February 2013

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Fri
08
Wine Class: Getting to Know Wine 2 - Other Great Grapes of the World
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Wine Class: Getting to Know Wine 2 - Other Great Grapes of the World
Friday, February 8th
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
In the Cafe, $5

Our Level 2 Sommelier Amy will pair 8 wines with handcut cheeses as you explore interesting grape varieties such as Torrontes, Chenin Blanc, Albariño, and Moscato (white wines) and Malbec, Nebbiolo, Grenache and Syrah.
 

Cost $5 per person. To register please visit Customer Service. Payment due at the time of registration.

Fri
08
Wine Class: Getting to Know Wine 2 - Other Great Grapes of the World
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Wine Class: Getting to Know Wine 2 - Other Great Grapes of the World
Friday, February 8th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Cafe, $5

Our Level 2 Sommelier Amy will pair 8 wines with handcut cheeses as you explore interesting grape varieties such as Torrontes, Chenin Blanc, Albariño, and Moscato (white wines) and Malbec, Nebbiolo, Grenache and Syrah.

 

Cost $5 per person. To register please visit Customer Service. Payment due at the time of registration.

Sat
09
Be Good to Your Whole Body Fair
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ In the Whole Body Department
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Be Good to Your Whole Body Fair
Saturday, February 9th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
In the Whole Body Department, FREE

Meet 14 Whole Body vendors as they sample their best-selling makeup, skin care, and supplements. Receive mini-makeovers, massages and samples! The first 100 attendees will receive a goodie bag and a chance to win Whole Body gift baskets.

Sun
10
Chocolate, Beer and Wine Extravaganza
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the Specialty Department
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Chocolate, Beer and Wine Extravaganza
Sunday, February 10th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, $10

Sweeten up your Valentine’s Day with our Specialty Department as they pair gourmet chocolates with 35 red, white, sweet and dry wines and beers from all over the world.  

 

$10, please pay at Customer Service when you arrive.

Tue
12
Chef Justin’s Surf & Turf Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Outside on the Patio
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Chef Justin’s Surf & Turf Cooking Class
Tuesday, February 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Outside on the Patio, $5

Our culinary-trained chef Justin will show you how grill a delicious surf & turf Valentine’s Day dinner.

 

$5, Register at Customer Service.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Sat
16
$5 Saturday Shish Kabobs
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Outside on the Patio
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$5 Saturday Shish Kabobs
Saturday, February 16th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Outside on the Patio, $5

Join us on our outdoor patio for meat and veggie-friendly shish kabobs for only $5! Add a side for just $1 more. We’ll feature live music and face painting for the kids! Inside sample free beers & wines!

 

Sun
17
KID’S CLUB: Cheese & Chocolate Fondue Class
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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KID’S CLUB: Cheese & Chocolate Fondue Class
Sunday, February 17th
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
In the Cafe, $5

Your little chef will dip fruits, breads & more into gooey cheeses and sweet chocolates. This class will be so delicious that parents will want to participate too!

 

$5, Register at Customer Service

Wed
20
Chef Mimi’s International Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Chef Mimi’s International Cooking Class
Wednesday, February 20th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Cafe, Free!

Our culinary-trained chef Mimi will spice things up in this Indian-inspired cooking class!

Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5406184042

 

Thu
21
Craft Beer Class: Beers in your Backyard with Cigar City
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Craft Beer Class: Beers in your Backyard with Cigar City
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Cafe, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

We've joined forces with Cigar City Brewing to hold a local brew beer class! We'll be sampling 5 of their favorite brews, each paried with an artisan cheese. Participants will recieve some great insight from Cigar City as to what makes these picks unique. Guests will end the evening with a special surprise treat from the Brewpub. Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5406198084

 

Cost $5 to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation.
Please pay at Customer Service upon arrival. (online payment is not available at this time).

 

 

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Fri
22
Chocolate & Cheese Fondue Class
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Chocolate & Cheese Fondue Class
Friday, February 22nd
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
In the Cafe, $5

Our cheesemonger Phin will delight your taste buds with melted hand-cut cheeses and gourmet chocolates. This class is so popluar we're holding two sessions, one from 5:30-6:30 and again at 7:30-8:30 p.m. Register online at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5580344962 or http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5580350980.

Cost $5, please pay at Customer Service when you arrive.

Sat
23
The Roaster’s Roundtable: African Coffees
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Outside on the Patio
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The Roaster’s Roundtable: African Coffees
Saturday, February 23rd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Outside on the Patio, $3 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Join our coffee buyer Eric as he discusses what makes African blend coffees so tasty. Discover these Whole Trade coffees and how they benefit the people of Rwanda. Coffee and Bakery treats included! Register online: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5406210120

Cost, $3 to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation

Sat
23
Tom’s Deodorant Swap Out
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ In the Whole Body Department
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Tom’s Deodorant Swap Out
Saturday, February 23rd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
In the Whole Body Department, While supplies last

Be good to your Whole Body by swapping out your old deodorant for a full-size stick of Tom’s!

 

No registration required.

(While supplies last, please bring in your used conventional stick to receive a new one. Limit 1 per customer.)

Wed
27
Whole Foods Market Value Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Whole Foods Market Value Tour
Wednesday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, Free!

Learn how to stretch your dollars while eating organic! Get insider information about sales, discounts and where to find the best values on our shelves. Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5406218144

Thu
28
Meet the Beer Brewer: Oskar Blues Brewery
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Meet the Beer Brewer: Oskar Blues Brewery
Thursday, February 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Cafe, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Learn the history of this Colorado based brewery and how they changed the way brewers approach craft beer. Come taste what makes their CANNED craft beer so popular as the Oskar Blues crew samples beers and shares their brewing background. Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5406220150

 

Cost $5 to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation (Please pay at Customer Service).

Events At Nearby Stores

Monthly Beer Class
Thursday, July 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $5 Donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Taste a variety of beers, and learn what they pair best with, during our monthly Beer Tasting. For a $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation, enjoy more than a dozen different beers as well as light appetizers. This tasting will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Taste a variety of beers, and learn what they pair best with, during our monthly Beer Tasting.

We Like It Raw: “Un-cooking” Class
Friday, July 25th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables. Learn how to make delicious raw recipes with Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables.

It’s National Cheesecake Day!
Wednesday, July 30th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

We’re celebrating National Cheesecake Day with FREE cheesecake! Just order a draft beer or glass of wine at our Beer & Wine Bar (located by the Wine Department) and receive one free piece of cheesecake from our Bakery! No registration necessary. Must be 21 years of age to participate. One free cheesecake slice per person. 

We’re celebrating National Cheesecake Day with FREE cheesecake!