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


Sam Rice

Sam is a freelance food and lifestyle writer and author of the Sunday Times bestseller The Midlife Kitchen, which she co-wrote with fellow food writer and journalist Mimi Spencer. Sam is also a qualified oenologist (DipWSET) and after moving to Bali with her family in 2013, she was the wine columnist for Inspired Bali Magazine. These days Sam lives in Singapore with her husband and two teenage children, she is a regular contributor to a number of print and online publications and has a regular monthly column in Top Santé Magazine. Her new book, The Midlife Method; How to lose weight and feel great after 40, is published on Dec 31 by Headline Home.

Special subjects

Food, healthy eating, weight management, wine

Languages spoken

English, some French, some Indonesian

Regular work

Columnist at Top Sante magazine "The Mindful Eater"