TUCO reveals awards shortlist

04/07/2019 - 09:52
The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) has announced the shortlist for its 2019 TUCO Awards.

The awards celebrate its members' achievements and recognises the 'commitment and efforts' of teams and individuals working across the  range of positions in catering and hospitality.

Matthew White, TUCO chairman said: “Our TUCO Awards are a great opportunity for us to celebrate the outstanding work that our members have achieved throughout the last 12 months and beyond. It is important for us to recognise and show our appreciation for the teams and individuals who go the extra mile at their institutions.”

“It was tremendously difficult to whittle down the many amazing entries to just three finalists in each award category. Many congratulations to all that have been shortlisted.”

The winners will be revealed during the Gala Awards dinner on Wednesday 31 July at the culmination of the TUCO Conference, taking place 29 – 31 July at the University of York. 

The finalists are: 

Rising Star Award

  • Annika Cheung - Royal Holloway University, London
  • Gary Daly - Queens University Belfast
  • Annabel Hurst - Cardiff University

Innovation Award

  • Aston University
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Reading

Sustainability Award

  • Aston University
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • University of Chester

Team of the Year

  • Procurement Team - Cardiff University
  • Hospitality Team - Lancaster University
  • Eat@Hope - Liverpool Hope University

TUCO Member of the Year

  • University of Kent
  • University of Manchester
  • University of St Andrews

Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Bill Brogan - University of Cambridge
  • Kate Glynn, Aston University
  • Jade Willett - University of Lincoln

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