February 2013

Fri
01
Mushroom Cookery 101
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Mushroom Cookery 101
Friday, February 1st
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

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Demonstration Class: 18 years or older

Don’t know your creminis from your portobellos? Do you stare at all the mushrooms in the produce aisle wondering what they all are? Do they all taste the same? Why are some so expensive? Is it worth it? Cookbook author, forager and wild food expert Hank Shaw walks you through the basics of mushroom cooking – and feeds you, too. You’ll learn about the various varieties available at Whole Foods, how to select the freshest mushrooms, how to store them at home – and most importantly, how to cook each one in the best way possible. Come to learn, and come with an empty stomach!

 

Menu:

Pickled beech mushrooms

Champignons Provencale

Roasted maitakes

King Trumpet “potatoes”

Dried wild mushroom ragu with pasta

Tue
05
Raw Foods Made Easy - Super Foods for February’s Heart Health Month!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Raw Foods Made Easy - Super Foods for February’s Heart Health Month!
Tuesday, February 5th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Culinary Center, $20.00

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Lecture and knowledge class – All Ages

Valentine's Day is upon us but that's not the only reason red hearts are everywhere you look. February is also Heart Health Month. As we celebrate Valentine’s Day let’s focus on the ones we love and their healthy heart as well as our own.

Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's No. 1 killer, so no matter what your age, your awareness of what you are eating and how you are moving needs to be considered. Heart Health Month it’s the perfect time to re-focus on heart-healthy foods!

This class we will demonstrate hearth healthy recipes that will make your heart rejoice with flavor and vitality!

On the Menu:

Oatmeal

Fresh Almond Milk

Spinach Salad with Cashew Currant Dressing

Stuffed Red Peppers

Tomato Soup

 

With questions please call:  Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist 916-996-6098 www.sacnutritionist.com

Wed
06
30 DAYS TO FEELING FIT & GUIDED SHOPPING NIGHT
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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30 DAYS TO FEELING FIT & GUIDED SHOPPING NIGHT
Wednesday, February 6th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Inspirational overview, tasting & guided shopping night with Tiffany Anzelc, Executive Regional Vice President with Arbonne.

Join us for an informative class to help you on a wellness path of eating right with 30 Days to Feeling Fit.  Tiffany will educate and coach you on what foods to keep in your refrigerator, freezer, pantry and what to have fresh along with the "how to" shopping guide, a simple and safe way to detoxification through food and supplementation.  Have access to tons of recipes for your meals and certified vegan protein shakes that are formulated without gluten and taste great.  We will focus on 5 key areas that help create a path for wellness for the rest of your life.   

10 seats available for each class, please sign up today to reserve your spot!

Contact Tiffany Anzelc at  916 995.7446 or tiffany@ahealthyliving.net

 

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.

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. 

Fri
15
“New Year's Resolution: Learn to Cook” Class series
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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“New Year's Resolution: Learn to Cook” Class series
Friday, February 15th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $40.00 per class $108.00 for all 3 (10% savings)

 

Happy New Year!

 

Register for this class!

 

Now is the perfect time to keep the promise to yourself to learn how to cook. 
The Culinary Center is proud to offer this three class series that will teach you all the basics that you need to be comfortable, courageous and confident in your kitchen. In each class chef Mayumi Tavalero will lead you in a hands-on class where you will create dishes that focus on that evening’s lesson.

Hands-on Class: Must be 21 or older to attend

Each class cost $40.00 but if you sign up for all three you will pay only $108.00 a savings of 10%. Class size is limited to ensure that you will receive individualized instruction and an enjoyable class experience

Day 1: January 18th 2013 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Easy Minestrone Soup
Mixed Greens with Goat Cheese, Dried Cherries, Almonds and Balsamic Vinegar
Baked Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Mushroom Risotto
Discussion/Demo Topics:  Kitchen Tools, Knife and Cookware Identification, Knife Skills. 
 

Day 2: February 15th 2013 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Classic Greek Salad
Sirloin Steak with Garlic-Butter Pan Sauce
Baked Potato Wedges with Parmesan Cheese
Steamed Hericot Verts (French Green Beans)
Dreamy Chocolate Mousse
Discussion/Demo Topics:  Plating and Serving, Cooking Techniques and Timing, Identifying When Foods are “Done”, Safely Storing Leftovers
 

Day 3: March 22nd 2013 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Simple Ginger Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry
Perfect Steamed Jasmine Rice
Pan Seared Salmon with Mango-Cilantro Salsa
Swiss Chard Sauteed in Olive Oil and Garlic
The Best Strawberry Shortcake
Discussion/Demo Topics:  Cooking Without Recipes, Creating Your Own Recipes, Cookbook Recommendations

 

Sun
17
Cajun Winter Supper with Chef Kelly Fong
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Cajun Winter Supper with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, February 17th
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

 

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Hands-on Class: Must be 21 or older to attend

How about making a menu that warms the soul inside and out?  The Southern, Cajun and Creole cuisine is a welcoming and tasty.  Join Chef Kelly a regional American classic menu.  You will learn classic French cooking techniques using regional ingredients and recipes.

