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

Perk Your Palate: Sour, Salty, Bitter, Sweet
Tuesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. Learning how to develop the proper balance of flavors can make all the difference in your cooking. In this class you will learn how to season like a professional chef, allowing the flavors of your dish to shine though.. We will discuss different approaches to seasoning and learn how to, when to, and how much to use and you will be making exciting, flavorful food in no time. The right combination of sweet, sour, bitter and salty can really make your food sing, and it’s all about learning to balance those flavors for different types of food. We will also pin down how to balance and add the much-discussed  fifth phantom flavor “umami.” With these skills under your belt, you’ll never suffer bland food again.  This class can be gluten free upon request. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         Butter Lettuce and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Glaze and Grilled Onions

·         King Salmon Filet, Salt Smoked with Fresh Dill, Sweet Onions and Lemons

·         Sweet Potato Wedges with Himalayan Pink Salt and Chipotle Aioli

·         Sauteed Spinach with Garlic and White Wine

·         Lemon Custard Cakes with Fresh Raspberries

 

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 or visit our customer service desk 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!

 

 

 

Sensational Seafood
Wednesday, September 24th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class is taught by Chef Ani.  If cooking seafood makes you nervous, you’re not alone. Though it is actually one of the easiest and most delicious things a home cook can prepare, there are some tricks to learn and knowledge to undertake before you can effortlessly turn out perfect seafood at home, and this class aims to give you exactly that. If you haven’t had our seafood before, you’re in for a real treat- it is fresh, sustainable and absolutely delicious, with no antibiotics, growth hormones or preservatives. Whether you’ve never seared a filet salmon in your life or simply need to add more recipes to your collection, this class will go through several of the major seafood cooking methods, show you how to select the right pans and cooking gear for cooking seafood, how to season it to perfection and how to tell when it’s perfectly done. Particular lessons in this class will include how to poach, grill, fry, roast, steam and pan sear fish. This class has gluten-free options upon request and has hands on opportunities as desired. Come hungry! On the menu:

  • Salmon Rilettes

  • Grilled Scallops with Romesco

  • Fried Fish Tacos with Avocado Crema and Corn Salsa

  • Spinach Stuffed Sole with Lemon Beurre Blanc

  • Thai Style Whole Fish

  • Pan Seared Moroccan Spiced Halibut

 

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 or visit our customer service desk 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!

Rooftop Yoga at Calhoun Beach Club
Thursday, September 25th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Calhoun Beach Club, Free

Get your fall “Om” on with rooftop yoga at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club and Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun! The evening starts with energizing yoga on the scenic roof top at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club. Afterwards, refresh and rehydrate yourself with a delicious smoothie prepared by Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun. All experience levels are welcome.  From 5:30-7:30pm; Yoga 6-7pm, Cost is free, but please RSVP via contact@calhounbeachfitness.com or 612-925-8369. Namaste!

Get your fall “Om” on with rooftop yoga at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club and Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun!