe Temperature: Stockpot and lid to 500 degrees
Compatible Stove Types: Electric radiant ring, electric ceramic-/glass-top, electric solid plate, halogen or gas burner
Care: Dishwasher safe; hand wash recommended


Chef's Choice stainless steel construction
  • Beautiful mirrored finish for classic good looks

Encapsulated aluminum disc in the base
  • Heats quickly and evenly without hot spots

Tight-fitting Flavor-Lock lid
  • Seals in moisture and nutrients for healthier, more flavorful results

More Features

  • Cool Grip riveted handles
  • Rolled rim for drip-free pouring


Cuisinart Chef's Classic 12qt Pasta and Steamer Set
19 reviews 4.9 out of 5

Review Breakdown

5 Star
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Would recommend to a friend

    I got this 3 days ago I have used it 4 times already. Everyone needs this it is so nice just lifting it out the pasta instead of trying to get it in a strainer that is where I lose a lot of pasta it all comes out at once part in sink some in strainer.

    stella1963, MO
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  • Best Large Pot!

    I needed a large pot and this did the job! It's huge for big jobs. Nice quality.

    PaulaCO, CO
    Was this review helpful? 1 out of 1 found this review helpful
  • Love it!

    A great heavy with pot that has multiple uses. Steamed seafood in the top and cooked the pasta and it worked beautifully. I think I will enjoy this pot for a very long time!

    Southernbelle2, AL
    Was this review helpful? 2 out of 2 found this review helpful
  • Excellent Pasta Pan

    This is a wonderful pasta pan. I will probably never need another one. The mirror like finish is just amazing! It is so versatile for canning, large batches of soup, or just pasta. I am so impressed and I you will be too.

    Tony37, WA
    Was this review helpful? 2 out of 2 found this review helpful
  • use it for everything

    This is such a helpful item....worth every penny

    Katherine9343, SC
    Was this review helpful? 2 out of 3 found this review helpful


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