CRISTEL, the Art of Cooking with Cookware Made in France
Cooking is so much more than simply assembling ingredients and condiments, it is also a creative outlet and an enjoyable activity to discover new recipes. Using high-quality cookware can be the key to revealing your talent in the kitchen, even as an amateur who loves cooking and making successful meals. CRISTEL’s high-end cookware will be your constant companion as you cook, simmer and grill delicious meals. The French-made brand prized by professionals is now within the reach of individuals.
CHOOSING QUALITY FOR ALL OF YOUR COOKING NEEDS
Cooking is a part of our daily lives. Whatever our culinary habits, we always hope our recipes will be delicious. Quality cookware is a key factor in successful cooking. The leading cookware is French-made; And as the leading French removable handle cookware company for over 30 years, CRISTEL offers high end cookware to professionals and individuals alike. Cooking with a product which is 100% made in France is a guarantee of high-quality cookware. All CRISTEL products are made in our factory in France in Burgundy, which is accredited by the Origine France Guarantee. This is because we have the control over the whole manufacturing process that we can deliver the best product quality and the best cooking experience for our customers. And because we choose only the best quality of stainless-steel, we offer a limited lifetime warranty on all our stainless-steel products;
We imagine, create and manufacture ever more effective products to make your time in the kitchen more enjoyable. Innovation is at the heart of the creative process for CRISTEL’s premium cookware. Our French-made cookware has been designed to make your time in the kitchen more comfortable and enjoyable. This is why we have paid particular attention to the ergonomics of our saucepans, stockpots, dishes and other cookware, so that they are comfortable and risk-free. Our recognized know-how guarantees that your high-quality products will last for years to come. With their chic and elegant design, each of our product lines meets the expectations of our most demanding clients so that each dish is not only a delight to eat, but also a pleasure to make.
MAKE YOUR WISH COME TRUE
Discover all of the pleasures of a professional kitchen with top-of-the-line cookware. Professionals already know and love CRISTEL’s know-how, which is now available to individuals, too. Cuisine for gourmets absolutely requires the use of the right cookware. This is why the French manufacturer CRISTEL has designed expansive product lines for all types of cuisines. Our premium frying pans, saucepans, stockpots, oven dishes and steamers meet the expectations of all cooks.
Are you inviting your entire family over for a special occasion? Do you want to prepare a beautiful and delicious dessert? Do you enjoy steaming your food? You can use our professional and convenient cookware to fulfill your every want and need. Cooking utensils (whisks, spatulas, skimmers, graters, etc.) and serving utensils (ladles, shovels, rollers, etc.) will add the final touch to your set for an even more effective kitchen.
CRISTEL at the Palais de l'Elysée
6 christmas gifts for cooking lovers
Le 12/02/2019. Do you have any keen cooks in the family? Or friends who love getting in the kitchen? Generally, we all know quite a few of the people in our circles – which is no surprise given the joy cooking can bring, not to mention the delicious results! With Christmas fast-approaching, we have some wonderful gift ideas for budding cooks and experienced chefs alike. CRISTEL’s range of stainless steel kitchenware is 100% made in France and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Bring smiles to your loved ones’...Read
What is the secret for a moist and juicy turkey?
Le 11/25/2019. Thanksgiving was declared a national holiday by US President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, to be celebrated on the fourth Thursday of every November. It marks a time for celebration to give thanks, be close to family and friends, and of course, feast on a delectable traditional meal. The pièce de résistance of any Thanksgiving meal is, of course, the turkey. This large bird native to the Americas is often served with cranberry sauce, stuffing and roast vegetables, and is typically followed by pumpkin...Read
5 hot picks for black friday
Le 11/18/2019. The Thanksgiving national holiday is a time for sharing a traditional meal with your nearest and dearest. It also marks the last day before the unofficial opening of the Christmas shopping season – which starts with a boom on what is now known as “Black Friday”. So once you’ve slept off the scrumptious turkey and pumpkin pie, it’s time to hit up the nation’s biggest sales to get your Christmas gifts sorted out early. CRISTEL has a great selection of kitchenware that is sure to bring a smile to...Read
10 everyday cooking tricks that everybody should know
Le 11/12/2019. Cooking may be an art, but it is also a science. It is the perfect melting pot between these two distinct fields. Every cook has their own little short-cuts or handy tips to make life easier in the kitchen or to bring out the best in certain ingredients. Sharing this knowledge is a wonderful way to educate and inform our nearest and dearest of the wonders of the kitchen. Although the list is practically endless, here are ten suggestions to make your life in the kitchen a little easier, all while...Read
How to keep your caramel from burning?
