July 2013

Fri
05
Food Truck Friday!
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Food Truck Friday!
Friday, July 5th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, Prices will vary from dish to dish

Join us for Food Truck inspired food inside and great Local music outside on our patio! Bring your appetite!

Sat
06
Lawn Chairs and Longnecks
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Lawn Chairs and Longnecks
Saturday, July 6th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, FREE!

The summer is in full swing! Come into the store today to sample food and refreshing beers and wines from around the world! Let us make your next backyard gathering the best yet!

Sun
07
Gluten Free Baking
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Gluten Free Baking
Sunday, July 7th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, $20

Join Megan for an afternoon of baking without gluten! We'll show how to incorporate nut flours and non-traditional grains into your everyday baking. Muffins, pancakes, brownies & more will be sampled. Please note that our kitchen is not a Certified Gluten Free Facility. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

 

Tue
09
Plant-strong™ Recipes from Rip’s My Beef with Meat
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Plant-strong™ Recipes from Rip’s My Beef with Meat
Tuesday, July 9th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $15

There are so many great recipes to find in this new book from many different chefs including Rip’s mom, Rip’s sis, Lindsay Nixon of the Happy Herbivore, Team Members from Whole Foods Market, including yours truly (Laurie Atchison), dieticians and more. I’ve settled on 3 recipes to try and I invite you to join me for some new delicious recipes. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
Thursday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Local produce, local bread, local cheese - come and share your stories of the local artisans and products you most enjoy. We'll chat about how you find great local products and how to support those that produce them. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Cherry Fest
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Plano
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Cherry Fest
Friday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Plano, FREE!

Our Annual Cheery Fest is here! Try these summer marvels when they are at their best! Join us for this 3 day event and help us decide what team has made the greatest cherry creation!

Sat
13
Cherry Fest
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Plano
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Cherry Fest
Saturday, July 13th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Plano, FREE!

Our Annual Cheery Fest is here! Try these summer marvels when they are at their best! Join us for this 3 day event and help us decide what team has made the greatest cherry creation!

Sun
14
Cherry Fest
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Plano
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Cherry Fest
Sunday, July 14th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Plano, FREE!

Our Annual Cheery Fest is here! Try these summer marvels when they are at their best! Join us for this 3 day event and help us decide what team has made the greatest cherry creation!

Mon
15
Vegetarian Cooking Class – Hands on Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Vegetarian Cooking Class – Hands on Cooking Class
Monday, July 15th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $25

Join Chef Jason as he prepares these awesome vegetarian recipes for Summer. Fresh Endive and Smoked Gouda Salad, Heirloom Tomato and Green Chili Napoleons, and Caprese Caper Pasta. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Tue
16
Jeff Novick’s Recipes for Quick Eats
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Jeff Novick’s Recipes for Quick Eats
Tuesday, July 16th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, $15

Taught by Healthy Eating Specialist Laurie! If you’ve taken any of my classes, I mention Jeff quite a bit. He’s a registered dietician that delivers laugh-out-loud lectures about how to eat healthy. He likes recipes that are quick with little preparation. That is right up my alley.  Let’s try some of Jeff’s recipes and do more eating than cooking! Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Wed
17
Wednesday Night Flight Night!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Wednesday Night Flight Night!
Wednesday, July 17th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, FREE!

The third Wednesday of every month our Beer and Wine department tackles a new topic! Stop by the department or call the store for more details about this month’s topic! Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Thu
18
Jr. Chef Series - Italian Cuisine - Hands on Cooking Class
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Plano
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Jr. Chef Series - Italian Cuisine - Hands on Cooking Class
Thursday, July 18th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Plano, $15

Join Chef Jason and Megan for this great class for children 12 years of age and older. Our Jr. Chef series will help your budding chefs learn basic techniques and explore the food of a different country each time. Jr. Chef's will make a classic salad, appetizer, entree' and dessert from each cuisine.Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Fri
19
Partners Cooking Class - Hands On Cooking
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Partners Cooking Class - Hands On Cooking
Friday, July 19th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $25 per a person

Join Chef Jason for this great date night for couples! Summer Gazpacho, Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Salad with Crispy Pancetta, and Pan Seared Steak with Peach Jalapeño Glaze. This class includes large samples of all courses. Learn to cook and have fun at the same time. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Sat
20
Lettuce Turnip the Beet!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Lettuce Turnip the Beet!
Saturday, July 20th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, FREE!

