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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.


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Wendy Sweetser

I am a French-English and Italian-English translator and copy editor for food, drink, travel and general titles, including Americanization of recipes, text and punctuation. Publishers I have worked with during the past 3 years include Flammarion, Larousse, Pavilion, Michelin Green Guides, Quadrille and La Martinière. Prior to that I was the freelance food editor of OK! Magazine for 14 years and The London Magazine’s food and wine editor for 10 years. During that time I also regularly contributed food, drink and travel features to other publications including Sunday Express Magazine, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Period Living, Living France, BBC Good Food and TV Quick. I have written and styled over 30 cook books on subjects as diverse as baking, oriental cuisines, children's cookery and fish and seafood plus cocktails, desserts and chocolate.

Special subjects

French-English and Italian-English translation, copy editing and Americanization Copy editing of books translated from other languages, eg Dutch, Italian, German and Spanish

Languages spoken

French Good working knowledge of Italian