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Tramontina Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set

The Tramontina 10-Piece 18 10 cookware set is specially designed to be used on all conventional and induction cook tops. This beautiful yet durable triply-clad cookware set, with its stainless steel and aluminum core, makes cooking a pleasure and is designed to provide even and quick heating. They are recommended by chefs for their maximum cooking efficiency. The Tramontina cookware set contains stainless-steel pots and pans with a wide range of cookware shapes. These stainless steel vessels and lids are durable and come with mirror polished inner and exterior finishes and polished stainless steel handles. All these utensils are also dishwasher safe with a lifetime warranty.
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Questions & Answers for Tramontina Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set

Question

Will this cookware work on induction cooktops?

asked 4 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
YES. Very successful. Just make sure you buy the one that says "tri ply" and "induction ready".
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
kitchenscientist
 - MD-former Texan
answer 2
Absolutely. It is induction-ready.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
tcburnett
 - Hawaii
answer 3
Dear Anonymous,

Yes, this cookware is compatible with induction cooktops.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
TramontinaSpecialist
answer 4
Yes. Take a magnet, and if it sticks to the bottom (all of mine did) then it is induction ready. If it does not stick, contact Tramontina's customer service and they will send you a pot or pan that is induction ready.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
IsaKep
answer 5
Yes. But make sure you buy the tri-ply 18/10 stainless. Their other products are not induction-ready.

I bought this set, and the 5-qt Dutch oven was not magnetized. When I called the company, they said it was an error in packaging, and they replace the Dutch oven with one that does work on an induction cooktop.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
By
ec99
Question

are the lids tri-clad or glass?

asked 4 years, 3 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
9 answers
Answers
answer 1
The lids are not clad, but are stainless steel.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
NicknameX86
answer 2
not glass
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
quilter213
 - Ruskin,Florida
answer 3
lids are not tri-clad and don't need to be. tri-clad is to distribute heat on and over the cooking area and sides, not the cover. they are metal lids.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
orloff
answer 4
Lids are single layer stamped stainless steel. The edges have a deep "lip" so they sit well on the pot. They are also nicely polished.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
TXreview
 - Houston, TX
answer 5
tri-clad
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
VT1981
 - Gaithersburg MD
answer 6
The lids are stainless. There is a cheaper Tramontina set with glass lids but it isn't as nice as this by a long shot.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
tcburnett
 - Hawaii
answer 7
Dear Anonymous,

The lids are made of mirror polished stainless steel.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
TramontinaSpecialist
answer 8
Triply-Clad.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
LilyinDenver
 - Denver, CO
answer 9
Tir-clad.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
tlq574
 - AR
Question

does the aluminum core go all the way up the sides of the pans?

asked 4 years, 3 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
9 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, the walls of the pans are tri-clad just like the bottom.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Nukepro
 - Citrus County, Florida
answer 2
Yes.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
NicknameX86
answer 3
In Tramontina lingo...

If it says, "Tri-Ply Clad". It is all triple ply. From the bottom to the top.

If it says, "Tri-Ply Base". It is only triple ply on the bottom.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
Bargains247
 - San Diego, CA
answer 4
YES! This is what you are looking for.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
TXreview
 - Houston, TX
answer 5
Yes, but only in the "Tri-Ply" like this set. Other pans from this manufacturer do not
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
Rockindoc
answer 6
No, they only go up a little on the sides; however, they perform almost as well as ALL-CLAD. Adjust your flame and you wont have burning issues on the sides of the pans. I have only found this to be a factor on some lighter sauces.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
slt66dad
 - Chino Hills, CA
answer 7
Yes.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
tcburnett
 - Hawaii
answer 8
yes, that's what makes these pans so great. Even cooking even all the way up the sides!
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
YourMomGoesToCollege1
 - Bountiful UT
answer 9
Dear Consumer,

Yes, this cookware set is constructed with a pure aluminum core between two layers of 18/10 stainless steel extended all the way up the sidewalls to maximize performance. The result is a superior and more efficient cookware, as heat spreads quickly and evenly from every side.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
TramontinaSpecialist
Question

does this set work well on glass top stoves?

asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
8 answers
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answer 1
YES YES YES
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
Cookette
 - Greenville, SC
answer 2
Exceptionally well! Better heat transfer. You'll find you need to cook at lower settings. All my non-stick pans are out in the garage for the next yard sale.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
NicknameX86
answer 3
Yes, that is why I made the purchase. I had the repair man come out to check on my new top of the line Kenmore, which is like a Electro Lux. He pointed out to me my 30 year old stainless where uneven on the bottom. I did my research and found these and they give me the even cooking I was expecting. You won't be disapointed.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
Islandshopgirl
 - MERRITT ISLAND
answer 4
yes, I have glass top and it works great!
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
sodell
answer 5
Absolutely.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
By
tcburnett
 - Hawaii
answer 6
Yes. Gas is ideal, but they have performed well for me on my glass top.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
YourMomGoesToCollege1
 - Bountiful UT
answer 7
Dear Anonymous,

