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


Polly Tyrer

Early on in my career I became Vice Principle of the newly opened Leith’s School of Food and Wine and later Managing Director of Leiths Good Food. I have published six cookery book combining the knowledge gained during travels in Spain and California with that of my working life. Years spent in food developement gave me further experience in marketing, promotion, food styling and innovation. My interests now lie in teaching both adults and children the skills to prepare simple, well balanced family meals and in my voluntary roles as a business mentor.

Special subjects

Family cookery. Catering Small business development. Recipe and menu development.

Regular work

Volunteer roles with the School for Social Entrepeneurs and the Princes Trust.