March 2014

Wed
05
Engine 2 Challenge Graduation, Skype Discussion with Rip Esselstyn
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Engine 2 Challenge Graduation, Skype Discussion with Rip Esselstyn
Wednesday, March 5th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Wednesday, March 5th 6:30 pm – 8:00 PM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Sample recipes from the bestselling book, The Engine 2 Diet with class participants. Hear their success stories, swap recipes, and find out if you have what it takes to be a future firefighter, Engine 2 style! Listen in on Skype to Rip Esselstyn talk about the program and congratulate the graduates! 

Thu
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
07
Family Game Night
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Patio
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Family Game Night
Friday, March 7th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Patio, $5.00/donation

 

Friday, March 7th 4:30-6:30 PM, $5.00 donation per person to the Whole Planet Foundation

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Bring your family and your competitive spirit and join us on the patio to play games and raise money for the Whole Planet Foundation! We will be playing for pizzas and other great prizes! Families will be paired up to play 1 of 4 different games.  Each winning family team will win a large take n bake cheese pizza! Games include: Giant Jenga, Twister, Five-Second Rule and Checkers!

Fri
07
Burgers and Beer
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Patio
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Burgers and Beer
Friday, March 7th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Patio, $6.99

 

Friday, March 7th 4:30-6:30 PM, $6.99 per person

Let us entertain you with our most popular burger of the day, the Cheese Burger, 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
08
The Crack Heard Round the World: Parmesan Cheese Wheel Cracking
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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The Crack Heard Round the World: Parmesan Cheese Wheel Cracking
Saturday, March 8th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

 

Saturday March 8th 3:00 PM-4:00 PM, FREE

We’re celebrating the amazing Parmigiano Reggiano, Mightiest of Cheeses with a Parmesan Wheel Cracking! This will be the most wheels ever cracked at one time! Come taste the King of Cheese and sample some great accompaniments as well as playing games for cheesy prizes. After the crack, we will offer a class in our Lifestyle Center to learn how to use parmesan in breakfast, lunch and dinner! 

Sat
08
Parmigiano Reggiano Three Ways Cooking Class
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Parmigiano Reggiano Three Ways Cooking Class
Saturday, March 8th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Saturday March 8th 3:30-4:30 PM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

After the parmesan wheel cracking at 3PM, we will be making some delicious recipes using that hunk of cheese! We will be tasting parmesan used in breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes!

Instructor: Amanda Smith, Lifestyle Center Specialist

Thu
13
Convenience Cooking: Start with a Rotisserie Chicken
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Convenience Cooking: Start with a Rotisserie Chicken
Thursday, March 13th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10 donation

 

Thursday March 13th 6:30-8:00 PM, $5 donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Sure, roasting a chicken from scratch can make you feel like a chef. However, it’s a weeknight, and you have 30 minutes to make a delicious dinner for the folks you love. What to do? Grab a rotisserie chicken, and use it as a great starting point for some quick and easy dinners!

Menu: Spicy Thai Coconut Soup, Herbed Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Arugula and Radish Naan Pizzas.

Instructor: Amanda Smith, Lifestyle Center Specialist

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
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.

Sat
15
International Wine Dinner
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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International Wine Dinner
Saturday, March 15th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $30.00/person

 

Saturday March 15th 6:30-8:00 PM, $30.00/person

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Let us take you on an international journey through a few of the countries that we have helped with Whole Planet Foundation! Each of the four courses will be expertly paired with a wine chosen by our wine specialist. Menu will be posted on Facebook.com/wholefoodsmarketwellington and available at customer service by March 5th.

Hosted by: Amanda Smith, Lifestyle Center Specialist and Adriaan Dimeo, Specialty Associate Team Leader

Sun
16
Kid’s Club: International Passport
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Kid’s Club: International Passport
Sunday, March 16th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5.00/donation

 

Sunday March 16th 2:00-3:30 PM, $5.00 donation per child to the Whole Planet Foundation

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Bring the kiddos out to learn how to recycle a paper grocery bag into a cookbook to log all their favorite international recipes! We will also learn how to make a Japanese Noodle Salad, using fresh veggies and seasonings, as well as mini bubble (boba) tea!

Instructor: Amanda Smith, Lifestyle Center Specialist

Mon
17
Kid’s Cooking Spring Break Camp with Dianne Morin
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Kid’s Cooking Spring Break Camp with Dianne Morin
Monday, March 17th
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $225 per child

 

Monday March 17th-Friday March 21st , 9:00 AM-1:30 PM, $225/child

Must register via www.cookingexperienceclub.org

Looking for a great ways to have your children eat healthy? Come and join us for a fun-filled Spring break cooking camp. Our camp is designed to let students explore a variety of international cuisines and cooking methods while expanding their culinary abilities. Students will spend the day learning to prepare tasty meals, using fresh natural and organic ingredients. Look for the full menu on www.cookingexperienceclub.org

Instructor: Dianne Morin, founder of the Cooking Experience Club 

Tue
18
“It Takes a Village” Parenting Group Series
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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“It Takes a Village” Parenting Group Series
Tuesday, March 18th
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Tuesday March 18th 10:00-12:30 PM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Are you a new mother or father looking for support and guidance? Perhaps you’re a seasoned pro who is eager to coach others? Join Jenn Cohen with “It Takes A Village” (ITAV), an educational support network for families, as she leads you through hot-topic discussions and cultivates new parenting ideas for your unique family dynamic. Limited series, please register for one or all three!

