About Cuisinart One of the most recognized names in cookware and kitchen products, Cuisinart first became popular when introduced to the public by culinary experts Julia Child and James Beard. In 1973, the Cuisinart food processor revolutionized the way we create fine food and healthy dishes, and since that time Cuisinart has continued its path of innovation. Under management by the Conair Corporation since 1989, Cuisinart is a universally celebrated name in kitchens across the globe. With a full-service product line including bakeware, blenders, coffeemakers, cookware, countertop appliances, kitchen tools, and much, much more, Cuisinart products are preferred by chefs and loved by consumers for durability, ease of use, superior quality, and style. 3 layer construction made up of an aluminum core with stainless steel interior and exterior layers. Heat Surround™ Technology provides evenly distributed heat. Works with several heat sources: induction, halogen, glass ceramic, gas, electric. Handles are riveted stainless steel and remain cool.