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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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Disruptive technologies, foodservice trends… and Michael Portillo

26 September 2017

CESA unveils provocative programme for 2017 Conference  2017 CESA Conference, in association with Cedabond, ENSE and the FCSI Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th November, De Vere Wokefield Estate Hotel, Reading CESA’s speaker platform for the 2017 Conference is designed to inform and stimulate.  The Conference theme is Moving Forward in a Changing World and a highlight of the day will be Robin Clark, restaurant services director of Just Eat, who will talk about delivering change. 

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Northern Ireland Food Waste: dewaterer systems given green light

18 September 2017

CESA successfully lobbies NIEA Foodservice businesses in Northern Ireland are now required to collect their food waste separately. The regulations have been developed by The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA). As part of the initiative, the Agency had been considering banning food waste dewatering systems. However, following discussions between CESA and NIEA, the Agency re-examined the issue of dewaterers and they will now be permitted in the Province. “This is good news for both catering operators and suppliers of dewatering...

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PFS: attracting, retaining and training staff – CESA maps out the fundamentals

12 September 2017

New training initiative explains Principles of Food Service to newcomers to the industry The catering industry is suffering from a skills shortage and the need to recruit more staff.  Brexit is likely to increase this pressure.  What’s needed is a way to encourage people to enter the industry and, once here, to quickly pick up the basics and build a career.  That’s why CESA has launched the Principles of Food Service (PFS) training initiative.  It aims to give newcomers the...

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CESA conference 2017 aims to show way forward

29 August 2017

Moving Forward in a Changing World:  economic business and technological changes The CESA Conference 2017, in association with Cedabond, ENSE and the FCSI UK & Ireland. 15th and 16th November at the DeVere Wokefield Estate near Reading CESA’s 2017 conference at the DeVere Wokefield Estate welcomes back Steph McGovern, economist and broadcaster as Conference Facilitator. Steph is there to kick off the day’s agenda with an economic and business session as well as to link expert speakers from business and...

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BSI honours the man who set standards in catering equipment

22 August 2017

CESA’s technical consultant, Bryan Whittaker, receives BSI Distinguished Service award Bryan Whittaker MBE, CESA’s technical consultant, has been honoured by the British Standards Institute (BSI) with a Distinguished Service Certificate.  The award is a reward for decades of dedicated and professional service, especially in relation to establishing standards in line with EU directives.

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