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


Demet Guzey

I am an author and lecturer specialised in Food and Culture. I have a PhD in Food Science and a decade-long experience in international product development and marketing. In the last few years I have been working in the social and historical fields of food. I authored Food on Foot: A History of Eating on Trails and in the Wild. I live in Verona.

Special subjects

Food and wine travel writing Culinary events Food history

Languages spoken

Turkish, English, Italian, Dutch

Regular work

Adjunct Professor at The University Studies Abroad Consortium in Verona, Italy teaching two courses" "Food and Culture" and "Italian Food and Wine Business Field Study" Lecturer of "Food Writing" at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris

Commercial interests

I organize culinary workshops in Italy, combining a learning objective (history, writing, art, etc.) with food tourism, including lectures, visits to producers and hands-on activities, in an aesthetically pleasing and historically relevant setting. I would love to hear from other GFW members about any collaboration ideas.