Consumer Reports gave Butter Pat the highest ranking in their cast iron review and their only “RECOMMENDED” rating.
"Butter Pat's claim to fame is that its manufacturing process is not subtractive, meaning that they achieve their smooth surface purely through manufacturing and surface polishing."
Sean Brock's Cast Iron Science featured in Garden & Gun's "The Skillet" - December 2019
“You know how they say, ‘they don't make them like they used to anymore’? Well, in the case of Butter Pat Industries’ cast iron, maybe they do.”
“If this cast iron skillet is good enough for Sean Brock, it's good enough for you”
“Butter Pat are metallurgical marvels. They're thinner and smoother than most others but are no kitchen lightweights; they’ve earned raves from chefs like Sean Brock and David Gaus.”
“Mirrors the thin, smooth pans of cast iron’s heyday.”
“Butter Pat Industries honors the ways of the past while looking toward the future.”
“The crème de la crème of cast iron!”
“This heirloom skillet will stand the test of time.”
“Pick up a Butter Pat skillet, and you’d be hard-pressed to believe it was actually made of cast iron. It’s deceptively light.”
"It has a silky-smooth finish on the bottom and sides and is exceptionally light."
“For every complaint about cast iron pans, Butter Pat has an answer.”
“The glassy, highly polished surface releases food like a dream, no seasoning needed.”