Kate Demase

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April 19, 2011 @ Whole Story
The first signs of spring are finally here, and we’re breathing a sigh of relief at our store in Wayland, MA. Spring means the end of snow, cold, and the gloomy pall that can overtake the winter months. Finally, we can put away our boots and scarves and get a much needed dose of sunlight. Spring also means the arrival of Easter and Passover, two holidays we get excited about at Whole Foods Market. We also start setting up our grilling and gardening displays for all of the early birds that want to get a jump on burgers and bulbs.
February 17, 2011 @ Whole Story
Take a behind-the-scenes look at what our stores do to help you make it through (yet another) winter storm.
January 26, 2011 @ Whole Story
Experience the excitement of football’s big event through the eyes of our creative store team members. Touchdown favorites, anyone?
November 24, 2010 @ Whole Story
Although the day before Thanksgiving is our busiest day of the entire year, we pause to share what we're thankful for.
July 22, 2010 @ Whole Story
In the grocery business, the summer months can be slower than at other times of the year. After all, the summer is an excellent time to go on vacation, spend your afternoons at the beach and grill dinner in your backyard. We feel that way too!
May 2, 2010 @ Whole Story
At Whole Foods Market, one of our seven Core Values is: To Support Team Member Happiness and Excellence — an important goal that we put at the forefront of our bus
November 25, 2009 @ Whole Story
The day before Thanksgiving is our busiest day here at Whole Foods Market, and one of my favorite days of the whole year. It is the day my team and I have been working toward for months, with the excitement building more each day.
August 6, 2009 @ Whole Story
"Do you watch Rachael Ray?" a woman asked me, looking desperate. I replied that yes, I was familiar with her cooking. "Oh good!" she replied, "she has this thing that she calls 'stoup' - do you have any idea how I would make that?" I certainly did. (Stoup, by the way, is a cross between a soup and a stew, and a term that has surely been trademarked by Ms. RR.)
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Three years ago, at a crossroads in her career, Kate Demase asked herself an important question: what am I passionate about? The answer was food! After a brief stint in the advertising industry, Kate earned her MBA, accepted a job with Whole Foods, and two years later became the Store Team Leader of the Prospect Street Store in Cambridge, MA. Kate is currently the Store Team Leader of the Wayland store in Massachusetts, where she is lucky enough to combine her love of food with her passion for helping our team members achieve happiness and excellence. Raised with a proud Italian heritage that has had her cooking since she could reach the counter and led her to spend 6 months living in Florence, Italy, Kate is a compulsive food, book, and shoe shopper. Kate has an M.B.A. from Boston University and a B.A. in English from Wellesley College.