June 2013

Sat
01
Knife Skills
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Knife Skills
Saturday, June 1st
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Knife Skills

10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$49

 

Jump-start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class. We will get you on your cooking feet, teaching you how to use knives skillfully, safely, and efficiently. You will practice proper techniques and timesaving skills for slicing, dicing, and chopping in the most efficient manner and the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. Students also learn the basics of preparing homemade stocks and vinaigrettes, sautéing, and making a pan sauce.

MENU: Salad with Classic French Vinaigrette & Warm Goat Cheese Croutons; Potato & Leek Soup; Easy Stir Fry; Sautéed Chicken Breast with Mushrooms & Pan Sauce; and Rustic Apple Tart.            

 

 

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Sat
01
Best Butcher Contest & Fishmonger Face-off
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Greenville, 1140 Woodruff Rd., Greenville, SC
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Best Butcher Contest & Fishmonger Face-off
Saturday, June 1st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Greenville, 1140 Woodruff Rd., Greenville, SC, Free

The talents of our butcher, Scott “The Rookie” Haskell, and fishmonger, William “Fillet-O-Fear” Scheitler, will be put to the test as they face off against their counterparts from Asheville, N.C., Charleston, S.C., Columbia, S.C. and Greenville, S.C. hosts. Root on all the contestants (especially ours) while enjoying samples and other giveaways. The winner from each contest will advance to the regional finals June 29 in Marietta, Ga.

Sat
01
Top Ten Wines Tasting
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty department
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Top Ten Wines Tasting
Saturday, June 1st
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty department, Free

Summertime wines are ready to shine--and ready for you to taste. Join us in our Specialty department for complimentary sampling of our Summer 2013 Top Ten Wines. Want a sneak peek? Check out our Top Ten Wines now.

Mon
03
Camp Salud! Cooking Camp for Little Chefs (Ages 6-9)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Camp Salud! Cooking Camp for Little Chefs (Ages 6-9)
Monday, June 3rd
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, $245.00

 

WEEK OF JUNE 3 – LITTLE CHEFS AGES 6-9

 

10-1PM MONDAY – THURSDAY

10-1:30PM FRIDAY

 

$245 / WEEK

 

This summer kids can tie-on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud!  Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals each day. They’ll have tons of fun and leave with the confidence to make flavorful meals and snacks at home for family and friends.

 

Using the highest quality, freshest, all-natural ingredients, students work hands-on with our experienced instructors to learn valuable cooking skills while making authentic recipes from around the world. Students will love showing off the fruits of their labor as they host their very own feast on the last day of camp to an invited guest. Kids will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime. 

 

Day 1 - American: Raspberry Lemonade; Grilled Beef or Turkey Cheese Burgers; Buttermilk and Herb Potato Salad; and Blueberry Turnovers with Vanilla Ice cream

Day 2 - Indian: Vegetable Samosas with Coriander Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Naan; and Payasam

Day 3 - Italian: Homemade Marinara, Eggplant Parmigiana; Spaghetti and Meatballs; Chopped Salad with Parmesan Dressing; and Cannoli

 

Day 4 - French: Bacon and Gruyere Quiche; Bistro Salad with Warm Goat Cheese; Ratatouille; and Chocolate-Filled Crepes

 

Day 5 - Mexican: Cheese Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips; Shrimp Quesadillas with Guacamole; Chicken Fajitas with Rice; and Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

 

ON DAY 5, KIDS PREPARE LUNCH FOR ONE INVITED GUEST.

 

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Tue
04
Grilling Light Summer Salads
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Grilling Light Summer Salads
Tuesday, June 4th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $45.00

 

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Grilling Light Summer Salads

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45

 

 

It’s summertime, and the grillin’ is easy! When your main meal consists of a delicious salad, you’re eating lighter and healthier. In this class, you’ll learn grilling techniques for fruits, vegetables, meats and breads.  Then learn how to assemble a meal that’ll be perfect for a family dinner or light al fresco dining with friends.

MENU: Grilled Summer Fruit Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing; Grilled Panzanella Salad; Grilled Romaine Summer Vegetable Salad with Peach Vinaigrette; and Grilled Greek Chicken Salad with Quinoa. 

