February 2013

Fri
01
J Vineyards and Winery Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar/Specialty Department
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J Vineyards and Winery Tasting
Friday, February 1st
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.

 

Fri
01
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, February 1st
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

This is a hands on cooking class that is going to take you on "An Adventure Around Italy".  Chef Kelly will assist you in making Ciollata Zuppe-Onion Soup, Spaghetti alla Boscaiola, Eggplant Parmesan, Local Catch of the Day with Salmoriglio Sauce, Italian Style Chocolate Mousse.  Sign up now.

Thu
07
Health Starts Here / Cooking Demonstrations / Every Thursday in February
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Health Starts Here / Cooking Demonstrations / Every Thursday in February
Thursday, February 7th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

The Culinary Center is the place to be EVERY Thursday in February from 3:00 pm to 4:00 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 Thursday in February, in our Culinary Center from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

 

Thu
07
Balletto Winery Tasting / Thursday 7th & Friday 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Balletto Winery Tasting / Thursday 7th & Friday 8th
Thursday, February 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Using only the best 10 percent of the grapes they grow for their own wines, Balletto Vineyards' expressed aim is for balanced wines having higher natural acidity, lower alcohol, and complexity of flavor.  New oak barrels are used sparingly to enhance, not dominate, the fruit.  Balletto produces classic Pinot Noir.

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
14
Frey Vineyards Tasting / Thursday 14th & Friday 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Frey Vineyards Tasting / Thursday 14th & Friday 15th
Thursday, February 14th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Frey Vineyards was bonded in 1980, and soon after became the first organic winery in the U.S.  Emphasis is on producing organic wine(without adding sulfites)of the highest quality, while caring for the planet and palate alike.

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. 

Sat
16
Copperfield's Cookbook Series~ "Breakfast for Dinner"
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Copperfield's Cookbook Series~ "Breakfast for Dinner"
Saturday, February 16th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

"Breakfast for Dinner" is the name of the cookbook by Lindsay Landis & Taylor Hackbarth.  Join us in the Culinary Center to sample a recipe from the book, after they  show us how to prepare it.  This is the first of the 2013 winter/spring series we will be doing with Copperfield's Bookstore, so come down and help us kick off the series here in  the Culinary Center.

Thu
21
Caymus Vineyards / Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Caymus Vineyards / Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd
Thursday, February 21st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Established in 1972, Caymus Vineyards is legendary for it's Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons.  Additionally, they produce the Conundrum white wine, the two Mer Soleil Chardonnays, and the Bella Glos Pinot Noirs.

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.

Fri
22
Michelle Didkey's BBQ
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Michelle Didkey's BBQ
Friday, February 22nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Culinary Center, $5.00

Join our very own Marketing Team Leader, Michelle Dickey as she shares her photos and stories from her personal trip and experiences with the Whole Plane Foundation in Africa last year.  She will also be treating us with her AMAZING  BBQ skills!

Fri
22
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, February 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

This is a hands on cooking class featuring dishes one might find at an "American Bistro".  Chef Kelly will assist you in making Tex Mex Chili Wings, Hearts of Romaine with Bacon & Warm Blue Cheese Dressing, Steak au American with a Bourbon Sauce, Truffled Fries, Apple Pie Vanilla Milkshakes. Sign up now. 

Thu
28
Sake One (Momokawa Sake) Tasting / Thursday 28th & Friday 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Sake One (Momokawa Sake) Tasting / Thursday 28th & Friday 1st
Thursday, February 28th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

It's not your Papa-San's sake.  Not what you would find hot at your local sushi spot.  Momokawa is a premium, handcrafted Junmai Gingo sake brewed with ancient techniques: "Oregon Craft Sake" 

Events At Nearby Stores

5% for the YMCA - Community Support Day at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Wednesday, September 17th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa, Free
The Sonoma County YMCA is turning 60!! And, what a better way to celebrate than to support our local YMCA with 5% of all sales going directly to them!! How many of you learned to swim at the Y or your children learned to swim at the Y - come out to shop on the 17th and enjoy learning more about YMCA programs throughou...t the day and enter into raffles to win fun prizes to enjoy the Y as well. If you are a member of the YMCA already be sure to enter the raffle to win a Whole Foods Market gift card to use on the 17th - raffle to be held at the YMCA a week prior starting on the 10th.
 
For more information about the Sonoma County Family YMCA and YMCA programs go here
The Sonoma County YMCA is turning 60!!
Vegan Store Tour
Wednesday, September 17th
5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

No matter how well you know our aisles, we bet this tour has a few surprises in store for you! We’ll highlight vegan items in nearly every department. Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

No matter how well you know our aisles, we bet this tour has a few surprises in store for you! We’ll highlight vegan items in nearly every department.

Stocking a Healthy Pantry Class
Wednesday, September 17th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

It can be easy to get nourishing meals on the table when your pantry is set up for success! Join us to learn how to build a Health Starts Here pantry and take some of the stress out of cooking and meal-planning. We’ll meet on the patio. Please sign up to attend by emailing sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

It can be easy to get nourishing meals on the table when your pantry is set up for success!