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


Kathryn Hawkins

Kathryn Hawkins is an experienced home economist. She has been writing about food and creating recipes for 30 years. Alongside the writing, Kathryn is a food stylist and prepares food for photographs in magazines, books, advertising and food packaging, and on websites and tv. Based in Perthshire, she travels all over the UK and beyond for her work. Kathryn teaches and demonstrates on a variety of cookery subjects. She is a regular contributor to the cookery pages of My Weekly magazine, and has over 20 cookery books to her name. She has a passion for all aspects of baking, and in her spare time grows her own fruit and vegetables, and makes her own jams and preserves. She is also a blogger and publishes her own blog posts every week.

Special subjects

Baking; special diets especially gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan; seasonal and regional cookery; cooking for children.

Regular work

Recipe and product development for Dr Oetker UK as well as food styling; Cookery writing and food styling for My Weekly magazine

Advisory boards / Awards

International Federation of Home Economics