The Lodge L12SK3 13.25 in. Seasoned Skillet With Assist Handle makes preparing and transferring hot sauces, meats, and meals a breeze. Its specially designed handle is lightweight to compensate for the weight of the heavy duty cast iron. The pan itself comes pre-seasoned with natural vegetable oil, so there's no need to season this pan yourself. Not dishwasher safe - wash with warm water and a stiff brush to keep clean. Nestled alongside the Cumberland Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains is the town of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, where Lodge produces the finest cast iron cookware in the world. The company offers the most extensive selection of quality cast iron goods on the market, including skillets, Dutch ovens, camping cookware and more. Lodge is also an eco-responsible company, with programs to reduce hazardous waste, reuse foundry sand, establish new ponds for plant and animal life, and plant new trees on the Lodge campus. Cast iron construction. Takes high heat for best browning/searing. Works for both stove-top and oven cooking. Pre-Seasoned and ready to use. 12-inch diameter skillet with assist handle.