Le 11/04/2019. Caramel is a wonderful thing. Its sticky, oozy golden goodness can be used for sauces, cakes, tarts, flans, slices, bars, cookies, scrolls…the list is endless! There’s often a certain nostalgia surrounding caramel as well, as it is popular among children and has been for generations. There is no need to be intimidated by the idea of making caramel at home, it’s not difficult if you remain vigilant. So a good set of watchful, attentive eyes is actually your key ingredient. Although it's not hard...Read
3 recipes to use your stainless-steel roaster for more than just turkey
Le 10/28/2019. The CRISTEL 3-ply stainless-steel roaster with adjustable and foldable steel rack will transform the way you use the oven to cook. Although it is the absolutely perfect piece of kitchen equipment for the best Thanksgiving turkey, there is so much more that can be done with this hardy and versatile dish. Whether you love a traditional Sunday roast, or you’re looking to warm things up at home with a scrumptious oven bake, there is something for everybody when it comes to the CRISTEL...Read
Surprise your guests with this spooky and creative recipe for halloween
Le 10/21/2019. With Halloween just around the corner, you might be thinking of getting some friends and family together for a spooky night. Or perhaps you prefer keeping it low-key with a quiet night at home. Either way, we have a scrumptious pumpkin pie recipe for you that will be sure to wow your guests, or you can simply use this festive period as an excuse to indulge yourself (although excuses should never be needed for that)! Pumpkins come into season in fall, so it’s the very best time of year to sink...Read
What are the 5 french mother sauces every cook should master?
Le 10/14/2019. There are very few things the French would take more seriously than cooking. Choosing the right wine, perhaps? France is a country that has well and truly earned its reputation as a world leader in gastronomy, and understandably French culture is all about food, and of course, sauces are essential to almost any dish. Did you know there are five “mother sauces” unique to French cuisine? These are the absolutely timeless sauces perfect for creating a wide variety of delicious French dishes. You...Read
Why stainless steel is the healthiest and safest pick for cooking
Le 10/07/2019. If you are wondering what type of cookware you should purchase, there are a number of reasons you should go for stainless steel. Stainless steel is an alloy containing chromium that is particularly resistant to tarnishing and rust. This sleek, hardy material is commonly found in cookware, whitegoods, machinery, architecture and medical equipment. It is hugely popular in the restaurant industry, as you’ll find stainless steel not only in cookware, but utensils, cutlery, benchtops, fridges, ovens,...Read
Why Detachable handle cookware is the best space saving option?
Le 09/09/2019. Although you may be accustomed to cooking for pots and pans with integrated handles, there are a number of advantages to cooking with detachable handles, especially designed by CRISTEL to be as practical, useful and safe as possible. We all know saving on space is one of the keys to success for an orderly and comfortable home. Nobody likes having to rummage through cluttered drawers and cupboards to find what they need, especially in the kitchen where you often need access to a range of tools...Read
Why you need a removable handle pan to cook perfect french toast?
Le 08/26/2019. French toast is a popular menu item for brunch, but did you know you that it is simple to whip up at hometoo? Traditionally, French toast was a great way to use up stale bread, and this is still the case today. It is most commonly enjoyed as a sweet dish, but can also be adapted as a delicious savory dish. What’s more, you only require a handful of base ingredients you probably already have on hand in the kitchen – bread, milk, eggs and butter. French toast can be cooked either in a frying pan,...Read
5 Science facts behind your cooking techniques
Le 08/12/2019. Do you sometimes wonder why you do certain things a certain way in the kitchen? Perhaps because that’s how you were taught or that’s what the recipe says? Well, let’s take a deeper look into the science behind some everyday cooking techniques to get a better understanding. Cooking is very closely linked to science, with the bonus of being able to eat your delicious concoctions after experimenting in the kitchen! BAIN-MARIE The bain-marie cooking technique (also known as a double boiler)...Read
What are the different ways to cook eggs in a stainless steel pan?
Le 07/29/2019. Eggs are a staple ingredient in almost any kitchen, and they are incredibly versatile. The list of sweet and savory dishes requiring eggs is endless. However, we’d like to put the spotlight on the humble egg itself and how best to prepare it using a CRISTEL stainless-steel pan. Whether you enjoy sitting down to a proper breakfast during the week, or putting together a scrumptious brunch for friends and family on weekends, we can take you through five very different ways to prepare your...Read
5 french recipe ideas to celebrate bastille day
Le 07/08/2019. Do you know what is special about July 14th for the French? Apart from the fact it’s a national holiday with fireworks and a military parade? Well, “Bastille Day” celebrates the storming of Paris’ Bastille Prison in 1789, marking a turning point in the French Revolution against the oppressive monarchy. This led to the establishment of the French Republic, a true victory for the people. So, what better date to host your own French-themed dinner party? CRISTEL has the perfect cookware to create a...Read
Why removable handle cookware is perfect for braising your meat
Le 06/24/2019. There has been a wonderful revolution in the world of cookware in recent years – the development of removable handles for your pots and pans. Now, this may not seem like an obvious advantage to you at first, but once you’ve experienced the benefits of removable handles, there’s no going back! Let us take you few of the plus sides to being able to use handles as you please CRISTEL’s handles, which perfectly match the stainless steel cookware range, can be used with one hand and automatically lock...Read
How to recognize a top quality stainless-steel skillet
Le 05/27/2019. Stainless steel, which was invented in 1913 by Englishman Harry Brearley, has certainly made its mark in kitchens worldwide in recent decades. It has proven to be an incredibly popular and reliable material both at home and in restaurants and food industries. There are many different types of stainless steel cookware products on the market these days, with varying levels of quality of course. You should also consider the pan’s thickness and weight when making a choice, as well as the different...Read
How can i cook healthy meals in stainless steel pan?
Le 05/23/2019. Cooking is one of the great joys of life but sometimes we can feel a little uninspired or as though we are stuck in a routine. Of course we would like to keep things interesting, tasty and healthy. All of this is well and truly possible if you arm yourself with the right cookware and the rest shall follow. Stainless steel cookware is ideal for cooking meats, vegetables, sauces and soups, not to mention the curries, stir fries and risottos that will bring a taste of the world to your...Read
Mother's day gift guide
Le 05/01/2019. It’s that time of year again, a time to celebrate and show our love and appreciation for the one who brought us into the world. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be racking your brain for gift ideas. Fear not, here at CRISTEL we can put you on the right track to bring a smile to any food-loving mom’s lips. Whether your mother is a pro in the kitchen or just loves putting together a simple dish for the family, these gift ideas a sure to please. A KITCHEN ESSENTIAL – THE FRYING...Read
The no waste challenge: how to cook ecologically
Le 04/15/2019. Today, we are much more aware of the importance of protecting the environment than ever. It’s great to see the world is moving in the right direction to reduce our impact on the environment for a brighter future. The benefits to a more ecological approach to life are huge, both in the short-term and in the long run. Here let’s take a look at some steps you can take in the kitchen to make your cooking and consumption more environmentally-friendly. COOKWARE TO LAST A LIFETIME The...Read
Why you should buy frying pans that last a lifetime?
