February 2014

Sat
01
E2 Rev Your Engines Kick-Off
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sacramento
+
-
E2 Rev Your Engines Kick-Off
Saturday, February 1st
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sacramento , Free

The 28-Day Engine 2 Challenge will start on Monday, February 1st and we want you on board! Swing by and learn about the Engine 2 Diet and how it will help you go plant-strong and achieve a healthier lifestyle. Sign up for the 28-Day Challenge and enjoy a FREE E2 breakfast or snack! 

Sat
01
28-Day Engine 2 Challenge Shopping Party
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sacramento
+
-
28-Day Engine 2 Challenge Shopping Party
Saturday, February 1st
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sacramento , Free

 

Register today!

 

Now that you’ve signed up for the E2 challenge, it’s time to stock up on everything you’ll need for your 28 days of healthy eating! Join us as we take a guided shopping trip through the store with the E2 shopping list and answer your questions along the way. At the end of the tour each attendee will receive a special goody bag. Space is limited to only 7 per tour so that each participant gets plenty of attention. 

 

 

Sun
02
28-Day Engine 2 Challenge Shopping Party
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sacramento
+
-
28-Day Engine 2 Challenge Shopping Party
Sunday, February 2nd
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sacramento , Free

 

Register today!

 

Now that you’ve signed up for the E2 challenge, it’s time to stock up on everything you’ll need for your 28 days of healthy eating! Join us as we take a guided shopping trip through the store with the E2 shopping list and answer your questions along the way. At the end of the tour each attendee will receive a special goody bag. Space is limited to only 7 per tour so that each participant gets plenty of attention. 

Mon
03
E2 Support Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
E2 Support Group
Monday, February 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Join Chef Chris Chisholm as he shares with you their secrets, tips and recipes to make the most of the E2 Challenge. This is your time to share your successes and find help to overcome your challenges in a safe and supportive environment. An E2 snack will be served.

Tue
04
Plant Power! Super Foods for February’s Heart Health Month! with Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Plant Power! Super Foods for February’s Heart Health Month! with Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
Tuesday, February 4th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $20.00

Register for this class!

 

Demonstration Class: Open to 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:

Fresh Almond Milk

Oatmeal

Stuffed Red Peppers with lentils and walnuts

Kale Sweet Potato Quinoa (or Hemp) Bowl

Raspberry Parfait All recipes are diary and Gluten-Free.

Fri
07
Natural Makeup Color Matching
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Body Department
+
-
Natural Makeup Color Matching
Friday, February 7th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Body Department

Would you like expert advice on replacing your current makeup bag with our natural makeup products? Please come by and meet with our Whole Body Team Members for your free color matching consultation. Please call 916-488-2800 and ask to speak with the Whole Body department to schedule your appointment.

Fri
07
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
+
-
Wine Tasting
Friday, February 7th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Fri
07
“Triple” (Fast Bean Dip, Salad & Soup) Therapy For Optimal Health” With Kirk Hamilton PA-C
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
“Triple” (Fast Bean Dip, Salad & Soup) Therapy For Optimal Health” With Kirk Hamilton PA-C
Friday, February 7th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $10.00

Register for this class!

 

Demonstration Class: Open to all ages

Kirk will demonstrate how to make his “Triple Therapy” for optimal health using animal-free and gluten-free recipes. His “Power Trio” includes a unique white bean, avocado, lemon dip; ginger-garlic, red potato, lentil soup; and triple green, maple syrup, tofu & walnut salad.

Kirk is a practicing physician assistant of 30 years and will intertwine real patient experiences where he uses food to help the body heal common complaints. Aside from sampling these tasty dishes you will receive the recipes and a free copy of Kirk’s book “Staying Healthy in the Fast Lane” whose theme is the prevention and reversal of age-related (chronic) diseases and improved vitality by following Kirk’s “9 Simple Steps to Optimal Health.”

Sat
08
Beer Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
+
-
Beer Tasting
Saturday, February 8th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to try local and regional beers and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Mon
10
E2 Support Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
E2 Support Group
Monday, February 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Join Chef Chris Chisholm as he shares with you their secrets, tips and recipes to make the most of the E2 Challenge. This is your time to share your successes and find help to overcome your challenges in a safe and supportive environment. An E2 snack will be served.

