February 2013

Sat
02
Big Game Block Party!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Throughout the Store
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Big Game Block Party!
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Throughout the Store, FREE

Get game-time ready by enjoying a taste of our favorite recipes and products in each department throughout the store! Make sure to stop by our Customer Service desk and enter to win your very own Big Game Gift Basket with all the perfect party essentials!

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Mon
04
Engine 2 Challenge Class - Week 1: The Dairy Dilemma
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Engine 2 Challenge Class - Week 1: The Dairy Dilemma
Monday, February 4th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Join Healthy Eating Specialist, Jordan Wolfe, for week one of our Engine 2 28-Day Plant-Strong Challenge! We will discuss the Dairy Dilemma, and how to deal dairy-free! Featured recipes will include Engine 2 Mac n’ Cheese, Raw Honey Mustard Dressing and Chocolate Chia Pudding with Peanut Butter Ice Cream.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

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
07
Sommelier Selection Series – Our Best Bubbly
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Sommelier Selection Series – Our Best Bubbly
Thursday, February 7th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Champagne and chocolate is the ultimate combination for your special someone – join our Specialty Team as they sample our very best bubbly and discuss perfect pairings for the milk, dark and white chocolate lover in your family!

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Mon
11
Engine 2 Challenge - Week 2: Plant Protein Power
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Engine 2 Challenge - Week 2: Plant Protein Power
Monday, February 11th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

It’s week two of our Engine 2 28-Day Plant-Strong Challenge! Jordan will discuss animal protein and how to part with it in preparation of your path to Plant-Strong Power!  Featured recipes will include Carrot-Ginger Dressing, Curried Collards and Garbanzos and Engine 2 Blueberry Dumpster Cobbler with Lemon Sorbet.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

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
Valentine’s Day Dinner
7:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Valentine’s Day Dinner
Friday, February 15th
7:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, $30 Per Couple

In a sea of prix fixe menus and stuffy settings, skip the traditional reservations and share a romantic dinner with your Valentine at Whole Foods Market. Enjoy a three-course seated meal, wine pairings with each course and live music as we welcome guests for a private dining experience in our Lifestyle Center. Everyone will leave with sweet treats to share with their special someone. Space is extremely limited – look for our February calendar of events for a complete menu and information on how to reserve your seats.

Fri
15
Valentine’s Day Dinner
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Valentine’s Day Dinner
Friday, February 15th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, $30 Per Couple

In a sea of prix fixe menus and stuffy settings, skip the traditional reservations and share a romantic dinner with your Valentine at Whole Foods Market. Enjoy live music, a three-course seated meal and wine pairings with each course as we welcome guests for a private dining experience in our Lifestyle Center. Everyone will leave with sweet treats to share with their special someone as well as a pair of champagne glasses to keep!

Space is extremely limitedTo pre-register, please visit our Customer Service desk in advance of the dinner to make your payment of $30 per couple. Reservations cannot be accepted over the phone.

 

First Course:

Heirloom Tomatoes with Panko Crusted Goat Cheese and Honey Balsamic Dressing

Fresh locally grown heirloom tomatoes with crunchy Panko-crusted goat cheese atop a bed of arugula, drizzled in a sweet honey balsamic dressing

 

Second Course:

A Duo of Filet Mignon and Almond Crusted Salmon

Enjoy a Surf And Turf-style main course, featuring a duo of seared filet mignon in a creamy cognac sauce and almond crusted salmon, accompanied by roasted herb garlic potatoes and green beans

 

Dessert

Raspberry Triple Chocolate Mousse

Layers of triple chocolate mousse in a decadent raspberry sauce

 

Mon
18
Engine 2 Challenge - Week 3: Healthy Fats!
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Engine 2 Challenge - Week 3: Healthy Fats!
Monday, February 18th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

Join Jordan for week three of our Engine 2 28-Day Plant-Strong Challenge! Today’s class will focus on extracted oils and how to incorporate healthy fats into our diet! Featured recipes will include Engine 2 Peanut Dressing, Pesto a la ANDI and Jordan’s famous Chococado Helado.

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

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
Introduction to Spanish Cheeses: A Whole Planet Foundation Fundraiser
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Introduction to Spanish Cheeses: A Whole Planet Foundation Fundraiser
Thursday, February 21st
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, $5 Per Guest

Join our dynamic duo, Specialty Cheese Buyer Jill and Associate Team Leader James, as they lead this amazing new class dedicated to the cheeses of Spain. Enjoy samples of the very best we have to offer while Jill and James provide a detailed history of where the product is sourced! Proceeds from this class will directly support our 2013 Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign.

Pre-registration is encouraged as space is limited. To pre-register, please visit our Customer Service desk in advance of the class to make your $5 donation and reserve a seat. You are also welcome to make your donation at the door should there be available seats. Reservations cannot be accepted over the phone.

Mon
25
Engine 2 Challenge - Week 4: Plant Strong Pizza Party Celebration!
7:00 PM @ In our Lifestyle Center
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Engine 2 Challenge - Week 4: Plant Strong Pizza Party Celebration!
Monday, February 25th
7:00 PM
In our Lifestyle Center, FREE

You made it! Celebrate four straight weeks of Plant-Strong Power with a pizza party, Engine 2-style! Enjoy Bar-B-Que Better than Cheddar Pizza and a Raw Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae a la Jordan!

Space is limited. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-421-9421.

Wed
27
Spotlight on Argentinian Wines: A Whole Planet Foundation Fundraiser
7:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Spotlight on Argentinian Wines: A Whole Planet Foundation Fundraiser
Wednesday, February 27th
7:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, $5 Per Guest

Join our Specialty Team on a tour of Argentinian wines! Each featured wine will be paired with an accompanying cheese selection. Proceeds from this class will directly support our 2013 Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign.

Pre-registration is encouraged as space is limited. To pre-register, please visit our Customer Service desk in advance of the class to make your $5 donation and reserve a seat. You are also welcome to make your donation at the door should there be available seats. Reservations cannot be accepted over the phone.

Events At Nearby Stores

Curbside Kitchen: Greens & Grains Bar
Thursday, August 28th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the parking lot, $6 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Curbside Kitchen: Greens & Grains Bar
Thursday, August 28, 5-8pm, $6 donation to Whole Kids Foundation
Hang out with our Healthy Eating Specialist Lisa and make your very own greens and grains plate with a choice 5 prepared food health starts here items. Vegans welcome!

Curbside Kitchen: Greens & Grains Bar
Thursday, August 28, 5-8pm, $6 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Food Truck Fridays
Friday, August 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

·         Friday, August 1st: Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

·         Friday, August, 8th: Loaded Nachos

·         Friday, August 15th: Turkey Hot Dog

·         Friday, August 22nd: Cheesy Waffle Fries

·         Friday, August 29th: Philly Cheesesteak 

Join us every Friday for a food truck party in the store and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes!

·         Friday, August 1st: Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Meet Your Butcher!
Friday, August 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meat, Free

The old-fashioned butcher shop isn’t extinct. Come on in and meet your Aventura butcher, Juan. He will be on the floor, cutting and filleting some of our highest quality meats and demoing delicious cuts for you to try for your Labor Day celebrations!

The old-fashioned butcher shop isn’t extinct. Come on in and meet your Aventura butcher, Juan.