Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Video: Highlights from the CESA Induction Cooking Equipment Forum

14 June 2011
Video: Highlights from the CESA Induction Cooking Equipment Forum

Delegates from across all industry sectors gathered at the Park Lane Hotel, London for the CESA Induction Cooking Equipment Forum last week.

The event, organised in collaboration with the British Hospitality Association (BHA) and Caterer and Hotelkeeper, was designed to provide an insight into the role that induction equipment can play in today's commercial kitchen.

Speakers included Hayden Groves, executive chef at Lloyds of London, who shared his experience of induction from the decisions to install induction equipment and how it plays a pivotal role in the operation. "We originally had four solid tops so the amount of BTUs was incredible and the extraction needed was enormous," he said. "We're now all electric and have had the gas to the kitchen capped off. There is a bit of getting used to it but we wouldn't go back. It's second to none for me and the team."

There were also presentations from Al-Karim Govindji, technology acceleration manager at the Carbon Trust and Lucy Johnson, policy advisor for the Sustainable Energy Using Products Team, relating to the energy used in catering facilities which, says Govindji, typically accounts for 4-6% of operating costs.

A selection of suppliers of induction equipment, namely Charvet Premier Ranges, Control Induction, Exclusive Ranges, Falcon Foodservice, Lincat, Manitowoc, MCS Technical Products, Signature FSE and Valera, exhibited the latest in induction technology.

Keith Warren, director of CESA, said, "Just this week we've seen gas prices go up by 19%. Induction cooking equipment has been around for a long while now but its penetration is too low. It's tried and tested so let's get on and use it."

*By Diane Lane* E-mail your comments to Diane Lane](mailto:diane.lane@rbi.co.uk) here. ![](https://cdn.filestackcontent.com/0hcj0CnkR0aZyARLgtEs)If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to [www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk](http://www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk) Caterersearch.com jobs Looking for a new job? Find your next job here with [Caterersearch.com jobs](http://www.caterersearch.com/jobs)
[Blogs on Caterersearch.com](http://www.caterersearch.com/blogs) Catch up with more news and gossip on all Caterer's blogs
[Newsletters
For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail newsletters.
TagsProducts and video
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking