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Hestan NanoBond™ Stainless-Steel Skillet

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Hestan pushes the boundaries of innovation in stainless-steel cookware with its NanoBond™ technology. The patented, multilayer structure of titanium-based alloys bonds directly to stainless steel through an environmentally friendly and chemical-free process, creating thousands of superdense nano layers on the cookware surface. Exceedingly resistant to scratches, staining and salt pitting, these skillets are four times more durable than traditional stainless steel and will maintain their beauty and performance for a lifetime.

  • Provides 20% more cooking surface area than traditional skillets.
  • NanoBond™ surface is a proprietary blend of alloys including titanium, creating a highly strong, resilient and lasting finish.
  • Triple-bonded stainless-steel construction with pure aluminum core delivers 35% greater heat conductivity than other aluminum-clad cookware.
  • Sealed rims are encapsulated in stainless steel to prevent delamination.
  • Surface is highly scratch- and stain-resistant and safe for use with metal utensils.
  • Made in Italy.
Dimensions & More Info
  • 8 1/2" Skillet: 8 1/2" diam., 1 1/2" high; 1 lb. 9 oz.
  • 11" Skillet: 11" diam., 1 3/4" high; 2 lb. 12 oz.
  • 12 1/2" Skillet: 12 1/2" diam., 2" high; 3 lb. 6 oz.
  • Made in Italy.

Additional Information

  • Cast stainless-steel handles are ideally weighted.
  • Flush rivets inside and out for easy cleaning and stacking storage.
  • NanoBond™ surface is naturally nonporous for easier cleaning.
  • Will not react with foods.
  • Will not oxidize, resulting in lasting beauty.
  • Lightweight pan is easy to handle and carry.
  • Flared rims facilitate pouring.
  • Oven and broiler safe to 500°F.
  • Lifetime warranty.
Use & Care


  • Ideal for use on any type of cooktop, including induction.
  • Oven and broiler safe to 500˚F.


  • Dishwasher safe.
  • Avoid using steel wool, steel scouring pads, harsh detergents, bleach or abrasive cleaners.
  • To remove stubborn food residue, use a non-scratch scrub sponge and a fine-powdered or soft cleanser.

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 by from This isn’t a non stick pan, but acts like one. Received this pan as a gift. I am a die hard All-Clad user but thought I’d try it out. First thing I made was fondant potato’s. Cause if your gonna torture a pan this is a great way to do it. Executed perfectly, cleaned up with minimal effort. Was kind of shocked so I looked up to see what this pan was. Oh snap, this pan is $280 and I just flames the heck out of it. Not a single scratch, scorch or stain. Next up was a sunny side up eggs. A tab of butter, 2 eggs and a few minutes later I grabbed the pan to see if they would slide out on there own or if I was going to need a spatula. The slide off, right on to the plate. Witchcraft ! Well, I’ve used this pan all week for various meals. One thing I did notice was that salt does stick the food to the pan so don’t use too much. It’s does stick, but always releases with a slight nudge. Keep the heat medium to low, the heat stays even and also releases fast so if you start to smoke just lift off the burner for a few seconds to bring the temp down. Nice pan, might have to buy the 8”
    Date published: 2020-01-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this pan When I first saw this line in the Chefs catalog, I fell in love with it but I could never get over the (to me) high price. When I saw the 8 1/2" skillet was on sale, I bought it because it is beautiful. I have had it for about 2 weeks now and use it every morning to cook eggs. I always heat the pan on low heat first, then spray with cooking spray, add a bit of butter, then the eggs. I make scrambled eggs and fried eggs and they do not stick. I have tried French toast and grilled cheese sandwiches, too. The French toast did not stick nor did the sandwich. However, some of the cheese melted and burned onto the pan. When I went to clean the pan, it cleaned out perfectly and easily. I haven't tried cooking anything on a higher heat, so I can't speak for how it cleans then. The pan is nicely balanced for a lady who is almost 70 and has weak wrists. I ordered the 5 qt. pan for my husband who is the real cook in the family. The bottom line is, once we see how my husband does with his pan, I have plans to save my money and gradually buy more Hestan pans.
    Date published: 2019-12-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptional in every way Was looking to replace all of our pans so, I researched and actually purchased a skillet from all the best manufacturers - Scanpan, Mauviel and Heston. The Heston nanobond was by far the winner. The other pans were excellent but the food just tasted better when we cooked in the Heston which speaks to the even heat distribution and over quality. I know own 4 pans and have loved every one of them.
    Date published: 2019-12-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick heating - easy clean I've purchased the 11" skillet on my latest trip to California. The look of this product is very distinct and shows a lot of craftsmanship. Heats up very quickly, sears the food perfectly and the cleaning is a piece of cake especially with the free cleaner that came along with it. Highly recommend and will be buying additional pieces of the collection.
    Date published: 2019-10-02
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not non-stick, cleans well I have been cooking over 60 years. Thought this new and expensive pan with reported technology would provide some non-stick quality. Scrambled eggs are just Ok, but for frying eggs or making pancakes, these pans (we have three) are terrible. Even with loads of butter, which makes the food more unhealthy, you have to scrape to get most of the pancake off the pan. Then the residue remains, and you need to pry it off before pouring more batter. Cast iron is so much better for eggs and pancakes. Only benefit is the pans look great and clean well.
    Date published: 2019-09-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Like A Charm I just purchased the 11” skillet and cooked eggs in it. It worked like a charm with no sticking. It’s like a well-seasoned cast iron skillet except better!
    Date published: 2019-08-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product!! I love using my 11" open french skillet. Nothing sticks to the pan and clean up is a breeze.
    Date published: 2019-07-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best skillet ever! I've cooked over 400 meals and it still looks new. Thought I'd scorched it once when I accidentally left it on the high heat burner after serving the food. Nope. A little Hestan cleaner and like new again!
    Date published: 2019-07-19
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  • does hestan make lids for these pans? if not, any recommendations for finding matching lids?

