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    About Us

    Absolute Catering Equipment has been in business since 1995, the Director being Mr Stephen Papaioannou. We are direct importers and distributors of new catering equipment for various sectors. Absolute Catering Equipment is an expert in the sourcing and supplying equipment for the following:

    • Bar and Restaurant
    • Supermarkets
    • Bakeries
    • Butcheries
    • Take-away and Small shops
    • Small kitchens
    • Hospitals
    • Prisons
    • Hotels

    We pride ourselves on supplying quality products to our clients at affordable prices. Some of our big projects include Mike’s Kitchen, Rapsodys, SA Breweries, Spar and SABC (Johannesburg).

    The owner has also travelled extensively to countries within Africa, such as Congo, Angola, Zambia, Malawi and Nigeria.

    Our Product Range

    The range that we supply to our clients are from:

    • Cold drink fridges
    • Freezers (island and chest)
    • Band saws
    • Bain Marie –both table and floor models
    • Stainless tables and prep sinks
    • Curved glass display fridges
    • Grillers (gas and electric)
    • Rotisserie
    • Boiling tables
    • Chip fryers (gas and electric)-table and floor model
    • Vending machines
    • Ice cream machines –table and floor model
    • Ovens (single, double, triple deck and rotary)
    • Proofing cabinets
    • Popcorn machines
    • Cold-rooms and freezer rooms
    • Ice making machines
    • Scales (programmable ,hanging and digital)
    • Mincer
    • Sausage fillers
    • Canopies with extractor fans
    • For smaller items please refer to product list for further items.

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    All our products have a warranty of 1 year and within that period of warranty we supply the spares and we send through our technician to fix it.


    Delivery times outside South African borders are subject to the export regulations and internal workings of the custom officials of the country in question and time frames cannot be guaranteed.

    Our dedicated logistics team will however track and monitor the progress of your delivery until it has reached its destination. In addition to using our own fleet of trucks, we are able to co-ordinate with transport providers to ensure that your products are delivered safely and within the agreed time frames.


    We run weekly specials in the Junk Mail both for Johannesburg and the Pretoria areas and this is always displayed on our home page. View Specials Now!

    Sales Team

    Our experienced and knowledgeable sales team is able to assist with product related queries. All the enquiries that are received are handed to the sales executives who in turn respond within a short period of time and follow up through email.


    Our vision is to continue to grow our market throughout Southern Africa. For this we need to ensure best practice environment, continued dedication by our valued staff as well as the support of all our current and future customers.

    This is our journey and we will be grateful to all that join us on our ride.