EFCEM the European Federation of Catering Equipment Manufacturers have published their 2019 Summer Newsletter.
EFCEM is the only Commercial Kitchen Equipment Group represented in Brussels by Orgalim,
the highly respected voice of the European Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Industries.
The Federation is active in the formulation of standards for the industry and through its meetings seeks to identify and act on issues of common interest.
Chef Network was the proud sponsor of the ‘Best Producer’ category at the FOOD AND WINE Awards 2019 which took place on 25th August at The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. Highlighting the talent and commitment of chefs and food entrepreneurs with an ethical approach is directly aligned to Chef Network’s ethos, which is working to promote a positive kitchen culture in Ireland.
Congratulations to Mike Thomson, whose Young Buck Cheese was selected as the winner of this year’s Best Producer Award from shortlisted entries chosen for their efforts to promote sustainability, support local initiatives and production of outstanding product.
Another competitive and friendly day was had by all with plenty of networking and industry interaction at the Annual IFSA Golf Outing on Friday, 23rd August at Tulfarris Golf Resort, Blessington, Co. Wicklow, supported by Trinity Purchasing. Alongside the general competition, CHEF NETWORK emerged victorious as IFSA Association Challenge Champions for the second year running after taking on teams from the various association trade bodies. The coveted Contract Caterer’s Trophy was won this year by Bite Foodservices, having narrowly pipped Compass Group to the post in a tight contest. BWG Foodservice’s, Ricky O’Brien won first place in the singles competition. Well done to all of our golfers on another fun and competitive outing!
Hoshizaki UK, manufacturers of the pioneering Gram and Snowflake refrigeration and ice machine ranges, has announced that they have become an Altius accredited vendor.
Altius, experts in supply chain, assurance and compliance, carried out a series of vigorous independent assessments before granting Hoshizaki UK with verified vendor accreditation. This prestigious accreditation recognises Hoshizaki UK to be a competent equipment supplier whom accurately meet stringent health and safety compliances, in addition to various financial and insurance requirements.