Kuhn Rikon's Hotpan feature mirror polished stainless steel construction with a thick aluminum sandwich bottom for fast and even heat distribution. The handles, made of heat resistant phenolic, stay cool and don't take up room on the stove. Hotpan's handy serving holders make a beautiful showing on your table. The brightly colored bowls of high-quality, scratch resistant melamine act as thermal blankets, retaining heat. Make more healthful meals using ½ the time and energy it takes conventional cookware. Food stays hot, fresh and delicious when the stainless steel cook pan is placed in the insulating holder. Hotpan's bowls are dishwasher safe and may be purchased separately. So now you can mix and match your table to coordinate with your kitchen and tableware.