Members Area

Welcome to the Members’ Area of the Guild of Food Writers website. Here you will find resources that are only available to Guild members, including shortcuts to member benefits such as our discounts and pay survey results.


For more information on the Guild, and to see the full range of our activities and resources, please refer to our new FAQs page.


The directory of members is one of the most important features of the Guild, so please be sure to keep your entry up to date, both with regard to professional activities and contact details. 


Best wishes,


Charlotte Pike


Sam Bilton

Sam Bilton is a freelance food writer and cook specialising in food history. She writes a food blog called Comfortably Hungry and also runs a historically themed supper club called Repast in Sussex. She was the Food & Drink Editor for a local lifestyle magazine in Sussex for 3 years and is a regular contributor to the English Heritage blog. Her first book on the history of gingerbread (First Catch Your Gingerbread, Prospect Books) was published in 2020. Sam sits on the Guild of Food Writers committee as Co Vice Chair and Awards Coordinator.

Special subjects

Food history

Languages spoken


Commercial interests

Supper Club Host