Delia has been teaching the country to cook for over 50 years and has sold more than 21 million books. She was awarded the prestigious Order of the Companions of Honour in 2017, receiving the award from HM The Queen for her contribution to cooking and cookery education. Delia is joint majority shareholder at Norwich City Football Club.
Visit Norwich and take a Food & Wine Workshop with Delia Smith
On this exclusive tour, you'll be hosted by Delia for a full day at her Food and Wine Workshop, where you'll also be joined by chef Alex Mackay and wine expert Jason Banner.
Your fun-packed food and drink experiences will include a wine tasting with Jason, a cooking demonstration with Alex, a cocktail masterclass and a special Q&A session with Delia and the team. You'll also dine at Yellow's Restaurant with Delia.
Dine at Yellow's Restaurant with Delia
Enjoy a special dinner at Yellow's Restaurant in the company of Delia. Everything is homemade with fresh, local ingredients, serving great tasting comfort food. In addition to the great food available, Yellow's also has a vibrant exhibition of amazing art by the hugely talented, local Norwich artist Nick Chinnery.
Delia culinary day
Your Food and Wine Workshop includes morning coffee with homemade cake, an opportunity to browse the gift shop for books and equipment, a three-course lunch with wine, cooking demonstration with Alex, wine tasting with Jason, cocktail masterclass with a cocktail expert, Q&A session with the team, tea and coffee, and a book signing with Delia and Alex.
You'll have some free time to relax and explore the local area at your leisure. Stroll around beautiful Norwich, taking in the castle, historic cathedral and the river, or venture further afield to Felbrigg Hall Estate or the beach at Cromer.
Reasons to book
Special dinner with Delia
Day with Delia
Food and Wine Workshop
Your expert guides
- A full day's focus on food and wine at Delia's Food and Wine Workshop
- A special Q&A with Delia and the team
- Dining at Yellow's restaurant with Delia
- Free time to explore Norwich and beyond
- Three nights in a double room on a Bed & Breakfast basis at the Holiday Inn Norwich City Centre
The short break is unguided - you will be sent full joining instructions on where to meet for the activities with Delia
Day1Arrive in NorwichNorwich, United Kingdom
Arrive at your hotel and check in for your three-night stay. The Holiday Inn Norwich City is a mere 10 minutes from the charming medieval centre, where you can stroll around the beautiful walkways of the city, exploring the many shops or Cathedral. Being just a short walk from Norwich's main line train station the Holiday Inn Norwich City is perfectly located. What's more, with the hotel overlooking the famous Norwich City Football Club, guests have the luxury of front row seats from the comfort of their bedroom!
Day2Delia’s Food and Wine WorkshopNorwich, United Kingdom
Your special day of cookery with Delia Smith and chef Alex Mackay includes coffee and cake on arrival, followed by a live cookery demonstration from Alex and a masterclass from a cocktail expert. This is followed by a three-course lunch and a tutored wine tasting with wine expert Jason Banner from Peter Graham Wines. Delia and Alex will be happy to sign books, both old and new. Delia, Alex and other specialists will also take part in a Q&A session, after which tea is served.
Day3Free time and dining experience with DeliaNorwich, United Kingdom
This morning is yours at leisure to relax and explore the city just a short walk from the doorstep. A little further afield are the Norfolk Broads, Felbrigg Hall Estate, Norwich Castle and plenty more to see and do.
This evening, one of the highlights of the tour is a special dining experience at Yellow's restaurant in the company of Delia. Yellow's restaurant combines friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere with great tasting food.
Day4Check outNorwich, United Kingdom
Check out of your hotel this morning for your onward travel home. You could always fit in some local sightseeing on your way!
Holiday Inn Norwich City
Four-star hotel and restaurant in the centre of Norwich
Located on Carrow Road, the Holiday Inn Norwich City is ideally located a short walk from Norwich's main line train station and a mere 10 minutes from the charming medieval centre, where you can stroll around the beautiful walkways of the city, exploring the many shops or the Cathedral.
The hotel overlooks the famous Norwich City Football Club, so you have the luxury of front row seats from the comfort of your bedroom! Guest rooms offer a pillow menu, iron and ironing board, separate bath and shower and oversized bath towels and robes. You'll also find tea and coffee-making facilities, satellite TV and a work desk with lamp.
The casual, light-filled restaurant serves buffet breakfasts, as well as international dishes for lunch and dinner. The contemporary lounge bar is the place to chat with friends over cocktails, or just relax in an armchair and watch live TV sports.
The hotel is equipped with a mini gym containing a cross trainer, a rowing machine, free weights, static bike and treadmill.