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


Christine France

Born and raised in the Yorkshire Dales, Christine grew up to appreciate British food at it’s best, and her enthusiastic, down-to-earth approach has made her one of Britain’s most versatile cookery experts. After qualifying as a Home Economist in London, Christine worked as a writer, food stylist and editor on several national women’s magazines including Woman’s Realm, Good Housekeeping and BBC Good Food. She has written over 30 cookery books. Recent work includes radio, food judging, restaurant reviewing and teaching. Christine is now semi-retired and lives in rural Somerset with her husband, artist and photographer Don Last.

Special subjects

Local, fresh and healthy foods. Restaurant reviews. Food judging.