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GRIZZLY

GRIZZLY 12-Inch Nickel-Coated Cast Iron Skillet
$185.00

You've never seen a cast iron skillet like this before. Created in North Carolina, and manufactured entirely in the United States, the GRIZZLY cast iron skillet eliminates all of the fuss of caring for cast iron. You can even (if you want) put it in the dishwasher. How? This heavy-duty skillet is coated in nickel, which prevents rust, sticking and the transfer of flavors. Even better: You'll never need to season it, and its smooth surface is engineered to last multiple lifetimes. Ergonomic handles, dual pour spouts and a rounded interior edge are just the icing on the cake of this innovative skillet.

Cook and serve up our Kentucky Hot Brown Dip straight from your GRIZZLY skillet with this delicious recipe

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Not only is this skillet just gosh darn pretty, but we also can't stop raving about how easy it is to use. We especially love that the skillet is ready for cooking, straight out of the box, and we never have to bother with seasoning it. Plus, it cooks just as well as our traditional cast iron skillets.

Founded by Kyle Caniglia, a U.S. Army veteran, GRIZZLY is innovating cast iron cookware. Each GRIZZLY skillet is not only well-designed and made from long-lasting, high performing cast iron, it is also clad in a unique and proprietary nickel coating. This coating eliminates the need for seasoning, and, unlike enamel-coated cast iron, will never chip if dropped or overheated.

Committed to its craft and American ingenuity, GRIZZLY makes it a priority to employ military veterans to make its skillets, start-to-finish in the United States. In fact, each GRIZZLY is created in North Carolina, and manufactured entirely in the United States. A respect and passion for American-made craftsmanship is present throughout every aspect of GRIZZLY Cookware.

“GRIZZLY Cookware was born from an appreciation for, and desire to celebrate, the centuries-old bond between Southern cuisine and cast iron cooking,” wrote Caniglia on the company's website. After he and Program Manager Tim Newcombe combed through exhaustive research on cast iron cookware in the United States, they decided they wanted to honor the heritage of their grandparents' and great-grandparents' cookware. Indeed, you can see the influence of heirloom companies like Griswold and Wagner in the design of the GRIZZLY skillet, which has relatively shallow sides and a rounded interior.

Working closely with designers, engineers, academics and manufacturers, the team enlisted the help of area chefs to field-test the inaugural 12-inch skillet in their restaurants. They also asked home cooks and outdoor enthusiasts to weigh in on versatility and ease of use. The feedback was unanimous: the GRIZZLY is a great skillet, and it is ready to withstand the toughest cooking environments, whether that is a kitchen full of kids or a camping trip in the snow.

You've never seen a cast iron skillet like this before. Developed in North Carolina, the GRIZZLY cast iron skillet eliminates all of the fuss of caring for cast iron. You can even (if you want) put it in the dishwasher. How? This heavy-duty skillet is coated in nickel, which prevents rust, sticking and the transfer of flavors. You'll never need to season this skillet, and its smooth surface is engineered to last multiple lifetimes. Ergonmic handles, dual pour spouts and a rounded interior edge are just the icing on the cake of this innovative skillet.

Dimensions
Length: 19.5 inches
Width: 13 inches
Interior width: 11 inches
Height: 2 inches

About the nickel coating
All GRIZZLY skillets are coated in a proprietary nickel coating that is applied without externally applied current. This plating has been used across all industries including medical, aerospace, defense and automotive for decades. The process involves plating a nickel-phosphorous coating onto a substrate by chemical reduction.  This chemical process avoids many of the problems associated with most metallic coatings while providing many unique characteristics.

It is totally safe. The use of nickel as a coating for food-contact surfaces has been around for many years and is approved by the FDA. Nickel is commonly used in alloying, particularly with other metals to produce stainless steel widely used in pots/pans and food processing equipment. Additionally, GRIZZLY's proprietary plating process meets or exceeds medical grade specifications and abides by the RoHS (Reduction of Hazardous Substances) directive. The company tests its skillets using an independent laboratory to ensure it exceeds the FDA guidelines for contact with heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead and mercury.

Nickel allergic contact dermatitis (NACD) is a well- known skin condition which can be acquired after direct and prolonged contact with items which release a sufficient amount of nickel. Nickel release (not nickel content) is the most important factor in determining whether an article will cause people to become allergic to nickel or cause NACD in nickel-allergic people. Based on the average time of user contact with a GRIZZLY pan, the chance of someone having an allergic reaction is very low.

You do not need to season your GRIZZLY skillet. It is ready to use, straight out of the box.

For best results, we recommend hand washing your GRIZZLY. Using a dishwasher may result will not impact the performance of your GRIZZLY, but you may see temporary discoloration from soap and water spots. Do not use bleach or bleach products to clean.

