December 2013

Sun
01
Swank Table: Farm Style Events
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Swank Farm
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Swank Table: Farm Style Events
Sunday, December 1st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Swank Farm, Varies

 

December 2013 through April 2014 (please visit Swankspecialtyproduce.com events)

Swank Farms (part of our Community Supported Agriculture Drop Program) will host al fresco luncheons on the farm with local and nationally known chefs who will create feasts using fresh picked produce from the farm and ingredients from a Whole Foods Market pantry right before your eyes. Each event will give back to the community by donating a portion of the proceeds to local charities.  Please visit www.swankspecialtyproduce.com/ for event information and tickets.

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
06
Burgers and Beer-B-Q
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Patio
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Burgers and Beer-B-Q
Friday, December 6th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Patio, $6.99

 

Friday December 6th 5:30-7:30 PM, $6.99/Plate

Let us entertain you with our most popular burger of the day, The Paradise Burger, featuring mango salsa and fresh avocado, seasonal beers and live music.  You are invited to enjoy a burger, slaw, and beer for only $6.99!  Veggie substitute and bottled water will also be available.  No registration necessary, just stop by the patio.

Sat
07
The Cheese Cutter's Corner
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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The Cheese Cutter's Corner
Saturday, December 7th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

Every Saturday in December from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM in our Specialty Department

Stop by the Specialty Department to taste a variety of artisan cheeses every Saturday, as well as learn about the story behind the cheese and the cheese makers.

Tue
10
Taste of the Holidays: Featuring Cheese Nights
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Storewide
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Taste of the Holidays: Featuring Cheese Nights
Tuesday, December 10th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Storewide, FREE

 

Tuesday, December 10th 5:30-7:30 PM, FREE

Join us for a store-wide tasting featuring our most popular holiday dishes, live music and a cheese plate building demonstration in our Specialty Department.  Guests are encouraged to vote for their favorite dish by picking up a voting ballot in our produce department and dropping it off at any register.  No registration necessary, just stop on by.

Thu
12
“Hoppy Holidays” Beer Tasting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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“Hoppy Holidays” Beer Tasting
Thursday, December 12th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Thursday December 12th 6:30-8:00 PM, FREE

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

See, smell, and taste the Hop experience and join us for an evening of beer, food pairings, and of course HOPS.  We will taste some of the best holiday-inspired craft brews as well as other holiday beverages.

Instructor: Chris Whaley, Brew Specialist

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
13
Gingerbread House Decorating for the Whole Family
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Gingerbread House Decorating for the Whole Family
Friday, December 13th
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $30.00 per house

 

Friday, December 13th 4:30-6:00 PM, $30/Gingerbread House

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

Bring your creative holiday spirit and join us for a fun-filled gingerbread house decorating class!

Price: $30 per gingerbread house; includes pre-constructed house with icing bag.  Candy decorations will be provided at no charge; kits do not include decorations.  Please bring your purchased kit to the lifestyle center to participate.

Sat
14
The Cheese Cutter's Corner
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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The Cheese Cutter's Corner
Saturday, December 14th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

Every Saturday in December from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM in our Specialty Department

Stop by the Specialty Department to taste a variety of artisan cheeses every Saturday, as well as learn about the story behind the cheese and the cheese makers.

Sun
15
Kid’s Cookie Gift Basket Class with Dianne
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Kid’s Cookie Gift Basket Class with Dianne
Sunday, December 15th
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Sunday, December 15th 1:30 PM-2:30 PM FREE &

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Gluten-Free, FREE

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

Join Dianne in the Lifestyle Center as she shows your little ones how to make a holiday gift that everyone can enjoy! The kids will decorate and create their very own cookies to make a gorgeous gift basket!

Instructor: Dianne Morin, is a mother of four and founder of the Cooking Experience Club.  She has taught over 2,000 kids cooking classes around south Florida and specializes in healthful and kid approved meals.

