October 2013

Tue
01
Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class -- Soup Bases & Stewing
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class -- Soup Bases & Stewing
Tuesday, October 1st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class

Third of 4 Week Series on Tuesday, October 1st 6:30-8:00 PM, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to reserve your spot.

Learn essential cooking techniques each week that will build upon each other to create flavorful and impactful dishes. A healthy twist you say? Of course! Held in the Lifestyle Center.

Week 3: Tuesday, October 1st – Soup Bases & Stewing

Week 4: Tuesday, October 8th – Poaching & Creaming

Instructor: Amanda Fernandez, Healthy Eating/Green Mission Specialist

Tue
01
Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class
Tuesday, October 1st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to reserve your spot today!  Learn essential cooking techniques each week that will build upon each other to create flavorful and impactful dishes. A healthy twist you say? Of course!

 

Tuesday, October 1st – 6:30-8:00 PM Soups & Stews 

Tuesday, October 8th – 6:30-8:00 PM Poaching & Creaming

 

Instructor: Amanda Fernandez, Healthy Eating/Green Mission Specialist

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
Thursday, October 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

With the arrival of fall comes the release of many seasonal craft beers. We'll highlight some of our very favorites and ask you to do the same! Follow #WFMbeer to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Sat
05
Draw Your Paws Celebration!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Front of the store
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Draw Your Paws Celebration!
Saturday, October 5th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Front of the store, Free

 

Saturday, October 5th 2:00-3:30 PM, Free

Join us as we celebrate our new “Whole Paws” brand of dog and cat food by drawing a picture of your special four legged family member.  Our store artists will be at the front entrance with stencils and art supplies to help you make a fun picture for you to keep.  We will also have a free give-away of handy pet scoops and reusable can toppers.  While Supplies Last. 

Tue
08
Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class -- Poaching & Creaming
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class -- Poaching & Creaming
Tuesday, October 8th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Don’t Sweat the Technique Cooking Class

Tuesday, October 8th 6:30-8:00 PM, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to reserve your spot.

Learn essential cooking techniques each week that will build upon each other to create flavorful and impactful dishes. A healthy twist you say? Of course! Held in the Lifestyle Center.

Week 4: Tuesday, October 8th – Poaching & Creaming

Instructor: Amanda Fernandez, Healthy Eating/Green Mission Specialist

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

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three 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.

 
Tue
15
BLOCK PARTY! Pumpkin Patch
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Around the Store
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BLOCK PARTY! Pumpkin Patch
Tuesday, October 15th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Around the Store, Free

 

Tuesday, October 15th  5:30 – 7:00 PM, Free

Do you know what sport pumpkins love? Squash! Come out, pick up your voting ballot in the Produce Department, and vote for your favorite pumpkin inspired recipe. How do you know which is best? Well, you are just going to have to eat your way around the store and then let us know.  No registration necessary, just stop on by. 

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
Thursday, October 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The arrival of pumpkins is a sure sign that fall is officially here. We'll discuss tips, tricks and ideas for enjoying these gorgeous gourds in the kitchen! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
17
Gluten Free Cooking for the Holidays
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Gluten Free Cooking for the Holidays
Thursday, October 17th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Thursday, October 17th 6:30-8:00 PM, Free

New to Gluten Free or in need of delicious holiday Gluten Free recipes for company?  Come and join Chef Joe as he demonstrates how to make his best holiday side dishes that all of your guests will enjoy.   NOTE: Our Lifestyle Center is not a gluten-free facility.  Please be aware that your food items will be produced in a kitchen where gluten products are prepared.  Trace elements of these ingredients may exist. Held in the Lifestyle Center.

Instructor: Chef Joe, Demo Specialist

Fri
18
The Sushi Stop
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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The Sushi Stop
Friday, October 18th
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Prepared Foods Department, Free

Look for Lina in our Prepared Foods Department to taste Genji’s featured sushi prepared fresh daily!  No registration necessary, just stop by during the times below:

Tuesday October 1st 3:00-4:30 PM, Free

Featuring: Quinoa Sesame Kale Roll

Friday October 18th 3:00-4:30 PM, Free

Featuring: Quinoa Avocado Cucumber

Tue
22
Healthy Road Map Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Healthy Road Map Cooking Class
Tuesday, October 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Tuesday, October 22nd  6:30 – 8:00 PM, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to reserve your spot today!  Ready to have an adventure? Let’s explore various regions and cultures as we ditch processed foods, embrace healthy fats, and get more of a nutritional bang from culturally diverse buck!

