The dutch oven is the finest design, materials, and workmanship, outperforming similar products within the market and delivering the best quality and value to the cooking professional and enthusiast alike. Prized by cooks for heat retention and even cooking, this product will deliver heat slowly to tenderize meats, poultry, and vegetables and comes in a vibrant, gradated porcelain enamel exterior finish offering an elegant kitchen to table serving option. Sturdy side handles make for secure lifting and transferring of this product to your table. The heavy-gauge cast-iron covered dutch oven cooking surface is coated with black with gray sparkle and easy-to-clean PFOA- and PTFE-free porcelain enamel. Hand-wash only, compatible with all cooktops and oven-safe to 450F (232C). This product is assembled and packaged in the USA and offered under a lifetime warranty.