Events & Courses

Jun
5
Mon
2017
New Technician Training @ CFESA World Headquarters
Jun 5 – Jun 9 all-day

This is a specialized training course designed for those looking to enter, or recently hired into the foodservice equipment repair industry. The candidates for this training will have little to no knowledge or skill set of the industry. This five-day class will act as the spring board of their career. The training will consist of company expectations, customer service, kitchen equipment operation, basic principles of electric, gas and steam in addition to hands-on equipment training.

If you have question or want more information about this course please contact Dan Reese, dreese@cfesa.com – 336-346-4700.

New Training Refund Policy Effective Jan. 1, 2017:
(applies to ESGW, Refrigeration, Management Training, & NTT)

There will be no refunds issued for any CFESA training classes. If a company is not able to send their participant to the course, 50% of the course registration fee will be automatically forfeited. The remaining 50% registration fee will be applied to a credit that may be utilized towards another class. The credit must be utilized within 6 months or it will be automatically forfeited.

As a representative of my company I understand that by completing and submitting this CFESA NO Solicitation Tolerance Policy my company and all its employees agree that NO solicitation of technicians or employees of any kind will take place before, during or after the training sessions. If this does happen all of my employees will no longer be eligible for CFESA Certification.

Jun
19
Mon
2017
New Technician Training @ CFESA World Headquarters
Jun 19 – Jun 23 all-day

This is a specialized training course designed for those looking to enter, or recently hired into the foodservice equipment repair industry. The candidates for this training will have little to no knowledge or skill set of the industry. This five-day class will act as the spring board of their career. The training will consist of company expectations, customer service, kitchen equipment operation, basic principles of electric, gas and steam in addition to hands-on equipment training.

If you have question or want more information about this course please contact Dan Reese, dreese@cfesa.com – 336-346-4700.

New Training Refund Policy Effective Jan. 1, 2017:
(applies to ESGW, Refrigeration, Management Training, & NTT)

There will be no refunds issued for any CFESA training classes. If a company is not able to send their participant to the course, 50% of the course registration fee will be automatically forfeited. The remaining 50% registration fee will be applied to a credit that may be utilized towards another class. The credit must be utilized within 6 months or it will be automatically forfeited.

As a representative of my company I understand that by completing and submitting this CFESA NO Solicitation Tolerance Policy my company and all its employees agree that NO solicitation of technicians or employees of any kind will take place before, during or after the training sessions. If this does happen all of my employees will no longer be eligible for CFESA Certification.

Aug
21
Mon
2017
Combi Training 2 @ CFESA World Headqarters
Aug 21 – Aug 26 all-day

Participating Manufacturers:

  • Blodgett
  • Eloma
  • Unified Brands

CFESA is pleased to announce our 2017 Combi Oven Training Class Schedule. Classes will take place at CFESA World Headquarters and Global Training Facility in Ft. Mill, SC.

The skill level for participants attending this course should be mid-level to seasoned technicians.  Entry level technicians would not have the skill set needed to participate in this course.

Qualifications: Technicians must be familiar with electric, gas and steam theory and have a working knowledge of foodservice equipment.  Again entry level technicians would not have the skill set needed to participate in this course.

Prerequisite: There is no standard prerequisite at this time, but we do ask that managers take into consideration the complexities of combi ovens and determine if your technicians are suited to attend.

This class is limited to 30 participants.  Seats are not considered “Reserved” until full payment has been received.  You can Register and Pay for this course by clicking the Register button.

As a representative of my company I understand that by completing and submitting this CFESA NO Solicitation Tolerance Policy my company and all its employees agree that NO solicitation of technicians or employees of any kind will take place before, during or after the training sessions. If this does happen all of my employees will no longer be eligible for CFESA Certification.

Sep
11
Mon
2017
CLASS FULL – EGS&W 3 (Electric, Gas, Steam & Water Quality) @ CFESA World Headquarters
Sep 11 – Sep 16 all-day

Cost = $750 for CFESA Members and $1300 for Non-Members

This class is full. Please contact Linda Riley (LRiley@cfesa.com) to be added to waiting list.

All CFESA EGS&W courses are about hands-on troubleshooting. If your technician has worked in the field for 2 years or less or is a technician that needs a confidence boost to work in the field independently than this is the course designed just for that technician.

There are a limited amount of spaces available for each class, so sign-up for the course now and reserve spots for your technicians. This year we will be limiting the size to 20 students per class. If you have any questions regarding the course registration or content, please contact Linda Riley at Lriley@cfesa.com or 336-346-4700.

Technicians must be familiar with electric, gas and steam theory, have basic mechanical aptitude and 6 months to 3 years experience in the foodservice industry. Technicians must be dedicated to maintaining a learning environment.

As a representative of my company I understand that by completing and submitting this CFESA NO Solicitation Tolerance Policy my company and all its employees agree that NO solicitation of technicians or employees of any kind will take place before, during or after the training sessions. If this does happen all of my employees will no longer be eligible for CFESA Certification.

Sep
26
Tue
2017
Management Level 2 Course @ CFESA World Headqarters
Sep 26 – Sep 27 all-day

Course is Full.

Management Level 2 training is a two-day course designed to expand the skill-set of upper management and owners of food service repair companies.  This class focuses on company growth, industry relationships and organization.

This class is limited to 15 Participants

Who Should Attend?