Le 04/02/2019. Tired of cooking with pots and pans that just don’t cut it? Are you looking to update your cookware in the kitchen? Research has shown that your best bet is to invest in a set of stainless-steel cookware. CRISTEL offers a range of top-quality saucepans, frying pans, woks, stockpots and roasters to suit all your cooking needs. The popularity of stainless steel amongst professional chefs is a sign in itself to its suitability, quality and durability in the kitchen. This is not to say it is out of...Read
Essential stainless steel kitchen equipment
Le 03/26/2019. Every kitchen is filled with all sorts of cookware and utensils, but how can you know what works best for your delicious creations? There is one underlying principle that professional chefs swear by, and it's perfect for the everyday cook too - stainless steel. Stainless steel can be found all over the kitchen - think pots and pans, cutlery, whitegoods, benches and beyond. It has good reason to be there too! The hardy alloy is famous for its durability, sleek look and lengthy lifespan. What's...Read
5 WAYS TO USE LEFTOVER WINE
Le 03/19/2019. Are you a fan of wining and dining? May we suggest using wine IN your dining? Surely, we have all wondered what to do with that half-bottle of Chianti leftover from Friday night’s dinner party. It’s too good to throw away yet just a little beyond its drinkability period. Both red and white wines should be consumed within about five days, after that they begin to oxidize – and this is when you can still salvage them through cooking! Don’t worry if you are cooking for children either, much of the...Read
Should you use stainless steel or nonstick frying pans ?
Le 03/13/2019. There are many questions that eat away at us when we’re in the kitchen – should I add more salt? How hot should the oven be? What sort of pan should I use? Here at CRISTEL we can advise you in all matters of cookware, and today we shall look into whether you should use stainless steel or non-stick pans. Our frying pans, woks and sautepans are available both with and without non-stick surfaces, and we can guide you in choosing which is best to use when. WHEN SHOULD YOU USE STAINLESS...Read
Why you want to cook with 18/10 stainless steel cookware
Le 03/06/2019. CRISTEL, France’s number one producer of cookware with removable handles, offers a range of luxury stainless steel products which come with a lifetime guarantee. Stainless steel can be found everywhere in the kitchen – it is a hugely popular choice for cutlery, cookware, appliances and even work surfaces. But what exactly is stainless steel? In brief, it is a unique alloy containing chromium which is resistant to tarnishing and rust which is ideal for long-lasting, high-quality kitchen products....Read
3 top women chefs who change culinary landscape
Le 02/28/2019. France is undoubtedly the land of world-class gastronomy and fine dining. The country’s reputation for outstanding food and drink is second to none, and the chefs behind the scenes are making their mark across the globe. Here we would like to focus on three of France’s top female chefs who are changing the culinary landscape – Dominique Crenn, Anne-Sophie Pic and Stephanie Le Quellec. These women have excelled in gastronomy and have each been awarded Michelin stars for their respective...Read
What are the best ustensils and accessories to use with your stainless steel pans ?
Le 02/26/2019. Stainless steel cookware is a head above the rest when it comes to quality, lifespan and elegance. CRISTEL not only makes top-quality stainless-steel pots and pans, we also create the perfect utensils and inserts that go hand-in-hand with it all. Our elegant detachable handles, lids and specially-designed inserts are available in a range of sizes, are easy to store, and will fit perfectly into any kitchen. Our entire range is entirely made in France and will bring a smile to any aspiring cook’s...Read
Healthy soups for a strong winter
Le 02/26/2019. Although winter may seem to drag on for an eternity, there’s always one surefire way to get you warmed up of an evening – soup! Soups come in all shapes and sizes and are surprisingly simple to prepare. They are also a great option when cooking for a large number of people as you can simple increase the quantities without too much hassle – just make sure your pot is big enough! We’ve put together a selection of soup recipes, which are all unique in their vibrant backgrounds, flavors and...Read
Why does Exceliss nonstick work better ?
Le 02/12/2019. CRISTEL’s Exceliss range of cookware is entirely made in France and has been designed for top-level toughness and non-stick performance. Exceliss is a unique non-sticking coating which is entirely PFOA-free. The Exceliss range includes frypans and woks of various sizes, which are available with removable handles and come with a 10-year-guarantee. Our products are compatible with all heat sources, oven-proof and dishwasher-friendly. EXCELISS - ENTIRELY NON-STICK Our French-made Exceliss...Read
5 ideas of a romantic dinner for your loved one
Le 02/07/2019. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may be wondering how to make your loved one feel special this February 14. There’s no need to go overboard, a lovingly prepared home-cooked meal for two is the perfect setting for a beautiful shared moment. That’s not to say you can’t shower your darling in gifts, but the time and attention put into preparing something delicious won’t go unnoticed. To get the ball rolling, here are a few simple, mouthwatering dishes for any budding chef. PANNA...Read
What is a Deep Fryingpan and Why Do You Need One?
