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Regularly: $22.49/Each

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  • Ideal for stir-frying, quick-stewing, and poaching
  • Made of high quality stainless steel
  • Welded handle allows for a perfectly smooth interior
  • Induction ready

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Create perfectly sauteed vegetables and meat for stir fry with this Vollrath 3801 Optio 2.5 qt. saute pan.

Thanks to its durable construction, this saute pan is perfect for browning, searing, and poaching. The brushed stainless steel surface and large radius corners allow for easy cleaning for a convenient, reliable addition to your busy commercial kitchen.

  • NSF Listed

    NSF Listed

    This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.

  • Induction Ready

    Induction Ready

    This item is compatible for use in induction cooking.

Stainless Steel Construction

Constructed of durable, 21-gauge stainless steel, this sauce pan won't pit, discolor, or transfer flavors. Plus, it is induction ready, optimizing your cooking experience.

Aluminum Clad Bottom

The aluminum clad bottom attracts and distributes heat evenly and quickly for faster and more consistent results each and every time.

Welded-On Handle

The handle is securely welded to the pan to present a uniform construction while allowing for a perfectly smooth interior.

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What's the difference between a riveted and a welded handle?
A riveted handle is connected by small metal pieces (called rivets) that are crushed between the handle and the pan body to attach them together. This type of handle is more common on copper and aluminum cookware.

For a handle to be welded, the metal must first be melted and then adhered to the pan body. This creates a strong bond that leaves little to no space in between, so bacteria and other food crumbs can’t collect and cause sanitation issues. Both are long lasting solutions for fry and sauce pan handles because they are durable and can withstand heat.
Are the capacities given in the description exact?
The capacity given for this cookware is an estimate and may be off by +/- 10%.

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Capacity 2.5 qt. 2.5 qt.
Color Silver Silver
Gauge 21 Gauge 15 Gauge
Handle Type Welded Welded
Material Aluminum / Stainless Steel Aluminum / Stainless Steel
Shape Round Round
Type Saute Pans Saute Pans
Overall Dimensions:
  • Top Diameter: 8 Inches
  • Height: 3 Inches
  • Capacity: 2.5 qt.
  • Gauge: 21 Gauge
Warranty Warranty Vollrath's Cookware Care

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Warranty Info

RESIDENTIAL USERS: Vendor assumes no liability for parts or labor coverage for component failure or other damages resulting from installation in non-commercial or residential applications. The right is reserved to deny shipment for residential usage; if this occurs, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Customer Reviews

  • Overall User Rating:

    Vollrath 3801 Optio 2.5 Qt. Saute Pan

    5.0 stars from 2 reviews


    People Talk About:

    great pan quickly price picture looks heavier heats evenly Definitely

    This is a great saute pan at a very good price, it heats up quickly and evenly. Definitely a great buy and would consider buying the other sizes as well.

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    This pan looks just like how it shows in the picture. It's a bit heavier than I thought it would be. However, the product is satisfactory overall.

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