December 2012

Tue
04
Cupcake 101
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ The Cooking Classroom
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Cupcake 101
Tuesday, December 4th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Cooking Classroom, Call Park District For Pricing

 

Ages: 9-13 years old
Instructor: Ann Kagan
 
If you love cupcakes, this class is for you. You will learn the cupcake basics including 
batter preparation, decadent frosting, and of course fabulous toppings. Recipes and 
cooking tips provided.
Classes will take place at Whole Foods Market Palatine – 1331 North Rand Rd.
 
For more information, pricing or to register contact 
 
Arlington Heights Park District at:  
program # 3528-6
 
Palatine Park District at: 
program # 2404-3
 
Barrington Park District at: 
program #305268
 
Thu
06
Holiday Top Ten Wine Tasting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Wine Department
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Holiday Top Ten Wine Tasting
Thursday, December 6th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wine Department, Free

 

Join us and our Wine Specialist and taste a variety of Whole Foods Market’s Top 10 Holiday Wines for free, invite the girls for a night out! Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @WFMPalatine as we will be tweeting live about the tasting. For this wine tasting we will be covering great gifting wines. 

Fri
07
Beer School - Ommegang Brewery
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Beer School - Ommegang Brewery
Friday, December 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, Free with registration

This once a month tasting class features difference brews from our backyard and around the world!
This class is free with registration; please register at Customer Service or by calling 847-776-8080. See you there and come hungry for knowledge and thirsty for beer!*Ages 21+

Sat
08
Gingerbread House Workshop
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 8th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, $20

 

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness during the holidays. Continue the tradition with your loved ones at our how-to workshop. We'll provide the frosted gingerbread house and candy, you bring the creativity! All ages are welcome. Includes frosted gingerbread house, candies and royal icing.

*Sign up at customer service or by calling 847.776.8080 / Space is limited

Sat
08
Recycled Crafts: Christmas Ornaments
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Recycled Crafts: Christmas Ornaments
Saturday, December 8th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, Free

 

Bring the kids by for a day of hands on ornament making, using recycled crafts. Class is free and no registration is required. Get in the holiday spirit and be green at the same time! Face painting will also be available. 

Sat
08
Intuitive Dreaming Lecture
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Intuitive Dreaming Lecture
Saturday, December 8th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, Free

Join us as we explore intuition and how dreams can open doors to the mysterious realms of subconscious and superconscious reality.  Dr. Laurel Clark, National President of the School of Metaphysics, will discuss her new book Intuitive Dreaming which covers everything from visitation and healing dreams to dream inventions and precognitive dreams.

Sun
09
Recycled Crafts: Christmas Ornaments
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Recycled Crafts: Christmas Ornaments
Sunday, December 9th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, Free

 

Bring the kids by for a day of hands on ornament making, using recycled crafts. Class is free and no registration is required. Get in the holiday spirit and be green at the same time! Face painting will also be available. 

Sun
09
Gluten Free Cooking Class: Holiday Baking
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Gluten Free Cooking Class: Holiday Baking
Sunday, December 9th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, $10

 

Join Mackenzie, our resident gluten free team member for a gluten free cooking class. She will cover the basics of gluten free living, and prepare 3 gluten free dishes. Hands on and plenty of great gluten free food!
*Sign up at customer service or by calling 847.776.8080 / Space is limited

Tue
11
Kids Cooking Class: Cupcakes 101
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Kids Cooking Class: Cupcakes 101
Tuesday, December 11th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, Call Park District For Pricing

 

Ages: 9-13 years old
Instructor: Ann Kagan
 
If you love cupcakes, this class is for you. You will learn the cupcake basics including 
batter preparation, decadent frosting, and of course fabulous toppings. Recipes and 
cooking tips provided.
Classes will take place at Whole Foods Market Palatine – 1331 North Rand Rd.
 
For more information, pricing or to register contact 
 
Arlington Heights Park District at:  

Call Arlington Heights Park District 847 577-3010

 

 

Sat
15
Breakfast with Santa
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Palatine Cooking Classroom
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Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 15th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Palatine Cooking Classroom, $5

 

Join us in making holiday cookies, arts and crafts, and even get a picture with the big guy himself! Breakfast will be served with drinks and everyone will get to take a goody bag home along with a picture of Santa!

Sat
15
Taste of the Season
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Palatine
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Taste of the Season
Saturday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Palatine, Free

 

The holidays can be overwhelming enough throw in the apron and let us take care of the cooking for you! Come sample our favorites from our 2012 Holiday Menu, they are sure to delight a small family or a huge crowd!

Events At Nearby Stores

Cancer Wellness Center
Wednesday, August 27th
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Deerfield,

Health Starts Here is a mindful approach to healthy eating that’s rooted in simple ways to build better meals.  Join us in the Classroom at Whole Foods Deerfield to learn about this program that takes the guesswork out of choosing the right foods.  Cheri Buell will walk participants through the tools of the program, give a store tour which will demonstrate how a practical in-store guide can help you choose the healthiest foods, and finish with a sampling of some delicious Health Starts Here food options.  The second session will be a cooking demonstration and tasting building on tools learned in the first session.  It is preferred that participants sign up for both sessions.  Space limited to 15 participants, so please register early at the Cancer Wellness Center in Northbrook 847-509-9595 

 

Health Starts Here is a mindful approach to healthy eating that’s rooted in simple ways to build better meals.

Summer Preserving Class
Wednesday, August 27th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $15/person
$15/person – includes instruction and materials for making your own pickles. This class will cover the basics of preserving herbs, fruits and vegetables – part hands on, part demonstration style. The class will conclude with everyone making their own fridge pickles to take home! Please register online at
wholefoodmarketnbk.eventbrite.com
$15/person – includes instruction and materials for making your own pickles.
Strange Brew: Home-Brewing Basics
Thursday, August 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $10

Ever get curious how beer is made? Our veteran Beer-ologist, Lloyd, is going to go over the basics and answer any questions you may have, while we sample beer and snacks and someone will even win a beer making kit! Ages: 21+ Register at: http://strangebrewbeermaking.eventbrite.com

Ever get curious how beer is made?