Summer produce is at its best. Come into the store today to taste the best that the season has to offer!

Mon
22
Cooking 101 Blanching, Boiling, and Poaching Class - Hands on Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Cooking 101 Blanching, Boiling, and Poaching Class - Hands on Cooking Class
Monday, July 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $25

Join Chef Jason for this great basics class! Great for beginners using the sauce pan. We will cook eggs, fish, and make three vegetable dishes. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Tue
23
Sushi - Hands on Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Sushi - Hands on Cooking Class
Tuesday, July 23rd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $35 per a person

Join Chef Jason for what has become our most popular class! Everything from picking the fish to cooking the rice to presentation. As in all the classes we eat what we make. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Thu
25
Jr. Chef Series - Mexican Cuisine - Hands on Cooking Class
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Plano
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Jr. Chef Series - Mexican Cuisine - Hands on Cooking Class
Thursday, July 25th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Plano, $15

Join Chef Jason and Megan for this class for children 12 years of age and older. Our Jr. Chef series will help your budding chefs learn basic techniques and explore the food of a different country each time. Jr. Chef's will make a classic salad, appetizer, entree' and dessert from each cuisine.Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Before summer fades into fall, be sure to make time for one last summer hurrah - or maybe even two or three. Let's chat about your favorite dishes, entertaining tips, and libations for sending summer off just right. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
26
Discover Wine Markers
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Plano
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Discover Wine Markers
Friday, July 26th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Plano, FREE!

Learn to describe the aromas and flavors you taste.  We will dive into the classic and traditional aromas and tastes of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Sat
27
Ice Cream Social
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Plano
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Ice Cream Social
Saturday, July 27th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Plano, FREE!

Come into the store today to cool down with some ice cream and fun!

Sun
28
Cakes for Dessert
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Plano
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Cakes for Dessert
Sunday, July 28th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Plano, $20

Join Megan and expand your horizon with a variety of cakes! We will be making cakes to fit any occasion and of course sampling all of them. Learn tips & tricks for making a wow presentation without the stress. You will go home with recipes for all these fantastic creations. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Mon
29
Knife Skills Class - Hands on Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Knife Skills Class - Hands on Cooking Class
Monday, July 29th
6:30 PM - 8:30 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 26th. Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

Wed
31
Health Starts Here Monthly Dinner Club Goes Italian
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Plano
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Health Starts Here Monthly Dinner Club Goes Italian
Wednesday, July 31st
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Plano, $20

Join Healthy Eating Specialist Laurie for her monthly dinner club! Veggies are plentiful and colorful so let’s celebrate summer with a delicious meal that will make you say “mama mia!” Let’s start with a delicious bowl of veggie-rich minestrone, mixed green salad with a garlicky-balsamic vinaigrette, the main course is a fantastic home-made seitan Italian sausage with potato, onion and bell pepper casserole—this is a vegan version of the food that I grew up with! How about some biscotti with a cup-puccino of tecchino! Class size is limited! Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Epic Brewing Tap Takeover!
Friday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
At The Bar, Price Varies; ages 21 and up

Join us for an "epic" Tap Takeover featuring Kevin Crompton, the Master Brewer from Epic Brewing

Join us for an "epic" Tap Takeover featuring Kevin Crompton, the Master Brewer from Epic Brewing

Weekend Omelette Station Pop-up
Saturday, August 23rd
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Addison, $5 per omelette

Hungry for breakfast on the weekends?  Stop by our custom omelette bar each Saturday and Sunday.  Choose your favorite topping and enjoy a delish meal!

Hungry for breakfast on the weekends?  Stop by our custom omelette bar each Saturday and Sunday.  Choose your favorite topping and enjoy a delish meal!

Coffee Talk with Megan!
Saturday, August 23rd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bakery Department, FREE!

Join Coffee Specialist, Megan, for this fun and informative talk about coffee! Enjoy free samples of Peru Cecovasa, a delicious brew from our direct trade partnership in Peru.

Join Coffee Specialist, Megan, for this fun and informative talk about coffee!