With so many different materials available to choose from when buying cookware, it’s important to choose one that fits the functional needs of your kitchen. Moreover, it’s necessary to pick something that is safe and toxin free to give you the peace of mind that whatever you cook is fit to be consumed by your loved ones.

One particular type of cookware that is gaining popularity because of its safety and features is stoneware. It not only adds remarkable flavor to your food, but it’s also easy to use and completely free of harmful materials such as PTFE or PFOA.

Most stoneware comes with a non-stick layer that is reinforced by some type of natural material. If you are new to the stoneware experience, I recommend you start with a basic stone frying pan.

It will allow you to explore the benefits and see whether you want to fully commit to an entire range of stone cookware. To help you choose, I’ve listed five of the best stone frying pan brands that I could find.

Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan with Lid - 10.25 by Swiss Diamond
Ozeri ZP13-26 Professional Series Ceramic Earth Fry Pan, 10", Black
The Stone Earth Pan by Ozeri, with 100% PFOA-Free Stone-Derived Non-Stick Coating from Germany (26 cm (10 inch))
Zyliss Cookware 11" Nonstick Fry Pan - Oven, Dishwasher, Induction and Metal Utensil Safe Cooking - Heavy Duty Forged Aluminum with Sturdy Riveted Handle (2 Piece Set)
FlavorStone 11" Essential Set
Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan with Lid - 10.25 by Swiss Diamond
Ozeri ZP13-26 Professional Series Ceramic Earth Fry Pan, 10", Black
The Stone Earth Pan by Ozeri, with 100% PFOA-Free Stone-Derived Non-Stick Coating from Germany (26 cm (10 inch))
Zyliss Cookware 11" Nonstick Fry Pan - Oven, Dishwasher, Induction and Metal Utensil Safe Cooking - Heavy Duty Forged Aluminum with Sturdy Riveted Handle (2 Piece Set)
FlavorStone 11" Essential Set
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Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan with Lid - 10.25 by Swiss Diamond
Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan with Lid - 10.25 by Swiss Diamond
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Ozeri ZP13-26 Professional Series Ceramic Earth Fry Pan, 10", Black
Ozeri ZP13-26 Professional Series Ceramic Earth Fry Pan, 10", Black
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The Stone Earth Pan by Ozeri, with 100% PFOA-Free Stone-Derived Non-Stick Coating from Germany (26 cm (10 inch))
The Stone Earth Pan by Ozeri, with 100% PFOA-Free Stone-Derived Non-Stick Coating from Germany (26 cm (10 inch))
Zyliss Cookware 11" Nonstick Fry Pan - Oven, Dishwasher, Induction and Metal Utensil Safe Cooking - Heavy Duty Forged Aluminum with Sturdy Riveted Handle (2 Piece Set)
Zyliss Cookware 11" Nonstick Fry Pan - Oven, Dishwasher, Induction and Metal Utensil Safe Cooking - Heavy Duty Forged Aluminum with Sturdy Riveted Handle (2 Piece Set)
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FlavorStone 11" Essential Set
FlavorStone 11" Essential Set
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Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan with Lid

Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan with Lid

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Coating Type:

The patented diamond-reinforced nonstick coating is made in Switzerland and utilizes the physical properties of up to 240,000 real diamond crystals for a durable non-stick surface. Being the hardest material on the planet, diamonds make the non-stick coating so durable, it can outlive any other type of non-stick cookware you own.

Diamonds are known to be better conductors of heat than metal, giving you the food textures that come with cast iron while being completely non-stick!

Country of Origin: Switzerland

Available Sizes: 7-inch, 8-inch, 10.25 inch with lid, 12.5 inch

Cookware Set AvailableYes

Induction CompatibleYes

Benefits:

The Swiss Diamond Nonstick Fry Pan is the perfect companion for everything from cooking eggs in the morning to a pasta dinner. The heavy-duty aluminum core spreads heat evenly around the pan making sure your food does not burn. The non-stick coating ensures easy cleanup.

The swiss diamond fry pan is compatible with a wide range of stove including gas, electric, radiant ring, ceramic and even halogen stovetops. It’s oven safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit and can be cleaned in the dishwasher.