Yes, this cookware set is compatible with a ceramic glass cooktop.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
TramontinaSpecialist
answer 8
Yes, I'm using it on an electric glass-top stove and the fact that it heats uniformly, helps quite a bit. Since the electric element clicks on and off instead of being steady.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
SeasonedPalate
 - NYC
Question

Can you use a metal spoon or spatula to stir in the pots and pans?

asked 4 years ago
By
baltoboss
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
8 answers
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answer 1
You can use a metal spoon and spatula, and I sometimes do, but I try to use nylon or some other synthetic, particularly in the skillet, where I want to keep the bottom as smooth as possible.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Nukepro
 - Citrus County, Florida
answer 2
Yes
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
lswb
 - Acworth, GA
answer 3
Yes. These pans are stainless steel, so using a metal utensil with them is fine.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
CookPgh
 - Pittsburgh, PA
answer 4
Yes you can. You may scratch them a little bit depending on your spoons. If you want to retain the mirror finish, use wood or bamboo. A good nylon spatula works well for the fry pans.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
NicknameX86
answer 5
Yes. As long as they are also stainless steel.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
Bargains247
 - San Diego, CA
answer 6
Yes. Metal utensils are fine
answered 4 years ago
By
rvwonder
answer 7
I use the same utensils that work on non-stick to preserve the pretty finish, but if you don't care....
answered 4 years ago
By
BayRidgeShopper
 - Brooklyn, N.Y.
answer 8
Hi baltoboss,

Yes, you may use a metal spoon or spatula to stir within a stainless steel pot and pan. HOWEVER, the metal spoon or spatula may scratch the bottom or sides of the vessel.

To keep scratches from occuring, you may consider using only a wooden, nylon or plastic utensil.

Should you have additional questions, please contact Tramontina's Customer Service Department at 800-221-7809 or via email at tusa@tramontina-usa.com.

Regards,
Tramontina Specialist
answered 4 years ago
By
TramontinaSpecialist
Question

Stainless steel handles or coated

Some of the Tramontina cookware has rubber coated handles. Are these handles stainless steel, meaning I would have to use pot holders when picking up a pot?

Thank you!
asked 4 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
8 answers
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answer 1
The handles are stainless, but on the pots and skillets they do not heat up when using on the stove. I never use pot holders for these items, except when I cook something in the oven after browning on the stove.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Nukepro
 - Citrus County, Florida
answer 2
All stainless steel.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
RustyMary
 - Oroville, CA
answer 3
Tramontina clad cookware does not have rubber handles.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
voncelle
 - Eaton, CO
answer 4
Stainless steel handles! Use good grippy neoprene handles for safety.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
NicknameX86
answer 5
They're all metal. So I'd say keep your pot holders handy. That said I think the heat doesn't transfer to the handles as much as you would expect.

Others have noted it, and I will too: these are heavy. Heavy is no guarantee of quality, but when you see them in person, you know Tramontina is serious about making a name for themselves.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
michaelw777
answer 6
Mine are stainless steel, keep the hot pads handy.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
uzziel
 - Bloomington,Illinois
answer 7
these are metal handles so use a pot holder for the cover. I didn't experience a problem with the handle, but it was warm.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
orloff
answer 8
The 18/10 tri-ply cookware has stainless steel handles, just as the All-Clad cookware does.
answered 4 years ago
By
MontereyBay
 - Monterey Bay, CA
Question

Do the handles get hot when cooking?

asked 4 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
No. The handles do not get hot when cooking on the stove. They are solid cast stainless, and stainless is a poor heat conductor. The aluminum center layer in the tri-clad pan allows it to heat quickly and evenly, but heat does not transfer well down the handle.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Nukepro
 - Citrus County, Florida
answer 2
yes for oven use; no for cooktop use unless you're using HIGH setting
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
Cookette
 - Greenville, SC
answer 3
Yes. If you're cooking for extended periods of time, you'll need pot holders. Get yourself a good set of neoprene ones that are grippy and will prevent you from being burned from steam as you peek into your latest creation.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
NicknameX86
answer 4
No, they do not.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
quilter213
 - Ruskin,Florida
answer 5
The handles got a little hot but I made chili and was cooking it for some hours but otherwise they don't get hot.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
armywife96
 - MN
answer 6
The investment cast stainless steel handles are designed not to conduct heat.

There is a transition point about half way up the handle, and this keeps the functional handle cooler than it would be with a solid handle or a handle without a transition.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
MontereyBay
 - Monterey Bay, CA
answer 7
No. The handles stay cool.
answered 4 years ago
By
rvwonder
answer 8
Dear Anonymous,

Since the handles on this cookware set are stainless steel, they will become hot during the cooking process.

