It is recommended to always use heavier gauge
stainless steel cookware on your ceramic cooktop
surface. This will help reduce the possibility of
developing scratches on the ceramic surface.
Low-quality cookware can scratch the cooktop
Cookware should always be lifted over the ceramic
cooktop surface to prevent scratching.
Sliding any type of cookware over the ceramic
cooktop can affect the overall appearance of the
cooktop. Over time, sliding ANY type of cookware
over the ceramic cooktop may alter the overall
appearance of the cooktop. Eventually, the buildup
of scratches can make cleaning the surface difficult
and degrade the overall appearance of the
Scratches can also result from grains of sand (e.g.,
after washing vegetables) which are dragged with
the pot across the cooking surface.
FOR BEST RESULTS:
Always follow the recommendations for proper
cookware type and size. In addition:
• Do not use dirty pans with grease buildup. Always
use pans that are easy to clean after cooking, and
make sure that the bottoms of the pans are clean
• When cooking with large amounts of liquid, use
large pots so that nothing can boil over.
• Do not let pans boil dry. This may cause
permanent damage in the form of breakage,
fusion, or marring that can affect the ceramic
cooktop. (This type of damage is not covered by
• Match the pan size and Cooking Zone to the
amount of food being prepared.
TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY:
• Always position pots and pans before you switch
on the Cooking Zone.
• Dirty cooking zones and cookware use more
• Whenever possible, always have the lid firmly
placed on the pots and pans so that they are
• Switch off the cooking zones before the end of
the cooking time to use the residual heat for
keeping food warm or for melting purpose.
• The base of the pot should have the same size as
the cooking zone.
• Using a pressure cooker shortens the cooking
times by up to 50%.