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


Kate Hawkings

A freelance food, drinks and travel writer, restaurateur and wine consultant. Publications include the Guardian, Telegraph, Times, Financial Times, Independent, Imbibe, Olive, BBC Good Food and Food & Travel magazine. Special interest in wine from unusual regions and unexpected grapes, and other drinks that soothe the soul. Author of 'Aperitif', published by Quadrille in spring 2018.

Special subjects

Wine Aperitifs Madeira

Regular work

Wine columnist Olive magazine