Guild of Food Writers Awards 2022 - Winners

It is with enormous pleasure that we share the winners of our 25th Anniversary Guild of Food Writers Awards, which took place in London on Wednesday 22nd June 2022 at the Royal Institution. It was a wonderful celebration of excellence in our industry, a joyous celebration of outstanding work and a wonderful evening to connect again in person after too long.
We offer our warmest congratulations to all winners and shortlisted authors, and our sincere thanks to our members who judged the awards, our sponsors for their generous support and to our outstanding volunteer committee who worked tirelessly to make the evening happen.


Lifetime Achievement Award

Delia Smith CH CBE


Delia Smith Guild of Food Writer Awards



First Book Award

'Eating to Extinction' by Dan Saladino


Food Book Award 

Sponsored by Tebay/Gloucester Westmorland Family

'Eating to Extinction' by Dan Saladino


Food Podcast or Broadcast Award

Sponsored by  Trewithen Dairy

Cooking The Books with Gilly Smith


Food Magazine or Selection

Sponsored by Lakeland

delicious. magazine - Editor: Karen Barnes


Food Writing

Fuchsia Dunlopwork published in FT Weekend magazine & National Geographic Traveller Food magazine


General Cookbook

Sponsored by  ETI/Thermapen

'Cook As You Are' by Ruby Tandoh


International or Regional Cookbook

'The Nordic Baker' by Sofia Nordgren



Sponsored by KellyBronze

'Gulp! The secret economics of food delivery' by Jonathan Nunn


Online Food Writer

Sponsored by  Cornish Sea Salt

@cookalore by Priya Mani


Recipe Writing 

Sponsored by Gold Top

Chetna Makan for work published in Waitrose and Partners Food Magazine.


Restaurant Writing 

Sponsored by  Caulishoots™

Jonathan Nunn


Specialist or Single Subject Cook book.

'Baked to Perfection - delicious gluten free recipes with a pinch of science.' by Katarina Cermelj


Drinks Writing

Sponsored by Champagne Drappier

Anthony Gladman for work published in Good Beer Hunting and Ferment Magazine


Drinks Book

Sponsored by Cramele Recas

'A YEAR IN BEERThe Beer Lovers Guide to the Seasons' by Jonny Garrett


Self Publishing 

'For The Love Of The Sea: A Cookbook to Celebrate the British Seafood Community & Their Food' by Jenny Jefferies


For all the images and to watch our livestream of the event, click here


To read the programme of the evening, click here