Le 01/30/2019. The CRISTEL cookware collections are all about choices. We give you many options so that you can customize your cookware collection to fit the way you cook. One item that needs some explanation is our series of Deep Fryingpans. These pans differ from our regular Fryingpan line given the depth of the pans. While our regular Fryingpans have a depth of about 2 inches, our Deep Fryingpans are approximately 3 inches deep. They are designed to be something between our true French style Sauté pans...Read
6 Steps to Make Perfect French Crepes
Le 01/23/2019. Making Crepes is a French tradition. In fact there is even a special French holiday built around making Crepes (Chandeleur). But you don’t have to wait until next February to celebrate wonderful crepes as they are truly a year-round affair. Become a master crepe maker with our fail-proof tips for perfect crepes using our specially designed Crepe Pan. It features a wide conductive base on a specially designed 12-inch-wide pan. Its low lip is designed to release crepes easily. Our crepe pan also...Read
How to make any stainless steel pan shine
Le 01/15/2019. This is it, you’ve invested in some of CRISTEL’s top-quality stainless steel cookware and you can’t wait to put it to use in the kitchen. This means it’s not only time for your cooking to shine, but for your frying pan to be properly maintained so it can shine brightly as well! Stainless steel is a highly sought-after material in the cooking world as it is incredibly durable and attractive. Make sure you take proper care of your product by following these simple guidelines. EVERYDAY TIPS FOR...Read
The Top 5 Benefits of Healthy, Organic Cooking
Le 01/03/2019. Healthy and organic cooking is not just a fad or trend anymore. We now know the value of eating good food on a daily basis. Maintaining our health, respecting our body, being mindful of our well-being… We all want the very best for ourselves, including in the kitchen. Healthy and organic cooking will naturally find a place in your food preparation as it adds to the pleasures of life and sharing delicious meals with your loved ones. 1/ PRESERVES THE QUALITY OF NUTRIENTS AND...Read
5 steps to cook your meat with a stainless steel frying pan
Le 12/13/2018. Cooking the perfect cut of meat has never been easier with a frying pan from CRISTEL’s stainless steel collection. Quality, practicality and producing the best possible result are top priorities at CRISTEL when it comes to designing a stainless steel frying pan. There is a simple art to pan-frying meat, whether it be steak, pork sirloins, chicken thighs or lamb chops, and it certainly a lesson worth learning for any aspiring cook. Here we will explain the five essential steps to creating the...Read
Cristel Featured in the New York Times
Le 12/11/2018. Click here to purchase the saucepan set. Click here to read the full story.Read
Mix Professionalism and Convenience with a Stainless-Steel Oven Dish
Le 12/05/2018. Would you like to upgrade your kitchen with premium cookware to make your favorite dishes, but you find yourself overwhelmed by the amount of products available on the market? As the leading French company for high-end stainless steel cookware with removable handles, CRISTEL will help you successfully cook any meat, fish or gratin dish. With its ergonomic handles, its cradle-grill and meat thermometer, our stainless-steel oven dish will meet the most exacting needs. Discover its many advantages...Read
CRISTEL's Stainless-Steel Induction Frying Pan, an Essential for your Kitchen
Le 11/28/2018. You have decided to upgrade yourcookware by investing in a frying pan or a whole set of them, but you do not know which one to choose. Between the various types of coating, the handles and compatibility with gas, induction or vitro-ceramic burners, selecting a product can be overwhelming. With CRISTEL, cook like a real pro year-round by treating yourself to the best French manufacturing has to offer: stainless-steel 18/10 induction frying pans. Discover the 3 advantages of these high-quality,...Read
The CRISTEL roaster, a must-have for Thanksgiving
Le 11/15/2018. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how to host the perfect dinner. What better way to share your care by putting together a delicious meal for your nearest and dearest? Let us share our kitchen secrets that will ensure that your turkey, vegetables and side dishes stand a head above the rest! The CRISTEL range of French cookware includes every kind of stainless steel vessels and a roaster that will have your guests dying to know your secrets and of course,...Read
Top 5 CRISTEL gifts for Christmas
Le 11/15/2018. Looking for a Christmas gift for a keen cook? How about a top quality tool for the kitchen that is both stylish andpractical? Surprise your loved ones with a beautiful gift from our premium cookware ranges. Aspiring cooks will love our stainless steel induction compatible pans, professional woks or our special Crepe Pan. Check out our selection of products that’ll bring a smile to your loved ones’ faces. NON-STICK EXCELLIS MUTINE STAINLESS STEEL FRYING PAN WITH DETACHABLE HANDLE With a...Read
What are the advantages of saucepans and frying pans with detachable handles?
