The Precise Heat 30qt Extra Large Stock Pot with a steamer basket is great for stews, soups and sauces. Features a 5-Ply surgical stainless steel construction, a steam control basket and holds a 30 quarts. This special 12-Element encapsulated base will heat up quickly and will cook food evenly. This highly polished stock pot lets you steam cook with minimum water. Let food start to cook on medium heat. Then when the valve starts to whistle, turn the heat off and close the steam control valve. The food will continue to cook in the steam. This will help retain taste and valuable nutrients. This also eliminates the need for grease or oil in cooking. The steamer basket will hold a large amount of vegetables or fish for steaming. Measures 14 inches tall and 11 in diameter.