There is no mess when using 20 quart aluminum pasta cooker! It comes in three pieces a set. It includes a strainer, pot, and lid. The perforated strainer allows quick cooking. The product is sturdy and long time use for it is made of aluminum, mirror finish, and riveted handles. It facilitates cooking pasta to the right texture and consistency. It is ideal for restaurants, a pasta cooker, and more. This is used for commercial grade. This pasta cooker is easy to clean and dishwasher-safe.