Le 10/19/2018. Are you having trouble finding room and organizing your kitchen drawers and cabinets because the handles of your saucepans and frying pans take up so much space? Discover CRISTEL’s life-changing innovation: detachable handles. The system is designed to fit frying pans, saucepans, sauté pans and stockpots, changing the way you experience your kitchen on a daily basis! CRISTEL is the specialist of high-end cookware with detachable handles. Discover the many benefits of adopting this cookware for...Read
Induction class stainless steel saucepans: versatility and quality
Le 10/15/2018. Whether you simply love cooking and beautiful cookware, or are a professional looking for reliable and effective tools, CRISTEL’s stainless steel saucepans that comply with the Induction Class charter are the perfect solution for you. Both durable and versatile, they have been the leading induction-compatible stainless steel cookware for decades. Discover its advantages and why you should take the plunge and upgrade yourset of saucepansand the appearance of your kitchen. 1/ CRISTEL...Read
Cristel wins the RED DOT Design Award 2018
Le 05/14/2018. CRISTEL has just been awarded the international design prize «RED DOT 2018» in the Product Design category for the Casteline Collection with removable walnut handle. «The RED DOT Design Award» is the highest international design award awarded today. Founded in 1955 by the Essen Design Center in Germany, the RED DOT annually brings together a jury of some 40 independent experts from around the world, to which thousands of projects are submitted (more than 6,300 this year from nearly 59...Read
CRISTEL at Southern Kitchen
Le 09/15/2017. Southern Kitchen has launched CRISTEL on their website and Facebook page. They have created a story about our brand which will bring the detachable handle story to many American homes:https://www.southernkitchen.com/articles/eat/cristel-why-the-upscale-stainless-steel-french-cookware-is-totally-worth-itRead
AWARD - Living Heritage Company label
Le 07/03/2017. A State label A mark of the French State TheEntreprise du Patrimoine Vivant(Living Heritage Company, or EPV) label is a mark of recognition of the French State, put in place to reward French firms for the excellence of their traditional and industrial skills.Awarded for a period of five years, the label brings together producers committed to the quality of their trades and products.Created by theLaw on SMEs of 2 August 2005 (Article 23), the EPV label may be awarded "to any undertaking...Read
The Strate and Zenith 3 collections get the prestigious German Design Award!
Le 12/01/2016. German Design Award 2017Zenith 3 and Strate collection The German Design Award is the international award of Excellence of the German Design Council. Its objective is to discover, present and reward creative trends of exception. Every year, proposals made in the field of product design and communication, which open new avenues to the international design scene, are rewarded. The German Design Award launched in 2012 is one of the most respected design competitions on the international scene...Read
Award of the «Origine France Garantie» label
Le 11/18/2016. CRISTEL’s three Stainless Steel Collections were awarded the "ORIGINE FRANCE GARANTIE” in 2013 and have conformed to this standard ever since. The ORIGNE FRANCE GARANTIE label (French origin guaranteed) ensures that the total content for Mutine, Strate and Casteline ranges are made in France in the CRISTEL factory.” This status is guaranteed by factory audits to ensure compliance.Read