Wednesday, 5 December 2007


The Guild of Food Writers has announced the launch of an exciting new competition CookIt–WriteIt! The Guild is looking for young food writers of the future and is asking entrants, aged between 15 and 18, to put together a 750-word piece on any food related subject.

Their two competitions are:
Children’s Cookery Competition: CookIt! 2008
The Guild is asking budding young cooks, aged between 10 and 14, to create a two-course family meal for a special occasion using mainly fresh and healthy ingredients. The main course and pudding should serve between 2 and 4 people and cost a maximum of £20.00 to make. Recipes should also take no longer than 1 hour 30 minutes to prepare and cook. The closing date for entries is Monday 7 April 2008.
Young People’s Food Writing Competition: CookIt–WriteIt! 2008
This year the Guild has introduced a food writing section to its annual Cook It! competition: CookIt–WriteIt! Open to applicants aged between 15 and 18, entrants are required to write a descriptive 750-word piece based on any food-related subject such as a visit to a restaurant, market or food shop, either in Britain or abroad.

Entries should be emailed with a completed entry form by Monday 21 April 2008.
For entry forms and further information for both competitions go to

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