Instructor: Amanda Fernandez, Healthy Eating/Green Mission Specialist

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
25
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Check in at the Customer Service Desk
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Friday, October 25th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Check in at the Customer Service Desk, Free

Friday, October 25th 9:00-11:00 AM, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to reserve your spot.

Moms will receive a free coffee or tea, and muffin from the Coffee Bar.  Please check in at the Customer Service desk to pick up your Mom’s Morning Escape Voucher, then make your way to the Coffee Bar for your treats. Dr. Laura Valhuerdi of Practical Wellness Solutions, a Chiropractic Physician and Licensed Massage Therapist with a degree in Kinesiology, will be offering free 5 minute chair massages in the back of the café (first come first served).

*All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Fri
25
Spooktacularly Healthy Desserts Party Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Spooktacularly Healthy Desserts Party Class
Friday, October 25th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Friday, October 25th  6:30 – 8:00 PM, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to reserve your spot today!  Let’s scare up some plant-based healthy party desserts sure to spook the socks off traditional party fare. During the first half of this hands on party class we assemble the treats, then we party!  

Sat
26
Annual Trick-Or-Treating and Costume Contest:
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Around the Store
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Annual Trick-Or-Treating and Costume Contest:
Saturday, October 26th
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Around the Store, Free


Saturday, October 26th, 12:00-2:00 PM, Free
Calling all kids!  Join us for a fun and tasty trick-or-treating event around the store from 12-2pm.   Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween Costumes and bring their trick-or-treating bags to join in the fun!  We will have bags for sale for anyone that forgets.  Each department will have special treats for the kids, just look for the pumpkin signs around the store and say “Trick-or Treat”! 

Costume Contest & Parade: 2:00-2:30 PM , Free

The contest for the best Halloween costume is for children ages 0-14 years old.  Contestants must pick up a number in the back of the café from 2:00-2:15pm to enter.  Contestants will walk around the store in parade fashion for all of our team member judges around the store to vote. Winners will be announced around 2:30 PM in the cafe.  First place contestant will receive a $100 Whole Foods Market Gift Card; Second and Third place contestants will receive a $25 Whole Foods Market Gift Card.  No registration and No purchase necessary to enter.

Wed
30
Holiday Sneak Preview Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Holiday Sneak Preview Class
Wednesday, October 30th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 Donation Per Person

 

Wednesday, October 30th 6:30 – 8:00 PM, $5 Donation to the PBC Food Bank

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to reserve your spot today!  Wanna sneak a peek at our holiday menu? Join us for an evening full of delicious menu items exclusive to our holiday catering menu and mouth watering wines from our Specialty Department.    

Events At Nearby Stores

Demonstration: Cherry Celebration!
Friday, July 11th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Health Starts Here Station, located in the back of the Produce Department, Free!

No Registration necessary, just stop by the Health Starts Here Station in the back of the Produce Department

Cherries are their peak of deliciousness in the month of July!  Join Chef Abigail for a tasty sweet & savory fresh cherry treat.  Learn how to incorporate them into a great meal option that will please most taste buds!

No Registration necessary, just stop by the Health Starts Here Station in the back of the Produce Department

Kids Club: Berries & Cherries
Saturday, July 12th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free!

10 – 11 am OR 12 – 1 pm

Please Pre-Register for ONE of the time slots @ Customer Service

Berries and cherries and fun oh my!  We are celebrating the tastes of the season and highlighting the many different ways to make delicious recipes using berries and cherries.  Each child will be able to make their own Greens & Beans Salad with Creamy Blueberry Dressing and Raw Cherry Strawberry Crisp with Chia & Dates.

Instructor:  Abigail Nagorski, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist

10 – 11 am OR 12 – 1 pm

Please Pre-Register for ONE of the time slots @ Customer Service

Harpoon Caught Swordfish Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Seafood Department ,

Join Courtney, our Healthy Eating Specialist as she delves into the fresh catch of the season, Harpoon Caught Swordfish!   Whole Foods Market® is the only national market to offer harpoon-caught MSC swordfish.  Nova Scotia’s harpoon fleet was the first swordfish fishery to be certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).  Learn how to create a delicious and healthy meal free of dairy, oil, and refined ingredients.

Join Courtney, our Healthy Eating Specialist as she delves into the fresh catch of the season, Harpoon Caught Swordfish!   Whole Foods Market® is the only national market to offer harpoon-caught M