Join us for the Waitrose Virtual Food & Drink Festival on 12-15 November. You’ll be able to take part in live cooking lessons from the Waitrose Cookery School, brush up your kitchen skills at masterclasses with guest chefs Nathan Outlaw and Dhruv Baker, and find out what inspires Heston Blumenthal.
Settle back as Waitrose drinks experts, including Phillip Schofield, share their tips and knowledge, and watch wine talks, tastings and cocktail demos hosted by some of our favourite suppliers and producers. With more than 40 events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy – all from the comfort of home.
Tickets are £15 per day.
Enjoy an exclusive interview with the
world-renowned chef as he looks back over
Cook-along with one of Britain’s most exciting chefs, winner of The Good Food Guide 2019 Restaurant of the Year
VIRTUALLY MEET OUR PRODUCERS
Watch talks and demos by some of the talented people who supply our
food and drink
WAITROSE COOKERY SCHOOL
Take part in live interactive lessons led by our experts – without leaving your kitchen
Join Waitrose wine expert Phillip Schofield for a live interview, customer Q+A, and tasting of his When In Rome boxed wine
Pick up tips on how to spice up your cooking from the MasterChef winner
How do I access the Virtual Waitrose Food & Drink Festival?
You will receive an email leading up to the event with a link to the virtual festival that will be hosted online. The email will contain your login credentials to enable you to enter the festival through your web browser. On entry, you will see a list of sessions held on the day, and when available, you will be able to join these sessions live.
When is the festival?
The festival is running daily from 12-15 November. Tickets are available per day. Each day starts at 10am and finishes at 9.30pm, and is packed with a variety of masterclasses, talks and cooking lessons for you to choose from and join. You will be able to log in and out of the festival at any point during the day.
What will I need to take part?
You will need internet access to enter the festival through your web browser. If you would like to join in with one of our cooking lessons or tasting sessions, you will first need to take a look at the digital festival show guide, which will be sent via email ahead of the festival, and use the shopping lists and recipes for each masterclass to purchase ingredients.