To keep your GRIZZLY skillet in good working order, be sure to allow it to cool down prior to cleaning. All cast iron (coated or not) is prone to cracking it if is cooled too quickly. Please do not place your hot GRIZZLY directly on cold surfaces or under cold water. At home, soap and sponges are safe to use, and in an outdoor environment, soap or sand and water from the closest creek area is safe to use. Sometimes foods with high levels of nitrates (e.g. bacon, pork, root vegetables) can leave brown stains that are hard to remove. This is completely normal and does not affect the cooking performance of your GRIZZLY Cookware. If you want to remove the stains, start by scrubbing with a sponge, soap and hot water. For particularly stubborn stains, try a bottle of Bar Keepers Friend and an ultra-fine Scotch Brite pad.

Founded by Kyle Caniglia, a U.S. Army veteran, GRIZZLY is innovating cast iron cookware. Each GRIZZLY skillet is not only well-designed and made from long-lasting, high performing cast iron, it is also clad in a unique and proprietary nickel coating. This coating eliminates the need for seasoning, and, unlike enamel-coated cast iron, will never chip if dropped or overheated.

Committed to its craft and American ingenuity, GRIZZLY makes it a priority to employ military veterans to make its skillets, start-to-finish in the United States. In fact, each GRIZZLY is created in North Carolina, and manufactured entirely in the United States. A respect and passion for American-made craftsmanship is present throughout every aspect of GRIZZLY Cookware.

“GRIZZLY Cookware was born from an appreciation for, and desire to celebrate, the centuries-old bond between Southern cuisine and cast iron cooking,” wrote Caniglia on the company's website. After he and Program Manager Tim Newcombe combed through exhaustive research on cast iron cookware in the United States, they decided they wanted to honor the heritage of their grandparents' and great-grandparents' cookware. Indeed, you can see the influence of heirloom companies like Griswold and Wagner in the design of the GRIZZLY skillet, which has relatively shallow sides and a rounded interior.

Working closely with designers, engineers, academics and manufacturers, the team enlisted the help of area chefs to field-test the inaugural 12-inch skillet in their restaurants. They also asked home cooks and outdoor enthusiasts to weigh in on versatility and ease of use. The feedback was unanimous: the GRIZZLY is a great skillet, and it is ready to withstand the toughest cooking environments, whether that is a kitchen full of kids or a camping trip in the snow.

You've never seen a cast iron skillet like this before. Developed in North Carolina, the GRIZZLY cast iron skillet eliminates all of the fuss of caring for cast iron. You can even (if you want) put it in the dishwasher. How? This heavy-duty skillet is coated in nickel, which prevents rust, sticking and the transfer of flavors. You'll never need to season this skillet, and its smooth surface is engineered to last multiple lifetimes. Ergonmic handles, dual pour spouts and a rounded interior edge are just the icing on the cake of this innovative skillet.

Dimensions
Length: 19.5 inches
Width: 13 inches
Interior width: 11 inches
Height: 2 inches

About the nickel coating
All GRIZZLY skillets are coated in a proprietary nickel coating that is applied without externally applied current. This plating has been used across all industries including medical, aerospace, defense and automotive for decades. The process involves plating a nickel-phosphorous coating onto a substrate by chemical reduction.  This chemical process avoids many of the problems associated with most metallic coatings while providing many unique characteristics.

It is totally safe. The use of nickel as a coating for food-contact surfaces has been around for many years and is approved by the FDA. Nickel is commonly used in alloying, particularly with other metals to produce stainless steel widely used in pots/pans and food processing equipment. Additionally, GRIZZLY's proprietary plating process meets or exceeds medical grade specifications and abides by the RoHS (Reduction of Hazardous Substances) directive. The company tests its skillets using an independent laboratory to ensure it exceeds the FDA guidelines for contact with heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead and mercury.

Nickel allergic contact dermatitis (NACD) is a well- known skin condition which can be acquired after direct and prolonged contact with items which release a sufficient amount of nickel. Nickel release (not nickel content) is the most important factor in determining whether an article will cause people to become allergic to nickel or cause NACD in nickel-allergic people. Based on the average time of user contact with a GRIZZLY pan, the chance of someone having an allergic reaction is very low.

You do not need to season your GRIZZLY skillet. It is ready to use, straight out of the box.

For best results, we recommend hand washing your GRIZZLY. Using a dishwasher may result will not impact the performance of your GRIZZLY, but you may see temporary discoloration from soap and water spots. Do not use bleach or bleach products to clean.

To keep your GRIZZLY skillet in good working order, be sure to allow it to cool down prior to cleaning. All cast iron (coated or not) is prone to cracking it if is cooled too quickly. Please do not place your hot GRIZZLY directly on cold surfaces or under cold water. At home, soap and sponges are safe to use, and in an outdoor environment, soap or sand and water from the closest creek area is safe to use. Sometimes foods with high levels of nitrates (e.g. bacon, pork, root vegetables) can leave brown stains that are hard to remove. This is completely normal and does not affect the cooking performance of your GRIZZLY Cookware. If you want to remove the stains, start by scrubbing with a sponge, soap and hot water. For particularly stubborn stains, try a bottle of Bar Keepers Friend and an ultra-fine Scotch Brite pad.