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


Kumud Gandhi

I am the founder of The Cooking Academy cookery school based in London & Rickmansworth, Herts. In addition to teaching, I am a food scientist, broadcaster, and author of the book "A Cupboard Full of Spices" published in 2018.

Special subjects

Food science Keynote speaker - the medicine and chemistry that underline the food choices that we make "The Alchemy of Food" Master Spice blender

Languages spoken

English Gujarati French

Regular work

Cookery teacher Recipe development Nutritional speaker Corporate team building events Food demonstrator Public speaking Writer & Broadcaster

Advisory boards / Awards

Panel for Government white paper- school meals Borough Market judging panel Guild of Fine Foods judging panel Several award-winning spices & Blends

Commercial interests

The Cooking Academy The Saffron House Spice Company