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Catering equipment supply chain calls on members to take the Apprenticeship Pledge

20 February 2013

Association is trailblazer for National Apprenticeship Service initiative CESA (the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association) is being used as a trailblazer in a programme to encourage Apprenticeship programmes amongst UK manufacturers.  The programme is being developed by the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) and CESA’s involvement will be a key part of a high profile launch with Michael Hancock, Skills Minister, during Apprenticeship Week, 11th-15th March 2013.

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CESA exports CFSP to mainland Europe

12 February 2013

Austrian course pushes number of CFSP graduates past the 200 mark CESA has just completed the first CFSP course to run on mainland Europe.  CFSP (Certified Food Service Professional) is the professional foodservice qualification designed to give graduates an holistic understanding of the way commercial kitchens operate.  The course was run in Lienz, Austria, for Liebherr Commercial Refrigeration.  It attracted fourteen candidates from seven countries, including Singapore, Canada and Russia, eleven of whom passed.

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CESA’s new chair calls for “Synergy”

13 December 2012

Nick Oryino is uniquely placed to build bridges in the catering equipment industry Nick Oryino is the new chair of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA).  As managing director of Carford Group Ltd he has considerable expertise in both equipment supply and servicing. 

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The CESA Conference 2012 in association with the FCSI and BHA, 16 November

5 December 2012

Industry Focuses on Sustainability, Employment & Innovation This year’s conference, held at Whittlebury Hall near Towcester, had a theme of ‘A Platform for Growth.’  As well as enjoying a high quality speaker platform, several delegates took advantage of local amenities including golf at Whittlebury Hall itself and rallying at nearby Silverstone.  The conference was rounded off at the Gala Dinner in the Brooklands Suite on the Friday night. 

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