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Catering & hospitality

Model behaviour

TUCO research provides insight for university catering growth

The food environment

Professor David Russell discusses the four things that affect student food consumption followi...

Making a strong first impression

By Matt White, Chair of The University Caterers Organisation and Director of Catering, Hotel a...

TUCO reveals food and drink trends

Global food and drink trends driven by need for more meaningful experiences, reveals TUCO repo...

Let's go international

Study trips are great learning experiences and the University Hospitality Seminars (UHS) trip ...

New programme for HE chefs and Michelin Starred Dining

A new masterclass programme for university chefs on Michelin starred dining will take place on...

TUCO 2017 - driving learning, development and innovation

Hundreds of caterers from the FE and HE sector gather at the University of Nottingham for the ...

Sheffield College win Skills for Chefs Gala Awards top prize

The team won UK Young Restaurant Team of the Year 2017, celebrating their win at the awards di...

Vale Academy Trust

An interview with Sally Cox, Trust Catering Manager at the Vale Academy Trust in Oxfordshire

Carmel Education Trust

The Carmel Education Trust has overarching accountability and governance of a number of academ...

Navigating allergen legislation

TUCO's chair Matt White outlines the organisation's allergens checklist

Skills for Chefs celebrate 20th anniversary conference

More than 200 chefs have made the annual pilgrimage to Sheffield for the 20th Anniversary of t...

High street food and drink costs rise by 48%

Research by The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) sheds light on the ongoing campus vs h...

Scottish university chooses gluten-free food

University collaboration signals recipe for success for Edinburgh food

The science behind event catering

By Matt White, Chair of TUCO and Director of Catering, Hotel and Conference Services at The Un...

Green food is clean food

Let's work in harmony with our bodies and our world, says Russell's Partnership's founder and ...

Can you reduce your costs by changing the way you buy?

Simon Gurney, Procurement Manager at Pelican Procurement Services, shares some practical tips ...

Catering for conference season

By Matt White, Chair of TUCO and Director of Catering, Hotel and Conference Services at The Un...

TUCO Competitions return for 2017

Warwick University hosts prestigious catering awards over two days, welcoming more than 400 de...

Digital innovations in food

By The Russell Partnership's Prof David Russell

Scottish university goes gluten-free

University collaboration signals recipe for success for Edinburgh food firm

Wrexham Glyndwr gets catering overhaul 

New coffee shops and food outlets are among £200,000 of improvements to catering facilities...

Taking the heat out of food safety and hygiene obligations

Checkit removes the pen-and-paper burden of daily catering checks

Waste not want not

Matt White, Chair of TUCO, discusses the environmental impact of food waste in the HE sector

Turning up the heat

Keri Beckingham looks at the ways that unis are adapting their catering offering in order to c...

Winners announced at TUCO Competitions

150 HE caterers go head-to-head to compete in a series of food and drink challenges

Bringing environmentally-friendly drinking water to HE

Unis are advised to promote the use of reusable bottles instead of pre-bottled water, having a...

Think global, act local - the power of collaborative working

With the ease of travel and the power of social media, students are among the first to discove...

Understanding your customers

Leeds' Beverley Kenny reflects on the competitive nature of offering catering services at a Ci...

New framework serves up recruitment solution for HE

TUCO launches first national catering recruitment framework

Celebrating university catering excellence

By Matt White, Chair of TUCO

University in Birmingham hosts langar

"Birmingham City University's biggest meal" was free for all who attended

Keeping HE catering ahead of the curve

Matt White, Chair of TUCO, discusses the importance of planning ahead when catering for trend-...

TUCO launches 1st national catering recruitment framework

The framework will allow caterers to recruit staff with as little as 24 hours' notice

Drinking water: improving environmental credentials

ACS teamed up with BRITA Vivreau having discovered the sustainable benefits of the Table Water...

Lancaster achieves Food for Life Catering Mark

Lancaster University achieves prestigious Food for Life Catering Mark, a recognised industry s...

The future is digital, the future is now

Mike Haslin, Chief Executive Officer at TUCO, discusses the age of digital procurement and wha...

The best tonic

The gin trend will continue well into 2017, says Keele University's Executive Chef, Peter Walt...

TUCO Chair named 'Top 20 Influencer'

The University Caterers Organisation's Matt White has been named in the annual Top 20 Public S...

TUCO launches its first Chinese Cookbook

TUCO brings a taste of the Orient to UK campuses in time for the Chinese New Year