Awards 2018 – Call for Entries

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 Guild of Food Writers Awards sponsored by Tenderstem®.

Full details are now available here and the Awards entry form can be completed online.

There are 12 main awards categories:
  • British Food Award
  • Campaigning and Investigative Food Work Award
  • Cookery Book Award
    (Sponsored by California Walnuts)
  • Cookery Writing Award
    (Sponsored by Gold Top)
  • First Book Award
  • Food and Travel Award
    (Sponsored by Tebay Services and Gloucester Services)
  • Food Blog Award
    (Sponsored by Satellite PR)
  • Food Book Award
  • Food Broadcast Award
  • Food Magazine or Section Award
    (Sponsored by Lakeland)
  • Food Writing Award
    (Sponsored by Thermapen®)
  • Restaurant Writing Award
The closing date for completing entry forms is Wednesday 31 January 2018 and all materials must be with the juries by Wednesday 28 February 2018.
The winning entry in each category will receive a prize of £500 and an engraved glass trophy. The winners of each Award will be announced at the Guild of Food Writers Awards ceremony on Monday 18 June 2018 at Opera Holland Park.

The Guild also presents the Inspiration Award to celebrate an individual or group making an inspirational difference to how we eat today. This award is unique amongst the Guild awards as the only people who can submit nominations are the Guild’s own members. Nominations for this award will be sought in March 2018.

Write It 2018 – Call for Entries

Calling all keen writers, 18 and under. In partnership with Pink Lady® we’re looking for young wordsmiths to take part in this fabulous, food-based writing competition. 

As the Write It competition is celebrating its 10th birthday in 2018, the theme for this year’s competition is Celebration.

The competition closes on Monday 30 April 2018. Winners will be notified by the end of June. Good luck!

To find out more and to enter please click here.

Forthcoming Guild Events

Cooks and their Books: Exhibition, Curator’s Talk and Lunch in Leeds  Photograph of Dr Eileen White
Friday 19 January 2018, 11am-1pm, followed by lunch
Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery, Parkinson Building, Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT and
The Swine That Dines, 58 North Street, Leeds, LS2 7PN
Find out more about this event here.

In Conversation with Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Sri Owen

Cover of The Rice Book by Sri OwenPhotograph of Sri OwenCover of Sri Owen's Indonesian Food

Tuesday 30 January 2018, 6pm to 9pm
Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH

Find out more about this event here.

Kitchen Theory Workshop with Professor Charles Spence and Chef Jozef Youssef

Photograph of four spoonsPhotograph of Jozef Youseff and Professor Charles Spence

Tuesday 6 February 2018, 6.30pm
Guild of Fine Food, 42 Southwark Street, London SE1 1UN

Find out more about this event here.
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