We understand how important a successful catering service is to schools, academies, colleges and universities.  Browse our catering category frameworks to see how we can help you procure the goods and services you need to deliver a high quality value for money catering service for your institution.

If you deliver catering services inhouse you will also be interested in finding out more about TUCO who have over 20 agreements for sourcing fresh fruit & vegetables to grocery frozen & chilled foods to dairy products and much more!

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Choose from 22 Catering Frameworks

Alcohol

Use the TUCO alcohol framework to purchase a selection of draught and packaged beers/ciders plus a range of spirits, wines and fortified wines from regularly vetted suppliers.

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Catering Innovation and Concept Solution (CICS)

Use this dynamic purchasing system (DPS) from TUCO to access suppliers who can provide food and drink concepts and any supporting licenses, equipment and technology.

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Catering Light & Heavy Equipment

Use this TUCO framework to purchase a wide range of light and heavy catering equipment from kitchenware and tableware to cookware, refrigeration and kitchen ventilation systems.

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Confectionery and Cakes

Flapjacks, Muffins, Gingerbread, Cupcakes, Cookies, Cake Slices... and More!

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Convenience Retail Products and Services

A fast and compliant route to purchase a full range of convenience retail products and services including groceries, cakes, confectionery and soft drinks.

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Design & Installation for the Customer Experience (Catering & Social Spaces)

This TUCO framework is for the design and installation of customer experience in catering and social spaces. Suppliers are specialists in designing catering and interactive social spaces.

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Disposables & Kitchen Chemicals

This TUCO framework covers the supply and distribution of disposable catering items such as disposable cutlery and takeaway food containers as well as chemical cleaning products for your kitchen.

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Fresh Fruit & Vegetables

Source a range of fresh fruit and vegetables from regionally based suppliers using this framework from TUCO.

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Fresh Seafood

This framework provides you with access to suppliers who can source a range of fresh fish products including whole, filleted, smoked and processed fish/shellfish.

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Fresh/Frozen Butchered Meat & Poultry

This TUCO framework provides you with access to multiple suppliers offering a range of fresh butchered meat, game, cooked/processed meats and poultry items.

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Grocery Frozen & Chilled Foods

A framework from TUCO which offers a wide variety of products from canned foods and rice to sauces, frozen chips and sandwich fillings. It covers groceries, frozen food, chilled food and ingredients.

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Hot Beverage

A TUCO framework providing access to suppliers of ingredients and equipment to make/serve hot beverages at your institution.

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Kitchen Equipment Maintenance, Deep Cleaning & Ventilation Ducting Services

This TUCO Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) provides you with access to suppliers who can carry out the maintenance of kitchen equipment and deep cleaning of kitchen areas.

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Milk, Dairy, Morning Goods & Bread

Purchase a wide range of morning goods and milk, dairy and bread products for your further or higher education institution (college/sixth form/university).

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Outsourced Catering Services

A DfE recommended framework to help educational institutions procure a new catering service and a new contract catering company.

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Sandwiches and Associated Products

Offering a wide range of sandwiches, catering/hospitality platters, lunch bags, salads, fruit portion pots and hot food including noodle pots and hot wraps/paninis.

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Soft Drinks and Associated Products

Purchase a range of still and carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices and juice machines/dispensers, protein and energy drinks and bottled water with this TUCO framework.

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Supply and Distribution of Drinking Water Dispensers and Related Services

Providing access to suppliers who can supply and install drinking water dispensers and fountains around your campus.

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Sustainable Food Waste Management Services

Take control of food waste at your institution by using TUCO’s DPS to access suppliers who can provide on-site waste management facilities and/or off-site sustainable food waste collection services.

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Temporary Structures DPS

Use this dynamic purchasing system (DPS) agreement from TUCO to access suppliers who can provide marquees and temporary structures including bar and kitchen structures for hosting events.

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Vegan and Vegetarian Specialist Foods

Source a range of vegan and vegetarian products and ingredients from regularly vetted suppliers, to cater for your students’ specific dietary requirements using this framework from TUCO.

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Vending DPS

This dynamic purchasing system (DPS) agreement from TUCO offers a variety of different types of vending machines and also covers the servicing of vending machines.

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