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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Lorna Wing

Lorna is a cook, recipe writer and cookery teacher with a long culinary career. She trained as a home economist, before working as a chef for Prue Leith. Thereafter, she cooked her way around the world and sailed the Atlantic, crewing aboard a yacht bound for the Caribbean. Lorna went on to run Heal’s Restaurant for Sir Terence Conran and to have a highly acclaimed catering company, organising events for everyone from rock stars to royalty, earning her the moniker ‘the canapé queen’. She is the author of Party Food, and a former columnist for Delia Smith’s Sainsbury's Magazine and for Woman & Home.

Special subjects

Simple, stylish but practical and accurate recipes for teens and those new to cooking, and get-ahead recipes for families. An expert in innovative canapé and menu creation, in cooking ahead for large numbers, and in event planning and organisation.

Regular work

Lorna is an Approved Activity Provider teaching cookery online to Duke of Edinburgh’s Award students and young people heading to university. Via her consultancy, she provides product and recipe development for brands, and menu-writing for caterers, event organisers and party planners.