Thu
13
20 Natural ways to prevent the flu with Dr. Tony Baratta, D.C.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
20 Natural ways to prevent the flu with Dr. Tony Baratta, D.C.
Thursday, February 13th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Register for this class!

 

Lecture and Knowledge Class; Open to all ages.

Avoid the flu this season the healthy and natural way.

Get tips on nutrition, exercise, mind awareness and beating stress.

Fri
14
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
+
-
Wine Tasting
Friday, February 14th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sat
15
Natural Makeup Color Matching
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Body Department
+
-
Natural Makeup Color Matching
Saturday, February 15th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Body Department

Would you like expert advice on replacing your current makeup bag with our natural makeup products? Please come by and meet with our Whole Body Team Members for your free color matching consultation. Please call 916-488-2800 and ask to speak with the Whole Body department to schedule your appointment.

Sat
15
Cakes and Pies with The Culinary Dude Kids 4 – 11 years old
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Cakes and Pies with The Culinary Dude Kids 4 – 11 years old
Saturday, February 15th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

 

These are not just desserts, but can be actual meals made out of ingredients that you could not imagine. We'll be making both sweet and savory cakes and pies, utilizing fruits, vegetables, meats of all kinds and a ton of other stuff. Let's learn that cakes and pies and not just for those of us who have sweet tooth's...This hands-on cooking class that will enable kids to find their inner chef. The Culinary Dude, Scott Davis has worked to create a wonderful collection of menus that the kids will cook themselves. Using the freshest ingredients, fun and interactive cooking techniques, the kids will prepare the food from scratch each day 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.

 

On The Menu: Vegetable Pot Pie, Red Velvet Cake, Pumpkin Corn Muffins

Sat
15
Cakes and Pies with The Culinary Dude Kids 12 – 18 years old
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Cakes and Pies with The Culinary Dude Kids 12 – 18 years old
Saturday, February 15th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

 

These are not just desserts, but can be actual meals made out of ingredients that you could not imagine. We'll be making both sweet and savory cakes and pies, utilizing fruits, vegetables, meats of all kinds and a ton of other stuff. Let's learn that cakes and pies and not just for those of us who have sweet tooth's...This hands-on cooking class that will enable kids to find their inner chef. The Culinary Dude, Scott Davis has worked to create a wonderful collection of menus that the kids will cook themselves. Using the freshest ingredients, fun and interactive cooking techniques, the kids will prepare the food from scratch each day 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.

 

On The Menu: Vegetable Pot Pie, Red Velvet Cake, Pumpkin Corn Muffins

Sat
15
Beer Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
+
-
Beer Tasting
Saturday, February 15th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to try local and regional beers and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sun
16
Natural Makeup Color Matching
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Body Department
+
-
Natural Makeup Color Matching
Sunday, February 16th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Body Department

Would you like expert advice on replacing your current makeup bag with our natural makeup products? Please come by and meet with our Whole Body Team Members for your free color matching consultation. Please call 916-488-2800 and ask to speak with the Whole Body department to schedule your appointment.

Mon
17
E2 Support Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
E2 Support Group
Monday, February 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Join Chef Chris Chisholm as he shares with you their secrets, tips and recipes to make the most of the E2 Challenge. This is your time to share your successes and find help to overcome your challenges in a safe and supportive environment. An E2 snack will be served.

Tue
18
Power Smoothies! With Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Power Smoothies! With Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
Tuesday, February 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $20.00

Register for this class!

 

Demonstration Class – All Ages

Just by adding one Power Smoothie to your diet every day, you can increase energy, improve digestion, boost minerals and fiber, alkalize the body and feel amazing!

Find out for yourself why thousands of people are turning to Power Smoothies. If you’re not experiencing the level of energy and good health you desire. Power Smoothies could be your answer to start getting results. All recipes are dairy and Gluten-Free.

With questions please call:  Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist 916-996-6098 Pamela Spencer

Wed
19
Knife Skills 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Knife Skills 101
Wednesday, February 19th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $9.00

Register for this class!

 

Hand’s on class; must be 18 to attend.

Jump start your cooking skills in this relaxed, fun-filled class. Learn how to use knives skillfully, safely and efficiently. Plus learn the proper way to sharpen and care for your knives. Students are requested to bring their own knives from home but knives are available at the time of the class.