For more information on the wide array of family oriented services ITAV offers, please visit their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/itavtc

 

Tuesday March 18th- "Understanding Gentle Discipline”- Raising a child can be tough. Our Village is there to support you and your partner in raising your children with loving guidance and discipline.

Tue
18
Seasonal Sensations: Green with Envy
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Seasonal Sensations: Green with Envy
Tuesday, March 18th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Tuesday March 18th 6:30-8:00 PM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

In this cooking class, we are celebrating all things green! No shamrocks here, lets taste dishes made with leeks, artichokes, asparagus and leafy greens.

Instructor: Amanda Smith, Lifestyle Center Specialist

Wed
19
Healthy Road Map Cooking Class: You’d better Belize it’s healthy!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Healthy Road Map Cooking Class: You’d better Belize it’s healthy!
Wednesday, March 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Wednesday, March 19th 6:30 - 8:00 PM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Calling all healthy eating adventurers, we are Belize bound! Learn how to navigate the (sometimes rocky) waters of healthy eating, taste culturally significant dishes, and pump up the veg. Captains orders!  Instructor: Amanda Fernandez, Healthy Eating and Green Mission Specialist

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
21
Gluten Free Cooking
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Gluten Free Cooking
Friday, March 21st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $3.00/person

 

Friday, March 21st 6:30-8:00 PM, $3.00/person

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Join Chef Joe as he demonstrates how to prepare a Gluten Free meal that tastes great and is easy for anyone to prepare!  Bring your appetite and your Gluten Free questions. Samples will be served.

Instructor: Chef Joe Colavito, Demo Specialist and Gluten Free Guru

Sun
23
Whole Trade Coffee Tasting
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Whole Trade Coffee Tasting
Sunday, March 23rd
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $3.00/person

 

Sunday March 23rd, 1:00-2:30 PM, $3.00/person

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Join our coffee experts as they demonstrate different brewing styles that will lead to your perfect cup o’ joe! We will also explore the regions where the Whole Trade coffee beans are grown, and how the land imparts a distinct flavor to each type of bean.

Instructor: Aslin, Florida Region Coffee Coordinator & Amy Schneider, Wellington Coffee Purchaser

Tue
25
Whole Trade Sampling Fair
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Whole Trade Sampling Fair
Tuesday, March 25th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

 

Tuesday March 25th 5:30-7:00 PM, FREE

Come out to taste all of our best Whole Trade Certified products, such as chocolates, coffee, and produce! Each department will be featuring their favorite Whole Trade item, and there will be a silent auction of themed gift baskets with all proceeds going to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. Don’t miss the Cooking for a Cause Challenge, where Chef Joe will be up against Steve Kupla in our Seafood Department to see who can make the best dish! Enjoy one dish for $5.00 or both for $8.00, all proceeds to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation! No registration necessary, just stop by.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
27
Gluten Free Shopping Tour
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Store Wide
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Gluten Free Shopping Tour
Thursday, March 27th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Store Wide, FREE

 

Thursday March 27th 6:30- 7:30 PM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

Join us for an informative tour of our Gluten Free products around the store and enjoy samples of Chef Joe’s top picks!  Please meet at the Customer Service Desk for the tour.

Instructor: Chef Joe Colavito, Demo Specialist and Gluten Free Guru

Fri
28
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Store Wide
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Friday, March 28th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Store Wide, FREE

 

Friday, March 28th, 9:00-11:00 AM, FREE

Pre-Registration Required @ Customer Service or Call 561.904.4000

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

Events At Nearby Stores

Create the Life you’ve Always Imagined with Life Fulfillment Coach Cheryl Fischer
Saturday, August 30th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Cheryl will uplift and inspire you with an empowering and educational workshop that will energize you while you relax, and learn how to create the Life you've always imagined. Space is limited, refreshments served. Reservations required.  Please register at the Customer Service Desk, or by calling 561-630-3400.

Cheryl will uplift and inspire you with an empowering and educational workshop that will energize you while you relax, and learn how to create the Life you've always imagined.

Cheese Cutter's Corner: American Artisan Month
Saturday, August 30th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Please join us in the Specialty Department and our resident cheese experts for a sampling of some of the latest and greatest domestic cheese’s celebrating our American Artisan month paired with some of our favorite beers.  Not to be missed!

Please join us in the Specialty Department and our resident cheese experts for a sampling of some of the latest and greatest domestic cheese’s celebrating our American Artisan month paired with so

Sizzlin' Summer Sundays
Sunday, August 31st
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Outdoor Grilling Oasis, $5-$8

Join us each Sunday for lunch at our outdoor grill as our teams tantalize your taste buds with their favorite recipes & seasonal offerings! The menu will vary from week to week, but you can count on trying some amazing burgers, fish tacos, gourmet grilled cheese & more! We will promote the Sunday grilling menu on our Facebook, Twitter & Instagram pages the Friday before. 

Join us each Sunday for lunch at our outdoor grill as our teams tantalize your taste buds with their favorite recipes & seasonal offerings!