 

 

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Wed
05
Homemade Pastas and Sauces
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Homemade Pastas and Sauces
Wednesday, June 5th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Homemade Pastas and Sauces

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$59

 

If you haven’t got an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, join us for a hands-on experience of the process! Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying and surprisingly easy. Students learn about a variety of pastas, techniques for making basic pasta dough and using a pasta machine to roll and cut fettuccini and pasta sheets for ravioli. We’ll cut and fill ravioli; make delicious semolina gnocchi and prepare pasta sauces. At the end of class, you’ll sit down to an Italian pasta feast. MENU: Fettuccini with Prosciutto, Cream, & Nutmeg; Semolina Gnocchi with Classic Tomato Sauce; Spinach Ricotta Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce; and Pappardelle with Bolognese.

 

 

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Thu
06
Summer in Tuscany
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Summer in Tuscany
Thursday, June 6th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $45.00

 

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Summer in Tuscany

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45

 

High in the hills of Italy, summer is welcomed with an abundance of fresh, just-picked vegetables. Delicious meals are prepared with grilled meats to highlight the produce. Served with wine, these meals reflect food at its simple best. Students will learn some of the ingredients, techniques, and history of Tuscan cooking as they enjoy authentic dishes from the region.

 MENU: Florentine Steaks over Arugula with Parmigiano-Reggiano & Peaches; Pizza with Onion Confit & Olives; Roasted Chicken with Lemon & Basil; and Balsamic Strawberries with Cream.

 

 

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Fri
07
School's Out Clean-out & Chill-out
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Gelato Bar
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School's Out Clean-out & Chill-out
Friday, June 7th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gelato Bar, Free

Kick off summer break by going green, and get a sweet treat! Bring your used notebooks to our collection table to receive a complimentary 4-ounce scoop of made-in-house strawberry gelato from our gelato bar. (Elementary and high school students; limit one gelato per customer.) We’ll recycle the notebooks with the help of O’Leary Waste Systems.

Fri
07
Girls’ Night Out: A Twelve Oaks Barbecue
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Girls’ Night Out: A Twelve Oaks Barbecue
Friday, June 7th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $55 single; $95 per pair

 

Friday, June 07, 2013

Girls’ Night Out: A Twelve Oaks Barbecue

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$55; $95 per pair

 

Gather the girls and spend an evening at Twelve Oaks, the setting of the memorable barbeque in the movie classic “Gone with the Wind.”  You’ll re-create a menu of classic regional recipes sure to make any ‘Scarlett’ among us proud!  

MENU:  Savory Pulled Pork with Twelve Oaks Barbeque Sauce; Crispy Kale and Cabbage Slaw; Vine-Ripened Tomato Pie; Flash Fried Okra; and Georgia Peach Trifle.

 

 

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Sat
08
Breakfast Baking
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Breakfast Baking
Saturday, June 8th
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $55.00

 

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Breakfast Baking

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$55

 

Follow the aroma of fresh bakery items coming from the Salud! kitchen and learn how to make a selection of delicious, easy “morning” breads—some of which can be started in advance and finished at the last minute. You’ll get some easy baking tips and suggestions for always having something special on hand for family and guests. And, as a bonus, we’ll discuss some special coffees to go with these morning treats. Snacks will be served during class.

MENU: Dried Cranberry & Pistachio Scones; Sticky Buns; Streusel Coffee Cake; and Lemon Blueberry Muffins.

 

 

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Sat
08
Appetite for Asia: THAILAND
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Appetite for Asia: THAILAND
Saturday, June 8th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Appetite for Asia: THAILAND

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$59

 

Explosive, bold and gregarious best describe the lively nature of Thai cuisine. Come harness that energy and learn how to bring Thai flavor into your every day kitchen. You’ll learn about the herbs and spices that are an essential part of Thai cooking, pastes, noodles and rice. You’ll hone your preparation and cooking techniques to make it easy to prepare Thai food.

MENU: Pad Po Tak (green curry seafood soup); Yumm Hoy Kew Jean (royal water chestnut salad); Kao Thom Padd (soft sweet sticky rice bundles); and Chicken Panang Curry. 

 

 

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Mon
10
Camp Salud! Cooking Camp for Master Chefs (Ages 10-12)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Camp Salud! Cooking Camp for Master Chefs (Ages 10-12)
Monday, June 10th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $245.00

 

 

WEEK OF JUNE 10 – MASTER CHEFS AGES 10-12

 

10-1PM MONDAY – THURSDAY

10-1:30PM FRIDAY

 

$245 / WEEK

 

This summer kids can tie-on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud!  Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals each day. They’ll have tons of fun and leave with the confidence to make flavorful meals and snacks at home for family and friends.

