February 2013

Sat
02
Game Grub
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Game Grub
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, FREE

Come into the store today for all of your supplies for the Big Game. We will be sampling items around the store that are sure to make your party a hit! Game on!!

Sun
03
Afternoon Tea
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Afternoon Tea
Sunday, February 3rd
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, $20

Join us for a relaxing afternoon while the boys prepare for "The Big Game". A traditional Three Course Tea will be served, with a variety of loose leaf teas. We'll share tips on serving tea and the history of High Tea. Hats & gloves optional. Limited to 12 seats. RSVP to megan.unkenholz@wholefoods.com

Mon
04
28-day Challenge Meet-up: Smoothies and Breakfast
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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28-day Challenge Meet-up: Smoothies and Breakfast
Monday, February 4th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, FREE

Cereal, oatmeal, fruit, whole grain toast. Are you in a rut? How about a soy-free breakfast scramble? Something fancy for a Sunday brunch like Portabella Florentine? Grab and go make ahead cherry-pecan breakfast bars? A kale smoothie? RSVP to laurie.atchison@wholefoods.com

 

Wed
06
Burgundy Wine Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Burgundy Wine Class
Wednesday, February 6th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, FREE

Burgundian wines can be the most exciting and sensual in the world – but the region is often described as a minefield due to the multiplicity of growers, vineyards and styles. Let us show you the way... in plain English....the grapes, famous appellations, red and white. Can you really buy proper Burgundy for under $25? We will show you how and much more. Space is limited! Please RSVP to andrea.beckham@wholefoods.com.

 

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.

Fri
08
Health Starts Here Sweets for Your Sweetheart
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Health Starts Here Sweets for Your Sweetheart
Friday, February 8th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $15

Do you have a special person that would love some treats that are good and good for them? They never have to know you have made them a box of confections that have no refined sugar and no added oils. How can I do that? Come to class and find out. This is a hands-on class and you will be bringing home an assortment of deliciousness. RSVP to laurie.atchison@wholefoods.com

 

Sat
09
Share the Love
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Share the Love
Saturday, February 9th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, FREE

Not sure what to do for your sweetheart? Come in to the store today for great ideas on ways to WOW your Valentine this year!

Sun
10
Mardi Gras Celebration
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Plano
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Mardi Gras Celebration
Sunday, February 10th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Plano, $20

Laissez les bons temps rouler, Mardi Gras is almost here! We'll be serving all the classic dishes Jambalaya, Crab Cakes, Muffalettas, Beignets and of course King Cake. We'll share our recipes for authentic Muffaletta Bread & Beignets. We'll provide the beads & masks for a proper celebration! RSVP to megan.unkenholz@wholefoods.com

 

Mon
11
The Final Meet-up for the 28-day Challenge!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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The Final Meet-up for the 28-day Challenge!
Monday, February 11th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, FREE

Tapas, finger foods, dips—fun party foods made Health Starts Here! Come to this final meet-up, share your success and bring a favorite Health Starts Here compliant recipe. I will put all your recipes together and the following week those recipes will be sent to all challengers. RSVP to laurie.atchison@wholefoods.com

 

 

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. 

Fri
15
Couples Cooking Class - Hands on cooking class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Couples Cooking Class - Hands on cooking class
Friday, February 15th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $35 per a person

There is still time to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone! Fresh Herb Salad with bacon, pomegranates, goat cheese de province and champagne vinaigrette.  Surf and turf entrée with Lobster Thermidor and Pan Seared Steak. For desert chocolate parfaits.  This is a couples hands on cooking class. Space is limited! Please send reservation requests to Jason.Campbell@Wholefoods.com  

Sat
16
Feast on Ice
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Feast on Ice
Saturday, February 16th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, FREE

Do you ever have a day when you don’t have time to stop at the store and you feel like you have nothing to eat at home? Come into the store today where we will be showing you many great meal ideas from our fantastic frozen items. Stock your freezer and always be ready for a meal on the fly!

Mon
18
Knife Skills – Hands on Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Knife Skills – Hands on Cooking Class
Monday, February 18th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $15

Do you have a good knife but do not know how to use it? This is a hands on knife cutting class. Do you have a knife and would like to bring? No problem! Please make sure knives are secured in a case and checked in with Chef Jason when you arrive. If you would like to borrow a knife please let Chef Jason know before the 16th. Class size is limited, please contact Jason.campbell@wholefoods.com

Tue
19
Vegetarian Meals (Hands on partners)
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Vegetarian Meals (Hands on partners)
Tuesday, February 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $25 per a person

This is a hands on groups of 2 cooking class.  Vegetarian taco soup,  No Chicken Fajita Salad, and Pan Seared Cilantro Lime Tofu.  Class size is very limited. Please send reservation requests to Jason.Campbell@Wholefoods.com   

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.

Thu
21
Casserole Dishes and an Ice ‘cream’
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Casserole Dishes and an Ice ‘cream’
Thursday, February 21st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $15

How about a Tuscan Shepherd’s Pie that uses polenta instead of mashed potatoes? Or cheesy scalloped potato comfort-food side dish but without the dairy? And an easy cherry ice cream that requires no ice cream maker and no cream!  This vegan class is gluten-free, casein free and soy free. RSVP to laurie.atchison@wholefoods.com

 

Sat
23
Chili Cook-off
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Chili Cook-off
Saturday, February 23rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, FREE

Our annual chili cook-off is always a big hit. Come into the store today as each department fights to be this year’s champion! Winners are decide by our guest vote so come in and try them all and tell us who your favorite is!

