December 2013

Thu
05
Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant Tasting / Thursday & Friday December 5th & 6th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant Tasting / Thursday & Friday December 5th & 6th
Thursday, December 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant is Northern California's Premier source of individual hand-crafted wines.  Primarily from vignerons in various regions of France.  These tastings will highlight some of our most interesting imported wines.

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. 

Sun
08
Kid's Cooking Class with The Culinary Dude
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Kid's Cooking Class with The Culinary Dude
Sunday, December 8th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Culinary Center, $20.00

Holiday Cookies and Bars as Gifts for Kids  Who doesn't love sweets as gifts? Let's learn how to make some  great things that anyone would want to receive as a gift! In this class we'll make, Chocolate Mint Marshmallow Treats, Peanut Caramel Bars, Ginger Snap Cookies and Coconut Balls. Yum Yum!  The Culinary Dude, Scott Davis has worked to create wonderful menus that the kids will cook themselves. Using the freshest ingredients, fun and interactive cooking techniques, the kids will prepare the food from scratch as they learn kitchen and food safety, professional kitchen behavior, measuring and prep skills, and table etiquette. In addition to a wide variety of hands-on, tactile recipes, kids will participate in additional food-related activities.  Sign up now.

Thu
12
Honig Vineyard and Winery / Tasting Thursday & Friday December 12th & 13th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Honig Vineyard and Winery / Tasting Thursday & Friday December 12th & 13th
Thursday, December 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

The Honig Vineyard and Winery is more than a family winery-it's an extended family winery!  Come taste one of Napa's favorite producers of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon with winemaker Kristin Belair and Steven Honig.

Fri
13
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, December 13th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

New Christmas Traditions....Are you looking form new Christmas meal ideas?  Come take this hands on class with Chef Kelly.  Learn meal planning, ideas, preparation tips, and cooking techniques.  Cream of Mushroom and Truffle Soup, Butternut Squash, Kale, and Parmesan Gratin, Roast Beef with a Chasseur Sauce,  Andouille Sausage and Oyster Dressing/Stuffing, Santa Claus Chocolate Mint Mousse. Sign up now.

Sat
14
Vital Veg. Cooking Demo
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Vital Veg. Cooking Demo
Saturday, December 14th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE
Want to maintain your holiday traditions without compromising on nutrition?  Interested in a more whole-food, plant-centered approach, but you could use some pointers?  Don't let the holidays derail you!  Come sample some holiday-appropriate dishes and pick up free recipes, while learning how Kerri's upcoming classes can support your goals for 2014.  So plan to join us in the Culinary Center here at Whole Foods Market / Napa to learn how to prepare plant based holiday dishes with Kerri Zemko, RN / PCRM.
 

 

 
Thu
19
Roederer Estate and Scharffenberger Cellars Tasting / Thursday & Friday December 19th & 20th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Roederer Estate and Scharffenberger Cellars Tasting / Thursday & Friday December 19th & 20th
Thursday, December 19th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

This is the year in which we'll taste the two great producers of Sparkling wine from coastal Mendocino, Roederer Estate and Scharffenberger Cellars, at the same time.  While celebrating the Holidays.  You will be able to discover the current releases of some of the best sparkling wines made in the USA.

Thu
26
Renwood Winery Tasting / Thursday & Friday December 26th & 27th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Tasting Bar / Specialty Department
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Renwood Winery Tasting / Thursday & Friday December 26th & 27th
Thursday, December 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Renwood celebrates all the best things in life.  They believe that wine should not be saved only for special occasions, but enjoyed often and in the company of friends.  Renwood is a legendary producer of Sierra foothill Zinfandels, and our tastings will show the exciting new releases created under the direction of it's new proprietorship.

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. 

Fri
27
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, December 27th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $40.00

Winter NorCali Crabfest.....The Dungeness crab season is in full swing.  Go catch it yourself, or go fishing at Whole Foods.  Take this hands on class with 'Chef Kelly.  Get pinched with new crabby ideas.  Crab and Yukon Gold Chowder, Crab Cakes with a Lemon and Ginger Aioli,  Crab and artichoke Casserole, Israeli Couscous Cabonara and Crab, Champagne Cocktail Parfait.  Sign up now.

Events At Nearby Stores

Free Wine Tasting
Friday, March 6th
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa, Free

Enjoy the smooth delight of Verbena Wine

 

Must be over 21 years of age to enjoy

Enjoy the smooth delight of Verbena Wine

 

Must be over 21 years of age to enjoy

Smoked Right Here Full Service Hot Bar
Friday, March 6th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Santa Rosa, $8.99-$10.99lb

Our selection of items at the Full Service Hot Bar from 4-7pm varies from day to day but expect to see some of our favorites including:

Cauliflower with Smoked Paprika

Smoked Mixed Vegtables

Mac and Cheese with Smoked Bacon

Aspargus with Smoked Garlic

Smoked Ribs

Smoked Pulled Pork

Smoked Garlic Masked Potatoes

Smoked Chicken

smoked Brisket

Smokey Sweet Potatoes

Call ahead 707-575-7915 x314 to find out the day's deliciously smoked items on-hand

 

Our selection of items at the Full Service Hot Bar from 4-7pm varies from day to day but expect to see some of our favorites including:

Cauliflower with Smoked Paprika

Healthy Eating Store Tour
Saturday, March 7th
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Come learn the 4 simple keys to eating better and let Sharon, our Healthy Eating Specialist, show you how easy it can be to choose nourishing, energizing food! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk.

Come learn the 4 simple keys to eating better and let Sharon, our Healthy Eating Specialist, show you how easy it can be to choose nourishing, energizing food!