 

Using the highest quality, freshest, all-natural ingredients, students work hands-on with our experienced instructors to learn valuable cooking skills while making authentic recipes from around the world. Students will love showing off the fruits of their labor as they host their very own feast on the last day of camp to an invited guest. Kids will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime. 

 

Day 1 - American: Raspberry Lemonade; Grilled Beef or Turkey Cheese Burgers; Buttermilk and Herb Potato Salad; and Blueberry Turnovers with Vanilla Ice cream

Day 2 - Indian: Vegetable Samosas with Coriander Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Naan; and Payasam

Day 3 - Italian: Homemade Marinara, Eggplant Parmigiana; Spaghetti and Meatballs; Chopped Salad with Parmesan Dressing; and Cannoli

 

Day 4 - French: Bacon and Gruyere Quiche; Bistro Salad with Warm Goat Cheese; Ratatouille; and Chocolate-Filled Crepes

 

Day 5 - Mexican: Cheese Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips; Shrimp Quesadillas with Guacamole; Chicken Fajitas with Rice; and Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

 

 

ON DAY 5, KIDS PREPARE LUNCH FOR ONE INVITED GUEST.

 

 

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Mon
10
Farm to F.O.O.D.
6:00 PM @ Mint Museum Uptown
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Farm to F.O.O.D.
Monday, June 10th
6:00 PM
Mint Museum Uptown

Guests will enjoy Southern snacks, beer from Free Range Brewing, and cocktails from Halcyon’s acclaimed Maggie Ruppert, followed by a tour of the innovative Mint-organized F.O.O.D. (Food, Objects, Objectives, Design) exhibition. Guests will then be treated to a five-course meal from four of Charlotte’s most talented chefs, whose dishes will feature ingredients from a number of our local suppliers. Preview the menu and register here.

Tue
11
Summer Floral Arrangements with Tabitha Guice, WFM Floral Specialist
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Summer Floral Arrangements with Tabitha Guice, WFM Floral Specialist
Tuesday, June 11th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Tuesday, June 11: Summer Floral Arrangements with Tabitha Guice, WFM Floral Specialist

6-9 PM

HANDS ON 

$59

 

Enjoy learning about making fabulous flower arrangements that are easy to do and perfect for any occasion.  Master techniques and tips as you make your own arrangement to take home!  Bring your favorite vase from home and we will provide all the other supplies.  A light dinner will be served.

 

 

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Wed
12
Packing a Vegan Picnic
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Packing a Vegan Picnic
Wednesday, June 12th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Packing a Vegan Picnic

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$55

 

Looking for some new ideas for vegan menu items? Then, this class is for you. These dishes are easy to prepare, delicious and can be enjoyed by non-vegans too. When you taste the fruits of your labor, you’ll be ready to pack your picnic and head to the beach.

MENU: Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad with Herbs and Avocado; 7-Layer Salad with Cashew Mayonnaise and “Faux” Bacon; Dilled “Eggless” Egg Salad Wraps and Curried “Chickenless” Salad Wraps; Raw Date and Nut Truffles; and Strawberry Lemonade.

 

 

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Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
Thursday, June 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Squash, canteloupe, and corn - oh my! Summer's bounty is just ripe for the cooking and we'll dish about all of the ways to enjoy your favorites. We'll also celebrate our friends the bees, pollinators we all love and need to keep summer's bounty returning years after year. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
13
Charm of Provence
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Charm of Provence
Thursday, June 13th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $45.00

 

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Charm of Provence

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$45

 

Discover the techniques to prepare beautiful dishes from this charmed region that graciously express the bounty of the season. Known for its glorious countryside and lovely, uncomplicated flavors of its dishes, Provence is filled with culinary enchantments. But forget traveling all the way to Nice — if you serve the right dishes, you can make everyone at your table feel like they are at a café table in Aix in a heartbeat!

MENU: Goat Cheese Soufflé; Mesclun Salad with Tapenade Toasts; Poulet Provençal; and Lemon Cake with Lavender Cream.

 

 

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Fri
14
Beers of Belgium Tasting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Beers of Belgium Tasting
Friday, June 14th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $19.00

 

Friday, June 14, 2013

Beers of Belgium Tasting

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$19

 

The people of Belgium consume over 93 liters of beer per person annually! Find out why beer is so popular in Belgium when you attend this tasting. Sample various Belgian beers and learn about the different styles and brewing methods that make Belgium brews totally extraordinary.

