Ballarini cookware is recognised globally as the top brand of the high-end non-stick cookware market. staying true to its Italian heritage all cookware is produced in its state of the art factory in Italy. the rialto line of cookware is made of heavy gauge cold-forged aluminium giving lasting durability and quick even heating with no hot spots. enjoy healthy cooking without the use of oils while you find clean up a breeze. the extremely durable keravis triple non-stick coating with ceramic and titanium is free of pfoa, nickel and heavy metals. rialto features a patented thermo point heat indicator on the handle which changes colour when the temperature of the pan changes red indicates the pan is ready for cooking and green lets you know when the pan is safe to touch and wash. 10 year warranty. ballarini is being introduced to the north American market in fall of 2012, we are certain you will love your ballarini cookware for many years while you enjoy a piece of Italy.