Cuisinart 77-11G Chef’s Classic Cookware Set Review

Cuisinart 77-11G Chef’s Classic Cookware Set Review

One of the best advantages of this stainless steel cookware is its durability. Many have opted to invest on quality stainless cooking implements because it can withstand high heat for plenty of meals for a long time and still make service for years and years of use.

Another selling point of stainless steel cooking sets is that they are recyclable which means if has less environmental impact compared to other kinds of cookware material. In case you want to try out its benefits, here is a product that might interest you, the Cuisinart 77-11G Chef’s Classic Cookware Set.


  • Made with stainless steel and aluminum materials for quick, uniform cooking
  • Comes with break-resistant, tight-fitting glass lids
  • Has solid, stainless steel riveted handles which remain cool while cooking
  • Comes with mess-free, tapered pouring rims
  • Includes 8.0 stockpot with lid, 10-inch skillet with lid, non-stick skillet, saucepan with lid, sauté pan with helper handle and lid and 18 cm. steamer insert


The 77.11G from Chef’s Classic is made from a mirror-finished stainless steel material and it features a classic style with a pure aluminum encapsulated base that has the capability to heat fast and distribute heat uniformly, stopping the development of hot spots while cooking. The rims have a tapered shape to stop drips from forming whenever food is poured out of the pot or pan.

The handles and lids are made from solid stainless steel. The sauté pan even comes with a helper handle, which many other stainless sets do not include so this is another advantage for this set.

The short handles feature a broader design to make for excellent grip and handling while the lengthier handles have a contoured form and remain cool even during cooking procedures. The pieces can also be placed in  the oven, however, the temperature must not go over  500 degrees F. They are also dishwasher safe.

Cuisinart has been in the cookware business for plenty of years and is one of the most trusted brands all over the world. This set provides decent performance and has a competitive price compared to other stainless sets being sold on the market today.

The pieces in the set have e a solid, sturdy feel to it and it shows excellent construction, which says a lot about the individual items. These are not your everyday flimsy, cheap stainless steel cookware; the 10-inch skillet in fact weighs around 2.4 pounds.

As for its heat distribution, the cooking surface of the items heat in a uniform and quick manner. Because of this, you must make sure that you are not using higher heat than usual because it can lead to burnt food that will stick on the pots or pans.

As advised by its loyal customers, the pieces perform best on low-medium heat. The items on the range were a snap to use as well.


The items from the 77-11G set did display some drawbacks. The pots and pans were not safe from discoloration. There are certain foods which induced a reaction on the items thus leading to discoloration and water spots.

This discoloration and spots can have an impact on the overall appearance of the cookware pieces. Thus, you should remember not to use extreme heat on these items, and follow manufacturer’s recommended steps for removing the discoloration on the pots and pans.

This would require good planning on the user’s part just to ensure that the items do not fall victim to food products that could damage it. If you are the type who takes appearance into high account, then using this product will ask for a greater commitment to preservation on your part.

Food remains on the cookware can be hard to remove which is why in cases of burnt food, it will require more effort to have the pieces cleaned. The pots and pans must be soaked a bit longer in water so the food bits can be removed easier.

This may put off consumers who want pieces that are fast and easy to clean. Be warned that should you not be careful or exercise even the slightest impatience on this front, you could damage your Cuisinart pots and pans.


A few drawbacks aside, we can say that the Cuisinart 77-11G Chef’s Classic Cookware Set is a solid, dependable set of stainless cookware. For its set price and the brand, it can be hard to say no to this product range.

The drawbacks are often common among other brands of stainless steel cookware, so for the price and performance and the quality, this set is a great buy.  Just remember that like any other cookware, the items on this set should be taken care of properly to avoid those common stainless issues.

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