March 2014

Thu
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
08
Parmigiano Reggiano CRACK
12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway
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Parmigiano Reggiano CRACK
Saturday, March 8th
12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway, Free

It’s no illusion, novice nibblers and knowledgeable cheesemongers agree—intense, complex Parmigiano Reggiano is a cheese like no other.  And, on Saturday March 8th, 2014 at 12pm noon, more than 400 wheels of authentic Parmigiano Reggiano will be cracked and sampled at Whole Foods Market® stores in the US, Canada and the UK. Plus we'll have tons of samples, entertainment, food pairings and more! 

Sat
08
Live Music Saturday
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Upstairs at the top of the escalator
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Live Music Saturday
Saturday, March 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Upstairs at the top of the escalator, FREE

Every Saturday night from 5-7pm we host live music from local artists. Tonight's performance will feature Inbar accompanied by Ryan Bradetich (folk/pop music) we hope to see you here! For more information about the band, visit: http://www.inbarhorowitz.com/

 

 

Wed
12
Perlage Prosecco Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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Perlage Prosecco Tasting
Wednesday, March 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bar Level II, $4/taste $5/glass

Fall in love with the Italian's take on sparkling wine: Prosecco! Erika Gallon will be joining us from Italy to pour tastes of these organic proseccos. The two featured wines will be: Animae & Col Di Manza. Salute!

Thu
13
Community Giving Day benefiting Pasadena Educational Foundation
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway
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Community Giving Day benefiting Pasadena Educational Foundation
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway, Free

Shop in support of Pasadena Educational Foundation!  Whole Foods Market Arroyo and Pasadena will be donating 5% of net sales for the day. 

The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) believes strong schools build strong communities. That is why, for more than 40 years, PEF has been committed to building dynamic community partnerships to support the public schools of Altadena, Pasadena, and Sierra Madre. Being a vital part of the community enables PEF to provide essential resources and enrichment opportunities to every public school student in the district.  Whether it be through the arts, music, health centers, gardens, or STEM programs they support, PEF is dedicated to creating a better future for our students and for our community.  For more information, visit www.pasedfoundation.org  or call 626-396-3625.    

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Sat
15
Cleary Irish Dance Group Performance
12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway
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Cleary Irish Dance Group Performance
Saturday, March 15th
12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway, Free

Celebrate the Irish holiday with a special dance performance by the Cleary Irish Dance Group!  If you donate $5 to their non profit/drawing in September, you will enter for a chance to win two round trip tickets to Ireland.  Your donation will support their effort to send the dancers to World Championships in London at Easter and Australian Opens in May.  Check out their website for more info: http://www.clearyirishdance.com/.  

Sat
15
Tap Hunter Launch Party
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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Tap Hunter Launch Party
Saturday, March 15th
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bar Level II, FREE

Calling all beer lovers! You can now find us on the Tap Hunter app! Download it for free and stay up to date on what we're pouring at the bar. Andy Coppock of Tap Hunter will be here to show you how it works. Bonus: he'll also have giveaways! 

$2 off all draft beers for the duration of the event

$2 pretzel plates with in house made beer mustard!

For more information on Tap Hunter, visit: http://la.taphunter.com/

Sat
15
Live Music Saturday
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Upstairs at the top of the escalator
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Live Music Saturday
Saturday, March 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Upstairs at the top of the escalator, FREE

Every Saturday night from 5-7pm we host live music from local artists. Tonight's performance will feature Ruben Ramos (Latin Spanish Guitar.) we hope to see you here! For more information about Ruben, visit: http://www.rubenramos.net/

Sun
16
San Gabriel Brewery Tasting
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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San Gabriel Brewery Tasting
Sunday, March 16th
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bar Level II, $5/ taste two beers
Wed
19
Wente Estates Wine Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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Wente Estates Wine Tasting
Wednesday, March 19th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bar Level II, $8/ taste two wines
Wed
19
Superfood Class with Superfood Expert Andie Leon
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway
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Superfood Class with Superfood Expert Andie Leon
Wednesday, March 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway, $10/person, benefiting Whole Planet Foundation
Discover new energy levels and evolve into a higher state of being with superfoods!  Andie will discuss the benefits of superfoods (such as maca, hemp, acai, goji berries, pomegranate) and will create a delicious starter, 
main dish and dessert for you to taste and enjoy.  On the menu: passion fruit salad, amaranth brown rice topped with kale, chard and a goji berry mash, chocolate torte.  Recipes are vegetarian.
Space is limited.  Please RSVP at the Customer Service desk or at sparr.marketing@wholefoods.com.  
 