 

 

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Sat
15
A Day with Dad – Class I
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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A Day with Dad – Class I
Saturday, June 15th
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $39 for Dad, $29 child

 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

A Day with Dad – Class I

For Ages 6-9

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$39 for Dad, $29 child

 

 

It is time for kids and Dads to cook up something yummy in this fun-filled class. Working together, they’ll prepare some tasty family favorites and learn some new tricks and treats along the way.  

MENU: Smoky Chipotle Wings with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce; Grilled Burgers and Dogs; Baked Fries with Homemade Ketchup; and Root Beer Floats. 

 

 

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Sat
15
Health Starts Here Grilling 101
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Check in at Customer Service
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Health Starts Here Grilling 101
Saturday, June 15th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Check in at Customer Service, Free

Summer is grilling season, but you don’t have to fill up on fatty fare to enjoy the season’s barbeques. In fact, there’s an array of delicious, healthy dishes that can be prepared with ease. Come learn about some sizzling summer recipes and tips for healthy grilling that will expand your options—not your waistline.

Sat
15
A Day with Dad – Class II (For Ages 10-15)
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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A Day with Dad – Class II (For Ages 10-15)
Saturday, June 15th
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC , $39 for Dad, $29 child

 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

A Day with Dad – Class II

For Ages 10-15

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$39 for Dad, $29 child

 

Even older kids like being in the kitchen with Dad! This menu is perfect for getting ready for summer grilling parties, baseball games and trips to the beach.  Dads and kids will prepare some tasty dishes and enjoy eating the fruits of their labor.

MENU: Grilled Pizza with Pepperoni and Sausage; Nachos with Tomatillo Salsa and Smoked Tomatoes; Savory Steaks with Compound Butter; and Icy Lemonade. 

 

 

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Mon
17
Camp Salud! Cooking Camp for Teens (Ages 13-16)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Camp Salud! Cooking Camp for Teens (Ages 13-16)
Monday, June 17th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $245.00

 

 

Salud Cooking Camp for TEENS

Week of June 17-21

 

10-1PM MONDAY – THURSDAY

10-1:30PM FRIDAY

 

$245 / WEEK

 

 

 

This summer kids can tie-on an apron and take over the kitchen at Salud! Students will take a world culinary tour and create a mix of dishes from popular cuisines and sit down to enjoy their delicious meals each day. They’ll have tons of fun and leave with the confidence to make flavorful meals and snacks at home for family and friends.

 

Using the highest quality, freshest, all-natural ingredients, students work hands-on with our experienced instructors to learn valuable cooking skills while making authentic recipes from around the world. Students will love showing off the fruits of their labor as they host their very own feast on the last day of camp to an invited guest. Kids will grasp many of the fundamentals of great cooking and develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime. 

 

Day 1 - American: Raspberry Lemonade; Grilled Beef or Turkey Cheese Burgers; Buttermilk and Herb Potato Salad; and Blueberry Turnovers with Vanilla Ice cream

Day 2 - Indian: Vegetable Samosas with Coriander Chutney; Chicken Tikka Masala with Sautéed Onions; Naan; and Payasam

Day 3 - Italian: Homemade Marinara, Eggplant Parmigiana; Spaghetti and Meatballs; Chopped Salad with Parmesan Dressing; and Cannoli

 

Day 4 - French: Bacon and Gruyere Quiche; Bistro Salad with Warm Goat Cheese; Ratatouille; and Chocolate-Filled Crepes

 

Day 5 - Mexican: Cheese Dip with Homemade Tortilla Chips; Shrimp Quesadillas with Guacamole; Chicken Fajitas with Rice; and Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

 

ON DAY 5, KIDS PREPARE LUNCH FOR ONE INVITED GUEST.

 

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Mon
17
Healthy Food for Thought
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Check in at Customer Service
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Healthy Food for Thought
Monday, June 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Check in at Customer Service, Free

Smoothies are creating quite the stir in popularity, and with summer in our sights they can be a satisfying way to beat the heat. Come learn some tricks to make your smoothie smooth, taste good and be extra-nutritious.

Tue
18
Raising Healthy Kids: Breakfast Ideas
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Raising Healthy Kids: Breakfast Ideas
Tuesday, June 18th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $35.00

 

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Raising Healthy Kids: Breakfast Ideas

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$35

 

Are your kids tired of the same old cereal for breakfast? Learn to make awesome, healthy and kid-friendly breakfast items that will pep up your child’s morning appetite.  We understand the value of healthy food for kids and how to make it easy for Mom too! You’ll go home with some great new ideas and confidence that you are providing good nutrition for your children. Enjoy our tastings and let your creative juices start to flow!

