Cookware and Knives: Tennessee's Own Hammer Stahl
Hammer Stahl, Tennessee’s own “American Clad”.
Tennessee has its own high-quality cookware and cutlery manufacturer, Hammer Stahl. A small, family owned company; Hammer Stahl manufactures all of their cookware in Clarksville, TN using steel sourced from Pennsylvania. They’ve been producing multi-clad stainless-steel cookware for more than 40 years. The 7-ply stainless steel is Hammer Stahl’s standard and includes 3 layers of aluminum to ensure an even temperature throughout without sacrificing durability. Hammer Stahl’s pans are induction-ready and protect the 400 series magnetic steel by sandwiching it between other layers of metal rather than putting it on the exterior of the pan. They use a titanium-stabilized 316Ti stainless steel cooking surface to provide the most durable, clean, and inert cooking surface. The 316Ti surface resists corrosion, pitting, to producing food with a clean, authentic flavor. All this advanced technology perfectly fits in your hand with a custom handle designed to stay cool and shaped for a comfortable fit. Hammer Stahl recently partnered with Andrew Zimmern to continue perfecting their cookware line.
The knives created at Hammer Stahl use top-quality, high-carbon, German stainless steel. They are forged and tempered to precise specifications and have a Rockwell hardness between 55 and 57 that provide a superior edge and lasting durability. The blades are sharpened to a 20° beveled angle, for that world class cutting edge. The balance of the knife is created by using a sloped bolster, quad-tang design with the handle’s steel exposed on all four sides and then wrapped in PakkaWood for comfort and durability.
If you are in the market for high quality pans and knives and want to support your local companies, come to The Kitchen in the Westgate Center, in Belle Meade.