December 2012

Mon
03
Hanukkah - The Festival of Lights with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Hanukkah - The Festival of Lights with Chef Egg
Monday, December 3rd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Join Chef Egg to learn the secrets behind Grandma’s Pressure Cooker Braised Brisket, Homemade Potato Latkes and Warm Apple Sauce. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
06
Half-Pint Kids Club - Ornament Making
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Ornament Making
Thursday, December 6th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Nothing is better than homemade holiday ornaments to decorate your home during the holidays! Using pipe cleaners and beads, kids will learn to make their own personalized decorations. Snacks will be provided. Perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Sat
08
Holiday Tasting – Entertaining and All Things Festive
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Holiday Tasting – Entertaining and All Things Festive
Saturday, December 8th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Let us help make your Holiday a celebration in every way!  From the delicious tastes of our Holiday Entertaining menu to great gift ideas for all the family, we’ll help you to make your traditions come to life!


Join us for:

• Store wide tasting and sampling

• Holiday Story Time and Decoration Making. Perfect for kids 2 and up. ( 2-3pm)

• Vendor Demonstrations

• Book Signing with Local Author, Christine Carroll.  "Come In, We're Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants"
 

Mon
10
Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
Monday, December 10th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Italian or not, join Chef Egg as he creates a feast of seven fish dishes. From Crab, Mushroom and Gruyere Tart to Linguini with Lemon, Olive and Anchovies, this is a seafood feast that will get you in the festive spirit. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Mon
10
Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes with Chef Egg
Monday, December 10th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Italian or not, join Chef Egg as he creates a feast of seven fish dishes. From Crab, Mushroom and Gruyere Tart to Linguini with Lemon, Olive and Anchovies, this is a seafood feast that will get you in the festive spirit. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Tue
11
Half-Pint Kids Club - Winter Holidays with Ms Celia
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Winter Holidays with Ms Celia
Tuesday, December 11th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Join Ms Celia for a musical exploration of the Winter Holidays. We’ll be making crafts, singing songs and story time is always a treat.  Perfect for kids 2 and up. Snack will be provided. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Wed
12
Half-Pint Kids Club - Snowmen Marshmallow Treats
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Snowmen Marshmallow Treats
Wednesday, December 12th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Winter is right around the corner and that means snow! Perfect for dipping into a cup of hot cocoa, we'll be making our own tasty snowmen on a stick. Perfect for kids 2 and up.
Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

Sun
16
Holiday Diaper Drop to benefit DC Diaper
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In Store
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Holiday Diaper Drop to benefit DC Diaper
Sunday, December 16th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In Store, FREE

Help us to collect 10,000 diapers for babies and toddlers in our community! The DC Diaper Bank works to provide a reliable and adequate supply of free diapers to families in need in our community.  Do you have extra diapers that your child has outgrown? Can you pick up an extra pack during your regular diaper run or order? You can help by bringing them to Whole Foods Market, Silver Spring between 10am-2pm and donate them directly to DC Diaper Bank!
 

Currently enjoying a diaper-free lifestyle? Packages of our 365 Diapers will be available for purchase at the register!


 

Mon
17
Holiday Entertaining with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Holiday Entertaining with Chef Egg
Monday, December 17th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Entertaining this Holiday season?  Join Chef Egg as he shows you how to assemble an inexpensive and outstanding Holiday Fruit and Cheese Platter, Fig and Goat Cheese Flatbread, Baked Brie with Cherries and Thyme and Horseradish & Bacon Oysters. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373

 

Wed
19
Zuzu Spa Event
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Zuzu Spa Event
Wednesday, December 19th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE

Join Margot O'Neill for a live demonstration of the qualities and benefits of using the Zuzu line of skin cosmetics.

Inspired by the European spa tradition, the ZuZu Luxe luxury color cosmetics line blends soothing, clean all natural ingredients, such as spring water, herbs and vitamins as well as rare and exotic essential oils with sophisticated, fresh colors designed for women in the know.

Find out more at http://www.gabrielcosmeticsinc.com/index.cfm?category=3

Thu
20
Half-Pint Kids Club - Cookie Decorating
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Cookie Decorating
Thursday, December 20th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

It's the holiday season and we're ready for something sweet! Join us for a sweet time as we decorate delicious cookies just in time for the holidays! Little ones can enjoy a cookie as a snack and take some home to enjoy with friends and family! Perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373
 

Tue
25
Fall and Winter Food Gardening
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Fall and Winter Food Gardening
Tuesday, December 25th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

With cooler temperatures and less bugs, fall and winter are the perfect time to keep growing food – and late summer is the time to start! This class will focus on planning the cold weather food garden, simple structures including low tunnels (with a hands on demo), cover crops, and winter garden maintenance.
 

Events At Nearby Stores

Music at the Seafood Shack!
Sunday, March 29th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Seafood Shack, Free!

Skribe in the house!

Skribe in the house!

A Special Afternoon with Award-Winning Chef Michael Friedman of The Red Hen
Sunday, March 29th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Join us in the Cafe for this very special appearance and demonstration by award-winning Chef and restaurateur, Michael Friedman. Michael will share with us his very popular dish - Braised Brisket-Style Short Ribs - perfect for Passover. Try a sample, chat with the Chef, take a recipe and make the dish at home for you and your family! 

More about Chef FriedmanMike Friedman is the owner and chef of The Red Hen, winner of the 2014 RAMMY for best new restaurant. Friedman, a New Jersey native who was inspired by his mother’s cookbooks to turn to cooking after quitting his job at age 22, worked at Proof, Zaytinya and Jaleo prior to opening the Italian-inspired American restaurant in historic Bloomingdale. 

This event is free. RSVP is appreciated for planning: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-special-afternoon-with-award-winning-chef...

 

Join us in the Cafe for this very special appearance and demonstration by

Passover Signature Demo Series featuring Chef Amy Brandwein
Sunday, March 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cafe, FREE (No Registration Required)

The Jewish Food Experience (JFE) and Whole Foods Market (WFM) are thrilled to announce a first-ever Signature Demo Series collaboration featuring dishes from JFE’s curated list of Top Ten Passover recipes. Four of DC’s premiere chefs will demonstrate how to prepare their mouth-watering selections at Whole Foods Market stores in the DC area. Stop by and meet one of these top chefs, watch them prepare their dishes, sample the final product and hear them reminisce about food memories of Seders from their youth. We’ll distribute recipe cards featuring JFE’s Top Ten Passover recipes, a holiday guide book, Whole Foods Market Passover catering menus and information about diverse Seders scheduled around our area at each demo. - See full schedule HERE!

Matzah Sfogliatelle with Lamb Ragù
Amy Brandwein, Centrolina
Sunday, March 29, 6–7 pm
Venue: Whole Foods Market Kentlands (316 Kentlands Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878)
Chef Brandwein is slated to open Centrolina, an Italian market and restaurant in the CityCenterDC complex, in spring 2015.

The Jewish Food Experience (JFE) and Whole Foods Market (WFM) are thrilled to announce a first-ever Signature Demo Series collaboration featuring dishes from JFE’s curated list of Top Ten