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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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29 July 2011

It’s time to re-evaluate food waste disposers, says the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association Food waste disposers (FWDs) deliver huge benefits for the caterer, offering a safe and simple way of dealing with a major waste issue and reducing waste disposal costs.  However, in the past they have had a bad press.  Now CESA, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association, is aiming to put that right by dispelling the myths and misinformation surrounding FWDs.  It points out that the latest research shows...

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Hotel, Hospitality & Food Sri Lanka 2011

5 July 2011

South Asia’s International Hotel, Hospitality & Tourism Event Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre, Colombo 27-29 October 2011 Which market saw tourism grow by 50% last year? CESA and EFCEM support European campaign to improve catering equipment manufacturers’ trade links to Sri Lanka Sri Lanka saw tourism grow by 50% last year.  To help catering equipment and food service companies supply this fast growing “hot spot”, Montgomery Worldwide and Pico Events have launched Hotel Hospitality & Food 27-29 October 2011,...

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CESA Induction Cooking Forum 2011

20 June 2011

Induction: not magic.  Just very, very clever. Over 100 delegates attended the CESA Induction Cooking Forum on 10th June 2011 at the Park Lane Hotel, London.  They were treated to presentations from heavyweight speakers including Lucy Johnson of DEFRA, Al-Karim Govindji of The Carbon Trust and Hayden Groves, executive chef of Lloyds of London.  They also had the opportunity to see demonstrations of the technology from nine leading suppliers.  Forum Chair Bev Puxley MBA, FIH, FCFA provided expert comment as...

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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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