December 2013

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
07
Pop Up Cart: Catching Fire Tacos
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: Catching Fire Tacos
Saturday, December 7th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $6 per plate

Order your choice of 2 tacos with grilled scallions, guacamole and chips for $6: Spicy Chicken or Beyond Meat Spicy Chicken Salad Tacos. 

Mon
09
Plant Strong Holiday Desserts
7:00 PM @ Cafe
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Plant Strong Holiday Desserts
Monday, December 9th
7:00 PM
Cafe, free

Join Kristina, our Healthy Eating Specialist, to learn how to make Raw Gingerbread Cookies, Almond Lace Cookies and Hemp Nog Chia Pudding. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Tue
10
“Cheese Nights” - How to Create A Cheese Board
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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“Cheese Nights” - How to Create A Cheese Board
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe, free

Come to our first “Cheese Night” as we share holiday ideas, entertaining and taste awesome cheeses! Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Fri
13
Pop Up Cart: Relief for the Philippines
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: Relief for the Philippines
Friday, December 13th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $3 each

All proceeds will be donated to The American Red Cross to help those affected by the typhoon in the Philippines & neighboring areas.

$3 each. Choose from:

  • Siomai veggie dumpling (without oil)
  • BBQ Chicken Skewers with authentic inspired Filipino BBQ sauce
  • Kamote-Cue: sweet potato fritter that uses the Kamote which is indigenous to the Philippines
Fri
13
Beer Dinner with Founders Brewing Company
7:00 PM @ Cafe
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Beer Dinner with Founders Brewing Company
Friday, December 13th
7:00 PM
Cafe, $25 per person

$25 plus tax per ticket includes 4 Course Dinner and pairing with Founders Brewing Company beers:

  • All Day IPA paired with Roasted Beet Salad – arugula, pears, multigrain croutons, blue cheese, almonds
  • Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale paired with Gnocchi - roasted squash, brussel sprouts, brown butter, amaretti
  • Founders Porter paired with Beer Braised Brisket or (vegetarian) Roasted Mushroom Ragout - horseradish pommes puree, creamed spinach, roasted root vegetables
  • Breakfast Stout paired with Coffee Crème Brulee with cocoa nibs

Space is limited to the first 30 paid customers ages 21 and up, so buy your tickets early at customer service!

Sat
14
Pop Up Cart: Da Best Sausage
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: Da Best Sausage
Saturday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $5.99 each

Josh, our Meat Team Leader serves 2 links of in-house made Chicago style beef sausage on a bun with spicy sauce and your choice of pickles for just $5.99. 

Mon
16
Plant Strong Holiday Hors d’ oeuvres
7:00 PM @ Cafe
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Plant Strong Holiday Hors d’ oeuvres
Monday, December 16th
7:00 PM
Cafe, free

Join Kristina, our Healthy Eating Specialist, to learn how to make Almond Stuffed Mushrooms, Pureed Pumpkin Shooters and Mushroom Pate & Crudités. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Sat
21
Pop Up Cart: Eatin’ on the Dock of The Bay
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: Eatin’ on the Dock of The Bay
Saturday, December 21st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $8 per plate

Treat yourself to a Crispy Louisiana Po’ Boy: cornmeal crusted hoki on sweet potato bread with zesty cajun remoulade, lettuce, tomato and pickles. Served with chips for $8 per plate.

Sat
21
Kids Club: Cupcakes & Party Toppers with Etsy
4:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Club: Cupcakes & Party Toppers with Etsy
Saturday, December 21st
4:00 PM
Cafe , free

Just in time for the holidays, Katie Lamour of Etsy.com’s Berry Sweet Parties demonstrates how she makes cupcake toppers for kids to decorate. And of course, our Bakery Team will help kids make their very own cupcake. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sun
29
Pop Up Cart: French Toast the New Year
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: French Toast the New Year
Sunday, December 29th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
popping up soon, $7 each

How’s this for a good morning? Treat yourself to Panettone French Toast featuring chocolate ganache, toasted hazelnuts and orange marmalade.

Events At Nearby Stores

Beyond The Button: Recipes For Mushroom Success
Friday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Mushrooms are abundant this time of year and Whole Foods Market has a variety of foraged and cultivated mushrooms to choose from. Come join Chef Jimmy as he shows you how to prepare these fabulous fungi through approachable, affordable and stress free recipes.  These dishes are sure to be a hit at your holiday meal.

Instructor: James Gennaro, Lifestyle Culinary Instructor

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Mushrooms are abundant this time of year and Whole Foods Market has a variety of foraged and cultivated mushrooms to choose from.

Wine Down with Gloria
Saturday, December 20th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Plantation, FREE

Celebrate the weekend with a new wine! Each Saturday our demo specialist, Gloria, will be pairing a wine from our Specialty Department with one her favorite specialty products. Find her and our samples at the Holiday Order Table!

Celebrate the weekend with a new wine! Each Saturday our demo specialist, Gloria, will be pairing a wine from our Specialty Department with one her favorite specialty products.

Paleo Winter Meals
Sunday, December 21st
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

“Paleo” is a modern diet designed to emulate the diet of our ancestors from the Paleolithic era. This diet avoids foods like dairy products, grains, legumes, processed oils, and refined sugar. Join Chef Jimmy as he whips up some delicious Paleo recipes and shares his experience with the Paleo lifestyle.

Instructor: James Gennaro, Lifestyle Culinary Instructor

"Sign me up!"

“Paleo” is a modern diet designed to emulate the diet of our ancestors from the Paleolithic era. This diet avoids foods like dairy products, grains, legumes, processed oils, and refined sugar.