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. 


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Charlotte Pike


Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson read Medieval and Modern Languages at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and went on to become Deputy Literary Editor of The Sunday Times at the age of 26, followed by a successful career as a freelance journalist, writing for a range of magazines and newspapers. In 1998 she wrote her first cookbook, How To Eat, The Pleasures and Principles of Good Food, and now has eleven bestselling books to her name with over five million sales in the UK alone and over 10 million worldwide.  Nigella has made several hit TV series which are aired across the globe.  

Advisory boards / Awards

In 1998 she was a judge for the Booker Prize and in 2000 she chaired the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. She was voted Author of the Year in the British Book Awards 2000, Best Food Personality by readers of Observer Food Monthly in 2014, and Television Personality of the Year at the 2016 Fortnum & Mason Awards.