Review Guidelines

Thank you for agreeing to be a reviewer for the International Journal of Gastronomy Research. Our reviewers play a crucial role in enhancing the quality and scholarly value of our publications. This guide is prepared to assist you in fulfilling your role as a reviewer.

Your Role as a Reviewer

  1. Review the Manuscript: As a reviewer, you are expected to impartially and independently evaluate the assigned manuscript. You should carefully examine the scientific quality, methods, results, and presentation of the paper.
  2. Confidentiality and Plagiarism Check: You should maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript during the review process and check for any instances of plagiarism. If you have concerns about plagiarism or ethical issues, report them to the editor.

  3. Provide Detailed and Clear Report: Write a referee report that clearly states the strengths and weaknesses of the manuscript. Your comments should be supported with scientific reasoning.

  4. Recommendations and Suggestions: Identify any deficiencies or potential areas for improvement in the paper and provide constructive suggestions to the authors. This can contribute to enhancing the quality of the manuscript.


  • Strive to communicate your decision to accept or reject the manuscript in a timely and efficient manner. In most cases, you are expected to convey whether the paper is accepted, rejected, or needs revision.

  • Ensure that you submit your referee report promptly. Timely reports are crucial for expediting the publication process.

After the Reviewing Task

  • Once you have conveyed the outcomes and comments of your review to the editor, refrain from any communication with the authors. Editors will communicate with authors and make necessary revisions.

After the Reviewing Task

ter the Reviewing Task

  • As a reviewer, it is important that you do not have any conflicts of interest with the manuscript you are reviewing. If you have any conflicts of interest with the manuscript or its authors, please report this to the editor.

Thank you for serving as a reviewer for the International Journal of Gastronomy Research. Your role is instrumental in enhancing the quality of scholarly publications. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to our editors.

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