10 Best Stainless Steel Cookware Sets For A Home Chef

10 Best Stainless Steel Cookware Sets For The Home Chef

Choosing cookware is an investment in your life.  It sets the tone for your kitchen and the food you cook there.  Do you have a large family?  Do you prepare the classic dishes, or do you like to experiment?  Do you just need a few pieces, or do you like a special piece for everything you do?

Beyond this information, you have to decide on quality and price.  So how do you choose between the countless sets offered you.

Stainless steel cookware sets are high quality and meant to last a lifetime.  Take a look at our top 10 picks best suited to the home chef.  These sets will take anything you have to dish out.

T-fal Elegance Stainless Cookware-10-Piece Set

T-fal is a brand with a history and reputation for quality.  This set uses classic styling and quality materials to give you a great basic set.  This stainless steel set includes an 8-inch saute pan, a 10-1/4-inch saute pan, a 1-quart covered saucepan, a 2-quart covered saucepan, a 5-quart covered Dutch oven, a spoon, and a slotted turner.  The base is done in encapsulated-aluminum, designed for even heating.  The combination provides quick, even heating with sturdy construction to last you for years.

Cuisinart 77-7 Classic Stainless Steel Cookware Set

Cuisinart tools and appliances are trusted by restaurant chefs in their homes and businesses.  This set carries all the quality you’d expect from this illustrious brand.  This set comes with a 1 1/2 quart saucepan, a 3 quart saucepan, an 8 quart stockpot, and a 10 inch skillet.  Each item comes with it’s own fitted lid.  The beauty of mirror polished stainless steel is evident in the whole set.

Cook Home Stainless Steel Encapsulated Cookware Set

Cook Home brings you this great set of mirror polished, stainless steel pans.  Aluminum bases are added for even heating with advanced impact bonding technology.  The strong silicone wrapped handles give you protection from the heat and are riveted on for extra strength and durability.  With two saucepans, two pots, and a skillet, this set is great for just about any family.

Farberware Classic Stainless Steel 10-Piece Cookware Set

This Farberware classic set is the go to for a big family.  You get a great value with three saucepans (in 1, 2, and 3 quart sizes, with lids), a gallon covered pot, a 2 gallon stockpot, an 8 inch skillet, and a 10 inch skillet.  Stainless steel combines with aluminum for even heating and high quality.  The styled handles are oven safe, allowing you to take any dish from the stove to the oven.

WearEver A834S9 Stainless Steel Cookware 10-Piece Set

This set from WearEver is one of our favorites.  It comes with a 9.5-Inch Deep Skillet, a 1-Quart Sauce Pan, a 2-Quart Sauce Pan, a 5-Quart Dutch Oven, a 9.5-Inch Deep Skillet, 2 Tools, and a Colander.  The glass lids for the sauce pots and dutch oven have holes in their edges to allow for quick and neat straining.  The handles stay cool when you’re cooking for your safety.

Heim Concept 12-Piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set

We were pleasantly surprised by this set from Heim.  It includes a 10.5 inch skillet that is the perfect depth for frying as well as traditional applications.  It also has three saucepans, a 3.25 quart standard pot, and a 5.75 quart casserole.  Clear lids allow you to watch your cooking while locking in moisture.  This set is stainless steel inside and out, with capsulated bottoms for even heat.

Farberware Performance Stainless Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set

Farberware has this great set for the single cook or a couple.  It comes with 1 and 2 quart saucepans with lids, a a 5 quart Dutch oven, an 8 inch nonstick skillet, and an 11 inch nonstick skillet.  You also get a slotted spoon, slotted spatula, and solid spoon.  They have great style, and they are great for taking from the stove and moving to the oven.

ELO Collection Stainless Steel Encapsulated Cookware Set

ELO, a company known for high quality German engineering, brings you this stainless steel cookware set.  The tight fitting lids are made so that flavor and moisture stay inside, and you cook with less water.  The insides of the pots include measuring markers to  make prep easier.  The set comes with a 6 year warranty against damage, meaning you can use this set without worry.

Concord Cookware SAS1120G 5-Layered Stainless Steel Set

This Concord Cookware set is both elegant looking and functional.  A European design and the durability of stainless steel and tempered glass lids give you a cookware set that you can use for years to come.  The fry pan in the set is coated with a nonstick surface for easy cleaning.  A tough encapsulated aluminum base provides quick and even heating for all your meals.

Tools Of The Trade Stainless Steel Classic Cookware Set

An excellent value set, this Tools Of The Trade starter cookware set is made from classic stainless steel.  It comes with a limited lifetime warranty, so the pots you start with will be with you even as you collect others.  The set includes both 1 and 2-qt. covered saucepans, a 5-qt. covered stockpot, a 9.5 inch covered saute pan, an 8 inch fry pan, and three stainless steel utensils.