The true mettle of any pan is tested in high-heat cooking conditions when even heat conduction and durability are vital to the success of the meal service after service. If you're looking for a pan that will hold up admirably in the face of high heat look no further than the 3-qt. heavy-weight aluminum sautÃ© pan (ROY SAUTE 3) from Royal Industries. Its heavy-gauge aluminum build provides an excellent sautÃ© surface as its wide diameter prevents overcrowding within the pan. height.