    Asked by: david
    Hello David. We do not sell the lids individually, unfortunately. However, there are pieces within the NanoBond assortment that have lides that will fit the skillets. Here is a handy guide below. Please let me know if you have additional questions. Thank you. 8.5" skillet - 3 qt saucepan, 3 qt soup pot 11" skillet - 3.5qt saute, 3.5qt sauteuse, 8qt stockpot 12.5" skillet - 5 qt saute
    Answered by: Hestan NanoBond
    Date published: 2019-12-30

    What is the difference between nano bond and pro bond Hestan pans?

    Asked by: MHBluffton
    Hi MHBluffton, The NanoBond collection features a patented, multilayer structure of titanium-based alloys bonds directly to stainless steel through an environmentally friendly and chemical-free process, creating thousands of superdense nano layers on the cookware surface. Exceedingly resistant to scratches, staining and salt pitting, these pots and pans are four times more durable than traditional stainless steel and will maintain their beauty and performance for a lifetime. The surface is naturally nonporous for easier cleaning. Oven and broiler safe to 500°F. The ProBond is a cold-forged collection featureing a revolutionary process that optimizes the metal to create thick bases for even heat distribution and thin sidewalls for light weight. Oven and broiler safe to 600°F.
    Answered by: Williams Sonoma
    Date published: 2019-11-21

    What is the trick to cooking eggs?? Scrambled seem to be fine, but sunny side up stick horribly no matter how much fat I use.

    Asked by: Anita
    Hi Anita, The trick is to start with medium heat and some butter. When the butter starts to bubble, add your egg. When the butter starts to bubble again and get frothy, gently release the egg around its edges. If you start moving your pan around in a circular fashion, the egg should glide around the pan and the frothy butter should get on top of the egg white to help it cook more evenly. Continue cooking until the yolk is to your desired doneness.
    Answered by: Williams Sonoma
    Date published: 2019-11-20

    Are these pans magnetic for induction?

    Asked by: Philly
    Hello! Yes, Nanobond is optimized for any heat source including induction. With the pure aluminum core, it also has 35% greater heat conductivity than other aluminum clad pans so quick and even heating. Thank you for your question! - The Hestan Culinary Team
    Answered by: Hestan NanoBond
    Date published: 2019-04-08
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