Our Story

Caterware was established in 1977 by Bernard Drazen as a three man operation selling restaurant tableware and a 'few utensils'. We have since evolved into a multi-facetted organization, providing everything required for Clients operating within the Foodservice sector. Enabling us to create their perfect operational environment from initial concept to 'award winning' completion.

In 2017 Caterware celebrates its 40 year Anniversary.

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Bernard’s son Mark, the current Managing Director, backed up by a long serving seniormanagement team, has continued the work of developing Caterware into a highly respected, innovative and customer focused organization. We provide the full spectrum of services from design, installation and maintenance of all types of commercial foodservice equipment and facilities. We also provide a comprehensive package of light equipment, tableware, kitchen sundries and utensils.

“Over the last 40 years, evolution has been continuous and completely driven by our customers”, states Mark. “By striving to fully understand the nature of our customers’ business’s we have always managed to adapt our own and just add the additional services that they required".

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We formed strong business relationships in the early years and these relationships are still significant to our operations today whilst new business generation is helping to ensure growth”.

“It isn’t rocket science..... it’s just common business sense”, continues Mark. “As a company we actively pursue a policy of continuous monitoring and improvement in our approach to servicing customer requirements. By employing experienced, professional and committed people, we are able to constantly adapt to market demands and provide detailed product specifications for both kitchen schemes and tableware/utensil requirements. This ensures the equipment we supply matches the design and operational needs of each client”.

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With continuous growth and ongoing changes over four decades, Caterware has proven a long-term success story by winning many major industry awards and accolades.

As an active member of CEDA (Catering Equipment Distributors Association) we uphold the CEDA Code of Good Practice giving you the assurance that our highly trained staff operate with the utmost honesty, integrity and competence.

When speaking of the bright future ahead of Caterware in its next 40 years, Mark says,“ We are prepared for the challenging environment ahead and are looking forward to continuing success and a secure, stable future.”