The Guild of Food Writers is the UK’s association for professional food writers and broadcasters. Established in 1984, it acts as a network and showcase for nearly 600 authors, broadcasters, columnists and journalists, including many household names.

The Guild has a busy programme of events, both in person and online, and encourages the development of less experienced and emerging writers through its yearly Young Food Writer competition and mentorship scheme.

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The Guild of Food Writers Awards 2024

The Guild of Food Writers Awards recognise outstanding achievement in areas where food writers work and have influence. They are awarded annually and are the only awards judged entirely by professional food writers, editors and broadcasters. The Guild Awards were inaugurated in 1996 and reflect the Guild’s commitment to encouraging new and established food writers.

If you are unsure about which category you should enter or have any questions about the awards process please contact the Awards Coordinator at

The winners of each Award will be announced at The Guild of Food Writers Awards Ceremony. 


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