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CESA (the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association)

The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) represents over 190 companies who supply commercial catering equipment – from utensils to full kitchen schemes. Buying equipment and services from a CESA member gives you the security of working with people that will ensure you get professional advice and service.

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The CESA LET Forum review 2018

20 June 2018

Matte is back. Plus bowls, shots, colours, copper… and putting the cute into kitchens What’s next in glasses?  The answer is shots.  What’s next in cutlery?  Matte.  Next up for kitchens?  Purees.  How about bars?  Outlandish glassware justifying premium prices for drinks.  And left field, how about a humane way to dispatch crustaceans?  Just some of the ideas that had delegates buzzing at the 2018 CESA LET Forum, held at the Whittlebury Hall Hotel, May 22-23. CESA’s Light Equipment and...

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Let your inner speed demon loose on the track

13 June 2018

CESA, CEDA and the FCSI host charity race day in aid of Hospitality Action. CESA is inviting all the petrol heads of the catering world to compete at the Foodservice Industry Race Day on Thursday 13th September 2018 at Daytona Milton Keynes. The fundraising event, which is being held in support of Hospitality Action, offers the chance for drivers to bring their A-game to the go-kart track for a good cause. Hospitality Action, the hospitality industry benevolent organisation, offers vital...

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Distributor Cup – 2018 shortlist includes Alliance, Lockhart and Brakes

15 May 2018

Award will be announced at the CESA LET Forum. CESA has announced the companies who have made it to the shortlist for the Distributor Cup 2018.  The Cup is awarded each year to the distributor who has done most to support sales of light equipment and tableware (LET).  It’s judged by members of CESA’s LET group and is awarded at the LET Forum, which this year takes place on Tuesday 22nd May and Wednesday 23rd May 2018, at the Whittlebury Hall...

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Serving up the future on a plate

23 April 2018

Discover the latest trends in foodservice at the 2018 Light Equipment & Tableware forum Tuesday 22nd May – Wednesday 23rd May 2018, Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Whittlebury, Northamptonshire, NN12 8QH Keeping your finger on the pulse with new trends in foodservice can be difficult. One of the best ways for dealers to discover the latest concepts and ideas is to attend CESA’s LET forum, which gives sales staff the opportunity to meet with leading light equipment and tableware suppliers and get free...

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Creating profit in an uncertain catering equipment market

21 March 2018

CESA’s CEO seminars: insightful, interactive, challenging – and delivering strategies. CESA’s Building Business Seminars programme continues with three key topics: on 12th April it’s ‘Strategies for an Uncertain World’; ‘The Digital Transformation’ is on 7th June; and ‘Profit in a Low-Price, High-Cost Economy’ is on July 19th.  All three take place at CESA’s offices at Rotherwick House, London E1W 1YZ, running from 10:30 – 14:00. The seminars, run by Martyn Drake, one the sector’s top business management consultants, are aimed...

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