March 2014

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Tue
25
Food Is Medicine
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hennepin
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Food Is Medicine
Tuesday, March 25th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hennepin, Free

Celery can help with blood pressure? Does garlic reduce cholesterol? Come learn how food can be your medicine!  Dr. Sara Jean Barrett will be discussing the importance of whole foods, and the best foods for high blood pressure, bone health, inflammatory conditions, and cholesterol. Learn more about Dr. Sara Jean Barrett at www.alternativesolutionsmn.com Pre-register at least 48 hours in advance by visiting our customer service desk or calling 612-313-7101.

Events At Nearby Stores

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!

Spotlight on Technique: The Secrets of Saucemaking
Friday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Ani. Making great sauces has always been one of the marks of a great cook. The techniques used to build the major sauces of any culture are often the fundamentals of the cuisine itself, allowing you to understand the science behind cooking through learning how to emulsify sauce, build flavors and work with delicate ingredients. Join us to delve into the chemistry and history of sauces. Learn the heat control, proper pan selection and tried and true kitchen techniques that can deliver great sauce, every time. Learn the tricks to properly reheat, hold warm sauces for service and cool them quickly, how to select the right sauce for the right dish, and how to alter basic sauce recipes for endless variations on the classics. Additional lessons will include how to properly sear proteins, season a cast iron pan, how to use indirect heat while working with eggs and how to build a delicious fresh lasagna. This class has hands on opportunities as desired and vegetarian options available upon request. Come hungry! Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

  • Roasted Seasonal Vegetables with Garlic Aioli

  • Seasonal Salad with Apple Walnut Vinaigrette

  • Fresh Lasagna with Light Tomato Marinara and Herbed Bechamel

  • Seared Ribeyes or Portobello Mushrooms with Red Wine Jus

  • Vanilla Bean Creme Anglaise with Seasonal Fruit

 

Pre-registration for classes and select events required. 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. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo atAni.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!

 

The Whole Kids Club Presents...Wonderful Waffles
Saturday, March 7th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $5 for Whole Kids Club Members, $8 for non-members

This class will be taught by Chef Ani. Waffles- they’re not just for breakfast anymore. You can use a waffle iron to make lots and lots of yummy things. In this class, we’ll waffl-ify grilled cheese, zucchini hashbrowns and even brownies! You’ll never look at a waffle iron the same way again. This class is hands on and is great for vegetarian kids. Classes are suitable for kids 5-12, and are drop off classes- kids only please! Pre-registration is required.

 

Pre-registration for classes and select events required. 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. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo atAni.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!