January 2013

Tue
01
365 Chef Jerry Aman
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Culinary Center & Sales Floor
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365 Chef Jerry Aman
Tuesday, January 1st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Culinary Center & Sales Floor, FREE

Join 365 Chef Jerry Aman, every Tuesday this month, to sample one of his 365 recipes.  For the last couple of years , 365 Chef Jerry has been creating dishes featuring our 365 & 365 Organic Products.  The 365 & 365 Organic labels are our value store brand, and they are very affordable.  So join 365 Chef Jerry every Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 2 pm, for demos & sampling of his creative, affordable, & delicious recipes.

Wed
02
After School Kid's Cooking Demos
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Culinary Center
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After School Kid's Cooking Demos
Wednesday, January 2nd
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

Mark this down on your calendars!  Every Wednesday in January, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in our Culinary Center, our new CC Supervisor Jerry Aman will be doing Cooking Demos for the Kids.  All kids that are interested in cooking, or are already helping in the kitchen, are invited.  We will be making things that you can bring to school for lunch, and some after school snack ideas, and even some dinners you and your parents can make together.  We all should be cooking & eating together more often, so come and learn some quick, easy, healthy, and delicious meals & snacks.  Remember.....EVERY Wednesday in January!

Thu
03
Pasta Thursdays
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Pasta Thursdays
Thursday, January 3rd
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

If you love pasta as much as I do, you must attend all the Pasta Thursdays.  I will be making many different pasta dishes including, Pasta as a meal, Pasta as a side dish, Pasta as breakfast, and Pasta as dessert.  So join us every Thursday in January for a demo & sampling of some of my favorite Pasta dishes. 

Thu
03
Groth Vineyards and Winery Tasting / January 3rd & 4th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Groth Vineyards and Winery Tasting / January 3rd & 4th
Thursday, January 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Groth Vineyards and Winery was established in 1982 and produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay fron Napa Valley's Oakville District.  From it's inception, the winery has been family owned and operated.  So join us on both Thursday Jan. 3rd & Friday Jan. 4th to taste some of the fine wines of Groth Vineyards and Winery.

Fri
04
The Best Soups
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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The Best Soups
Friday, January 4th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

It's that time of year again, when I really hope it rains on at least one of my days off every month.  I will spend the whole day making a soup.  Nothing is more satisfying and comforting than a really hearty, hot, homemade soup.  If you agree, don't miss Fridays in January.  I will prepare some of the best soups I've ever had, like Potato Leek, White Bean & Kale, and many more.  So come by the Culinary Center every Friday in January at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm and watch me construct some wonderful Winter Soups.

Sat
05
Saturday Brunch
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Saturday Brunch
Saturday, January 5th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

Start your Saturdays of right in the Culinary Center at Whole Foods Market / Napa.  For the month of January, every Saturday I will be preparing different Brunch dishes that will help you on your way to enjoying your weekend.  For January, these events will be free.  We cannot give away alcoholic beverages, so you are welcome to purchase a bottle of bubbles to enjoy with the tasty dishes I will be preparing.  Cheers

Sat
05
Health Starts Here / Cooking Demonstrations / Every Saturday in January
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Health Starts Here / Cooking Demonstrations / Every Saturday in January
Saturday, January 5th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

The Culinary Center is the place to be EVERY Saturday in January from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  We will be kicking off  the New Year with our Health Starts Here program.  Our 365 Chef, Jerry Aman will be doing demonstrations on how to prepare these great recipes to help us all get back on track after the Holidays.  These recipes concentrate on Whole Foods- that are fresh, natural, organic, local, seasonal, and unprocessed.  It is a Plant-Strong way of eating, concetrating on Nutrient Dense foods and getting Healthy Fats from nuts, seeds, and avacados.  Click on the healthy eating tab on our home page for more information on Health Starts Here.  See you EVERY Saturday in January, in our Culinary Center from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Sat
05
Adult Cooking Class with Chef Kely Fong
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Culinary Center
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Adult Cooking Class with Chef Kely Fong
Saturday, January 5th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

This is a hands on Adult Cooking Class featuring a Cajun Winter Supper.  Chef Kelly will be preparing Shrimp Bisque, Blackened Pork Chops, Cajun Paella, Croele Eggplant Gratin, Banana Pudding.  Sign up now.

Thu
10
Murphy-Goode Winery Tasting / January 10th & 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Murphy-Goode Winery Tasting / January 10th & 11th
Thursday, January 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Murphy-Goode winery has been making wines and blends from Sonoma County's Alexander Valley for over 25 year.  The " Liar's Dice" Zinfandel and "The Fume " Sauvignon blanc are two well-known examples.  So join us on both Thursday Jan. 10th & Friday Jan. 11th to sample the wines of Murphy-Goode.

