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Cary Mar 4, 2011 09:09 AM

So this might get moved to the cookware subforum, but this is highly specific to Paris so I thought I'd try here first.

Does anyone know the type of copper cookware offered at Galleries Lafayette? How do their prices compare to Dehillerin?

  1. Delucacheesemonger Mar 4, 2011 03:56 PM

    GL has many manufacturers, Dehillerin has a Mauviel type but as l recall without the Mauviel name, probably the same Norman town. Think of GL as Williams-Sonoma and Dehillerin as a small family restaurant supply, even if 80% of its business is tourists from Japan and USA.

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      Oakglen Mar 5, 2011 07:04 AM

      The Delillerin line is now by Cuprinox and is stainless steel lined. We still have a number that are tin lined and a few that are nickel lined. Retinning is a poisonous process; no one in our city does it today, so we have to send it away. We waited 6 months last time.

      It is possible to buy Dehillerin cookware through their site, we found that shipping and handling roughly doubled the price.

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      Ptipois Mar 4, 2011 11:59 PM

      BHV is my favorite department store for cookware.

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        Cary Mar 5, 2011 08:51 AM

        I guess a follow up question, is where is the best pricing in paris for 2.5mm (or higher) Copper cookware?

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        1. re: Cary
          mangeur Mar 5, 2011 10:09 AM

          No prices listed, but the Atelier du Cuivre in the Viaduct des Arts is a kind of factory store.

          http://www.atelierducuivre.com/cuivre...

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