This capacious eight-quart covered stockpot is crafted with a copper-clad core with a patented six-layer sandwich base, meaning it will cook food fast and evenly. No more scorched spots, the bane of low-quality pans. It also promotes a healthy method of cooking. The high-quality stainless steel construction makes for durability and long-lasting use. Founded in Belgium in 1964, BergHOFF works with renowned designers and technical specialists to ensure that its cookware, cutlery, serveware, and other culinary tools combine form and function for the satisfaction of amateur and professional cooks alike. Design professionals appreciate its efforts as much as chefs do: BergHOFF products have won numerous international prizes, including the coveted Red Dot Award and Good Design Award.