 

On the Menu:

Shrimp Bisque

Blackened Pork Chops with a Debris Sauce

Cajun Paella

Creole Eggplant Gratin

Banana Pudding

Sun
17
Wellness Fair
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Storewide
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Wellness Fair
Sunday, February 17th
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Storewide, $5 suggested donation for Antioxidant Scan, vendor samples and cooking demos are Free!

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Meet with local nutritionist Marian Evans-DiMarco to have your antioxidant levels scanned using the innovative Nu Skin Pharmanex Biophotonic Scanner! We’ll also have plenty of FREE healthy samples from our favorite vendor partners, FREE natural makeup makeovers in the Whole Body Department and FREE hands-on cooking demos with Chef Chris at 10:30, 11:30, & 12:30 featuring healthy snacks and desserts.  100% of the profits from antioxidant scan donations will support healthy cooking classes for students at Sacramento’s Community Collaborative Charter School. RSVP today to let us know you’ll be there!

$5 suggested donation for Antioxidant Scan, vendor samples and cooking demos are FREE!

 

Sun
17
America Pub Grub with Chef Kelly Fong
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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America Pub Grub with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, February 17th
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

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Hands-on Class: Must be 21 or older to attend

Let’s take some American sports bar/pub/diner classics and give them an update. 

Whether you are throwing a party or simple supper, these dishes will be a hit.  Take this class with Chef Kelly.  You will learn preparation, cooking and planning ideas.

 

On the Menu:

Tex Mex Chili Wings

Hearts of Romaine with Bacon Warm Blue Cheese Dressing

Steak au American with a Bourbon Sauce

Truffled French Fries

Apple Pie Vanilla Sundae

Mon
18
Warming Winter Vegan Soups with Emily Webber
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Warming Winter Vegan Soups with Emily Webber
Monday, February 18th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

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Demonstration Class: Open to all ages

It’s chilly and rainy outside.  It’s the time of year to make some homemade soup!  Studies show that nutrient-dense, calorie-light soups made from whole plant foods are naturally satisfying and can help control hunger for effortless, long term weight loss and maintenance.  Whether you are interested in losing weight or simply want to learn new recipes, tips and techniques for making delicious animal, cholesterol and oil-free soups, these warming bowls are sure to lend comfort on a cold Sacramento winter evening.

On the Menu:

Spiced Butternut Squash Bisque

Pressure Cooked Kale & White Bean Soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Hearty Seitan Vegetable Stew (Better than Beef Stew)

Tue
19
Gluten-Free Made Simple! With Pamela Spencer
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Gluten-Free Made Simple! With Pamela Spencer
Tuesday, February 19th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $10.00

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Lecture and knowledge class – All Ages

A lot of people are going gluten-free ... but they really don't know why? It's just like, ‘Quick, it's gluten-free, it must be good!' What's all the buzz about anyway? Come and learn where gluten is found, if you should be avoiding gluten, and healthily substations for gluten containing foods. 

With questions please call:  Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist 916-996-6098 www.sacnutritionist.com

Wed
20
Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
Wednesday, February 20th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Storewide

Help our store reach our goal of rasiing $30,000. for this great cause donate at checkout from February 20th until March 31st.

 

About Whole Planet Foundation:

Whole Planet Foundation's mission is poverty alleviation in developing-world communities where Whole Foods Market® sources products. Through microcredit, we seek to unleash the energy and creativity of every human being we work with in order to create wealth and prosperity in emerging economies. Whole Planet Foundation® partners with microfinance institutions in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Learn more at www.wholeplanetfoundation.org.

Wed
20
21 Day Purification Program with Dr. Tony Baratta, D.C.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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21 Day Purification Program with Dr. Tony Baratta, D.C.
Wednesday, February 20th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

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Lecture and Knowledge Class; Open to all ages.

Tired? Weight Loss Challenges? Poor Digestion?

Learn how a purification program can assist you in living a healthier life by nourishing and maintaining a healthy body and weight. We'll teach you how to refrain from processed foods, sugar laden snacks and fast foods, which all place an unnecessary load on your body and replace it with whole, unprocessed and preservative free foods.

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.

Thu
21
Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention with Dr. Kristine Burke
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention with Dr. Kristine Burke
Thursday, February 21st
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

 

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Lecture and knowledge class – 18 years old or older

Dr. Kristine Burke will present an educational course on heart attack & stroke prevention: The first symptom of a heart attack in over half of all victims is death. Learn about a new, proven method of forecasting heart attacks and strokes well before they strike. This is an evidence-based, non-invasive medical intervention that applies to anyone at risk for heart disease: even those who may not know they are at risk.  