Mon
25
Sushi - Hands on Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Sushi - Hands on Cooking Class
Monday, February 25th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $35 per a person

Everything from picking the fish to cooking the rice to presentation. Class size is very limited, please contact  Jason.Campbell@Wholefoods.com

Tue
26
Partners Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Partners Cooking Class
Tuesday, February 26th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $25 per a person

Hands on Cooking Class – This is a hands on groups of 2 cooking class.  Spinach  salad with chili spiced mangos, dried chorizo and margarita Vinaigrette, Pan seared lemon dill trout with pear salsa, simple lemon dill coleslaw, and easy rice pilaf and tres leches parfait for dessert . Class size is very limited. Please send reservation requests to Jason.Campbell@Wholefoods.com

Wed
27
OPA! A Greek Health Starts Here Dinner Club
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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OPA! A Greek Health Starts Here Dinner Club
Wednesday, February 27th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $20

The Dinner Club is a monthly happening but isn’t a class. You will get the dinner’s recipes, but the meal will be already prepared—all you have to do is enjoy it. I use organic ingredients where ever possible. Tonight’s menu is Moussaka, traditionally prepared with beef or lamb, as a Health Starts Here dish it is plant-strong and made with lentils and eggplant! Served with a horiatiki salad with cucumbers, tomatoes and olives. For dessert? A baklava-inspired baked stuffed apple. This vegan class is gluten-free, casein free and soy free. The Café size limited so RSVP to laurie.atchison@wholefoods.com

 

Thu
28
Movie Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Movie Night
Thursday, February 28th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $5

Join us for a viewing of "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead"  100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope. “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead” is an inspiring film that chronicle’s Joe’s personal mission to regain his health through juicing. Juice & Popcorn will be served. Limited seating. RSVP to megan.unkenholz@wholefoods.com

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Camp Whole Kids!
Thursday, July 24th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE! Ages 7 and up

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe. Parents are welcome to drop off their kids ages 7-14* for this exciting hour of fun!

Space is limited so sign up below for each class your child is interested in:

June 12: "Look at Me Collage!"--This activity will allow Campers to make a collage of themselves using scraps of recycled cardboard, paper, & magazines.

June 19: "Bubble Wands"--Campers will make bubble wands out of copper wire & fun beads. Then we'll go outside to try them out! Bubbles!

June 26: "Recycled T-shirt into Resuable Bag"--Campers will make a reusable bag with an old T-shirt! No sewing required! Bring a clean T-shirt you no longer want.

July 3: "Block Party!"--Campers will make block prints using textured items to create their own unique works of art!

July 10: "Cooking Fun!"--Healthy Eating Specialists, Sheyanne & Spenser, will teach the Campers how to make a delicious & healthy meal option. SOLD OUT!

July 17: "Mason Jar Terrarium"--Grow a green thumb & create a fun terrarium in a Mason Jar! SOLD OUT!

July 24: "DIY Screen Printing & Marble Art"--Campers will make a unqiue screen print & marble artwork using DIY techniques. SOLD OUT!

July 31:--"DIY Rainsticks"--Campers will create a rainstick with recycled materials then decorate it with fun embellishments! Our most popular class last year!

August 7: "Fun in the Tub Bath Bombs!"--Whole Body Team Member, Rachel, will teach Campers how to make a bath "bomb" to make bathtime a blast! SOLD OUT!

August 14: "End of Summer Party & Art Exhibit!"--After cupcake decorating, Campers will have the chance to show off their artwork they've made during Summer Camp to family members, friends, & guests. Then they will get to eat their last piece of art (the cupcake!). Yum! SOLD OUT!

*Because of the advanced materials and techniques used for these classes, only children ages 7 and up are permitted, no exceptions. 

If you have a child younger than 7, please consider taking them to our weekly Story and Craft Time on Tuesdays at 10am in the cafe. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe.

Tasty Tutorials: Thursdays at 7pm
Thursday, July 24th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Forest / Specialty Department, FREE

Join us in our Specialty department for Tasty Tutorials every Thursday at 7:00 pm ...

Come and enjoy learning about and sampling some of Specialty’s favorite cheeses, teas, chocolate, wine and beer!

Join us in our Specialty department for Tasty Tutorials every Thursday at

Tasty Tutorials!
Thursday, July 24th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE!

Join us every Thursday at 7pm in our Specialty department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheeses, chocolates, and sips!

Classes to feature:

July 3: Summer Top Ten Wine pairings and education

July 10: Adventures in Brewing--sampling and pairing

July 17: Republic of Tea sampling

July 24: Take a tour and tasting of our expansive cheese case plus sample our Top Ten Wines of Summer!

July 31: EPPA Sangria how-to and tasting that also benefits the Whole Planet Foundation with purchase

Join us every Thursday at 7pm in our Specialty department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheeses, chocolates, and sips!

Classes to feature: