For up-to-date information about what is happening in the commercial catering equipment industry, you may find it useful to visit the websites of the following catering industry bodies…
The Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) represents over 120 companies who supply commercial catering equipment from utensils to full kitchen schemes.
CFSP (Certified Food Service Professional) is a new industry specific professional qualification for the UK Food Service industry. It is being introduced under the auspices of CESA (Catering Equipment Suppliers Association) which is already an established & highly regarded body within the industry. CESA’s objective is to help improve the levels of professionalism in the sector by creating a universally recognised and respected industry ‘standard’ for knowledge and experience.
The Catering Equipment Distributors Association represents professional catering equipment suppliers throughout the UK.
Hospitality Action is the trade charity for the hospitality industry. They offer a range of services to past and present employees within the industry.
The Foodservice Consultants Society International represents the world’s leading independent foodservice kitchen design and catering management consultants.
LACA is the professional body representing 1000 catering managers and suppliers who provide catering services to all sectors of Local Authorities in England, Wales and Scotland.
The Hospital Caterers Association aims to promote and improve the standards of catering in hospitals and healthcare establishments in Great Britain, Northern Ireland and elsewhere; to train staff and improve the professional interests and status of those engaged in health care catering services.
Established in 1965 as a Guild of the Cookery and Food Association, the Craft Guild of Chefs has developed into the leading Chefs’ Association in the UK and has many members worldwide.
The National Association of Care Catering is a progressive organisation representing professionals providing catering to the care industry.
The British Hospitality Association exists to ensure that the views of the British hospitality industry are represented in a forceful, coherent and co-ordinated way to government and policy makers in the UK and internationally, in order that its members' businesses can flourish.