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


Stefan Gates

Stefan is an award winning TV writer/presenter, author, live show performer and food consultant. He graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English and has written and presented 17 TV series and documentaries about extraordinary food including Food Factory (BBC1), Feasts, Can Eating Insects Save the World (BBC4), Incredible Edibles and Gastronuts (CBBC), Gastrolab (BBC Learning) and E Numbers: An Edible Adventure (BBC2). His acclaimed BBC2 series Cooking in the Danger Zone won several awards. He has written eight books and performed over 1000 food and science shows at major venues and festivals in the UK and abroad.

Special subjects

Food adventures Food and science The Future of Food

Advisory boards / Awards

Judge for BBC Food & Farming Awards