Thu
17
Pizzolato Organic Wines / January 17th & 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Pizzolato Organic Wines / January 17th & 18th
Thursday, January 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

The Pizzolato family has five generations of agricultural experience in the hills near Teviso, Italy.  Beginning to farm organically in 1985, Pizzolato has many years of creating various styles of wine, including Cabernet, Merlot and sparkling wines.  So join us both Thursday, January 17th & Friday, January 18th and try some of the Pizzolat families wines.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Fri
18
Adult Cooking Class with Chef Kelly Fong
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Culinary Center
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Adult Cooking Class with Chef Kelly Fong
Friday, January 18th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

This is a hands on cooking class that will take you on a "Wok on the East West Side".   Crab Meat and Corn Soup, Lemon Curry Chicken with Snow Peas, Mongolian Spiced Beef with Chives, Broccoli and Scallops with Black Bean Sauce, Beef Chow Fun are the dishes that Chef Kelly will teach you how to make.  Sign Up Now.

Thu
24
Northwest Wines LTD. Tasting / January 24th &25th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Northwest Wines LTD. Tasting / January 24th &25th
Thursday, January 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

After years of retail and restaurant wine buying, Tom Elliot launched Northwest Wines in 1985.  Believing that Oregon had great potential for Pinot Noir, he became the premier distributor in California for Oregon wine.  His portfolio has since grown to include top producers  in the US Northwest, and Germany.  So join us and try some of these great wines on both Thursday, January 24th & Friday, January 25th.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Sat
26
5 Year Anniversary Party!
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ Culinary Center
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5 Year Anniversary Party!
Saturday, January 26th
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

Come and help us celebrate our 5th anniversary at Napa Whole Foods Market, in the Culinary Center.  We'll have raffle prizes, gift card giveaways, food, music, & FUN!   9am-Yoga , 10am-Zumba, 11am-Dr. ElsonM. Haas --Dr. & Author, 12 noon-Dr Burkhart--'Is Gluten Making You Sick", 1pm-Brenda Hinton--Raw Foods Chef, Author & Almond Milk Bag Distributor, 2pmNapa Adventure Boot Camp, 3pm-Health Quest Gym, 3:30pm Synergy Gym, 4pm-Exertec Gym,5pm-Seamus Mullen--Author of "Hero Food".    You may also sign up for the Engine 2, 28 day challenge & be entered into a super special raffle!  Don't miss this VERY SPECIAL day of celebration, after all YOU are the reason we have been here for five years.  YOU are also the reason we plan to be here for many years to come.  THANK YOU!

Thu
31
J Vineyards and Winery / January 31st & February 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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J Vineyards and Winery / January 31st & February 1st
Thursday, January 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

J Vineyards and Winery crafts cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and sparkling wines from the finest Russian River Valley fruit.  Their wines define the RRV style which is a combination of balance, complexity and elegance.  So join us and try these special wines from RRV on both Thursday, January 31st & Friday, February 1st.

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

Summer BBQ's at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Saturday, August 2nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa, $7/palte

Summer is all about BBQ's and we are BBQing for you all summer long each Saturday!  Come by and pick up a delicious plate of BBQ for only $7 which includes entree, side, chips and soda. Entree item changes weekly but it is always our high quality products and delicious. Need it to go, just let us know.

Summer is all about BBQ's and we are BBQing for you all summer long each Saturday!  Come by and pick up a delicious plate of BBQ for only $7 which includes entree, side, chips and soda.

Summer BBQ's at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Saturday, August 9th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa, $7/palte

Summer is all about BBQ's and we are BBQing for you all summer long each Saturday!  Come by and pick up a delicious plate of BBQ for only $7 which includes entree, side, chips and soda. Entree item changes weekly but it is always our high quality products and delicious. Need it to go, just let us know.

Summer is all about BBQ's and we are BBQing for you all summer long each Saturday!  Come by and pick up a delicious plate of BBQ for only $7 which includes entree, side, chips and soda.

Howarth Park Movie Nights with Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Friday, August 15th
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Howarth Park, Santa Rosa, CA, Free

Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa is a proud sponsor of the 2014 Howarth Park Movie Nights! Join us for night out with a great line-up of family friendly movies:

Movies to be Featured
Aug. 15 - Lego Movie
Aug. 22 - Monster's University
Aug. 29 - Planes
Sept. 5 - Despicable Me 2
Sept. 12 -
Frozen

Sept. 19 - Iron Man 3

Movies start at dusk (approximately 7:30pm)

Go here for more informaiton about Howarth Park Movie Nights - see you there!

 

 

Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa is a proud sponsor of the 2014 Howarth Park Movie Nights! Join us for night out with a great line-up of family friendly movies: