April 2014

Tue
01
Cheese Nights
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Cheese Nights
Tuesday, April 1st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ponce de Leon, Free

Savor the complex flavors of raw milk cheeses and learn what makes them unique.  Experience the difference as you taste a selection of the world’s best!

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
Thursday, April 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is finally here, which means a hoard of new flavors and in-season items. We'll share recipes and cooking techniques to help you celebrate with food! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
03
Trivia
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Trivia
Thursday, April 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Join us for trivia with Outspoken Entertainment, each Thursday in our Cafe!  We’ll have prizes, drink specials, and delicious food available in our Prepared Foods Department.

Fri
04
First Friday Wine Tasting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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First Friday Wine Tasting
Friday, April 4th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ponce de Leon, $5+tax

Come taste a variety of Earth-friendly wines, plus some snacks to pair with them!  Check in and pay at Customer Service to receive your glass, then visit our tasting stations.

Mon
07
Taste of Catering
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Taste of Catering
Monday, April 7th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, Free

Stop by and enjoy a taste of our catering menu, plus meet our catering team and learn more about what we offer.  Email sopnccatering@wholefoods.com for more information or to place an order.

Tue
08
5% Day
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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5% Day
Tuesday, April 8th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Ponce de Leon

Shop with us on Tuesday, April 8, and 5% of the day’s sales from ALL metro Atlanta Whole Foods Markets & Harry’s Farmers Markets will benefit the Giving Kitchen!  The Giving Kitchen (TGK) is a nonprofit charity inspired by an overwhelming expression of support from the hospitality industry when Atlanta chef Ryan Hidinger was diagnosed with last stage cancer in December 2012.  From helping with the cost of living expenses to funeral arrangements, TGK provides crisis grants to members of the restaurant community, residing in the metropolitan Atlanta region, facing unanticipated hardship.

Wed
09
School of Fish
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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School of Fish
Wednesday, April 9th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, $5 in advance

Join us as Marcelo, our Assistant Seafood Team Leader, shows how to break down a whole fish, then cook it to make a tasty dish.  This month we’ll feature flounder.  Samples included!  Please RSVP at Customer Service.  Space is limited.

Thu
10
Trivia
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Trivia
Thursday, April 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Join us for trivia with Outspoken Entertainment, each Thursday in our Cafe!  We’ll have prizes, drink specials, and delicious food available in our Prepared Foods Department.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
Thursday, April 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, April 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
17
Trivia
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Trivia
Thursday, April 17th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Join us for trivia with Outspoken Entertainment, each Thursday in our Cafe!  We’ll have prizes, drink specials, and delicious food available in our Prepared Foods Department.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
Thursday, April 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What are you doing to help our planet? We're celebrating Mother Earth all week long, and want to share and learn new ways to contibute to a better world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
24
Trivia
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Trivia
Thursday, April 24th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Join us for trivia with Outspoken Entertainment, each Thursday in our Cafe!  We’ll have prizes, drink specials, and delicious food available in our Prepared Foods Department.

Events At Nearby Stores

Monday Yoga Class
Monday, April 21st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Johns Creek, $7 drop in

Find your center and gain focus Health Starts Here™ presents Hope’s Yoga, an all levels, Hatha yoga class, instructed by Hope Knosher. Class is every Monday from 7pm to 8:15pm, and only $10 per person. Buy classes in bulk and save!

Find your center and gain focus Health Starts Here™ presents Hope’s Yoga, an all levels, Hatha yoga class, instructed by Hope Knosher.

Salud! Cooking School: SALUTE TO ITALY WEEK
Tuesday, April 22nd
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Salud! Cooking School,

SALUTE TO ITALY WEEK

 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

WEEKNIGHT EXPRESS: WHOLE WHEAT PASTA

DEMONSTRATION-$29

Add a little culinary zing to your weeknight dinners with these special “Express” classes. Each week we’ll have a new class featuring a simple, tasty recipe made using a "secret" ingredient that can change a dish from good to great. Stop by after work, or meet-up with friends and kick back and relax as our chefs demonstrate these quick and easily prepared meals. 

MENU: Whole Wheat Pasta with Smashed Cauliflower, Italian Sausage, and Pecorino-Herb Breadcrumbs

Register Now!