 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
+
-
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
Thursday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The weather is still cold... How do you eat to keep warm? Join us to share recipes and stories around how and why food is so comforting during the winter months! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
21
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
+
-
Wine Tasting
Friday, February 21st
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sat
22
Cooking 101: Saucy Sauces with Chef Chris
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Cooking 101: Saucy Sauces with Chef Chris
Saturday, February 22nd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Culinary Center, $30.00

Register for this class!

Hands-on Class: Ages 16 and up

Sauces are a great way to finish a dish but they also provide a base for many of favorite comfort meals; Mac and Cheese anyone?  Join Chef Chris as he teaches you the 5 mother sauces and the most common variations. Additionally, Chris will show you how to make a basic pan sauce that can be used any night of the week.

Note: class size is limited to 6 participants.

Sat
22
Beer Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
+
-
Beer Tasting
Saturday, February 22nd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to try local and regional beers and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sun
23
Spend an evening to the Passage to India with Chef Kelly Fong
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Spend an evening to the Passage to India with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, February 23rd
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

 

Hands-on Class Ages 21 and up

In this Indian inspired cooking class, you will be making dishes from the various regions of India.  Time to spice up your taste buds and life!!!  Join Chef Kelly in this hands-on class.
On the Menu:

Lemon Spiced Rice
Bengali Curry Fish
Chicken Korma
Aloo Gobi Masala (Spiced Cauliflower and Potatoes)

Sun
23
Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler (Let the good times roll!!!)with Chef Kelly Fong
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler (Let the good times roll!!!)with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, February 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

 

Hands-on Class: Ages 21 and up.

It’s Mardi Gras time (March 4 Fat Tuesday).  Indulge in this Southern, Cajun and Creole inspired menu.  This will be a hands-on class with Chef Kelly.

On the Menu:

Crab St Francis
Creole White Bean Soup and Ham
Blackened Pork Chops
Gulf Seafood Pasta
Cajun Eggplant Gratin

Mon
24
E2 Support Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
E2 Support Group
Monday, February 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Join Chef Chris Chisholm as he shares with you their secrets, tips and recipes to make the most of the E2 Challenge. This is your time to share your successes and find help to overcome your challenges in a safe and supportive environment. An E2 snack will be served.

Tue
25
Wellness Class: Gluten-Free Made Simple! With Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Wellness Class: Gluten-Free Made Simple! With Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
Tuesday, February 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Culinary Center, $10.00

Register for this class!

 

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
26
Healthy Vegan Breakfast Baking with Emily Webber
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Healthy Vegan Breakfast Baking with Emily Webber
Wednesday, February 26th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

 

Demonstration Class Open to all ages

Want to wake up to the incredibly warm and comforting scent of cinnamon rolls, muffins, coffee cake or French toast, but without the fat and cholesterol?  With these whole food, plant-based recipes, you can!  

Menu

Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Pecan Topping

Zucchini Carrot Spice Muffins 

Raspberry Oat Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

Overnight Baked Banana Cinnamon French Toast

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
+
-
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
Thursday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The biggest awards show of the season is coming up! Join us to chat about this year's favorites as well as the culinary classics of the past. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

 

 

Fri
28
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
+
-
Wine Tasting
Friday, February 28th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Fri
28
Exploring the Flavors of South Korea with Mayumi Tavalero
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
+
-
Exploring the Flavors of South Korea with Mayumi Tavalero
Friday, February 28th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

 

Demonstration class with Hands-on components: Ages 19 and older.

Korean food has always been known for its spiciness.  In this hands-on/demo class we will explore not just chili paste and red pepper, but other seasonings including ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, and green onions, all flavors essential to Korean cuisine.  Come prepared to grill, ferment, roll, and stew!

Kalbi (BBQ Beef Short Ribs)

Kim Chi (Spicy Fermented Cabbage)

Kimbap (Korean Sushi Roll)

Korean Spicy Tofu Stew

Events At Nearby Stores

Happy Hour in the Tap Room
Friday, April 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!

 

 

Wine Tasting: Eden Canyon Vineyards
Friday, April 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Davis,

Join us in-store for a FREE wine tasting with Eden Canyon Vineyards. 21+ only,

Join

Happy Hour in the Tap Room
Saturday, April 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!