Fri
22
Couples Cooking Comfort Food for Two
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Couples Cooking Comfort Food for Two
Friday, February 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $30.00 per student

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Hands-on Class: Must be 21 or older to attend

Winter is coming to an end but there is still a chill in the air. A nice bowl of chili with homemade cornbread is the perfect comfort food. Paired with a spicy appetizer and a sweet dessert it is a delicious meal for two or even more.

Join Chef Chris and learn to prepare the following:

Creamy and Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Turkey Chili with cornbread

Mixed berry crisp

Sat
23
Pop Stars Favorite Foods-Series with The Culinary Dude 2 of 9
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Pop Stars Favorite Foods-Series with The Culinary Dude 2 of 9
Saturday, February 23rd
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

 

Kids Hands-on Class Ages 4 to 13

Yes it’s back! Pop Stars eat food too, but what do they eat and what are their favorite foods? For this new series we will make the favorite foods of Hot Chelle Rae, One Direction, Jessie J, Gotye, Karmin, Christina Aguilera, Adele, Wiz Khalifa, Ellie Goulding, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Lana Del Rey, Skrillex, Carly Rae Jepsen. Can’t wait to eat what they like!

The Culinary Dude, Scott Davis has worked to create wonderful menus that the kids will cook themselves. Using the freshest ingredients, fun and interactive cooking techniques, the kids will prepare the food from scratch as they learn kitchen and food safety, professional kitchen behavior, measuring and prep skills, and table etiquette. In addition to a wide variety of hands-on, tactile recipes, kids will participate in additional food-related activities.

February 23- One Direction-

Harry Likes Sweet Corn so we’ll be making Sweet Corn Bread, Louis is a fan of Carrots so we’ll be making Carrot Fritters, Niall likes Japanese food so let’s make Stir Fried Vegetables, Liam is a Chocolate Lover so let’s make Chocolate Dipped Fruit, finally Zayn likes Chicken, so let’s make Italian Chicken with Sauce.

Sun
24
Value Tour and Value Meals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Value Tour and Value Meals
Sunday, February 24th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Register for this class!

 

Open to all ages, Class size is limited to 15 and can be taken only once per year.

Whole Foods Market Value Tour

At Whole Foods we believe everyone should be able to afford to eat quality food. Some think higher quality means higher price, but think again! We have secrets to share! The first step toward eating better on a budget is spending your money on actual food so you get the most nutrition for your buck. Cheap food is usually made from cheap ingredients, often including synthetic preservatives and dyes. We offer real food, free of artificial ingredients and hydrogenated fats at the best price possible, especially when you know where to look. Join us for our “value” tour. You'll discover you can afford to shop Whole Foods on a budget.

Value Meals

Immediately following the Value Tour Chef Chris Chisholm will be demonstrating recipes that you can use to create delicious, healthy and inexpensive meals at home. Using these shopping methods and recipes Chris fed his family for only $200 a month. Samples will be served.

Sun
24
Value Tour and Value Meals
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Value Tour and Value Meals
Sunday, February 24th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Register for this class!

 

Open to all ages, Class size is limited to 15 and can be taken only once per year.

Whole Foods Market Value Tour

At Whole Foods we believe everyone should be able to afford to eat quality food. Some think higher quality means higher price, but think again! We have secrets to share! The first step toward eating better on a budget is spending your money on actual food so you get the most nutrition for your buck. Cheap food is usually made from cheap ingredients, often including synthetic preservatives and dyes. We offer real food, free of artificial ingredients and hydrogenated fats at the best price possible, especially when you know where to look. Join us for our “value” tour. You'll discover you can afford to shop Whole Foods on a budget.

Value Meals

Immediately following the Value Tour Chef Chris Chisholm will be demonstrating recipes that you can use to create delicious, healthy and inexpensive meals at home. Using these shopping methods and recipes Chris fed his family for only $200 a month. Samples will be served

Events At Nearby Stores

Happy Hour in the Tap Room
Wednesday, September 17th
4:00 PM
Tap Room,

 

Our Tap Room is Open 7 days a week from 11am to 9pm.

We aim to provide guests with local beers that taste great!

Join us from 5pm to 7pm for Happy Hour

Enjoy $1.00 OFF all Pints and Flights

Check our store calendar for the Special Events Happening in the Tap Room.

Cheers!

 

 

Happy Hour in the Tap Room
Thursday, September 18th
4:00 PM
Tap Room,

 

Our Tap Room is Open 7 days a week from 11am to 9pm.

We aim to provide guests with local beers that taste great!

Join us from 5pm to 7pm for Happy Hour

Enjoy $1.00 OFF all Pints and Flights

Check our store calendar for the Special Events Happening in the Tap Room.

Cheers!

 

 

Happy Hour in the Tap Room
Friday, September 19th
4:00 PM
Tap Room,

 

Our Tap Room is Open 7 days a week from 11am to 9pm.

We aim to provide guests with local beers that taste great!

Join us from 5pm to 7pm for Happy Hour

Enjoy $1.00 OFF all Pints and Flights

Check our store calendar for the Special Events Happening in the Tap Room.

Cheers!