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


Ria Amber Tesia

I am a food critic sitting on 6 judging panels; 1. British Street Food Awards Judge 2. Italian Food Awards Judge 3. Asian Curry Awards Judge 4. Nottingham Restaurant & Bar Awards Judge 5. Nottingham Food & Drink Awards Judge 6.This Is Manchester Awards Judge I am also a food and drink writer, and have appeared on the James Martin show in three of his wine tasting segments. I will be appearing on Derby Sound Radio presenting a weekly food feature where I will round up food news and reviews of the week.

Special subjects

Indian food (cooking and critiquing it).

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Gujarati, Hindi. I also understand basic Punjabi and Urdu.

Regular work

Here are a few links of my latest work: 1. 2. 3.

Commercial interests

Evangelical about pairing food and drink. Love speaking and writing about food matching (i.e. beer and curry / coffee and cake).