Revered by both professional chefs and home cooks since its 1925 debut, Le Creuset's classic French cookware is prized for its utilitarian good looks and unsurpassed heat retention. In a deep shade of inky blue you'll find only at Crate and Barrel, our cast iron cookware is clad in smooth, vitrified porcleain, rendering each piece impervious to acid, alkali, odors and stains. Non-reactive cooking surface does not require seasoning. Compatible with all types of heat sources, from gas and electric stoves, to ceramic and glass cooktops, to induction and halogen"even solid fuel and open fire. Le Creuset cookware is also available in cherry and our exclusive shades of cream and spinach. More Le Creuset colors and items available via special order. Le Creuset® and other Wedding Registry offers Cast iron. Vitreous porcelain finish. For use with traditional gas and electric, induction and ceramic cooktops. Dishwasher- and oven-safe with lid to 480 degrees and 500 degrees without lid. Made in France.