Benefits of Joining the Guild

Joining the Guild of Food Writers has benefits that can last the length of your career as a food writer or broadcaster.

When you become a member, you will have:
  • Access to the online Food Forum, a lively debating chamber in which members share their considerable knowledge on everything from dealing with publishers to how to stop tofu falling off kebab skewers. 
  • A listing in the Annual Directory of Members, which is both a showcase of our members' varied talents, and a comprehensive contacts bible listing areas of expertise.
  • Regular invitations to fascinating food workshops, and events such as our annual Awards and Autumn Event. 
  • Access to the Guild's publications, such as our monthly online newsletters.
  • The chance to get involved in the Guild's many activities - and have a say in how we are run - by standing for election to the committee
  • An opportunity to attend the annual New Members' Lunch, a chance to break bread with members old and new.
  • Access to our password-protected Members' Area on this site, which contains all sorts of goodies not available on the public side of the site, such as:
       —  The chance to seek advice on professional matters at a reasonable cost via services arranged by  
              our Professional Issues Secretary, who organises regular pay surveys
       —  Access to details of discounts, some considerable, offered to GFW members, by various
             companies and organizations
       —  Details of members who offer accommodation to other members in London and other parts
             of the country
       —  Details of our Benevolent Fund and Bursaries offered by the Guild.

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