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What is the cooking surface for a 3 qt stainless steel saute pan?

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(Looking at All Clad, but would love other recommendations if you have them!) Thanks!

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  1. Do you have a width or height?

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    1. re: andrewtree

      My All-Clad 3 qt. saute has an interior width of 9 3/4" across the flat interior cooking surface (10 3/8" at the top) and a little but over 2" high in the interior.

      Cook's Illustrated provides that info in a March 2012 write up. It says the following about other pans (all widths are the interior dimension):

      Viking 7 ply : 10 1/2" w x 2 1/4" high.

      Cuisinart MultiClad Pro: 9" w x 3" h

      Calphalon Tri-Ply: 9 1/2" w x 3" h

      Le Creuset TriPly: 9"w x 2 1/4" h

      Tramontina Tri-Ply: 11 1/4" w x 2 5/8" h

      Regalware (American Kitchen) : 11" x 3"

      Fissler Original Pro: 9" x 2 3/8"

      Berndes Cucincare Tri Ply: 9 3/4" x 2"

    2. My 3-qt All-Clad sauté pan has a 10.5 inch inside diameter, and has about 9.5 inch diameter of flat cooking surface.

      1. Cooks Illustrated picked the Viking 7 ply and the All Clad 3 qt saute pans as highly recommended. I've got the Viking in both 3 and 6 qt sizes, I like the handles better than the All Clad handles, but that's really a personal preference. Both are excellent.