Hestan Cue cookware is always required when using guided (smart) cooking functionality and recommended for any general, non-guided cooking (such as to make your own family recipes!). For non-guided (non "smart") cooking, you can also use other types of cookware on your Cue cooktop as long as the cookware is:
- Magnetic /
- Has at least an 18/0 stainless steel base
- Has a base diameter between 5" (12cm) and 10½" (26cm).
Tip: If using cast iron cookware, read our FAQ: Can I use Cast Iron cookware on Cue?
Unsuitable cookware (do not use)
Cookware with base diameter below 5"(12cm) or more than 10½" (26cm)
Cookware with “legs” or “feet”
Unbalanced cookware or cookware with a heavy handle
Cast iron cookware can be used, but do not allow it to overheat
Cookware without a flat bottom
Aluminum, hard-anodized, bronze or copper unless it is specified that they are compatible with induction cooktops
Stainless steel, unless it is specified that it is compatible with induction cooktops