We have our Write It winners!

The competition: write a story on the theme of ‘Food for Sharing’ for your chance to win lots of fabulous prizes and an invite to the Winners’ Lunch to meet some of your food writing heroes. The writing can feature any food sharing occasion, from Sunday lunches with family to picnics on beaches, anything you like on the theme to get the judges’ taste buds tingling.

One winner from each age group will receive:

Winners’ lunch with judges in central London in July 2019

£100 book token

5 cookery books

Box of Pink Lady® apples for the school

£150 worth of cooking utensils for the school

Pink Lady® goody bag

Article featured on Pink Lady® and the Guild’s website

Announcement in the Guild of Food Writers’ Awards brochure

A certificate

PLUS: 10 and under and 11-14 winners will both visit The Week Junior’s offices to curate their own page in the magazine, including their winning story, as well as receive a free 12 month subscription to the magazine.

PLUS: 15-18 winner will visit the delicious magazine’s test kitchen in London and receive a free 12 month subscription to the magazine.

We’ve been inundated with fabulous food stories from aspiring food writers aged 18 or under, and after much deliberation we’ve crowned our Young Food Writers of the Year 2019! Meet the winners and read their stories.

The Guild of Food Writers Write It competition in partnership with Pink Lady® apples has gone from strength to strength, with entries up 112% on last year! 2019 was the biggest year for the competition to date, with more young people submitting their inspiring, creative masterpieces to a respected panel of industry experts than ever before.

Who has read the 2019 entries...

From celebrity chefs to TV presenters and top food writers, this year’s judging panel was filled with amazing foodie talent.

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