All-Clad BD005710-R D5 Stainless Steel Cookware Set, 10-Piece Review

Take your cooking skills to a whole new level with this unique cookware set. The only set of its kind, this All-Clad BD005710-R D5 Cookware Set features patented technology which heats slowly and evenly for perfectly cooked foods and proteins.

All-Clad BD005710-R D5 Stainless Steel Cookware Set, 10-Piece Review

The finish not only offers natural resistance to food sticking but also prevents food from acquiring a metallic taste. A useful set for the ingenious chef as well as the beginner, this set is durably constructed for a lifetime of culinary delights. The All-Clad d5 Brushed 18/10 Stainless Steel 5-Ply Bonded Cookware Set comes with the following pieces:

  • l8 inch and 10 inch fry pans
  • 1.5 quart and 3 quart saucepans with lids
  • 3 quart saute pan with lid
  • 8 quart stock pot with lid

All-Clad BD005710-R D5 Cookware Set Features:

If you are looking for something different in a cookware set, look no further. This set has 5-ply patented technology that's one of a kind. It's competent design and versatility makes it perfect for the discerning chef or novice beginner. This set will help keep food from sticking or tasty metallic.

All-Clad BD005710-R D5 Stainless Steel Cookware Set 5-Ply Construction
All-Clad BD005710-R D5 Stainless Steel Cookware Set Robust Stainless Steel Handles

5 Ply Bonded Construction

This All-Clad Cookware Set features patented 5-ply construction with alternating layers of durable diffusing stainless steel and responsive, conductive aluminum. These five alternating layers of stainless steel and aluminum promote lateral flow of cooking energy from the center all the way out the edges.

This eliminates hot spots. ensuring uniform browning. This layered construction also gives the cookware warp-free strength. This advanced system yields precise chef-friendly serviceability, unmatched heat stability, and exceptional heating performance.

Competent Design

Heat resistant stainless steel handles with large, contoured bolster are permanently attached securely with stainless steel rivets for improved grip and incredible durability. The ergonomic, over-sized handles provide exceptional comfort and control while staying cool.

To make it easy to select the right pan, each vessel is engraved with its size on the bottom. The flat lids are also made of stainless steel. Each pot and pan is designed with a rolled lip and flared rims for easy drip-free pouring.

Compatible Versatility

This All-Clad Cookware Set is oven and broiler safe to 600 degrees F, which is amazing. I can't imagine cooking anything at all at the temperature, but if you need to, you absolutely can. This set is also dishwasher safe.

The set has been optimized for induction use and is compatible with all types of cook-tops. Also, these pots and pans won't react to foods or give them a metallic taste. This All-Clad Cookware delivers the results that professional chefs demand, yet is forgiving and versatile enough for novice cooks as well.

Exterior Capabilities

With its highly polished 18/10 stainless steel cooking surface, the starburst finish offers superior stick resistance and easy-to-clean maintenance.

In addition, the surface of the cookware is non-reactive, preventing foods from picking up a metallic taste. This All-Clad Cookware Set is also energy-efficient.

The highly polished exterior gives this set a professional look that is durable and long-lasting as well. This All-Clad product is thoughtfully made to their uncompromising standards, ensuring ultimate kitchen performance and durability for a lifetime.

Pros

  • 5-ply bonded construction for warp-free, even cooking
  • Surface offers stick-resistance and easy maintenance
  • Riveted handles for durability
  • Engraved capacity on bottoms
  • Matching stainless steel lids
  • Flared pouring rims
  • Oven and broiler safe to 600 degrees F
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Induction ready
  • Compatible with all stove-tops
  • Non-reactive surface won't react to food
  • Energy-efficient with slow, even heating
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Cons

  • Might be slightly higher than average stainless steel sets

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Is the brushed stainless steel more difficult to clean than polished stainless steel and do you have to clean "with the grain" when using Barkeeper's Friend?

A: I've been using them for a few weeks and find them surprisingly easy to clean - even cooked on sticky pomegranate syrup. No need to clean with the grain. Sometimes a little soak helps.

Q: Can this set really be used on induction cook-tops?

A: Yes. I use mine on my induction range. They work very well.

Final Verdict

This 5-ply layered construction is a patented technique that lends not only durability to this set. but also delivers superior heat distribution efficiently without hot spots.

As this All-Clad Cookware Set is compatible with all cook-tops including being optimal for induction, it's versatile enough for anyone to use. If you'd like to send this set as a present, gift-wrapping is available. This set's pots and pans are made in the USA. but the lids are made in China.

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  • Updated September 16, 2018
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