Or call 770-442-3354 x 2

 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

SPRING IN NORTHERN ITALY

DEMONSTRATION - $45

Italy is a country well-endowed with the extraordinary and its food is no exception. Shaped by its history and certainly its landscape, the food of Northern Italy is as varied as its art. Students will discover the breadth of its cuisine while preparing authentic dishes celebrating Spring. La dolce vita!

MENU: Crespelle with Spinach, Proscuitto & Parmesan Filling; Pan-Roasted Lamb Chops in White Wine with Egg and Lemon; Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus; Ricotta Fritters; and Lemon Scented Semolina Cake with Sabayon Sauce 

Register Now!

Or call 770-442-3354 x 2

 

 

Thursday, April 24, 2014

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HOMEMADE PASTA AND SAUCES

HANDS-ON $55

If you haven’t got an Italian mamma to teach you how to make pasta at home, join us for a hands-on experience of the process! Making your own pasta is deeply satisfying, surprisingly easy, and the results are delectable. Students learn the techniques for making a basic pasta dough; using a pasta machine to roll and cut fettuccini, pappardelle, and pasta sheets for ravioli; cutting and filling ravioli; making and shaping gnocchi; and preparing pasta sauces. At the end of class, we’ll sit down to an Italian pasta feast. Students leave with the skills and recipes to make these Italian classics at home.

MENU: Fettuccini with Prosciutto, Cream, & Nutmeg; Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli with Sage-Brown Butter Sauce; Pappardelle with Bolognese, and Lasagna

Register Now!

Or call 770-442-3354 x 2

 

 

 

Friday, April 25, 2014

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

ITALIAN WINE AND CHEESE TASTING

DEMONSTRATION $19

Register Now!

Or call 770-442-3354 x 2

 

Saturday, April 26, 2014

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

KIDS COOK: MY ITALIAN KITCHEN

HANDS-ON $35 Ages -10 to 12

So your kids don’t have an Italian grandmother? No problem! In this class, kids find out how to make some authentic Italian dishes with techniques that translate into great cooking at home for family or friends. Mama Mia!

MENU: Authentic Spaghetti & Meatballs; Classic Caesar Salad; Garlic Bread; and Kid-Friendly Tiramisu. $35

Register Now!

Or call 770-442-3354 x 2

 

Saturday, April 26, 2014

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

DATE NIGHT: ROMANCE IN ROMA

HANDS-ON $55

The Eternal City of Rome has scores of beautiful romantic lanes, restaurants, and parks, and wandering away from the floodlit piazzas through the small medieval lanes to discover a tucked-away trattoria is one of Rome’s true pleasures. During the Renaissance, Rome became well known as a centre of haute cuisine, and today the city is home to numerous formidable Italian dishes. In this class, couples explore the enchanting cuisine of this historic city as they spend a memorable night out cooking and dining together.

MENU: Spaghetti Carbonara; Pork Braised in Milk; Asparagus with Prosciutto & Pecorino; and Zuppa Inglese (Italian Trifle). $120 per couple

Register Now!

Or call 770-442-3354 x 2

 

 

 

 

Sunday, April 27, 2014

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

PIZZA WORKSHOP FOR FAMILIES

HANDS-ON $39 FOR ADULT $29 FOR KIDS UNDER 15

Discover the joys of authentic pizza-making in this family oriented hands-on class. You’ll learn how to make a traditional pizza dough, tomato sauce and white sauce, and then shape your dough to make authentic varieties of pizzas. Your family will love this fun-filled class devoted to replicating this Neapolitan classic at home.  

MENU: Margherita, Carbonara, Pepperoni, &Formaggi Pizzas (or a pizza creation all their own) and Classic Caesar Salad.

Register Now!

Or call 770-442-3354 x 2

 

SALUTE TO ITALY WEEK

 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

WEEKNIGHT EXPRESS: WHOLE WHEAT PASTA

DEMONSTRATION-$29

Earthy Kids Club
Tuesday, April 22nd
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Cafe, Free - Registration Required

We’re celebrating Earth month with educational activities and recycled crafts that your kids will love! Class will be held in the store café. Pre-register at Customer Service or at jayme.persons@wholefoods.com.

                April 8 – Natural Handmade Birdfeeders

                April 15 – Recycled Beehive Magnets

                April 22 – Seed Bombs

                April 29 -  Kokedama String Gardens

We’re celebrating Earth month with educational activities and recycled crafts that your kids will love! Class will be held in the store café.