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


Pepper and Spice Workshop and Lunch at Santini’s, Belgravia

Photograph of a jar of Steenbergs Andaliman Pepper from IndonesiaPhotograph of private dining room at Santini RestaurantPhotograph of a jar of Steenbergs Wild Assam Pepper from India

Monday 12 March 2018, 11am to 2pm
Santini Restaurant, 29 Ebury Street, Belgravia, London SW1W 0NZ

This event is currently fully booked; if you would like to add your name to the waiting list please email the Guild's administrator Jonathan Woods: jonathan@gfw.co.uk. Find out more about this event here.

UK Seasonal Seafood Workshop with Galton Blackiston
Photograph of Galton BlackistonCover of Hook, Line, Sinker by Galton Blackiston

Wednesday 28 March 2018, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Westminster Kingsway College, Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PD

Find out more about this event here.


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:  
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.
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