August 2013

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
03
Surf n' Turf Saturdays
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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Surf n' Turf Saturdays
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , Prices Vary

We've extended our cook out hours! Join us as our Seafood & Meat teams featured grilled favorites!

Tue
06
Fresh Flavors Tasting Tuesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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Fresh Flavors Tasting Tuesday
Tuesday, August 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , FREE

Join us as we feature all the the fresh flavors of summer during this store wide tasting.

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
09
Make your own Bug Spray
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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Make your own Bug Spray
Friday, August 9th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , FREE

Who like those pesky critters? Our Whole Body experts will mix you very own customized bug repellant for free!

Sat
10
Surf n' Turf Saturdays
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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Surf n' Turf Saturdays
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , Prices Vary

We've extended our cook out hours! Join us as our Seafood & Meat teams featured grilled favorites!

Sat
10
National Smores Day!
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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National Smores Day!
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , FREE

We're celebrating as we sample the campfire favorite snack!

Tue
13
Health Starts Here Tasting Tuesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Health Starts Here Tasting Tuesday
Tuesday, August 13th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, FREE

The grass is always greener when its on your plate! Our team will sample heart healthy options that are sure to please.  

Thu
15
Flavors of the Caribbean with Rita
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Flavors of the Caribbean with Rita
Thursday, August 15th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, FREE

Visit Rita's Demo Station as she features fresh flavors from the Caribbean!  

 

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
16
Salsa Making at Van Vleck House & Garden
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Van Vleck House & Garden Education Center
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Salsa Making at Van Vleck House & Garden
Friday, August 16th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Garden Education Center, $10 Per child

Stop by Van Vleck House & Garden on Friday as we tech your little chef how to make salsa using all fresh ingredients. Each child receives thier made salsa, goodie bag and planters plant to take home. Call or email Van Vleck to register 

 

973-744-4752/ education@vanvleck.org 

Sat
17
Surf n' Turf Saturdays
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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Surf n' Turf Saturdays
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , Prices Vary

We've extended our cook out hours! Join us as our Seafood & Meat teams featured grilled favorites!

Sat
17
Pop Up Stand "Flavored Cupcakes"
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Pop Up Stand "Flavored Cupcakes"
Saturday, August 17th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue

Visit our cupcake station and choose your favorite flavor made right on the spot for purchase. 

Sun
18
All About Heirloom Tomatoes
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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All About Heirloom Tomatoes
Sunday, August 18th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, FREE

Learn about our Local Hierloom tomatoes and try them too! Our Produce team is here to answer all your questions!

Tue
20
Heirloom Tomato Smackdown!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Heirloom Tomato Smackdown!
Tuesday, August 20th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, FREE

Vote on your favorite tomato recipe during this storewide tasting!

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
23
Summer Seafood Salute
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Summer Seafood Salute
Friday, August 23rd
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, FREE

Our favorite Seafood vendors will be in sampling thier prodcuts as we say farewell to summer.

Sat
24
Surf n' Turf Saturdays
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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Surf n' Turf Saturdays
Saturday, August 24th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , Prices Vary

We've extended our cook out hours! Join us as our Seafood & Meat teams featured grilled favorites!

Tue
27
Back to School
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Back to School
Tuesday, August 27th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, FREE

It's that time of year again! We have a bunch of lunch and snack ideas that's kid friendly and mom approved. 

Wed
28
Customer Appreciation Day
8:00 AM - 6:15 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Customer Appreciation Day
Wednesday, August 28th
8:00 AM - 6:15 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, FREE

We want to celebrate YOU! That's right, because without you who would WE be? We're dedicating a full day filled with prizes, giveaways, free classes and so much more! 

 

-First 100 customers receive a free goodie bag

- Interactive Games 

-Free classes Yoga, Belly Dancing & Kids cooking (call to sign up)

-Social Media Giveaways (win a 2 minute shopping spree)

-Today's Your Birthday? Come pickup your gift! (ID Required)

-Checkout prizes

-sampling throughout the day

 

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
30
After School Snacks Kids Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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After School Snacks Kids Class
Friday, August 30th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue, $10 Per child

We're teaching your little chef how to make thier very own healthy after school snacks featuring 3 recipes easy enough to make at home!

Give us a call to sign up!

Sat
31
Surf n' Turf Saturdays
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Ave
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Surf n' Turf Saturdays
Saturday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Ave , Prices Vary

We've extended our cook out hours! Join us as our Seafood & Meat teams featured grilled favorites!

Sat
31
Labor Day Cookout
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ 701 Bloomfield Avenue
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Labor Day Cookout
Saturday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
701 Bloomfield Avenue

All good things must come to an end as we say farewell to our good friend summer. Join us for one last hoorah with great food, music and activities. 

Events At Nearby Stores

X-Calibur Knife & Scissor Sharpening
Saturday, July 26th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
In front of Frozen Department, Up to 4"= $3, 6" to 10"= $7, 4" to 6"= $5, 10" to 15"= $10. Scissors start at $5.

Never use a dull knife or scissors again. Bring in your knives and scissors for sharpening with Scott Jennings of X-Calibur. He uses state of the art water cooled professional machines to bring your blades back to life. Price list: up to 4"= $3, 6" to 10"= $7, 4" to 6"= $5, 10" to 15"= $10. Scissors start at $5. Every last Saturday of the month. 

 

Never use a dull knife or scissors again. Bring in your knives and scissors for sharpening with Scott Jennings of X-Calibur.

Local Vendor Fair
Saturday, July 26th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store wide, Free

Join us for a local vendor fair featuring over ten local products including Greyston Bakery from Yonkers New York, Wink Ice Cream from New York City, and Severino Pasta from New Jersey.

Join us for a local vendor fair featuring over ten local products including Greyston Bakery from Yonkers New York, Wink Ice Cream from New York City, and Severino Pasta from New Jersey.

Foods From the Red Hook Ballfields
Tuesday, July 29th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $50

Hands-On & Demonstration, $50  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

On warm-weather weekends, Brooklyn’s Red Hook ball fields are teeming with crowds who come to watch neighborhood soccer games while noshing on some of the city’s best street food. Visit these vendors and you’ll be pleasantly surprised with authentic regional dishes from Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America—all made fresh to order from colorful food trucks or makeshift stalls. In tonight’s class, you’ll taste a few examples of what’s cooking in Red Hook this summer, and learn how to recreate the standout dishes you’ll find at the ball fields.

On the Menu: Salvadorean Cheese & Chorizo Pupusas with Pickled Cabbage Slaw; Puebla-Style Huaraches with Chile-Rubbed Chicken; Spicy Shrimp Ceviche; Mango Flower on a Stick.

Instructor: Wai Chu, Culinary Center Educator

Hands-On & Demonstration, $50  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER