March 2015

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
Thursday, March 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
07
Parmigiano Reggiano Cracking Event
2:00 PM @ Front of Store
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Parmigiano Reggiano Cracking Event
Saturday, March 7th
2:00 PM
Front of Store, Free

Did you know that Whole Foods Market holds the Guinness World Records title for the largest number of wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano simultaneously cracked – 426! Come see what all the fuss is about and join us for the “crack heard around the world!” Watch our expert cheesemongers “crack” an 85 pound wheel of Parm and enjoy some fresh samples.

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
Thursday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of spring flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
19
Spa Night
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Spa Night
Thursday, March 19th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Ladies and Gentlemen, the work week is almost over and you deserve some relaxation! We’re turning our Whole Body department into a place of ultimate pampering. Evening highlights include: face care tutorials, free samples, chair massages from our neighbors at Ambiente Gallerie, manicures, and more! While you’re in, be sure to sign up for our fabulous prize drawing too!

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
Thursday, March 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
20
Baconfest!
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Storewide
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Baconfest!
Friday, March 20th
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Storewide, Varies

Get your bacon on with us this weekend! We’ll be cooking up some delicious demos and highlighted bacon products featuring our in-house smoked bacon, available in jalapeno, savory, maple and original flavors. We’ll have handouts containing some of our favorite bacon recipes, as well as an in-store drawing and a social media contest for a chance to win…bacon! Come celebrate one of our favorite pork products with us.

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Tue
31
Cheese Nights: Sustainable Cheese Producers
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Nights: Sustainable Cheese Producers
Tuesday, March 31st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Continue your cheese education with our latest monthly Cheese Night, focused on sustainable cheese producers. Ample cheese samples will be provided.

Events At Nearby Stores

The World's Best Burger
Monday, March 2nd
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. It’s America’s favorite food and we will show you the hands-down best way to cook the world’s tastiest burger - it’s easier than you might think. We will talk about how to source the right ingredients of the highest quality and then we’ll actually grind our own hamburger meat as we learn about why the burger just may be the world’s most perfect food. We’ll also make a world-class from scratch veggie burger recipe as well as try some of the best sides that our Whole Foods deli has to offer rounding out our meal. Class will wrap with banana splits as we finish by discussing the art and science of grilling and how to apply all this burger knowledge to get the best results at home every time.

This class can be gluten free upon request. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         Highlight Item: House-Ground Burgers with Short Rib, Top Sirloin and Bacon

·         Bonus Item: Award Winning Veggie Burgers Made from Scratch

·        Accompanied By: A Few of Our Favorite Whole Foods Market Deli Sides

·         Special Dessert: Banana Splits with Hot Fudge and Walnuts

 
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!

Secrets of the Market: Free Tour and Meal Planning Workshop
Tuesday, March 3rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The tour will meet at the Customer Service desk, Free!

Secrets of the Market: Free Tour and Meal Planning Workshop

This workshop will be taught by Chef Ani. There are so many great things to discover at Whole Foods Market- new healthy ingredients, great treats and thousands of items in between. Our quality standards for the items we produce and sell in our store are second to none, constantly evolving and changing to provide our community with great options and the stories behind how they got here, as well as the diverse knowledge of our most valuable in store asset- our team members! On the first Tuesday of each month, you can join Chef Ani for an in-depth market tour to discover the wide array of ingredients and products we sell, how to navigate our store to find the best values, and learn how to plan your meals to get in the habit of cooking delicious meals at home without stress or fuss. This workshop is free and includes a place on the market tour, a question and answer session with Chef Ani and a free weekly meal plan of unique recipes from Chef Ani and Whole Foods Market. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. Tours will be capped at 10 people per tour. For more information, please contact Chef Ani at ani.loizzo@wholefoods.com

 

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!

 

Perk Your Palette: Sweet, Sour, Bitter, Sweet
Thursday, March 5th
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 best flavors really shine. The right ratio of sweet to sour and bitter to salty can really make your food pop, and different foods need different approaches to seasoning and flavoring. We will also learn about the fifth phantom flavor “umami”. It’s not just salt that makes the difference, knowing how to use vinegar and acid can also help you to achieve the balance in your cooking that you’re looking for. We will discuss different approaches to seasoning and learn how to, when to, and how much to use and you will be seasoning like a pro in no time. This class can be gluten free upon request. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

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

·         King Salmon Filet, Pan Seared with Lemon and Caper Mustard Glaze

·         Roasted Sweet Potato Coins with Marshmallow Crème and Curry Powder

·         Wilted Spinach with Garlic and White Wine

·         Peanut Butter Crème Brûlée with Caramelized Bananas

 
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!