The lid is made out of heat tempered glass that ensures durability and comes with an adjustable steam vent. The non-stick surface eliminates the need to cook in lots of oil, making your meals healthier.

An added benefit of the swiss diamond is the eco-friendly manufacturing process. Dubbed as the ‘Rolls Royce of nonstick Fry Pans’ by the wall street journal, this award-winning pan would be a great addition to your kitchen.

Star Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

 

Ozeri Professional Series

Ozeri Professional Series

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Coating Type: Stone based 4 ply ceramic nonstick coating that is hardened to be resistant to scratches.

Country of Origin: Germany

Available Sizes: 10-inch

Cookware Set AvailableNo

Induction CompatibleYes

Benefits:

These pans are individually hand casted and are made to be used in a grueling kitchen environment. The Ozeri Ceramic Earth Fry Pan is part of the Professional series and comes with an uncompromising goal of providing you the safest and healthiest cooking.

The coating used in the non-stick surface is made with eco-friendly processes. It gives you a long-lasting companion in the kitchen due to its durability and scratch resistant non-stick perfection.

The special coating is tested and compliant with all European Union guidelines to ensure safe cooking. It is absolutely free of APEO and PFOA, and the lesser-known chemicals NMP, NEP, and BPA.

The durable aluminum core treated with a magnetized layer ensures quick and even heat up with conventional as well as induction stoves. It is oven safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit and comes with a comfortable heat resistant handle.

Star Rating: 4.6/5 Stars

Ozeri ZP13-26 Professional Series Ceramic Earth Fry Pan, 10", Black
  • Individually hand-cast in Germany and quadruple sealed with a professional ceramic coating that is 100% free of APEO, PFOA, NMP, NEP and BPA. 
  • Achieves non-stick perfection without risk of exposure to controversial per fluorinated chemicals. 
  • Boasts a 4-ply ceramic coating hardened for scratch resistance and Lifetime performance.
  • Features a durable aluminum core treated with a magnetized anise 430 layer for use with induction stoves. 
  • Oven safe to 260 C / 500 F, with a comfortable heat-resistant under-coated handle. 100 % hand-cast and made in Germany. 

 

Stone Earth Frying Pan by Ozeri

Stone Earth Frying Pan by Ozeri

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Coating Type: ‘Stonehenge’ – a stone-derived, scratch resistant non-stick coating that delivers non-stick performance without the harmful addition of APEO, PFOA, or other chemicals found in traditional frying pans

Country of Origin: Germany

Available Sizes: 8-inch, 10-inch, 12-inch

Cookware Set AvailableNo

Induction CompatibleYes

Benefits:

I couldn’t help but add Ozeri twice to this list because of the superior quality stone frying pans available by them. The Stone Earth Frying pan by Ozeri is so popular and cost efficient that it’s almost always sold out. If you get a chance to buy one of these, don’t think twice! It won’t be available for too long.

The eco-friendly pan delivers an amazing non-stick cooking experience and features an easy to clean scratch resistant coating. The interior of the pan is made of durable heavy gauge aluminum which comes with a magnetized base.

This makes the Stone Earth Frying pan perfect for use with induction stoves. It also allows rapid heat transfer for a more efficient, even cook throughout your food.

It comes with a heat-resistant silicone handle that stays cool to the touch while in use and is secured to the pan with 3 rivets that provide added durability.

Star Rating: 4.7/5 Stars

The Stone Earth Pan by Ozeri, with 100% PFOA-Free Stone-Derived Non-Stick Coating from Germany (26 cm (10 inch))
  • Utilizes a stone-derived coating from Germany that achieves non-stick perfection while remaining 100% free of PFOA, a harmful chemical often found in traditional cookware.
  • Eco-friendly pan delivers unprecedented non-stick performance without the risk of exposure to controversial perfluorinated chemicals.
  • Features a hardened scratch-resistant coating that is super easy to clean.
  • Interior of pan made out of durable heavy-gauge die-cast aluminum, with a magnetized base for use with rapid heat transfer induction stoves.
  • Boasts a comfortable heat-resistant silicon coated handle that is reinforced to the pan via 3 solid rivets.

