Which is the Best Emeril Cookware Set For the Money?

Many people like to buy cookware sets marketed by their favorite TV chefs, whether it be Emeril Lagasse, Martha Stewart, Paula Dean, Rachel Rey and so on.  The idea is that if a popular chef is going to put his or her name on a product, it must be high quality or why would they risk their name and reputation over cheap,  poor quality cookware that doesn’t work as promised or won’t last?


What About Emeril Stainless Steel Cookware?

Emeril cookware, the popular affodable stainless steel cookware from Chef Emeril Lagesse, offers two lines of stainless steel cookware:

  • Emeril Chef’s Stainless Steel Cookware, his budget stainless steel cookware line.


Many people unfortunately confuse the two lines when buying Emeril cookware.  To be sure, the Emeril Pro-Clad stainless steel cookware is made by All-Clad from an aluminum core sandwiched between two solid pieces of stainless steel, while the budget stainless steel line has a seam on the bottom with a copper/aluminum bottom, and is not made by All-Clad.


Who makes the Emeril Pro-Clad Stainless Steel Cookware?

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All-Clad, one of the leading cookware manufactures of professional quality cookware, makes the Emeril Pro-Clad tri-ply stainless steel cookware and other cookware products for Emerilware, but they don’t make the budget Emeril Chef’s Stainless Steel Cookware with a copper/aluminum bottom.

What is the Best Emeril Stainless Steel Cookware Set for the Money?

If you watch TV chefs, like Emeril Lagasse, you will see he regularly use tri-ply stainless steel cookware, with an aluminum core, which for allows for quick and even heating of the pan, thus preventing cod spots that allow food to stick to the pan.  Tri-ply Emeril Pro-Clad  stainless steel cookware can be used on every type of kitchen heating surface, from a gas burner, electric coil burner and induction burners popular in professional kitchens and home kitchens in Europe.  Due to they save energy and prevent nasty burns, ovens with induction stove tops are becoming popular.


If you are new to cooking, you are looking for budget conscious, yet good quality cookware or this is your first stainless steel cookware set, then the Emeril Stainless Steel Cookware is an excellent first choice for budget stainless steel cookware.

The Emeril Stainless Steel Cookware has many of the same features as the premium quality Emeril Pro-Clad, including:

  • 18/10 Stainless steel construction
  • Riveted on ergonomic handles
  • See-thru glass lids
  • Tapered rims for drip-free pouring

For those home cooks who are looking to upgrade from a budget cookware set to professional quality tri-ply stainless steel cookware without breaking the bank, the Emeril Pro-Clad stainless steel cookware made by All-Clad of an aluminum core sandwiched between two solid pieces of high quality stainless steel, is an excellent choice.

Emeril Cookware Pro-Clad Stainless Steel Cookware is made by All-Clad, a leading manufacturer of professional stainless steel cookware, to provide a professional quality cookware for discerning home cook.

Emeril Pro-Clad has riveted on handles that will never come off for your protection and satisfaction.

To prevent wrist or arm injury, Emeril Cookware has ergonomic handles that are perfectly balanced for easy use.

All Emeril Pro-Clad Stainless Steel Cookware has tapered rims to ensure drip free pouring, and you will never have to worry about drips or spills, especially when pouring hot liquids or fat from the pans, and perfect fitting glass lids so you can monitor the cooking process, yet keep heat in and prevent plattering on your stove top.

Emeril Pro-Clad is oven safe up to 500° F and is dishwasher safe.



Happy Cooking!



Check out our other Emeril Cookware Reviews:

Mult Clad vs Emeril Pro-Clad

Emeril Cookware Pro Clad Review

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