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Calphalon Premier Space Saving 8 piece Cookware
Premier Space Saving 8 piece
This Calphalon cookware set was very good in overall performance.
  • This a 8 -piece set.
  • It includes 8 & 10 in. fypans, 2.5 & 3.5 qt covered saucepans, 6 qt covered stockpot.
  • Made from stainless steel.
  • Dishwasher-safe.
  • Oven safe to 500 ° F.
  • Can be used on an induction cooktop.
  • Has a lifetime warranty.
Description
This Calphalon cookware set was very good in overall performance.
  • This a 8 -piece set.
  • It includes 8 & 10 in. fypans, 2.5 & 3.5 qt covered saucepans, 6 qt covered stockpot.
  • Made from stainless steel.
  • Dishwasher-safe.
  • Oven safe to 500 ° F.
  • Can be used on an induction cooktop.
  • Has a lifetime warranty.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Set

Set

Each set includes at least a saucepan, a frying pan, and a stockpot. Lids are typically counted as separate components in a set.

 /  5
Cooking evenness

Cooking evenness

Cooking evenness reflects the ability of the frying pans to turn out evenly browned pancakes on a gas range.

 /  5
Food release

Food release

Food release score reflects the qualities of a pan's interior by cooking four eggs consecutively with oil. An Excellent score indicates that all four eggs slid off the pan without assistance; A Poor score indicates that scraping was needed to release any egg from the pan and some egg residue was left on the pan.

 /  5
Ease of cleaning

Ease of cleaning

Ease of cleaning reflects how easy or difficult it was to clean sticky béchamel sauce from a saucepan.

 /  5
Saute Performance

Saute Performance

Indicates how well a frypan can evenly saute foods.

 /  5
Speed of heating

Speed of heating

Speed of heating reflects how quickly 4 quarts of water in the largest pot of the set increased from room temperature to a near boil.

 /  5
Sauce simmer

Sauce simmer

Indication of how well the pot can simmer tomato sauce evenly.

 /  5
Handle temperature

Handle temperature

Handle temperature relates to the temperature during heating.

 /  5
Handle sturdiness

Handle sturdiness

Handle sturdiness indicates how well the handle withstands a test designed to stress it and its attachments.

 /  5

About

The Calphalon Premier Space Saving 8 piece is part of the Cookware test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Cookware Sets (Stainless Steel) models like the Premier Space Saving 8 piece are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Set Each set includes at least a saucepan, a frying pan, and a stockpot. Lids are typically counted as separate components in a set.

Cooking evenness Cooking evenness reflects the ability of the frying pans to turn out evenly browned pancakes on a gas range.

Food release Food release score reflects the qualities of a pan's interior by cooking four eggs consecutively with oil. An Excellent score indicates that all four eggs slid off the pan without assistance; A Poor score indicates that scraping was needed to release any egg from the pan and some egg residue was left on the pan.

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