Copper pans have a story to tell, and so do we. Our passion is cooking on copper we provide professionals and enthusiasts with functional and beautiful copper pans and tools, many with historical significance. Most of our pans have been refurbished by inspecting, performing necessary repairs, and finally polishing and re-tinning. We focus on two types of copper cooking tools: historic and professional. Historic copper pieces are made by well-known craftsmen and each have a story to tell.The pan you are purchasing may have been handled by a famous chef or used in a well-known restaurant, hotel or train kitchen. These exceptional pieces are a connection to the past. They are often stamped or engraved with the initials of chefs or names or restaurants. Professional copper pieces shine in a restaurant or hotel kitchen.
They are at least 2.5mm in thickness and are often 3mm or more. We look for pans that are thick and heavy, are made by a true craftsman and have great aesthetic quality. Big copper hand-set rivets, well done repairs (we actually love repairs), finely detailed dovetails and stamps or engravings by owners and makers all help to make a pan great.We focus on quality, function and the history of a pan. Come shop our selection of amazing pans and join the story. Some of the makers and distributors we look for and sell include: elkington, dehillerin, mauviel, gaillard legry, duval, dh&m, duparquet, dougherty, benham and sons, williams sonoma, barth, lamalle, cordon bleu, lewis & conger, bd&co, a&n, jacquotot, la ménagère, jones bros, mores & lucca, the design store, gerorge sparrow, george ott, olac, brix, regniaud, temple & crook, and so many more. In addition, we are attracted to pans from boston, new york, philadelphia, chicago and other american cities. We inspect, repair, clean and polish the copper to conserve their history.
A skilled usa craftsman re-tins each pan using the hand wipe method. Our pans preserve the living history of great chefs, restaurants and makers from around the world.Re-use is a great way to honor the past and to respect the future. If these steps have not been performed, we indicate it in the ad clearly. This item is made of copper.