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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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CESA Launches New Interactive Industry Forum

4 May 2011

The Induction Cooking Equipment Forum 2011 The inaugural Induction Cooking Equipment Forum will take place on Friday 10 June 2011 at The Park Lane Hotel, London from 09:30 – 14:00. Created by the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA), in collaboration with the British Hospitality Association (BHA) and Caterer & Hotelkeeper magazine, the new one-day interactive event is a ‘must-attend’ for all industry professionals that use, are associated with, or want to learn more about, induction technology and its benefits.

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Scotland’s Zero Waste Plans miss a massive waste management opportunity, says CESA

16 March 2011

“We fully support the need to reduce landfill and segregate food waste at source,” says CESA chair Mick Shaddock. “But in their current state, Scotland’s proposed Zero Waste regulations not only add a serious financial burden to Scottish caterers, they also ignore the technologies, already available, that can solve the issues more cheaply and more effectively.”

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Foodservice Gadgets, Gizmos & Great Ideas:

18 January 2011

See the next generation of ‘must have’ foodservice ideas at the CESA Light Equipment and Tableware Forum, Ascot March 15 and Doncaster March 17 2011. Wouldn’t it be great to know which gadgets and gizmos are going to be the next ‘must haves’ in commercial kitchens? The CESA Light Equipment and Tableware (LET) Forum is the annual opportunity for foodservice equipment buyers, both distributors and end-users, and distributor sales staff to check out the very latest products. There’s always a...

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New Foodservice Industry Qualification Achieves Landmark Endorsement

7 January 2011

CFSP accredited to Level 4 by Thames Valley University   The Certified Food Service Professional (CFSP) programme has achieved accreditation by Thames Valley University. CFSP is the specialist qualification developed by CESA, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association. Its objective is to raise the levels of professionalism throughout foodservice sector, by giving both catering operators and suppliers a better understanding of their industry. Thames Valley University (TVU) is home to The London School of Hospitality and Tourism, the second oldest catering...

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New chair of CESA calls for practical, achievable sustainability legislation

13 December 2010

“CESA will use its influence to protect the interests of the UK foodservice industry” Mick Shaddock is the new Chair of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA). Of his vision for the Association he says: “CESA has an increasingly important role in influencing legislation, particularly in reference to sustainability and energy usage. It’s vital that we continue to build on this influence, in order to protect the interests of not only our members but the foodservice industry as a whole.”...

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