December 2013

Sun
01
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, December 1st
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Wed
04
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Wednesday, December 4th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Thu
05
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Thursday, December 5th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

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. 

Fri
06
Indian Breakfast 12p or 7p
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Indian Breakfast 12p or 7p
Friday, December 6th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $10

Join cookbook author Anupy Singla for breakfast as her family in India would enjoy it.  Savory and fulfilling, stuffed paranthas are the breakfast of choice for many in North India. Anupy will show you how to stuff homemade flatbread yourself with treats like spicy potatoes and tangy shredded daikon. These breads are a nutritious addition to any meal and are even more fun to make with the kids. 

 

To reserve a seat for the 12p class, click here
To reserve a seat online for the 7p class, click here

 

Sun
08
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, December 8th
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Tue
10
Greek Cooking--The Infamous Greek Salad
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Greek Cooking--The Infamous Greek Salad
Tuesday, December 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $10

Visit Greece in Lincoln Park!  Come spend a part of your evening with owner, Steve Strompolos, of Strompolos Foods, best known for their Extra Virgin Olive Oil dressings and marinades.  Steve will show you the secrets for making the infamous Greek Salad and will take you on a historical journey through the Greek culture of feta cheese and kalamata olives. 


To reserve a seat online for this class, click here

Wed
11
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Wednesday, December 11th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Wed
11
Holiday Appetizers with a Healthy Twist
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Holiday Appetizers with a Healthy Twist
Wednesday, December 11th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $10

Tis the season for holiday noshing, but there’s no need to feel deprived if you are trying to make healthier choices! Join Healthy Eating Specialist Karen for a demonstration class featuring guilt-free but delicious holiday appetizers. Karen will give you tips for putting a healthy spin on festive favorites, along with ideas for serving and garnishing your party platters. You’ll take home the recipes, which will all be vegan and gluten free.

 

To reserve a seat for this class, click here
 

Thu
12
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Thursday, December 12th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Thu
12
Custom Cocktails
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Custom Cocktails
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

Create custom cocktails with Mixologist Todd Ekis of Prasino. Learn how to customize your drinks and how to pair them with foods. The class will include custom cocktails as well as food pairings from Prasino Executive Chef, Jared Case.

To reserve a seat for this class, click here

Fri
13
O'rdeurves for the Holiday Celebrations
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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O'rdeurves for the Holiday Celebrations
Friday, December 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $20

Happy holidays! Entertaining with style isn’t hard. Join Karl from our Seafood department as he shows you easy appetizers to impress your guests. Shrimp, oysters, crab and more? Oh my! Class includes samples, recipe cards and easy cooking tips.

To reserve a seat for this class, click here
 

Sun
15
Basic Knife Skills
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Basic Knife Skills
Sunday, December 15th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30

Join Sarah, our Cooking At Home Specialist, as she shows you the simple techniques needed for safely using a knife. Learn how to slice, dice, chop, chiffonade and peel using a 10” chef knife! All skill sets are welcomed. You will leave class with new knife skills, a bag of freshly prepped vegetables and a delicious soup recipe to use them in.

To reserve a seat for this class, click here
 

Sun
15
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, December 15th
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Mon
16
Holiday or Any Day Roasts
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Holiday or Any Day Roasts
Monday, December 16th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $20

Warm your house up during the winter days with a mouth-watering roast. Join Pat from our Meat department as he shows you the tricks to making wellington, pot roast and crown roast. Class includes samples, recipe cards and easy cooking tips for your holiday and beyond.

To reserve a seat for this class, click here

 

Tue
17
Celebratory Wines--Cheers!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Celebratory Wines--Cheers!
Tuesday, December 17th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

Celebrate with your family and friends the classy way. Join David from our wine department as he teaches you how to taste and describe wine to your guests. You will be sampling 5 or more wines from our top picks for the holidays. David will also be preparing small food bites that pair perfectly with your wine.

To reserve a seat for this class, click here

Wed
18
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Wednesday, December 18th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Thu
19
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Thursday, December 19th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Thu
19
Basic Cooking Techniques
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Basic Cooking Techniques
Thursday, December 19th
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30

Join Sarah, our Cooking At Home Specialist, as she teaches you all the tricks needed to successfully cook in your kitchen at home. Learn easy tips on how to sauté, steam, blanch, poach, braise, roast, bake and boil. All skills welcomed. Class includes samples and take home recipe cards.

To reserve a seat for this class, click here

Sun
22
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, December 22nd
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Wed
25
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Wednesday, December 25th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Thu
26
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Thursday, December 26th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

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
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, December 29th
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Events At Nearby Stores

Fondue & Champagne
Saturday, December 27th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, South Loop, Free

Get ready for a sparkly New Year’s Eve with the best sparklers and fondue! We’ll be sampling our tasty fondue with our favorite sparkling wines and champagnes in the Specialty Department. Cost: Free

Get ready for a sparkly New Year’s Eve with the best sparklers and fondue! We’ll be sampling our tasty fondue with our favorite sparkling wines and champagnes in the Specialty Department.

Perfect Party Picks
Saturday, December 27th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Throughout the Store, Free!

We end the year on a high note with a storewide party offering some great ideas to throw your own “Party of the Year.” We will sample a lovely selection of sparklers in our Wine Bar, offer some interesting pairings on cheese and wines, and have appetizers to taste sprinkled through each department.

 

We end the year on a high note with a storewide party offering some great ideas to throw your own “Party of the Year.” We will sample a lovely selection of sparklers in our Wine Bar, offer some in

New Year’s Eve Tasting: Sparkling & Caviar
Tuesday, December 30th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
In Seafood,

Bring in the new year in style as you taste a sample of our blinis, caviar, and Champagne. We don’t fool around at Whole Foods Market Hinsdale.

Have a happy and blessed New Year everyone!

Bring in the new year in style as you taste a sample of our blinis, caviar, and Champagne. We don’t fool around at Whole Foods Market Hinsdale.