As the Third generation of Non-stick cookware All-clad B3 offers the only hard anodized cookware that is dishwasher safe. The revolutionary exterior coating technology not only gives the product the dramatic satin black appearance, but also will resist stains and abrasion while maintaining its shape and flatness. B3 features aluminum, which give the product unsurpassed heat responsiveness. B3 is safe on all stove tops Including induction and backed by a lifetime warranty. Ideal for sauteing, frying and searing, the high-sided saute pan is also useful in cooking fresh pasta sauces, and any dish that requires liquid added to sauteed ingredients.