What Makes Calphalon So Special?
Over time, Calphalon has continued to
maintain its standards of high quality and beauty in the kitchen, branching
out into stainless steel, cast iron, and copper materials, as well as its
standard anodized aluminum cookware.
Continuous innovations have made Calphalon stand out over time.
Typical Calphalon Product Lines
Product lines supported by Calphalon
Calphalon One Infused:
This set of cookware combines a hard anodized aluminum material with a
non-stick surface to produce durable pots and pans that are exceptionally easy
to use. This line is safe to use on the stove, in the oven, and under the
broiler, and can even be used with metallic utensils. The Calphalon One
product line also comes in a standard non-stick version.
Simply Calphalon Stainless:
This product line is designed for home cooks on a budget. Made of 18/10
stainless steel, it is easy to use and to maintain.
Beautiful cookware with tri-ply construction lets you entertain easily and
This product line is designed to stand the test of time with durable, nonstick
pots and pans.
Katana Series Cutlery:
These top quality kitchen knives are made of high-carbon Japanese steel which
keeps a sharp edge over time. The patented handles provide a sure grip with a
high level of control and balance.
Caring for your Calphalon Cookware
»Wash in warm soapy water or in dishwasher.
»Do not use harsh scourers or steel
»Do not use metal utensils on the
»Do not season.
»Do not use under a broiler.
Tips for using your Calphalon Cookware
» Don't overheat your anodized aluminum pans. These pans heat quite quickly
so heat and cook on low to medium heat only.
» Only use plastic or nylon coated utensils on these pans.
History of Calphalon Cookware
Calphalon was first founded in 1963 with the
goal of making commercial aluminum more popular in cookware.
The company really took off in 1968, however, when it adapted a
process invented by NASA to create anodized aluminum cookware.
Anodized aluminum has the advantage of being
very hard and smooth, naturally resistant to corrosion, and
non-stick. Calphalon products were adopted by professional
chefs, and brought to the consumer market in 1975.
Over time, Calphalon closed its
professional cookware lines to focus on the consumer market, and branched out
into utensils and bakeware, as well as pots and pans.
The Calphalon name was originally a
product line, and the company itself was called the "Commercial Aluminum
Cookware Company." In 1997, the company name was changed to reflect its most
popular brand. In 1998, the company was bought by commercial giant