The TUCO Awards recognise and celebrate effort, improvement and achievement from all levels of staff within our member institutions.


The TUCO Awards celebrate teamwork and also the individuals who might not always be standing over a stove each day, but works hard to create an innovative catering operation that gets results and creates customer loyalty. 

With 6 categories to enter:

  • Rising Star Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Sustainability Award
  • Team of the Year
  • Member of the Year
  • Outstanding Achievement Award

We are delighted to announce the 2024 shortlisted nominees:

Innovation Award
Sarah Davidson - Ayrshire College
Catering Team - Edge Hill University
King's Food - King's College London
Team Loughborough - Loughborough University
Bars and Dining Team - University of Reading

Rising Star Award
Lisa Mason - Ayrshire College
Jessica Powell - Edge Hill University
Ana Arias Gallego - King's College London
Maddison Selley - King's College London
Adam Settle - Liverpool Hope University

Sustainability Award
Catering & Events Team - Imperial College
King's Food - King's College London
Catering Team - Loughborough University
Campus Services Department - University of Bath
Source Catering - University of Bristol

TUCO Member of the Year
King's College London
Liverpool Hope University
University of Bristol

TUCO Team of the Year
Central Catering Team - Astrea Academy Trust
King's Food Team - King's College London
Team Loughborough - Loughborough University
Catering Operations Team - University of Kent

Outstanding Achievement Award
Announced at the gala awards dinner

Congratulations to all our shortlisted nominees!

The awards are presented at the Gala Awards Dinner, the culmination of the TUCO Summer Conference on Wednesday 31st July 2024.
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We are delighted to announce the 2023 Winners:

TUCO Team of the Year

Campus Food & Drink
Queen's University Belfast



Innovation Award

Commercial, Residential and Campus Services
University of Exeter



Sustainability Award

Commercial Team
Cardiff Metropolitan University



Rising Star Award

Annie Borelli
University of Kent



TUCO Member of the Year

Residential and Business Services
University of St Andrews


TUCO Outstanding Achievement Award

David Morton
University of Winchester


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