  • Upper level Managers
  • Owners

Instructor: Bruce Hodge / President of General Parts Group

Course will cover these topics and more:

  • Company Vision
  • Serivce
  • Parts
  • Growth
  • Hiring and Retaining
  • Evalusting Your Organization
  • Startegic Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Management Vs. Leadership
  • Manufacturer relationships
  • State of the Industry

As a representative of my company I understand that by completing and submitting this CFESA NO Solicitation Tolerance Policy my company and all its employees agree that NO solicitation of technicians or employees of any kind will take place before, during or after the training sessions. If this does happen all of my employees will no longer be eligible for CFESA Certification.

Oct
2
Mon
2017
Refrigeration Training – Class Full @ CFESA World Headqarters
Oct 2 – Oct 6 all-day

Course Cost = $750 for CFESA Members and $1300 for Non CFESA Members

This course is full.  Call CFESA if you would like to be added to the waiting list.  If you are on the waiting list and there is a cancellation, we will call you.

Refrigeration Training Class is a five day course specifically designed to cover the basic principles of commercial refrigeration repair. The course focuses on introductory concepts including the basic operation of commercial refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, defrost mechanisms, compressors and electrical circuits. Topics covered include the laws of refrigeration, compression cycle, latent and sensible heat, methods of heat transfer, and methods of cutting, bending, and torching tubing.

As a representative of my company I understand that by completing and submitting this CFESA NO Solicitation Tolerance Policy my company and all its employees agree that NO solicitation of technicians or employees of any kind will take place before, during or after the training sessions. If this does happen all of my employees will no longer be eligible for CFESA Certification.

Oct
16
Mon
2017
2017 CFESA Annual Conference @ JW Marriott, Austin Texas
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day

2017 CFESA Conference RegistrationThe JW Marriott Austin hotel brings an unparalleled upscale hotel to downtown Austin. Situated in the heart of the city, our hotel in Austin, TX is just a 15-minute drive from Austin International Airport. Here, you’ll experience the quiet luxury of a JW Marriott hotel with 1,012 elegant, oversized guest rooms, countless amenities and a superior location near some of the best attractions and entertainment options Austin has to offer – including the Sixth Street Entertainment District, South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, Austin City Limits Music Festival, University of Texas and the Texas State Capitol. This Austin hotel features more than 120,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space and easy access to the Austin Convention Center – just two blocks away. And both business and leisure travelers alike will appreciate the variety of on-site restaurants, extensive state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor pool and deck and brand new Spa by JW!

Room Block: CFESA2017
Reservation Phone:
844.473.3959
Check In: 3:00pm  /  Check Out: 12:00pm
Room Rate: $289
All guest room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes & additional fees.
Hotel Cut-off Date: September 11, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Bryan Dodge
Dodge Development, Inc.

A native of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Bryan Dodge began his career in agricultural sales after graduating from the University of Nebraska. His desire to excel led him to become an avid student of success habits and leadership principles. After an award-winning career in sales, this same avid study, now a lifelong passion, changed his life and eventually launched his speaking career.

 

Registration Cut-off: Friday September 15, 2017

Oct
23
Mon
2017
CFESA – Ice Machine Training @ CFESA World Headqarters
Oct 23 – Oct 28 all-day

Course Information

Times: 8am – 5pm each day
Lunch 12pm – 1pm each day

CFESA is pleased to announce our 2017 Ice Machine Training Class. This class will take place at CFESA World Headquarters and Global Training Facility in Ft. Mill, SC.

The skill level for participants attending this course should be mid-level to seasoned technicians. Entry level technicians would not have the skill set needed to participate in this course.

This class is limited to 30 participants. Seats are not considered “reserved” until full payment has been received.

Qualifications: Technicians must be familiar with electric, gas and steam theory, and have working knowledge of foodservice equipment. Again, Entry level technicians would not have the skill set needed to participate in this course.

Prerequisite: There is no standard prerequisite at this time, but we do ask that managers take into consideration the complexities of ice machines and determine if your technicians are suited to attend this training.

Local Airport:  Charlotte / Douglas International Airport CLT

Hotel:  Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Pineville
425 Towne Centre Blvd, Pineville, NC 28134
(704) 889-3279

 

 

Nov
6
Mon
2017
EGS&W (Electric, Gas, Steam & Water Quality) @ CFESA World Headquarters
Nov 6 – Nov 11 all-day
EGS&W  (Electric, Gas, Steam & Water Quality) @ CFESA World Headquarters | Fort Mill | South Carolina | United States

EGS&W (Electric, Gas, Steam & Water Quality) Training
CFESA is happy to announce that all 2017 EGS&W classes will take place at the new CFESA World Headquarters and Global Training Facility in Ft. Mill, SC. For 2017 we will host 2 separate EGS&W training classes on different dates to better accommodate our members.

All CFESA EGS&W courses are about hands-on troubleshooting. If your technician has worked in the field for 2 years or less or is a technician that needs a confidence boost to work in the field independently then this is the course designed just for that technician.
There are a limited amount of spaces available for each class, so sign-up for the course now and reserve spots for your technicians. This year we will be limiting the size to 20 students per class. If you have any questions regarding the course registration or content, please contact Linda Riley at Lriley@cfesa.com or 336-346-4700.

Electric Training Outline

Terminology, Measuring, Electrical, Ohm’s Law, How to use a meter properly, Wiring diagrams, Sequence of operation, Wiring components and testing, troubleshooting actual equipment.

As a representative of my company I understand that by completing and submitting this CFESA NO Solicitation Tolerance Policy my company and all its employees agree that NO solicitation of technicians or employees of any kind will take place before, during or after the training sessions. If this does happen all of my employees will no longer be eligible for CFESA Certification.