Our team have worked with a great number of high profile & hugely prestigious companies; our past, present & future credentials speak for themselves..

Electric Vehicles

Accessibility to electric vehicles across the university & gUSto delivered hospitality has introduced new vehicles to the fleet

Universal Music Group

Steve Timmins – Regional Sales & Promotions Manager (Yorkshire) – London Records.

TUCO Awards

Tracy Carr & Joe Berry (both Master Chefs of the UK) receive the Bronze medal for the Chef’s Challenge at the awards in March 2016; Rob Hattersley won Gold within the ‘Salon Culinaire’ competition at Warwick University.

Customer First

Achievement of Customer First Accreditation

Leicester City Football Club

Steve Timmins – Previous Business Development Manager – Conference & Events.

Hollywood Bowl

Andy Flowers – General Manager - Achieved 25% sales growth during time at HB Glasgow, achieved 107% managerial profit at Leeds & awarded General Manager of the Year in 2007.

Leeds United Football Club

Steve Timmins – Previous Sales Manager – Conference & Events

Our Cow Molly

Sheffield-based exclusive provider of all dairy products to the University of Sheffield; recent winner of the BBC “Food & Farming Awards’ – ‘Future Food’ category.

Welcome Host Training

All team members receive Welcome Host training to achieve consistently high customer care standards throughout our business.

Master Chef

The university boasts three “Master Chefs of the UK” in Tracy Carr, Joe Berry & Debbie Gooder. A celebration of twenty years of this prestigious catering occasion in 2016 was marked with invited chef Brian Turner as guest After Dinner Speaker.

Derby County Football Club

Gavin Brown – Previous General Manager of Catering Services for Lindley Catering at Pride Park.


Andy Flowers – Previous Fast Track General Manager – wrote a Brand Standards Audit that was adopted throughout the company.

Life Water

Sales of 100,000 bottles of life water per year; the drop4drop campaign enables the production of potable water for third world countries that need sanitation and support – The University of Sheffield now has its own well in India.


Gavin Brown - Director of TUCO.
Julie Barker, Chair of TUCO - “Gavin has proven himself a valuable asset to The University of Sheffield in his many roles, taking a forward thinking and innovative approach to his work and displaying a real commitment to driving excellence in the sector which truly aligns him to TUCO.

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Steve Timmins – Previous Sales Manager – Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, Macdonald Town House, Manchester & Regional Sales Manager, Macdonald Aviemore.

CUBO Awards

Awarded ‘Best Catering Service’ at the 2016 awards ceremony.