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About Emile Henry
Founded in 1850 in Marcigny, a small town in the province of Burgundy, France, Emile Henry(r) has established a worldwide reputation for manufacturing the finest quality ceramic ovenware, gourmet cooking products, and bakeware. Still owned and operated by the Henry family, the company today manufactures all new products from Burgundy clay using Emile Henry's proprietary High Resistance Oven Ceramic state-of-the-art manufacturing process.
Burgundy is noted for world-famous wines that are grown in the mineral-rich limestone soils of the region. The same soils and clays that impart fantastic terrior in the wines go into the special clay cookware-crafting formulas that are the basis of all Emile Henry ceramic cookware and other products.
Worldwide, professional chefs and home cooks appreciate Emile Henry for a variety of properly designed dishes for cooking and baking. The products have the right dimensions, the correct depth, and the special features that make Emile Henry products so desirable for everyone that enjoys cooking and eating great foods. The discerning gourmand will recognize the quality in every Emile Henry baking dish, cake stand, loaf pan, casserole dish, stew pot, handcrafted pie dish, trivet, tagine, and brazier.
Burgundy clay evenly and slowly diffuses cooking heat to the center of the cooking dish. Food is cooked evenly, which brings out the flavors and aromas. Burgundy clay has superior heat retention properties, which keep food hot and more flavorsome when resting on the dining table or on a kitchen sideboard.
All Emile Henry products can be used directly from freezer-to-oven. Dishes exhibit extraordinary thermal shock properties, and can go under the broiler and in the microwave.
Emile Henry products do not chip or crack easily. One can cut directly on the surface without scratching or damaging the dish.
All Emile Henry products are dishwasher safe, making clean up extremely easy. There is no lead or cadmium in Emile Henry products: all of the glazes meet California Prop 65, and all of the products are 100% food safe. Offered in a large variety of colors, the glazes will not craze, discolor, or fade over time.
All Emile Henry products carry a limited household ten year warranty against breakage due to defective workmanship.