NEWS

 

News

If you have a news story we should be covering, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ulster student crowned Moka Master Barista  

Ulster student crowned Moka Master Barista

Date: 07.03.2014
The University of Ulster’s Laura Harbinson has been awarded the title of ‘2014 MOKA Master Barista’ at their first annual Barista c..

read more
TUCO consolidates Twitter accounts for #SMW14  

TUCO consolidates Twitter accounts for #SMW14

Date: 06.03.2014
All over the world, people are celebrating Social Media Week 2014 (#SMW14) and TUCO have joined the celebrations proactively by consolida..

read more
Casual Dining Show 2014 sees success  

Casual Dining Show 2014 sees success

Date: 05.03.2014
Casual Dining proved a big hit with buyers when it launched recently. The two-day show, which was held in London, has revealed that it at..

read more
Manchester University chef in the final for BBC's Cook of the Year  

Manchester University chef in the final for BBC's Cook of the Year

Date: 03.03.2014
A chef from the University of Manchester has been shortlisted for BBC Radio 4’s Cook of the Year.    Deborah Kerrmath heads up the ..

read more
Reading University serves up student-brewed beer  

Reading University serves up student-brewed beer

Date: 03.03.2014
The bars at the University of Reading have been serving up a rather different kind of beer recently – one that has been brewed by its o..

read more
Serviceline ‘safety check’ offer for TUCO members  

Serviceline ‘safety check’ offer for TUCO members

Date: 26.02.2014
The UK’s leading supplier of kitchen and refrigeration maintenance is offering TUCO magazine readers a free Kitchen Safety Check by a q..

read more
TUCO expands its board  

TUCO expands its board

Date: 25.02.2014
TUCO has made a promising start to the new year by appointing two new board members, further strengthening the organisations’ offering ..

read more
Brakes Student Chef Team Challenge moves to next stage  

Brakes Student Chef Team Challenge moves to next stage

Date: 24.02.2014
After welcoming a record 87 number of entries, the judges of the Brakes Student Chef Team Challenge have whittled the paper entries down ..

read more
Are you the Chef of the Future 2014?  

Are you the Chef of the Future 2014?

Date: 20.02.2014
The Cordon Vert vegetarian cookery school is challenging all chefs (meat eaters, veggie or vegan) to take part in the Chef of the Future ..

read more
Caterers’ competition to win a luxury Cornwall stay  

Caterers’ competition to win a luxury Cornwall stay

Date: 19.02.2014
Bisto is celebrating Mother’s Day by giving chefs and caterers the opportunity to win a two-night luxury stay in Cornwall.    Premi..

read more
The Graduate Awards return for 2014  

The Graduate Awards return for 2014

Date: 19.02.2014
The Craft Guild of Chefs is calling for entries to this year’s Graduate Awards, supported by Essential Cuisine. Chefs aged under 23 ye..

read more
Organic food bounces back  

Organic food bounces back

Date: 18.02.2014
Latest figures from Neilsen show that organic food is making a comeback after sales declining for four consecutive years.   The report..

read more
Hospitality Action’s Employee Assistance Programme launches  

Hospitality Action’s Employee Assistance Programme launches

Date: 18.02.2014
The Employee Assistance Programme by Hospitality Action has launched after 10 months of gradual roll out. The scheme is designed to supp..

read more
Major International cuts plastic use with new pots  

Major International cuts plastic use with new pots

Date: 17.02.2014
Major International has revolutionised the way they work by reducing the amount of plastic they use by changing their powder base and sau..

read more
International excitement for Skills for Chefs Conference  

International excitement for Skills for Chefs Conference

Date: 17.02.2014
The 17th Skills for Chefs Conference is set to light up the industry with an international programme featuring some of the best chefs in ..

read more
CEDA Conference announces keynote speaker  

CEDA Conference announces keynote speaker

Date: 14.02.2014
The CEDA Conference 2014 has announced Ellis Watson, CEO of D C Thomson, as the keynote speaker at their business day on 3rd April.   ..

read more
TUCO welcomes Go Green Week  

TUCO welcomes Go Green Week

Date: 14.02.2014
Today marks the first day of Go Green Week, dedicated to bringing issues of sustainability and recycling to the forefront of schools, col..

read more
Industry event aims for 2014 runners in 2014  

Industry event aims for 2014 runners in 2014

Date: 13.02.2014
This year’s Hotelympia 10K is set to be the biggest and best yet, with a target of 2014 runners for 2014.   Organisers of the Hotely..

read more
New HaFSA report available for TUCO members  

New HaFSA report available for TUCO members

Date: 12.02.2014
  A new report from the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement is now available for TUCO members to download.   The document provide..

read more
Diet concerns influence eating out choices  

Diet concerns influence eating out choices

Date: 11.02.2014
Diet concerns, such as vegetarian options and calorie information, are influencing more consumer decisions about where to eat out, accord..

read more
Edinburgh University awarded Bronze Food for Life across entire campus  

Edinburgh University awarded Bronze Food for Life across entire campus

Date: 07.02.2014
The University of Edinburgh has recently renewed their Bronze Food for Life Catering Mark and successfully added a further 13 catering ou..

read more
Industry prepares for Chip Week 2014  

Industry prepares for Chip Week 2014

Date: 07.02.2014
With Chip Week 2014 almost upon us, chefs and caterers across the UK are preparing innovative promotions and activities to celebrate..

read more
British Pie Awards open for entries  

British Pie Awards open for entries

Date: 06.02.2014
The British Pie Awards 2014 have opened and the organisers are preparing themselves to receive the biggest number of entries yet. With..

read more
TUCO to run free workshops for members  

TUCO to run free workshops for members

Date: 04.02.2014
TUCO is running a series of six free Food Allergen Labelling workshops during March and April at universities across the country. ..

read more
Best venues for breakfast revealed  

Best venues for breakfast revealed

Date: 03.02.2014
After months of searching and thousands of votes, the best places to eat breakfast across the UK have been revealed by the Best Breakfas..

read more