TUCO chairman wins Cateys Award

TUCO chairman wins Cateys Award
Matthew White, TUCO chairman, wins Cateys Award
04/07/2019 - 05:00
Matthew White, chairman of The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) and director of campus commerce at the University of Reading was announced as the winner of the public sector award at the Cateys Awards 2019.

TUCO is a professional membership body for caterers operating in the higher education sector. They are committed to improving the quality standards, advice and information for those working in catering and hospitality teams.

The Cateys annual awards ceremony is a celebration of brands in UK hospitality. White received his award in front of an audience of 1,200 people, including Michelin-starred chefs and high profile industry professionals.

White said: “To win the public sector award at this year’s highly respected Cateys Awards is a huge honour. I was delighted to be nominated and shortlisted by my peers, and to go on to win is incredible.

“Winning this prestigious award is a fantastic achievement for myself and TUCO. Our #TUCOfamily is what drives the organisation. I am extremely proud that we are proved to be an influential part of the UK catering and hospitality industry.”

Alongside White, other winners included 72-year old chef Shaun Hill who was presented with the lifetime achievement award, Vacherin’s Phil Roker, who won the foodservice caterer award and the special award honoured Ken McCulloch from Dakota.

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