Compare What to Expect?
Calphalon Grill Pan and All-Clad Grill Pan are 11-inch square grill pans with a wide-ridged bottom for better grilling performance, and high sides to protect the kitchen from grease splatters. They also ensure better draining of excess fat from the pans.
Calphalon Grill Pan and All-Clad Grill Pan have heavy-gauge aluminum construction that provides even heating of food and is highly durable due to the use of the hard-anodized body.
These pans have hard-anodized aluminum materials that are over 80% harder than stainless-steel to provide better performance and durability. The pans are induction-compatible and oven-safe.
Both, Calphalon Grill Pan and All-Clad Grill Pan, have a brushed and regular stainless steel handle respectively that stays cool-to-touch while using the pan on a stovetop.
All-Clad has a contoured handle for easy handling and stainless-steel rivets that permanently secure them in place.
Both have hard-anodized pure aluminum material base that is anti-warp and works with stovetops and oven.
Calphalon claims to have a 98.7% pure aluminum material that lasts for a long time.
All-Clad pan has the capability to be used on induction cooktops, too.
Calphalon Grill Pan and All-Clad Grill Pan have three layers of non-stick coating for low-fat healthy cooking and effortless food release for easy cleaning.
Calphalon Grill Pan has two layers for durability and while the third layer offers release performance.
Compare Cooking Surface
Calphalon Grill Pan and All-Clad Grill Pan feature a non-stick coating surface for cooking.
All-Clad has a PFOA-free non-stick cooking.
Calphalon Grill Pan: 20 x 11.5 x 1.5 inches
All-Clad Grill Pan: 21 x 11 x 3 inches
Is it Dishwasher safe?
Yes, Calphalon Grill Pan and All-Clad Grill Pan both are dishwasher safe.
These pans are dishwasher safe and easy to hand wash because of the non-stick coating.
What’s the Difference?
A big difference is that Calphalon comes with pans and covers that are oven safe and All-Clad pan is oven safe up to 500 degrees F without lids. Also, All-Clad has a PFOA-free, scratch-resistant and non-stick coating.
Calphalon Grill Pan – $39.95
All-Clad Grill Pan – $49.95
Calphalon Grill Pan and All-Clad Grill Pan come with full and limited lifetime warranty respectively.
Calphalon Grill Pan Pros
This grill pan is decent for grilling all types of food and its square size works perfectly for cooking larger steaks. Some users have specified that its deep grooves and sturdy, solid construction make it worth the money. It works conveniently on a gas range that’s better than using electric grills or real gas or coal grills.
Calphalon Grill Pan Cons
Few users have found the interior finish of Calphalon Grill Pan not up to the mark, its ridges not deep enough and the grooves unable to make sear marks as deep as a true grill. The pan is also a bit heavy making it uncomfortable to handle. Its large space isn’t suitable for everyone and works only for cooking large batches.
All-Clad Grill Pan Pros
This pan works well for cooking and grilling food quickly with its sturdy construction that distributes the heat evenly. The non-stick-ability of All-Clad Grill Pan is decent and cleans easily as well. The square shape works well for making steaks and food in large quantities.
All-Clad Grill Pan Cons
One drawback mentioned by some customers is that its handlebar is somewhat uncomfortable to use. The material is also pretty heavy and lacks consistency when it comes to grilling food.