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


Cathy Seward

I am a food writer / home economist and food stylist with many years of experience in the profession. I have worked for many leading blue-chip companies and have been specifically involved with product research and development. I test and evaluate kitchen equipment, write use and care instructions, develop and test recipes and style food for photography. I work with cookery book publishers testing and developing recipes. Americanising recipes is a particular speciality. I have worked on many cookery books testing and editing and Americanising recipes, have many of my recipes on leading cookery websites and am joint author of Superfood Slow Cooker published by RPS books. I am a food award judge.

Special subjects

Recipe testing and development. Americanisation of recipes. Testing and evaluation of kitchenwares. Writing use and care instructions for kitchenwares.

Regular work

Recipe testing and development. Americanisation of recipes for cookery books Food styling.