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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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Induction cooking saves energy and money

9 July 2012

Energy saving induction advice from CESA Induction cooking gives faster cooking times as the pan heats almost 50% faster than a gas burner does. Figures from a CESA (Catering Equipment Suppliers Association) member show that boiling 4 pints of water by gas can take 8 minutes 18 seconds, whereas on an induction hob it takes just 4 minutes 46 seconds. This not only reduces cooking times, but also reduces energy consumption. Induction cooking uses electro-magnetic energy to turn the pan...

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CESA members support UK’s biggest Skills and Careers Event

22 June 2012

Become a sponsor of The Skills Show and support the foodservice industry Five CESA members are already signed up for the UK’s biggest skills and careers event, The Skills Show.  This annual celebration is designed to inspire the restaurant managers, chefs and designers of tomorrow with exciting opportunities in further education, skills and apprenticeships. The Skills Show will be running a Hospitality Section that will involve a working restaurant, a cooking demo area, a competition featuring the best of the...

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The CESA Light Equipment & Tableware Forum 2012

15 May 2012

Catering For Innovation 25th April 2012, Barcelo Hotel, Daventry Two themes dominated the 2012 CESA Light Equipment and Tableware Forum.   On the business side, it was all about buoyancy: every exhibitor reported good sales, several said they had enjoyed record growth in recent months.  On the product side, the theme was the big demand for different options for serving food.  Suppliers are responding with a wave of innovative ideas using materials such as wood, slate, copper and steel – as...

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CESA and EFCEM call on EU to change proposals that could reduce foodservice industry’s ability to cut energy consumption

20 March 2012

Sustainability: is the EU getting it wrong?  CESA is chair of the Technical Committee of EFCEM (the European Federation of Catering Equipment Manufacturers).  Recently EFCEM met with the EU Commission at a Consultation Forum to discuss the future development of catering equipment, focusing particularly on refrigerated cabinets, blast chillers and walk-in cold rooms. 

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