To avoid injury, always use protective mitts while handling cookware when it does become hot.

Should you have additional questions, please contact Tramontina's Customer Service Department at 800-221-7809 or via email at tusa@tramontina-usa.com.

Regards,
Tramontina Specialist
answered 4 years ago
By
TramontinaSpecialist
Question

Can this set be used on an old electric stove? This stove does NOT have a glass top

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
4gorda
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes, no problem. With any stainless steel, use lower heat than you would for aluminum or cast iron, to avoid discoloring.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
WaveWolf
answer 2
Yes.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Jspad
 - Ocean County, NJ
answer 3
Hello 4gorda, I have been using these on my old electric coil top stove with great success, My brother uses it on his glass top also with great success, my other brother in France uses it on his induction and gas burners also with success. I hope this helps, Andy
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Andybbq
 - Toronto
answer 4
I am using it on a standard coil electric stove and the pans are giving me very even heat... I think they work great on this stove
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
thunder3kr7
answer 5
I don't have an old-school electric coil stove anymore, but even if I did, I'd use this cookware on it without hesitation. The "suggested use" guidelines in the manual say it's fine on all types of electric stoves (gas too). I think if you follow the recommended use suggestions about not heating it too hot or dousing a hot pan in water, etc., you'll be fine using these on pretty much any heat source you've got.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
Frog1eg
 - Boulder, CO
answer 6
Yes. It's a great set of cookware.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
auntbrig
 - Arizona
answer 7
absolutely, but you want to be in the medium or lower heat range so the foods won't stick-- preheating the pan and then the oil makes all the difference, and will take some experimentation on your part.

barkeeper friend to clean the pans shiny again.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
KSGal97
 - by Topeka, KS
Question

what is the difference between the tramontina and the Better Homes and Gardens tri-ply sold at Walmart?

asked 3 years, 9 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
a few differences, the bhg set has glass lids vs stainless and the inner finish is superior in the Tramontina, very smooth.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Andybbq
 - Toronto
answer 2
Glass lids, and the sizes are slightly different. the metal pans/pot/skillet are pretty much the same, except the BHG version is not polished as bright on the interior. I have a skillet that is BHG I tried out first, seems to be the same.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
KSGal97
 - by Topeka, KS
answer 3
Tramontina has tight fitting metal lids and is heavier.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
ItplaysinPeoria
 - Peoria, Ill
answer 4
I have the 8pc Tramontina; from BHG I have a 2 qt. saucepan, 10" covered saute pan and 10" skillet. I much prefer the Tramontina. Although I like the glass lids on the BHG, it makes a "cracking" noise while it's cooking; very distracting. The 10" skillet from BHG has less cooking area than Tramontina.
answered 3 years ago
By
auntbrig
 - Arizona
answer 5
I haven't used either, but I returned the BHG set after noticing that their cooking surface was brushed. The Tramotina set has a mirror polished cooking surface, which I'm thinking will be better at resisting stick and easier cleanup.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 6
I don't know I have never used the BH pans. I like the 10 piece Tramontina set b/c of the larger sizes and was endorsed by cooks ilustrated.com test kitchens and were compared to AllClad.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
voncelle
 - Eaton, CO
answer 7
The tramontina set has solid lids that you can't see through, BHG has the glass ones. Tramontina also has 2 larger fry pans, a dutch oven without the handle and a stock pot. BHG has an 8 in and a 10 inch fry pan and a 3 qt deep pan with lid instead of the stock pot. The BHG pots are also a little smaller than the Tramontina. The handles on the BHG seem to be a lot nicer to hold as well. The Tramontina set has a V shape to the bottom half of the handle that digs into your hand. I would suggest BHG set instead. It is a better value and a much better looking/feeling set.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
ColoradoCook
Question

How are the handles attached?

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
hvhs
on Tramontina 10-Piece 18/10 Stainless Steel TriPly-Clad Cookware Set
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
With rivets.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
Lorelei84
 - Chesapeake, Ohio
answer 2
The handles appear to be riveted in place through the pot.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
VacationingCanadian
answer 3
Rivets
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Kojak2
 - Longboat Key, Fl
answer 4
They are solidly riveted on.
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
JaylahP
 - Heartland, USA
answer 5
handles attached by rivets, good and strong but require a little more attention to keep clean and the odd squirt of oven cleaner sprayed only on the interior surface around the rivet.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Andybbq
 - Toronto
answer 6
With two rivets.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
auntbrig
 - Arizona
answer 7
by rivets, but this is just like some very high end cookware like All Clad. I haven't had any trouble cleaning around them.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
KSGal97
 - by Topeka, KS
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