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


Helen Best-Shaw

Freelance food, travel and recipe writer. Food and travel photographer and blogger. Write at Fuss Free Flavours one of the UK's most popular and longest standing food blogs.

Special subjects

Available for brand recipe development work with detailed step by step photography and video. Previous clients include - Flora, Princes, Kitchen Aid, Sainsbury's, Trex, Albert Bartett and Driscolls. Especially interested in Italy and Italian producers. I've travelled extensively in Italy on many producer trips.

Regular work

Regular travel writer in The Lady magazine.

Advisory boards / Awards

Vuelio Top 10 blog. Runner up Good Housekeeping best food blog Judge - Quality Food Awards Judge - World Bread Awards