Andie is a private chef at many exclusive events, whilst also being the executive chef for Apricot's Away, a superfood health and wellness company based in L.A. Andie is also busy working on her first book and participates in the Food and Wine festival, Los Angeles, whilst also appearing in a local television show.  Andie is based in Los Angeles and is available for private consultations in LA.  For her Middle eastern clients Andie is available for Skype food consultations and mentoring.  
Thu
20
El Segundo Beer Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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El Segundo Beer Tasting
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bar Level II, $10/ for a flight of 4 beers
Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
Kids’ Event: Healthy Eating Shadow-puppet Show, Scavenger Hunt and Tasting
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway
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Kids’ Event: Healthy Eating Shadow-puppet Show, Scavenger Hunt and Tasting
Saturday, March 22nd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway, $5/child (goodie bag included), benefiting Whole Planet Foundation

David, Specialty Team Member and Puppeteer, is back to teach kids a fun and tasty lesson on healthy eating using his shadow puppets!  After the show, children will go on a guided scavenger hunt to collect nutritous goodies to immediately enjoy afterwards.  Visit http://www.davidfreleng.com/ for more about David.  Space is limited.  Please RSVP at the Customer Service desk or at sparr.marketing@wholefoods.com.  

Sat
22
Live Music Saturday
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Upstairs at the top of the escalator
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Live Music Saturday
Saturday, March 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Upstairs at the top of the escalator, FREE

Every Saturday night from 5-7pm we host live music from local artists. Tonight's performance will feature Joe LoPiccolo. We hope to see you here! For more information about Joe, visit:http://www.joelopiccolo.com/

Mon
24
Pirvano Wine Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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Pirvano Wine Tasting
Monday, March 24th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bar Level II, $10/ taste three wines
Wed
26
Wine Seminar: Exploring old world wines with Certified Sommelier Nader Kaiser
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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Wine Seminar: Exploring old world wines with Certified Sommelier Nader Kaiser
Wednesday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bar Level II, $12/ person prepaid or $15 at the door

Join us for a delicious journey through France, Italy & Spain as we learn about (and taste!) wines from each region. Light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited! RSVP by emailing: sparr.events@wholefoods.com

Thu
27
Schmaltz Beer Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bar Level II
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Schmaltz Beer Tasting
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bar Level II, $10 for a flight of 4 beers
Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
29
Live Music Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Upstairs at the top of the escalator
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Live Music Saturday
Saturday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Upstairs at the top of the escalator, FREE

Today's performance will feature Jon T. Howard. We hope to see you here! For more information about Jon, visit: http://www.jonthoward.com/

Sat
29
Plate & Pint for Whole Planet Foundation
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway
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Plate & Pint for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 29th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway, $5/plate, benefiting Whole Planet Foundation
Enjoy a delicious meal all while supporting a great cause!  The meal will be a combination of Whole Planet FoundationTM inspired recipes and local favorite Golden Road Brewing will be pouring and offering pints.  No RSVP necessary, will be held in Bar Level 2 upstairs.  Alcohol consumption is for guests 21 years of age and older.  

Events At Nearby Stores

$5 Health Starts here Buffet
Monday, November 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Salad Bar ,

$5 Health Starts Here Buffet! 

5 items for $5 

Every Monday from 5pm - 7pm 

$5 Health Starts Here Buffet! 

5 items for $5 

Every Monday from 5pm - 7pm 

$1 Street Tacos
Tuesday, November 25th
12:00 AM
Prepared Foods Department, $1

How about Mexican for lunch or dinner on Tuesdays? Our prepared foods Taqueria has $1 street-style tacos from 10:30am - 10:00pm

 

How about Mexican for lunch or dinner on

Taco Tuesday!
Tuesday, November 25th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods Taqueria, $1 Tacos

How about Mexican for lunch or dinner on Tuesdays? Our prepared foods Taqueria has $1 street-style tacos from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Add a side of rice or beans for also just $1!

How about Mexican for lunch or dinner on Tuesdays? Our prepared foods Taqueria has $1 street-style tacos from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.