This extra large stock pot is ideal for large-scale entertaining and family meals. Its generous size makes it perfect for simmering stew, cooking pasta or boiling lobster for several guests. Constructed of premium commercial-grade stainless steel, this 32 qt. induction-ready stainless steel stock pot features a tri-ply heavy-duty encapsulated bottom with an aluminum core sandwiched between two layers of stainless steel to create efficient and even heat distribution. Additionally, the encapsulated bottom allows the pot to be suitable for induction cooktops. The reinforced six-point welded handles permit easy and safe transfer onto and off of the stovetop. A tight-fitting stainless steel lid is included with this stock pot to seal in heat and moisture for better cooking.