Saute your vegetables, fish, meat, precooked dishes and reheat - this pan can be used in the oven and all types of heat sources including induction! The pan is made of fine cast iron, and is enameled inside and out. Cast iron is the best material for heat distribution and retention. The cast iron cookware retains the heat beautifully, keeping the dish warm long after it's been taken out of the oven or off the stove. In addition to having these technical merits, it's attractive appearance make it possible for the dish to go straight from the stove to the table. Lifetime warranty, made in France.