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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 Conference set to tackle difficult issues

1 August 2018

Simon Jack to chair event. CESA Conference 2018 in association with Cedabond, ENSE and the FCSI. Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th November, De Vere Cotswold Water Park With a theme of ‘Evolving in a disruptive environment’, CESA’s 2018 Conference will pull no punches in reflecting troubled times – but it will also be looking at ways that the foodservice industry can survive and thrive. The Conference takes place on November 14 and 15 and is run in association with Cedabond,...

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CESA’s new structure will help meet industry challenges

30 July 2018

Improving responsiveness is key to major changes CESA has changed its structure in a move that the Association says will better represent its membership and give it the flexibility to address the big issues, such as Brexit, training, education and connectivity, more effectively.  It will also aid CESA in developing programmes that work more closely with the rest of the supply chain and with foodservice operators. As the voice of the catering equipment industry, CESA is looking to ensure it...

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CESA Business Barometer: the mood has changed

17 July 2018

Catering equipment industry is nervous about the future. The mood of the catering equipment industry has swung dramatically from 2017 to 2018, with many more companies feeling that the economy will struggle in the next twelve months. The latest CESA Business Barometer, which surveyed members at the end of Q1 2018, also highlights the change in priorities in terms of what businesses are most concerned about.  At the end of 2017 it was price increases and inflation.  Now it’s reduced...

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Have you considered a career as a catering equipment service engineer?

10 July 2018

The chefs of Britain need YOU – apprenticeships provide path to fulfilling, challenging career. The life of a catering equipment service engineer is busy and fulfilling with every day presenting a new challenge – that’s according to the men and women currently doing the job.  The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) has launched a video series designed to encourage individuals to take up apprenticeships as catering equipment service engineers. Perks of the Job, the first video in the Catering 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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