 

ZYLISS Nonstick Fry Pan

ZYLISS Nonstick Fry Pan

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Coating Type: The Zyliss frying pan comes with a 3-Layer PFOA free non-stick coating that is reinforced with a layer of ceramic coating that gives you the ultimate non-stick cooking experience

Country of Origin: Swiss Technology, Assembled in China

Available Sizes: 8 Inch, 9.5 Inch, 10 Inch and 11 Inch

Cookware Set AvailableNo

Induction CompatibleYes

Benefits:

This is the only non-stick pan on the market that offers a non-stick guarantee for 10 years! The company claims that the non-stick coating is so superior and scratch resistant that it can even be used with metal utensils. The coating is free from PFOA and safe for daily use.

The Swiss technology used to create this pan gives you a unique textured surface that prevents your food from sticking to the bottom, even without using oil or butter.

The core is made with aluminum that helps cook your food faster and more evenly, with no hot spots ruining your meal. The pan is compatible with gas, electric and even induction stoves. You can use the pan in the oven for baking as long as you cook below temperatures of 356 degrees Fahrenheit.

The pan comes with a sturdy handle that is riveted to the side, so it doesn’t loosen or become wobbly over time. The handle is made of silicon and it remains cool to the touch when cooking to keep your fingers and hands safe from burns.

The Zyliss can be easily hand washed but it also completely safe to use in the dishwasher.

Star Rating: 4.6/5 Stars

Zyliss Cookware 11" Nonstick Fry Pan - Oven, Dishwasher, Induction and Metal Utensil Safe Cooking - Heavy Duty Forged Aluminum with Sturdy Riveted Handle (2 Piece Set)
  • 8 & 11 inch Zyliss Fry pan utilizing Swiss coating technology
  • 3-Layer nonstick pan is reinforced with ultimate ceramic coating leading to great kitchen performance
  • Small grooves in surface allowing oils and fats to accumulate
  • Soft touch ergonomic handle that is comfortable while being durable and heat resistant
  • Stove and oven safe up to 356°F

 

FlavorStone Fry Pan

FlavorStone Fry Pan

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Coating Type: The FlavorStone Frying Pan comes with a beautiful Sapphire non-stick coating that is completely free from PFOA

Country of Origin: Canada

Available Sizes: 9.5 Inch and 11 Inch

Cookware Set AvailableYes

Induction CompatibleYes

Benefits:

The FlavorStone signature Deluxe Deep Pan is very versatile. You can make a variety of different dishes in this thanks to the larger capacity of the pan.

The non-stick coating makes cooking and cleaning up a breeze.

The core is made of multi-ply construction that feature highly conductive bottoms. These ensure maximum efficiency and heat transfer so your meals can cook evenly and give you optimum flavor.

The pans are so heat efficient you will never have to cook on the highest setting. The pans come with a tempered glass lid that lets you observe your food as you cook whilst locking in those juices.

You don’t have to worry about messy boil overs or soggy food since a handy vent on the lid lets excess moisture evaporate. The lid also comes with a thermo knob that lets you check your cooking temperature instantly.

The pan comes with a FlavorStone Exclusive Recipe Guide so if you are looking for new recipes to try out, you’ll have no trouble finding them. The FlavorStone set can be a great gift as well for a friend or family member who has just started to learn how to cook since it’s so easy to use.

It’s safe to use in the oven too so you can utilize your FlavorStone pan as a baking pan for some skillet brownies!

Star Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

FlavorStone 11" Essential Set
  • Multi-Ply construction Eliminates Hot Spots
  • Includes the FlavorStone Recipe Guide
  • Scramble it, Fry it, Saute' it, Bake it or more
  • Egg Whites, Cheese, Chocolate, Bacon and even melted plastic wont stick, making cleaning a breeze
  • Includes Casserole Pan, Deluxe Deep Pan, Saute Pan, Vented Lid and Recipe Guide

 

The Verdict

That concludes my list of the top five best stone frying pan brands that I could find on the market. All of these gave me a remarkable experience and I will soon be getting more pieces to add to my stoneware collection.

The best part about stoneware is that I can create textures and flavors that come with cast iron skillets but also enjoy the ease of use that comes with a non-stick surface.

How do you feel about adding a stone frying pan to your collection? Did I convince you? Or are you already an ardent fan of stoneware? Let me know what your experience has been like.

If you want me to review a stone frying pan brand that I missed, let me know in the comments below!