Taste of the Holidays

From inventive gifts to tasty holiday fare, we’ve got you covered! Stroll through our departments where our team members will be offering tasty samples.  Not only will you get delicious inspiration for your holiday table, we will also feature some great gift ideas for your friends and relatives! 

Dungeness Crab-Cracking

We’ll have our seafood experts on hand to crack, clean, and wrap the crab just the way you like! Our US, Wild Caught Dungeness Crab is fully cooked, fresh, and never frozen.  Drop by the demo table and have a sample or two while you watch our crab cracking event unfold! 

DIY Gift Making Workshop

Make one less trip this holiday shopping season by making your teacher gifts with us! Join Amy and Mary Jo in the café to create gingerbread body scrub with ingredients from Whole Foods!  The kids will surely enjoy mixing everything together to create a unique present for their teacher.  Please sign up and pre-pay at our Customer Service desk to reserve your spot.  

Wrap Like a Pro! with Copiosity Greetings

Tips and techniques for wrapping the perfect present for your loved ones this Holiday season. Join Cynthia from Copiosity Greetings as she shares some of the secrets of her trade. http://copiositygreetings.com/.  This is a continuous demonstration. No registration required.

Vitamix Demonstration

Looking for the perfect holiday gift idea? Our friends from Vitamix will be in the store for a six day demonstration on their monster of a machine that creates smoothies, steaming hot soups, frozen desserts, and more.  Purchase this versatile and durable blender for yourself or as a gift for someone looking to make healthier choices in 2014!

Cheese Night: Create a Cheese Board

Calling all cheese lovers!  Join our Certified Cheese Professional, Juan, to learn how to create a cheese board and gather some holiday inspiration for your entertaining needs.  Taste an assortment of cheeses paired with complimentary wine samples that enhance and emphasize all the proper characteristics and flavors.  From soft and fresh to crumbly and aged, this savory cheese board demonstration will surely delight your palate and your wallet because it’s tasty and free—now that’s a winning combination!


Help for the Holidays

Concierge Mary Jo will provide plenty of holiday inspiration to ease your stress this holiday season by sampling recipes and ready to go items at her demo station.   Stop by for samples and to steal her savvy ideas for your own holiday party.  

Local Shatto Milk Eggnog Winter Party

Celebrate the first day of winter with us by tasting local Shatto Eggnog at the Holiday Table.  Event from 10am-12pm and 4-6pm.

Cheese Nights: How to Make a Cheeseboard

Taste and learn with our experts! Just in time for holiday celebrations, our cheesemongers will be on hand to give advice on how pick, present and pair the world’s best cheese.

FREE Presentation: How to Create a Cheese Board

Just in time for holiday celebrations! Enjoy some of the world’s best cheeses and get advice on how to pick, present and pair them.


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