March 2013

Fri
01
Sake One (Momokawa Sake) Tasting / Friday,March 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Sake One (Momokawa Sake) Tasting / Friday,March 1st
Friday, March 1st
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 premium, handcrafted junmai gingo sake brewed with ancient techniques. "Oregon craft sake."

Sun
03
Napa Valley Marathon Lounge
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Napa Valley Marathon Lounge
Sunday, March 3rd
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Culinary Center, $4.00

Family & Friends of runners may join us in the Culinary Center while they wait for their “Winners”. We will have refreshments for all, so come join us and cheer on your runners.

 

 

Thu
07
Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant Tasting / Thursday 7th & Friday 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant Tasting / Thursday 7th & Friday 8th
Thursday, March 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Fourty years ago, Kermit Lynch opened a wine shop in Berkley, California, and in so doing became one of the great innnovators in the field.  Many of his imported wines are classics, selected by Kermit's personal taste and eye for authenticity.  

Fri
08
"Chef" Jerry's Spaghetti Feed
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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"Chef" Jerry's Spaghetti Feed
Friday, March 8th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Culinary Center, $5.00

Join us for a Spaghetti Feed you will not soon forget!  ALL proceeds (100%) go to the Whole Planet Foundation.  I will have Spaghetti & garlic bread for the LOW, LOW price of $5.  Come join us and learn all about the Whole Planet Foundation

Fri
08
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, March 8th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

This is a hands on adult cooking class with Chef Kelly Fong.  Late Winter Farmers Market is the theme, and Kelly with show you all how to prepare Spiced Butternut Squash Crostini, Roasted Parmesan Cauliflower, Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamed Gorgonzola, Coq au Vin, Spiced Poached Pear Crumble.Sign up now.

Sat
09
Meet the Monkeys & Reptiles!!
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Meet the Monkeys & Reptiles!!
Saturday, March 9th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Culinary Center, $10 entry fee, $20 photo

Kevin Keith and his Monkeys & Reptiles will be on hand for a once in a lifetime meet and greet!

Thu
14
Ramey Wine Cellars Tasting / Thursday 14th & Friday 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Ramey Wine Cellars Tasting / Thursday 14th & Friday 15th
Thursday, March 14th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Traditional artisan winemaking techniques and ripe fruit from outstanding Napa Valley and Sonoma County vineyards create the elegance and richness of Ramey wines.

Sat
16
Pancake Breakfast
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, March 16th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Culinary Center, $5.00

Join "Chef " Jerry in the Culinary Center for a Pancake Breakfast to benefit our Whole Planet Foundation (WPF).  Get a short stack of pancakes with butter & maple syrup for a $5 donation to WPF.

Thu
21
Sean Minor Wines Tasting / Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Sean Minor Wines Tasting / Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd
Thursday, March 21st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Sean Minor wines is a family business created to produce wines that consistantly exceed customers' expectations in terms of quality and price.

Thu
21
"Chef"Jerry presents "Rock & Roll Sushi"
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Culinary Center
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"Chef"Jerry presents "Rock & Roll Sushi"
Thursday, March 21st
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $40.00

Join us for a really fun evening of sushi, and rock & roll music.  I will be making a number of different sushi & sashimi, served with wine, beer, and sake.  I worked in a sushi bar many years ago, and am very excited to prepare my favorites for you.  You must be 21 years of age to  attend.  Sign up now.

Sat
23
Copperfield's Chefs Cookbook Series with Bruce Aidells
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Copperfield's Chefs Cookbook Series with Bruce Aidells
Saturday, March 23rd
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

"The Great Meat Cookbook" by Bruce Aidells will be on sale, and Bruce can sign a copy for you while we try one of his recipes from the book.  Arrive early, seating is limited. 

Sat
23
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
Saturday, March 23rd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

This is a hands on cooking class with Chef Kelly Fong.  You will be preparing dishes you might find on "European Voyages", like Tuscan Bean Arugula Bruschetta, Braised Swiss Chard Pancetta and Pinenuts, Penna alla Norma, Roasted Lemon Chicken with a Tarator Sauce, Creme Brulee. Sign up now.

Thu
28
Perrin Wines featuring La Vielle Ferme / Thursday 28th & Friday 29th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Perrin Wines featuring La Vielle Ferme / Thursday 28th & Friday 29th
Thursday, March 28th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

La Vielle Ferme was established over 35 years ago, when J-P Perrin chose to produce inexpensive, straight forward Southern French wines--wines of character, and style, following the tradition of Beaucastel in Chateauneuf du Pape.  Imported to the US since 1970, these wines have received critical acclaim for consistently fine quality and value.

Sat
30
Whole Planet Foundation~Brunch
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Whole Planet Foundation~Brunch
Saturday, March 30th
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Culinary Center, $5.oo

Join "Chef" Jerry for a special savory pancake, with a herbed goat cheese spread, topped with a fried egg and maple syrup drizzle.  This is an event to raise money for the Whole Planet Foundation (WPF).  For only $5 you can enjoy this tasty brunch special and at the same time support our WPF.

Events At Nearby Stores

Garden Party at Whited Elementary with Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Douglas Whited Elementary School , Free - bring your own items listed in description

We are having a Garden Party at Spring Creek Elementary School and you are invited! Come celebrate Earth Week & Healthy Kids while volunteering to plant and spruce up their garden. Then break bread with us as we enjoy the Garden and feast on garden inspired dishes participants bring as well as drinks and food provided by Whole Foods Market.  Here's what to expect:

Douglas Whited Elementary School will be providiing a Garden Project for us all to work on and fun activities for in the garden for kids to enjoy!

Bring Your Own:

Gloves

Water Bottle

Utnesils

Plate

Napkins

Garden inspired dish to share

Whole Foods Market provides:

Bread

Spinach Salad

Dressings

Crinks - Water and others

Goodie Bags and Raffle

Plan on working in the garden for up to 2 hours and then breaking for lunch - bring the whole family as this is a kid-friendly event!!!

Douglas Whited Elementary School is located at 4995 Sonoma Highway, Santa Rosa.

RSVP is required to leslie.graves@wholefoods.com

 

 

 

We are having a Garden Party at Spring Creek Elementary School and you are invited! Come celebrate Earth Week & Healthy Kids while volunteering to plant and spruce up their garden.

Vegan Store Tour
Saturday, April 19th
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.

Celebrate Earth Day at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Tuesday, April 22nd
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa, Free

Shop at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa on Earth Day with your Reusable Bag and be entered to Win!  We will issue you a raffle ticket for every reusable bag you use for shopping. Raffle winner will win a bountiful basket of Green Earth Friendly Goodies plus for every raffle ticket we collect we will donate a $1 to the Sonoma County Regional Parks' Environmental Discovery Center at Spring Lake Park. 

And, bring the kids along from 3 - 5pm to make their very own UP-Cycled seed planter from St. Benoit Creamery Ceramic Jars, stickers and free seeds!

#theEarthProject

 

Shop at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa on Earth Day with your Reusable Bag and be entered to Win!  We will issue you a raffle ticket for every reusable bag you use for shopping. Raffle winner will