MENU:   Morning Madness Smoothies; Bountiful Breakfast Wraps Three Ways; Homemade Granola Bars; and Fresh Fruit Kabobs with Creamy Mango Sauce.

 

 

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Wed
19
Appetite for Asia: JAPAN
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Appetite for Asia: JAPAN
Wednesday, June 19th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Appetite for Asia:  JAPAN

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$59

 

It’s easy to think of refined and subtle sushi when you think of Japanese cuisine. But when it comes to home cooking, more likely you’ll find curried beef—a staple comfort food drawn on the ancient influence of India. Irresistibly crispy Pork Tonkatsu is the schnitzel of Japan, and stir-fried Yakisoba, derived from a wildly popular Chinese street food, is the resourceful home-cook’s dream making use of any delicious odds and ends you might have in the fridge.

MENU: Beef Curry Rice; Seafood and Vegetable Yakisoba; Pork Tonkatsu with Cucumber Salad; and Green Bean Salad with Tofu Dressing.

 

 

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Wed
19
Health Starts Here Book Club
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Check in at Customer Service
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Health Starts Here Book Club
Wednesday, June 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Check in at Customer Service, Free

Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food shows us how we can avoid most of the chronic diseases that are caused by the typical Western diet. Pollan explains which foods are healthy, as well as simple ways to moderate one’s appetite and get eating back to its proper framework: out of the car and back to the table. Readers are led through how to start making attentive food choices that will enhance their lives, identify their definition of “healthy” and bring the joy back to eating.

Thu
20
Summer Bounty: Squash
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Summer Bounty: Squash
Thursday, June 20th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, 35.00

 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Summer Bounty: Squash

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$35

 

Stroll through any farmers’ market in summer and you’ll  see an amazing array of summer squash: yellow and green zucchini, yellow crooknecks, round green rondelles de Nice, light green Calabasas, and pattypans in varying sizes and shades of green and yellow. Join us as we explore one of the South’s most plentiful and tasty vegetables. We’ll explore varieties, selection, storage and unique ways to prepare this versatile veggie.

MENU: Crispy Squash Fritters; Grilled Zucchini Panini with Buttermilk Basil Dressing; Herbed Squash Salad with Yogurt Dressing; and Zucchini and Yellow Squash Gratin.

 

 

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Fri
21
Kids' Club Bee-licious Event
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kids' play area
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Kids' Club Bee-licious Event
Friday, June 21st
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids' play area, Free

You’re invited to Share the Buzz and have some fun! Kids will enjoy crafts, snacks and a special presentation about bees and the importance of these little pollinators.

Fri
21
Latin Grilling
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Latin Grilling
Friday, June 21st
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Friday, June 21, 2013

Latin Grilling

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$59

 

The saying “everything tastes better when it’s cooked outside” doesn’t just apply to all-American meals like hotdogs and hamburgers. Grilling asado and la parrilla is considered a national specialty in many South American countries. In this class, you’ll learn techniques used to create staples in the outdoor dining tradition of many Latin households; and, we’ll cook up some great side dishes and desserts that complement the smoky goodness of the meat.

MENU: Homemade Salsas; (Guacamole; Pico de Gallo; Tomatillo & Panela Cheese); Pollo a la Parrilla Mexicana (Mexican Grilled Chicken); Carna Asada (Citrus Marinated Grilled Flank Steak); Ensalada De Frijoles Y Queso (Black Bean and Radish salad with Panela Cheese);Grilled Mexican Street Corn; ; and Tres Leche Cups.  Mexican Beers will be sampled. 

 

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Sat
22
Southern Sampler
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Southern Sampler
Saturday, June 22nd
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Southern Sampler

10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

HANDS-ON  

$59

 

Legendary Southern cooking is a convergence of cuisines from many different countries around the world: England, France, Africa, Spain, Portugal, and the Caribbean. We celebrate this history and diversity with a menu that beckons you to loosen a notch on your belt and gear up for seconds, while enjoying plenty of Southern hospitality.

MENU: Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese & Bacon; Buttermilk Fried Chicken; Grits & Greens Soufflé; Field Peas with Snaps; and Coconut Cake with Ambrosia Filling.

