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.

Forthcoming Guild Event

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 on the Guild's website.

Antonio Carluccio

Photograph of Antonio Carluccio
Antonio Carluccio, born 19 April, 1937, died 8 November 2017, a long-time, much-loved and respected member of the Guild of Food Writers. May he rest in peace.

To read Jenny Linford's tribute to this special gentleman please click here.

Photograph by Laura Edwards

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