Avoid the old slow method of cooking food with the all new ExcelSteel pressure cooker. Constructed in durable 18/10 Stainless steel with a heavy duty encapsulated base for an excellent heat distribution. Through the use of the pressure cooker, foods retain most of their nutrients while locking in the flavor. The pressure cooker uses comparatively less energy than the traditional stovetop cooking. Save time in the kitchen while also having less clean up of multiple pots and pans. foldable handles allow for compact storage, and several safety designs to avoid any accidents in the kitchen. Pressure regulator maintains proper cooking pressure while pressure indicator lets you know if the press is at optimal levels inside. The safety valve locks the lid when in use and the safety window will release steam when pressure cooker is under excessive pressure. Compatible with gas, electric, ceramic, halogen, Radiant, and induction stovetops. Instructional manual and use and care information included.