 

 

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Tue
25
5% Day Benefiting Community Culinary School of Charlotte
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market
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5% Day Benefiting Community Culinary School of Charlotte
Tuesday, June 25th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market

When you shop at our store on 5% Day, you are supporting an organization making a direct impact in our community. Five percent of net sales made on this day are donated to a local nonprofit, and this 5% Day will benefit Community Culinary School of Charlotte, which provides training and job search assistance in the foodservice industry for people who have experienced barriers to employment.

 

Specifically, funds raised will support the school’s Culinary Training Program, offsetting the costs of supplies, equipment and training needed to advance their students toward gainful employment.

 

Whole Foods Market stores give back to their communities throughout the year, and one such way is 5% Day, held quarterly. In 2012, Whole Foods Market stores raised a combined total of more than $5 million in proceeds through quarterly "five percent days" to support nonprofits in the local communities. For more information and to apply for 5% Day consideration at our Charlotte store, follow this link.

Tue
25
Health Starts Here Supper Club
6:00 PM @ Check in at customer service
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Health Starts Here Supper Club
Tuesday, June 25th
6:00 PM
Check in at customer service, $15

Welcome summer by joining us for an evening of healthy eating with a side of elegance and goodwill. All dishes will be prepared in accordance with our Health Starts Here program guidelines. Enjoy the company of others starting an optimal healthy eating plan. This event coincides with our quarterly, storewide 5% Day, and Supper Club proceeds will benefit local nonprofit Community Culinary School of Charlotte. Seating is limited; sign up by calling 980-213-2400 or visiting our customer service desk.

Tue
25
Gluten Free Cooking
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Gluten Free Cooking
Tuesday, June 25th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $39.00

 

Tuesday, June 25:  Gluten Free Cooking

DEMONSTRATION 

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

$39

 

Learn how to prepare yourself and your kitchen for safe and successful gluten-free cooking while discovering delicious gluten free dishes prepared by our Chef.  You will get advice on baking without gluten, how to stock your pantry, avoiding wheat at restaurants, what to look for on product labels and more.  You’ll also get to eat the delicious gluten-free menu items prepared especially for you.

MENU: Green Curry Shrimp & “Pasta”; Quinoa Salad with Turkey, Pears & Spinach;

Buckwheat Pancakes; and Avocado & Macadamia Smoothies.

 

 

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Wed
26
Appetite for Asia: KOREA
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Appetite for Asia: KOREA
Wednesday, June 26th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

 

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Appetite for Asia:  KOREA

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$59

 

You’ll learn the traditional technique to fashion Korean dumplings and fire up the grill for some classic Korean barbecue. Oh, and for those of you who think kimchee’s just a trend, discover why this delightful hot, sweet, and fermented food has been a staple of Korean cuisine throughout the ages.

MENU: Kimchee; Bulgogi (barbecued beef); Yachae Mandoo (vegetable dumplings); Jap Chae (glass noodles with vegetables).

 

 

 

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Thu
27
Sushi Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Sushi Workshop
Thursday, June 27th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $59.00

 

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Sushi Workshop

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

HANDS-ON

$59

 

You will work hands-on to discover the techniques for making and rolling sushi. You’ll learn the basics including making and forming sushi rice, assembling fillings, and rolling ingredients using a bamboo mat to make beautifully shaped sushi.

MENU: Inside-Out California Rolls; Nigiri Sushi (Hand-Pressed Sushi with Salmon & Tuna); Spicy Tuna Rolls; and Cucumber Rolls.

 

 

 

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Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, June 27th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Fri
28
Tasting Microbrews
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Tasting Microbrews
Friday, June 28th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $19.00

 

Friday, June 28, 2013

Tasting Microbrews

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$19

 

Join us as we taste our way through Whole Foods Market’s selection of craft beers from some of the country’s leading micro breweries. With over 2,075 regional craft breweries, microbreweries and brewpubs in the United States, this class is not to be missed if you are a beer enthusiast! You will leave with a true appreciation of these small independent and traditional beer makers. 

 

 

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Sat
29
Classic French Pastry
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC
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Classic French Pastry
Saturday, June 29th
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Charlotte, NC, $55.00

 

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Classic French Pastry

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

HANDS-ON

$55

Have you ever wondered how to make the delicious French desserts including creamy custards, perfect pastry, and the scrumptious fillings found at fancy bakeries? Many consider French pastries to be the epitome and triumph of fine cookery but are intimidated by the process. This workshop will equip you with the techniques to make the most popular French desserts in a variety of ways, perhaps providing some inspiration to throw a dessert party for friends! Lunch will be served during class.
Menu: Crepes Suzette; Éclairs; Beignets and Tarte Tatin.

 

 

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