ALL-CLAD COPPER CORE® 5.5-Qt Dutch Oven

COPPER CORE® 5.5-Qt Dutch Oven
Featuring a five-ply construction with a copper center, COPPER CORE is designed for experienced cooks looking to master their craft

Dutch Oven 

The dutch oven, also known as a cocotte, features a round bottom that facilitates effortless stirring without sticking. The domed lid is specially designed to retain moisture by returning flavorful vapors. The lid can be used either in the oven or on the stovetop and can be removed to finish cooking. Generously large and deep, the dutch oven can be used for braising, stewing, browning and slow cooking, all in the same vessel, making it an excellent choice for one-pot meals.

Reference : 6500 SS

COPPER CORE® 5.5-Qt Dutch Oven

This All-Clad COPPER CORE® 6500 SS 5.5 Qt. Dutch Oven features a round bottom that facilitates effortless stirring without sticking. Generously large and deep, the dutch oven can be used for braising, stewing, browning and slow cooking, all in the same vessel, making it an excellent choice for one-pot meals.The domed lid is specially designed to retain moisture by returning flavourful vapors. The lid can be used either in the oven or on the stovetop and can be removed to finish cooking. Designed for professional use, COPPER CORE® features 5-ply construction with a copper center, which transfers heat and spreads it quickly, evenly, and precisely throughout the cookware, all the way to the rim. The super-responsive cookware works well for recipes that require precise temperature control, such as delicate sauces. COPPER CORE's 18/10 stainless steel interior offers a highly polished cooking surface with a starburst finish for superior stick resistance, easy maintenance, and non-reactivity with food to preserve true flavour. Permanently attached with stainless steel rivets, the cookware’s stainless steel handles offer a heat choke to reduce heat transfer, a bolster for added control, and a comfortable contour that caters to a chef’s underhand grip. Made in the USA, All-Clad COPPER CORE cookware offers induction compatibility, flared edges for drip-free pouring, engraved capacity markings, and upscale aesthetics with a copper skive cut away for long-lasting beauty in any kitchen.

Features & Product Comparison

Material S STEEL/COPPER   S STEEL/ALUMINIUM/ S STEEL   ALU TRIPLY  
Heat source INDUCTION - GAZ - ELECTRIC - CERAMIC - HALOGEN   INDUCTION - GAZ - ELECTRIC - CERAMIC - HALOGEN   INDUCTION - GAZ - ELECTRIC - CERAMIC - HALOGEN  
Oven compatibility YES   YES   YES  
Dishwasher safe YES   YES   YES  
Inside Coating/finish POLISHED   POLISHED   POLISHED  
Outside coating/finish MIRROR POLISHED STAINLESS STEEL   BRUSHED STAINLESS STEEL   MIRROR POLISHED STAINLESS STEEL  
Outside coating color STAINLESS STEEL POLISHED   BRUSHED SS POLISHED BAND   STAINLESS STEEL POLISHED  
Pouring Edge YES   YES   YES  
Handle type Fixed   Fixed   Fixed  
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Instructions & Manual

Frequent questions

Copper-Core is the premium All-Clad collection. It is cookware for true connoisseurs, with a patented 5-ply construction that provides the ultimate cooking performance. A central core of copper, the metal that best conducts heat, is surrounded by two layers of aluminum, and two exterior layers of 18/10 stainless steel, the metal that provides the finest cooking surface. A revolution in cookware technology, Copper-Core truly offers the best of all possible worlds. The new Copper Core collection can be used on an induction hob.
No. You can cook on all of our conventional cookware with metal, plastic or wood utensils
​While we recommend hand washing, Copper-Core is dishwasher-safe. The copper band will tarnish with dishwasher use and will need polished with a commercial cleaner to restore its luster. I you choose to wash your Copper-Core in the dishwasher we recommend using detergents free of lemon and chlorine additives.
Yes but the Copper band could tarnish.
1. All-Clad has a policy of manufacturing all of its bonded cookware in the USA. This means that it purchases its metals only from US suppliers and bonds them at its own rolling mill on-site in Canonsburg PA. It then forms them at the same location into high performance cooking vessels.
2. All-Clad is the originator of bonded cookware technology and is committed to investing in bonded cookware manufactured solely in the USA.
3. There are areas in which All-Clad does not manufacture in the USA. These are:
- Where the bonding of metals is not required for superior cooking performance (E.g. tools, accessories).
- On regular non-bonded components where making them in the USA would add to the retail price but not generally to performance.
- Where manufacturing constraints exist at the Canonsburg plant (E.g electrical kitchen appliances).
4. All-Clad's tools, accessories or electrical kitchen appliances, are manufactured by select partners overseas qualified carefully by All-Clad with highest quality controls.
The cooking surface of All-Clad cookware is made from high-quality 18/10 stainless steel, a proprietary formulation of 304 grade stainless steel specially adapted to meet All-Clad specifications regarding grain size, texture, alloy content, and other physical properties that guarantee the superb culinary performance that makes All-Clad the world's finest cookware. All stainless steel used by All-Clad is certified to meet National Standard ISO 9000 (International Organization for Standardization) for all 304 series stainless steel intended for use with food. Every "melt" by our steel suppliers is tested and certified to meet the ASTM 240 (American Society for Testing and Materials) standards.