October 2012

Fri
05
Friday Night Foodie Fights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout the store
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Friday Night Foodie Fights
Friday, October 5th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout the store, FREE

Join us for our Friday Night Foodie Fights!  Every week each department in the store will feature a special summer recipe and compete for the Golden Spatula Award.  All you have to do is show up and taste their delicious creations and vote on the winner.  You'll get great recipes and ideas for easy summer meals plus tips on pairing wines with your summer fare.  See you at the Foodie Fight!

Sat
06
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Front Patio
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, October 6th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Front Patio, FREE

The first Saturday of every month from 10am - 2pm The Green Project accepts all latex paint in good condition, as well as limited quantities of stain and polyurethane.  The Green Project's tent will be at the corner of Magazine & Joseph Streets in good weather, and inside the breezeway in bad weather.

 

The Green Project does NOT accept eWaste.  Your local BEST BUY location accepts old computers, monitors, radios, small printers, cell phones, stereos, speakers, TV's, microwaves, or other kitchen appliances.   For more information on what, where and how to recycle eWaste, visit www.earth911.com.

Sat
06
Oktoberfest Taste Fair
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Arabella Station - store wide
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Oktoberfest Taste Fair
Saturday, October 6th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Arabella Station - store wide, FREE

Celebrate the flavors of Oktoberfest from 12pm - 2pm.  We'll be sampling beer and brats to make your fall celebration a hit. 

Wed
10
Rob O's Wine 101- The Harvest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Breezeway
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Rob O's Wine 101- The Harvest
Wednesday, October 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Breezeway, FREE

Our very own oenophile Rob O will take you through the basics of wine tasting and demystify the grapes and their terroir plus suggest food pairings.  October's class will focus on delicious reds and fun facts about the big fall harvest.  Class is limited to 30 participants.  Sign up at Guest Services or by calling 899-9119.

Fri
12
Friday Night Foodie Fights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout the store
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Friday Night Foodie Fights
Friday, October 12th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout the store, FREE

Join us for our Friday Night Foodie Fights!  Every week each department in the store will feature a special summer recipe and compete for the Golden Spatula Award.  All you have to do is show up and taste their delicious creations and vote on the winner.  You'll get great recipes and ideas for easy summer meals plus tips on pairing wines with your summer fare.  See you at the Foodie Fight!

Fri
19
Friday Night Foodie Fights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout the store
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Friday Night Foodie Fights
Friday, October 19th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout the store, FREE

Join us for our Friday Night Foodie Fights!  Every week each department in the store will feature a special summer recipe and compete for the Golden Spatula Award.  All you have to do is show up and taste their delicious creations and vote on the winner.  You'll get great recipes and ideas for easy summer meals plus tips on pairing wines with your summer fare.  See you at the Foodie Fight!

Sat
20
Pumpkin Patch Photos
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Arabella Pumpkin Patch
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Pumpkin Patch Photos
Saturday, October 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Arabella Pumpkin Patch, FREE

Stop by our pumpkin patch and have your photo taken from 12pm - 2pm.

Fri
26
Friday Night Foodie Fights
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout the store
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Friday Night Foodie Fights
Friday, October 26th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout the store, FREE

Join us for our Friday Night Foodie Fights!  Every week each department in the store will feature a special summer recipe and compete for the Golden Spatula Award.  All you have to do is show up and taste their delicious creations and vote on the winner.  You'll get great recipes and ideas for easy summer meals plus tips on pairing wines with your summer fare.  See you at the Foodie Fight!

Events At Nearby Stores

Sea To Table Fundraising Dinner
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COOKING STATION, $25 Donation

Thursdays in October, the Whole Foods Market Louisiana stores will host sea to table tastings with local chefs, Louisiana Sea Grant, LSU AgCenter and Audubon Nature Institute Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.) Attendees will tour the applicable store's seafood department, sample Gulf seafood and enjoy wine pairings.

Cost is $25 per person with all funds benefiting Audubon Nature Institute G.U.L.F. and Louisiana Sea Grant. Reserve your seats today at seatotable.eventbrite.com and learn how easy it can be to enjoy Gulf seafood at home!

On the menu at Veterans: 

Chef Tenney Flynn, GW Fins

Sautéed Red Snapper with Spoonbread and Jumbo Lump Crab Corn Butter

Sautéed Shrimp with Mirliton Slaw

 

Chef Anthony Spizale, New Orleans Marriott Metairie at Lakeway

Crispy Gulf Oysters Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad with Parmigiano Reggiano

Jumbo Lump Louisiana Crab Cake Fresh Herbs and Light Crab Butter

Tasty Tutorials
Thursday, October 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SPECIALTY DEPT, FREE

Join us every Thursday in our Specialty Department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheese, chocolate, and sips!

Join us every Thursday in our Specialty Department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheese, chocolate, and sips!

Tasty Tutorial
Thursday, October 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Broad Street Store - Specialty Dept. , free

Tasty Tutorials are taking over Broad Street. Join us every Thursday at 7PM as our Specialty Department shares tastings and pairings of favorite cheeses, chocolates, and sips!

 

Tasty Tutorials are taking over Broad Street.