Tue
17
The Sushi Stop
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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The Sushi Stop
Tuesday, December 17th
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 time below:

Tuesday, December 17th 3:00-4:30 PM, FREE

Featuring: Vegetarian Sushi: Kale with Red Quinoa and Brown Rice

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the big feast! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
19
Feast of the Seven Fishes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Feast of the Seven Fishes
Thursday, December 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Thursday, December 19th 6:30-8:00 PM, FREE

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

Come and join Chef Joe as he demonstrates how to prepare a traditional Christmas Eve Italian dinner:  "The Feast of the Seven Fishes."  Sample these great seafood dishes while learning about the legends behind this celebratory meal enjoyed by Italians all over the world.

Instructor: Chef Joe, Demo Specialist

Sat
21
The Cheese Cutter's Corner
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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The Cheese Cutter's Corner
Saturday, December 21st
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

Every Saturday in December from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM in our Specialty Department

Stop by the Specialty Department to taste a variety of artisan cheeses every Saturday, as well as learn about the story behind the cheese and the cheese makers.

Sat
21
Health Starts Here Mocktails Not Cocktails!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here Mocktails Not Cocktails!
Saturday, December 21st
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Saturday, December 21st 1:00-2:30 PM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to register Join Healthy Eating Specialist Amanda for mocktail hour! The holiday season is full of fun parties and not so healthy food – which is a drag. Let’s have some fun and feel great too while learning all about making non-alcoholic cocktails and figure friendly treats for the holidays.

Instructor: Amanda Fernandez, Healthy Eating/Green Mission Specialist

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
27
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Storewide
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Friday, December 27th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Storewide, FREE

 

Friday, December 27th 9:00-11:00 AM, FREE

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

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

Sat
28
The Cheese Cutter's Corner
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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The Cheese Cutter's Corner
Saturday, December 28th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

Every Saturday in December from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM in our Specialty Department

Stop by the Specialty Department to taste a variety of artisan cheeses every Saturday, as well as learn about the story behind the cheese and the cheese makers.

Mon
30
Kid’s Cooking Experience Holiday Vacation Camp with Dianne
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Kid’s Cooking Experience Holiday Vacation Camp with Dianne
Monday, December 30th
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $180 per child for the camp

 

Monday, December 30th – Friday, January 3rd (EXCLUDES Weds. January 1st) $180/child

Pre-Registration Required. Please register at: www.cookingexperienceclub.org

Cooking Experience Club is a "hands-on" cooking program for children 7-14 years old. Our Holiday Vacation Camp is designed to let students explore a variety of international cuisines and cooking methods while expanding their culinary ability or experience it for the first time. Students will spend the camp learning to prepare tasty meals, using fresh natural and organic ingredients. Must register for entire camp series, no single classes available.

Monday, December 30th- Caribbean Cooking

Tuesday, December 31st- Wok & Stir-Fry

Thursday, January 2nd- Mexican Fiesta

Friday, January 3rd- Southern Cooking

Events At Nearby Stores

Power Up with Plants!
Monday, September 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Plant based foods like fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts and seeds provide an abundance of nutrients.  Join Courtney, our Healthy Eating Specialist as she demonstrates simple recipes that will help you to incorporate more plant foods into your daily routine!  

Space is limited. Reservations required.  Please register at the Customer Service Desk, or by calling 561-630-3400.

 

Plant based foods like fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts and seeds provide an abundance of nutrients.  Join Courtney, our Healthy Eating Specialist as she demonstrates simple recipes that will h

Ultimate Smoothie Workshop
Tuesday, September 23rd
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free!

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service or Call 561.447.0000

Join Food Healing Chef Steve Wood as he journeys through four main areas of health: Pain/Inflammation, Energy, Immune Health and Detoxification and learn about beneficial foods and select supplements that can improve each of these four areas!

Instructor:  Steve Wood, Food Healing Chef

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service or Call 561.447.0000

Tour New Zealand through Wine
Tuesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service or Call 561.447.0000

You’ll be delighted to discover the sparkling, red, and white wine options from this up and coming wine region. Join your Whole Foods Boca Raton wine team and Certified Sommelier to learn about the great wines of New Zealand. We’ll pair these wines with some gourmet cheese, fruit, and crackers.

Instructor:  Melissa Woods, Certified Sommelier and Assistant Specialty Team Leader and Ric Ramirez, Specialty Team Member

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service or Call 561.447.0000