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With eighty years of expertise CESA is the Catering Equipment industry's largest trade organisation offering privileged access to a wide business network. Our members benefit from Information, Involvement and Influence at the very highest level.

Welcome to the Catering Equipment Suppliers' Association: Our Members Benefit from Information, Involvement and Influence.

For Manufacturers, Distributors & Service Companies


Information & Influence

  • CESA provides the Information, Involvement and Influence that companies and their management teams value and rely on in the catering equipment sector.
  • As part of BEAMA, CESA enjoys contact and representation at the highest level with Government, the BSI and many other influential bodies.
  • Liaison with FCSI, CEDA , the BHA and other leading associations. CESA's membership of EFCEM – The European Federation of Catering Equipment Manufacturers ensures strong, Europe-wide intelligence and links. CESA is the chair of the EFCEM Technical Committee.
  • Through the work of its Technical Committee, CESA is at the heart of the European equipment standards drafting process and members have FREE access to ALL the relevant technical material through the CESA Secretariat.

Business Benefits & Training

  • Members have the opportunity to participate in CESABIM & CESACAD, the industry's standard package for commercial kitchen design.
  • The Accredited Service Provider scheme for manufacturers, authorised agents and independent providers.
  • The Certified Food Service Professional, CFSP – training programme for the industry – recognising experience, knowledge and professionalism.

Networking

CESA helps unite the UK commercial kitchen equipment industry and delivers a range tangible benefits to its members  

  • The 170 strong list of CESA members, across the gamut of catering equipment supply companies, ensures maximum networking potential with industry leaders and peers.
  • Access to Technical Committee meetings, Export Committee meetings, Light Equipment Forum, & Service Providers Group to give every member the opportunity to gain maximum benefit from their CESA Membership.
  • Forums and events that deliver value, support and commercial benefits for members

News, Information & Business Intelligence

  • The CESA Web Site, with its dedicated entry for each Association member, featuring an invaluable Product Trade Names section and Password-protected Members Only section.
  • The CESASTATS Statistics Committee provides members with access to invaluable statistical data on an expanding range of product sectors; also European Statistics from the Secretariat.
  • Monthly operator Business Bulletins
  • Professional Media Relations to ensure maximum press coverage for CESA initiatives
  • Online Buyers Guides in association with Foodservice Kitchen.com
  • Equipment guides with Dewberry Redpoint and Caterer and Hotelkeeper magazines
  • We represent the industry on topical issues and developments to keep members fully informed and involved in developments.

Conferences & Exhibitions

  • CESA Annual Conference
  • CESA is principal sponsor of Hotelympia and Hospitality Week, the UK's premier catering equipment trade shows, allowing CESA members to enjoy the significant financial benefits of its Exhibitions Rebate Scheme, negotiated and managed by the CESA Exhibitions Committee.
  • The CESA Export Committee, host activity at international exhibitions. CESA is a UKT&I Challenge Partner and administers the TAP funding programme. We provide open meetings for all members involved or interested in exporting.

Groups Discounts

  • Enhanced entry and credits to spend in Foodservicekitchen.com
  • Reduced rate subscription to Caterer & Hotelkeeper
  • Reduced rate advertising in Caterer & Hotelkeeper around major exhibitions

For Equipment Buyers


Equipment Buying Advice

    CESA provides guidance to support you when buying catering equipment; Making purchases of high value equipment can represent significant investment for businesses and buying different types of equipment requires an entirely different decision making process. Our Buyer’s Guides are here to provide you with the information you need.

Waste & Energy Saving Advice

Reducing energy use makes sense; it saves money, enhances the reputation of your business and helps fight against climate change.

  • The energy used in catering facilities typically accounts for 4-6% of operating cost
  • Around 30% of energy used in the kitchen is wasted

Watch our energy saving podcasts and train your teams now to save energy and increase revenue & profitability

CESA Knowledge Base

Access our Knowledge Base to access operational insights, advice and tips on maintenance and equipment procedure.

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Events & Exhibitions

Events 
We organise and participate in a wide variety of industry events, from seminars and industry days out to events like the CESA Tableware & Light Equipment forum. Discover more about our upcoming events via our calendar of events which you can find within the Involvement area of our website. Exhibitions
Whether you’re on a stand showcasing your products or services, an attendee walking the floor actively seeking the right product for your business, or simply there to experience the show, these events are designed to provide you with the perfect platform to network and present your business at its best.

Where to Buy

Search our members’ directory by
- Company Name
- Product or Service
- Product Type
- Brand
Or navigate through to our members map to find an equipment supplier local to you.

Training

Keep updated on the latest issues and join our diverse programme of conferences, seminars and workshops. Delivered by high profile business and industry speakers, our seminars are relevant and informative, providing an excellent opportunity for learning and development.

CESA News

Event date: 12/5/2017 - 12/6/2017 Export event
Its not to late to book in for the next CFSP Seminar: 5th and 6th December 2017
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Its not to late to book in for the next CFSP Seminar: 5th and 6th December 2017

CFSP Seminar and Exam: December 2017

 

The date and venue for the next CFSP seminar and exam has been set for Tuesday the 5th and Wednesday the 6th of December 2017 at the NCEC, St. Brendan’s Way, Avonmouth, Bristol, BS11 9HA.

 

 

Can you and your team afford to miss out on joining the ever-growing industry accredited qualification?

 

The programme content and benefits are relevant to manufacturers, consultants, distributors and operators. Over 460 representatives from all three groups have become accredited in the UK since the programme’s launch.

 

CFSP is an internationally recognised and promoted course that is delivered locally with content relevant to the national market. In Europe, it also operates in Sweden and Austria with further development and translation work underway. The programme is also established in the Australia, Mexico, Singapore, and USA.

 

The Process:

Before the seminar and exam please be sure to read the Introduction to Foodservice Study Guide and have answered the questions at the end of each chapter.  Your study guide can also be sent as a PDF for you to download on your tablet, giving you plenty of time to read and prepare for the next seminar.

 

The seminar day consolidates this information and prepares you for the exam.  The exam comprises a mixture of multiple choice, single word or phrase answers and true/false questions.

 

Please visit the CFSP website for more information on the programme and to view all the individuals that are CFSP certified. www.cfsp.org.uk

 

Places are £550 plus VAT for CESA members, CEDA members, CEDABOND members and FCSI Full Members.  All other non-member places are £800 plus VAT. 

 

To register, please complete the attached form and return to jocelyn.carr@cesa.org.uk

 

Please email me for any further information you may need.

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Meet our Members

  • BRITA WATER FILTER SYSTEMS LTD

    BICESTER- OX26 4JT



  • PKL GROUP UK LTD

    CHELTENHAM- GL52 7DQ



  • GAMBLE FOODSERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

    REARSBY- LE7 4YH



  • CLASSEQ LTD

    MILTON KEYNES- MK5 8WH



  • KINGSTON CATERING REPAIRS

    GLASGOW- G51 1HH



  • CITATION

    WILMSLOW- SK9 1BZ



  • KITCHEN BRAINS

    BASILDON- SS15 6SS



  • DC WAREWASHING & ICEMAKING SYSTEMS

    WESTBURY SUB MENDIP- BA5 1EY



  • REGALE MICROWAVE OVENS LTD

    GOSPORT- PO13 0FG



  • METCALFE CATERING EQUIPMENT

    BLAENAU FFESTINIOG- LL41 3PF



  • TRUE FOOD INTERNATIONAL

    ROTHERHAM- S63 9EU



  • OXFORD HARDWARE LTD

    WARWICK- CV35 0RD



  • CONTROL INDUCTION

    TONBRIDGE- TN12 5LP



  • ENSE UK LTD

    GUILDFORD- GU1 4LH



  • MCFARLANE TELFER LTD

    MAIDENHEAD- SL6 3RT



  • INSTANTA LTD

    SOUTHPORT- PR9 7SN



  • ACO BUILDING DRAINAGE

    BEDFORD- MK41 0LF



  • BIDFOOD CATERING EQUIPMENT

    BRISTOL- BS4 3QF



  • NOVAMETA UK

    READING- RG7 4TY



  • GRANDE CUISINE

    MILTON KEYNES- MK19 7ES



  • THUNDER GROUP UK LIMITED

    SHEFFIELD- S6 1LZ



  • I GRUNWERG LTD

    SHEFFIELD- S1 4EA



  • CORSAIR WHOLESALE LTD

    BANBURY- OX16 1SH



  • CATER-BAKE UK LTD

    LIVERPOOL- L33 7RR



  • NELSON CATERING EQUIPMENT LTD

    LONDON- W3 8BH



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