Our Favorite Heavy-Duty Baking Pans


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Peggy and I have been on a mission to find the best quality heavy-duty baking pans that would deliver professional results. Not only did we want them for the Culinary Center, but we wanted them to be available for purchase, too! A lot of what is available out there were put to the test: some warped when placed in a hot oven, others would stain and discolor. We were starting to think we would never be happy.

Finally—mission accomplished! Allow us to introduce you to USA Pans.  For 50 years they have been manufacturing baking pans for commercial bakeries, and they are the largest manufacturer of industrial bakeware in the world.   Now they offer a complete line of premium bakeware for home use. Hooray!

USA Pan bakeware is constructed from heavy gauge aluminized steel and features a uniquely textured surface that adds strength and facilitates air circulation for even baking.  Each pan is coated with a clear, non-stick, environmentally friendly silicone that is specially formulated for superior baking and does not contain any PTFEs or PFOAs.

We think these pans are the best available and are proud they are produced in the USA!

Chef Carrie Walters
DLM Culinary Director