Why You Need A Sauté Pan In Your Kitchen

Why You Need A Sauté Pan In Your Kitchen

Why You Need A Sauté Pan In Your Kitchen

Sauté vs. Skillet?

Most people use the words skillet and saute interchangeably. While they look similar, there are some big differences that make the saute pan a kitchen essential for most home cooks.

Unlike a skillet, the sauté pan has a wide, flat base and tall vertical sides, while a skillet has a smaller base and sides that slope up and out. From the side, a sauté pan’s walls have a sharp 90-degree angle to its base, while a Skillet’s walls form a bowl-like shape.

These small differences make a surprisingly big impact on how versatile sauté pans are. They’re loved in professional kitchens for the wide range of dishes and cooking styles a Sauté can handle.

Even though you need a quality skillet to get a good high-heat sear, a sauté pan’s shape lets you do so much more in a home kitchen.

1. It’s Got More Surface Area

Because the sauté pan’s walls are straight instead of sloped, it gives you more viable cooking area than the equivalent skillet. This extra space lets you cook more food well at one time — making the sauté a great option for doing larger batches of medium-heat searing, or cooking for a group.

2. It’s Easy to Use

The sauté pan’s shape — flat bottom, vertical sides — lets beginning home chefs bypass the “tossing” technique they might still be developing. The straight walls keep food in while you’re stirring, which makes this pan extremely easy to use for most cooks.

3. It’s Better at Holding Liquids

The sauté’s tall, vertical walls have another advantage: they’re excellent at holding in liquids. It’s why we pick the sauté over a skillet for dishes like ratatouille or shallow-fried chicken — it holds in the liquid you need for frying, stewing, and braising.

1. It’s Got More Surface Area

Because the sauté pan’s walls are straight instead of sloped, it gives you more viable cooking area than the equivalent skillet. This extra space lets you cook more food well at one time — making the sauté a great option for doing larger batches of medium-heat searing, or cooking for a group.

2. It’s Easy to Use

The sauté pan’s shape — flat bottom, vertical sides — lets beginning home chefs bypass the “tossing” technique they might still be developing. The straight walls keep food in while you’re stirring, which makes this pan extremely easy to use for most cooks.

3. It’s Better at Holding Liquids

The sauté’s tall, vertical walls have another advantage: they’re excellent at holding in liquids. It’s why we pick the sauté over a skillet for dishes like ratatouille or shallow-fried chicken — it holds in the liquid you need for frying, stewing, and braising.

What Makes a Great Sauté Pan?

There are a few critical things any high-end sauté pan must have, including a thick base, quality steel construction for durability, and an easy to grip handle for maneuvering around the kitchen.

Misen’s 5 layers of metal, alternating fast-conducting aluminum and heat-retaining 18/10 steel provide unmatched heat retention and 100% even heating across the entire surface.

And our ergonomic stay cool handle plus second helper handle make this pan easy to pick up and whirl around the kitchen.

The Perfect Blend of Materials

Features

Our cookware is made from a 3.0mm thick composite featuring 5 layers (5 ply) of stainless steel and aluminum, for superior heat conduction and retention.

Ergonomic stay cool handle and additional helper handle make this pan easy to move around.

Extra wide base and 3QT volume is perfect for large meals.

Heats quickly and evenly and will stay at the temperature you want during cooking.

Ergonomic stay cool handle and additional helper handle make this pan easy to move around.

Extra wide base and 3QT volume is perfect for large meals.

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Handcrafted Down to the Smallest Detail

It took over three years to create our first pan as we obsessed over the tiniest details. We wanted our cookware to be good enough for the rigors of a professional kitchen while being easy enough to use for every skill level of home cook.

We spent countless hours talking to and observing at-home chefs. At every step along the way our cookware was stress tested by professional chefs, avid home cooks, industrial designers, and people who’ve never even cooked.  

We painstakingly went through countless sketches, CAD files, and over 32 3D prototypes, until we landed on a design we’d be proud to offer to you.

The result?

High-quality cookware that’s as beautiful as it is durable, functional as it is sleek, and something that’ll last a lifetime.

Easy Care

Like all Misen cookware, the sauté pan has a stainless steel surface that releases food easily. And it’s perfectly dishwasher-friendly, so it’s easy to keep it clean and shiny.

We Could Charge A Lot, But We’d Prefer Not To.

We could easily charge $150 for a pan like some other companies based on the quality. But $95 is fair.

By partnering closely with our factories and selling directly to you online, we’re able to offer incredible cookware at wholesale pricing. Better materials, lower price. It’s a simple maxim that we take seriously at Misen.

No Risk, All Reward

We're confident this is the best cookware you'll ever own for a price that'll make you feel savvy as hell. But we understand you may be skeptical. So give it a try. Worry-free.

LIFETIME GUARANTEE

If anything ever happens to your cookware, we'll replace it for the rest of your life.

60-DAY TEST DRIVE

Try it out. Cook everything you can in this pan. If you're not happy, just send it back.

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