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Expression of Interest - New Frozen Framework  

Expression of Interest - New Frozen Framework

Date: 08.07.2014
TUCO will shortly be re-tendering the Frozen and Chilled Foods framework. Therefore, please could you complete the Expression of Interest..

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TUCO scoop up four CUBO Awards  

TUCO scoop up four CUBO Awards

Date: 04.07.2014
TUCO last night scooped up four CUBO Awards at the Royal Holloway.   Amanda Shipley of the University of Wolverhampton, who is feature..

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Sheffield Hallam expert says frozen food can cut waste by 50%  

Sheffield Hallam expert says frozen food can cut waste by 50%

Date: 01.07.2014
The amount of food wasted by families across Britain could be reduced by almost 50% through better meal planning and eating more frozen f..

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Graham Crump wins BBQ Battle  

Graham Crump wins BBQ Battle

Date: 25.06.2014
The 2014 British BBQ Battle Champion has been crowned: Graham Crump from the University of Warwick is this year’s competition winner. ..

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Mars host first #SocialChef workshop  

Mars host first #SocialChef workshop

Date: 20.06.2014
The first of the Mars Foodservice #SocialChef workshops took place at South Thames College in Surrey, earlier this week.   Industry so..

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TUCO announces new NPG chair  

TUCO announces new NPG chair

Date: 16.06.2014
TUCO is delighted to announce it has appointed a new Chair of the National Purchasing Group for TUCO, Clive Williams.   Clive, Caterin..

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'Lack of awareness' around new food allergy labelling laws  

'Lack of awareness' around new food allergy labelling laws

Date: 12.06.2014
With less than 200 days to go until the introduction of the new and compulsory allergy labelling laws many businesses still remain oblivi..

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Brakes named MSC Fish Supplier of the Year  

Brakes named MSC Fish Supplier of the Year

Date: 12.06.2014
Brakes Group has been named as the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Fish Supplier of the Year 2014 as part of the organisation’s celebr..

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Finalists treated to Manchester House Masterclass  

Finalists treated to Manchester House Masterclass

Date: 12.06.2014
The six North West Young Chef finalists have been treated to an exclusive masterclass with reputed chef Aiden Byrne at his restaurant, Ma..

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Cambridge wins ‘A Passion to Inspire’ competition   

Cambridge wins ‘A Passion to Inspire’ competition

Date: 12.06.2014
Cambridge Regional College was crowned the winner of food and service skills competition, ‘A Passion to Inspire’, earlier this week. ..

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TUCO members encouraged to enter Green Gown Awards  

TUCO members encouraged to enter Green Gown Awards

Date: 05.06.2014
TUCO is calling upon members to enter the Green Gown Awards, which close for entries next week.   Brand new for 2014, the Green Gown A..

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Brakes student challenge opens doors for young chefs  

Brakes student challenge opens doors for young chefs

Date: 04.06.2014
A handful of chef students have been offered amazing opportunities as a result of the recent Brakes Student Chef Team Challenge.   Nat..

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TUCO strengthens buying power to public bodies  

TUCO strengthens buying power to public bodies

Date: 03.06.2014
Further strengthening its position and increasing stakeholder value across procurement and compliance, TUCO has recently re-negotiated a ..

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20 chefs make it to the next stage of the graduates challenge  

20 chefs make it to the next stage of the graduates challenge

Date: 02.06.2014
20 graduates have made it to the semi-finals of the Craft Guild of Chef’s Graduate Awards.   With less than two weeks until the regi..

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Two TUCO members make BBQ Battle shortlist  

Two TUCO members make BBQ Battle shortlist

Date: 28.05.2014
Two of TUCO's members have made the list of the eight finalists revealed for this year’s British BBQ Battle live cook-off.   Matthe..

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University caterers World Cup competition  

University caterers World Cup competition

Date: 27.05.2014
University caterers are in with a chance of winning a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch England play Uruguay in the FIFA World Cup..

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Footprint Awards celebrate sustainability in the foodservice industry  

Footprint Awards celebrate sustainability in the foodservice industry

Date: 23.05.2014
The great and the good of the foodservice industry were recognised for their brilliant achievements in sustainability at the fourth annua..

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Leicester University is turning food yellow  

Leicester University is turning food yellow

Date: 23.05.2014
A range of dishes, including flapjacks, sandwiches and salads are being put on the menu at Leicester that contain the recommended daily p..

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Sustainability in Education winner announced  

Sustainability in Education winner announced

Date: 22.05.2014
Durham University has been awarded The Sustainability in Education Award at tonight’s Footprint Awards held at East Wintergarden in Lon..

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Is your KP the best in the country?  

Is your KP the best in the country?

Date: 22.05.2014
The annual competition honours the contribution these often overlooked workers make to the foodservice industry. KPs from across the sect..

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‘Restaurant Wars’ chef to present at Skills for Chefs  

‘Restaurant Wars’ chef to present at Skills for Chefs

Date: 21.05.2014
Aiden Byrne from Manchester House who starred in BBC 2 documentary, Restaurant Wars, will be presenting at the Skills for Chefs conferenc..

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Keele adds ‘sweetness’ at the Academic Venue Show  

Keele adds ‘sweetness’ at the Academic Venue Show

Date: 21.05.2014
Keele University Conferences and Events (KUC&E) is giving away sweet treats at this year’s Academic Venue Show at ILEC Conference C..

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Winchester University work towards food allergen law deadline  

Winchester University work towards food allergen law deadline

Date: 21.05.2014
The regulations will affect all sectors of the foodservice industry as they will be required to provide detailed allergen information on ..

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Third MSC Raymond Blanc film goes live  

Third MSC Raymond Blanc film goes live

Date: 20.05.2014
‘Inspector Blanc’, which sees an animated version of the chef investigates the curious cases of the ‘Fish in the Canteen’ and ‘..

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Peros honoured at Number 10 event  

Peros honoured at Number 10 event

Date: 20.05.2014
The event, hosted by Samantha Cameron, celebrated the £10m raised by the One brand since it launched in 2005. James Roberts and Peter Go..

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