November 2013

Fri
01
Friday Night Flights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store
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Friday Night Flights
Friday, November 1st
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store

Our Friday Night tasting series continues for the holiday season. Each Friday in our liquor store, we'll feature a themed tasting along with a tutorial from one of our knowledgable team members, designed to help you learn more about our fabulous selection of wines & beers.  Attend 3 or more events and receive a free gift!

Tue
05
Whole Kids Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Whole Kids Storytime
Tuesday, November 5th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Need something to do with the little ones while big brother/sister are at school? Come hang out with us for Storytime in our play area. Kids can enjoy a story, activity & a snack, and the grown-ups can enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
Thursday, November 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The season for holiday cooking is here! Do you have a plan for Thanksgiving success? We'll be talking about how to plan and prep to ensure your time in the kitchen is simple and stress-free. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
08
Friday Night Flights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store
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Friday Night Flights
Friday, November 8th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store

Our Friday Night tasting series continues for the holiday season. Each Friday in our liquor store, we'll feature a themed tasting along with a tutorial from one of our knowledgable team members, designed to help you learn more about our fabulous selection of wines & beers.  Attend 3 or more events and receive a free gift!

Thu
14
Customer Open House
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Customer Open House
Thursday, November 14th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Our best ideas come from our customers. Join our leadership team on Nov. 14th from 12 - 1 or 5 - 6 to share what you think about our store.

Thu
14
Customer Open House
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Customer Open House
Thursday, November 14th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Our best ideas come from our customers. Join our leadership team on Nov. 14th from 12 - 1 or 5 - 6 to share what you think about our store.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Your Best Meal Ever
Thursday, November 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Have you planned your Thanksgiving menu? Bring your favorite recipes for main dishes, sides and desserts... We'll be sharing ours, too! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
15
Friday Night Flights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store
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Friday Night Flights
Friday, November 15th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store

Our Friday Night tasting series continues for the holiday season. Each Friday in our liquor store, we'll feature a themed tasting along with a tutorial from one of our knowledgable team members, designed to help you learn more about our fabulous selection of wines & beers.  Attend 3 or more events and receive a free gift!

Sat
16
Thanksgiving Tasting
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Thanksgiving Tasting
Saturday, November 16th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Enjoy a taste of the holiday season throughout the entire store during our Holiday Tasting event. We'll serve up a turkey and all the fixings, plus plenty of other options to help make your holiday delicious and stress-free.

Tue
19
Special Diets for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Special Diets for the Holidays
Tuesday, November 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, $5

Following a special diet at holiday time doesn’t need to mean going without.  Gluten Free? Dairy Free? Vegetarian or Vegan? Whether cooking for yourself, or entertaining guests with special diet needs, we’ve got you covered and then some. Join us for a tasting and tour, where we’ll explore special diet options in every aisle, including some only available during the holiday season. $5 Registration required to hold your spot (attendees will receive a $5 gift card the night of the class). Register at our customer service desk.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, November 21st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
22
Friday Night Flights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store
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Friday Night Flights
Friday, November 22nd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store

Our Friday Night tasting series continues for the holiday season. Each Friday in our liquor store, we'll feature a themed tasting along with a tutorial from one of our knowledgable team members, designed to help you learn more about our fabulous selection of wines & beers.  Attend 3 or more events and receive a free gift!

Sat
23
Thanksgiving Tasting
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Thanksgiving Tasting
Saturday, November 23rd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Enjoy a taste of the holiday season throughout the entire store during our Holiday Tasting event. We'll serve up a turkey and all the fixings, plus plenty of other options to help make your holiday delicious and stress-free.

Fri
29
Black Friday Rest Stop
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Black Friday Rest Stop
Friday, November 29th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove

Shop ‘til you drop and make us your rest stop! We’ll feature extra special deals on quick and easy eats, delightful gifts, and pre-made meals to take and heat when you’re done with the day! Not-to-miss sale highlights will be announced the week of. Follow us on Facebook to be the first to find out!

Fri
29
Friday Night Flights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store
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Friday Night Flights
Friday, November 29th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove Liquor Store

Our Friday Night tasting series continues for the holiday season. Each Friday in our liquor store, we'll feature a themed tasting along with a tutorial from one of our knowledgable team members, designed to help you learn more about our fabulous selection of wines & beers.  Attend 3 or more events and receive a free gift!

Events At Nearby Stores

The Whole Kids Club Presents...A Taste of Italy
Wednesday, July 23rd
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15 for Whole Kids Club members, $20 for non-members

This class will be taught by Chef Ani. School may be out, but it’s never a bad time to learn something…especially if you get to eat your homework! In this fun class, we’ll learn all about Italian history, culture and cuisine, the science behind making pasta and sauces, and whip up some really tasty treats. Special ingredients that we’ll be cooking with include lots of herbs, tomatoes, Italian cheeses and garlic. This class is for 5-12 year olds, with lots of hands-on cooking time and vegetarian options, too. Come hungry! All kids’ classes are drop-off classes- kids only please! On the menu:

  • Caprese Salad with Pesto
  • Fresh Pasta with Hand Crushed Tomato Sauce
  • Mini Meatballs
  • Rosemary Garlic Focaccia Bread
  • An Italian Cheese Tasting
  • Chocolate Biscotti

Pre-registration for classes and select events required. See class description for specific instructions. Registration required no later than 48 hours prior to the class date. Call 612-927-8141, visit our customer service desk, or register online to pre-register. Classes and events are subject to change or cancellation. If you cannot attend your class, you must call Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun and cancel at least 48 hours in advance. You will receive classroom credit for the amount of the class to be used no later than three months from the date of the class that you registered for. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo at Ani.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!

This class will be taught by Chef Ani. School may be out, but it’s never a bad time to learn something…especially if you get to eat your homework!

Knife Skills: Intermediate Techniques
Wednesday, July 23rd
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. In this Intermediate Edition of our popular series of Knife Skills classes, we will concentrate on utilizing fresh seasonal ingredients as a way to improve your knife skills and making you more comfortable in the kitchen. Chef Jeremy will demonstrate different cuts and cutting techniques, then assist you as the class learns to perform some basic cutting techniques together. The knowledge and skills learned in this class will provide you with a solid foundation that you will use in the kitchen for the rest of your life. This class is gluten-free and has great vegetarian and vegan options available upon request. Please note that this class is very hands-on and you can expect to both prep and prepare foods during class under supervision of the chef. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         French Onion Soup with Melted Cheese Crostini

·         A Citrus Supreme Salad with Watercress and Homemade Vinaigrette

·         Steak Frites, Strip Steak with Homemade French Fries 

·         Caramelized Apple Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey

Pre-registration for classes and select events required. See class description for specific instructions. Registration required no later than 48 hours prior to the class date. Call 612-927-8141, visit our customer service desk, or register online to pre-register. Classes and events are subject to change or cancellation. If you cannot attend your class, you must call Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun and cancel at least 48 hours in advance. You will receive classroom credit for the amount of the class to be used no later than three months from the date of the class that you registered for. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo at Ani.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. In this Intermediate Edition of our popular series of Knife Skills classes, we will concentrate on uti

Mineral Fusion Night of Pampering
Thursday, July 24th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Paul Whole Foods Market, Free!

Join us for an evening of pampering! Specialists Brooke and Melissa will be here from mineral fusion giving free mini makeovers, and Jackie will be doing your nails.

Join us for an