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.

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

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
19
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the big feast! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

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

Summer BBQ's at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Saturday, July 26th
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.

Healthy Sweet Tooth Store Tour
Monday, July 28th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Are you a health nut with a sweet tooth? We've got you covered! Sharon, our Healthy Eating Specialist, would love to show you the healthiest treats we have to offer in our store, and give you recipe ideas to take home too! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Are you a health nut with a sweet tooth? We've got you covered!

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.