December 2013

Tue
03
Classic Hanukkah Recipes
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Classic Hanukkah Recipes
Tuesday, December 3rd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $30

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Classic Hanukkah Recipes

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$30

 

The Hebrew word hanukkah means "dedication." The festival of Hanukkah is a joyous celebration of survival and religious freedom that lasts for eight nights and in most Jewish homes, traditional foods are prepared and served to friends and family. You’ll learn how to put together a menu for the Festival of lights using traditional recipes your bubbe would recognize, and some recipes with a modern twist. You’ll discover why even the smallest details of each recipe are full of symbolism and meaning.

For example—did you know the oil that goes into the preparation of some recipes is symbolic of the oil that lit the first menorahs of Hanukkah? It’s true! Your family will enjoy the meal and the details, as well as spending the holiday together.

MENU: Braised Brisket with Root Vegetables; Parsnip Potato Latkes with Cinnamon Applesauce; and Coconut Cranberry Macaroons.

 

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Wed
04
Holiday Table Floral Arrangements with Tabitha Guice, WFM Floral Specialist
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Holiday Table Floral Arrangements with Tabitha Guice, WFM Floral Specialist
Wednesday, December 4th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $65

Holiday Table Floral Arrangements with Tabitha Guice, WFM Floral Specialist

6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

HANDS ON

December 4

$65.00

 

Brighten up your home by learning how to make beautiful holiday floral arrangements—for tables, mantels and more. You’ll get some great new ideas for a festive table—both formal and informal. Learn how to select the right container and materials for your arrangements, use color for emphasis and incorporate candles into the mix.  We’ll teach you about “foraging” for beautiful holiday greenery and “edibles” to add to the mix and show you how to make an easy wreath for your table or door. A light dinner will be served. All materials provided and everyone takes home an arrangement that you make in class.

 

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Wed
04
School of Fish
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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School of Fish
Wednesday, December 4th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $29

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

School of Fish

Demonstration

 $29

 

Join us for a very special evening with the seafood team at Whole Foods Market Charlotte as they lead a passionate and informative discussion on how Whole Foods Market provides sustainable seafood from responsibly managed fish farms and marine fisheries. Learn about the commitment of our skilled seafood buyers, and the dedication of our seafood suppliers working to restore marine and coastal ecosystems and build a more sustainable seafood market.

MENU: We will be sampling a wide variety of farm raised, sustainable seafood prepared from quick and easy to follow recipes.

 

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Thu
05
A Vegetarian Feast for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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A Vegetarian Feast for the Holidays
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $49

 

Thursday, December 05, 2013

A Vegetarian Feast for the Holidays

 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS ON

$49

 

A vegetarian diet doesn’t mean an endless parade of kale and beans. In fact, many vegetarians eat a more varied—and interesting--diet than their carnivorous counterparts. If you’re a vegetarian, this hands-on class will teach you exciting new techniques with seasonal vegetables. And if you’re entertaining a vegetarian or two at your holiday get-together, these recipes will allow you to offer greater variety to your guests. Who knows? One of these recipes may become standard fare on your holiday table.

MENU: Chai Spiced Yam Bruschetta with Crunchy Kale; Roasted Beet and Blood Orange Salad with Cilantro Pesto; Creamy Millet Corn Chowder; Balsamic Tofu with White Bean Sauce; Agave Pumpkins  and Smashed Purple Potatoes; and Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Brownies.

 

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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
Holiday Open House Favorites
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Holiday Open House Favorites
Friday, December 6th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $65

 

Friday, December 06, 2013

Holiday Open House Favorites

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS ON

$65

 

It’s the season for raising our glasses in good cheer! Enjoy a fun-filled evening while we make seasonal spirits such as eggnog, “spiked” cider, mulled wine and sparkling punch. These lively libations are sure to make any holiday occasion a special one. To go along with our sip-able spirits we’ll whip up some hearty holiday hors d’oeuvres for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.

 

MENU:  Shallot Tarte Tatin, Best Beef Tenders with Horseradish Gremolata, Brown Sugar and Maple Parsnips, and Pumpkin Spice Roulade.

 

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Sat
07
Gingerbread Houses
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Gingerbread Houses
Saturday, December 7th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $49/ $89 per pair

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Gingerbread Houses

10:00 AM – 12 PM

HANDS ON

$49, $89 per pair

 

Calling kids of all ages! Discover the magic of the holidays while using your imagination to decorate pre-constructed gingerbread houses with gumdrops, peppermints, icing, and more! It’s a fun-filled day that will be sure to make special holiday memories, and you’ll love taking home your own unique house to display at home. For ages 4 to 99! Class includes snacks, hot cocoa, and all materials & supplies.

 

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Sat
07
Nutrition in You: Fueling Your Body
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202
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Nutrition in You: Fueling Your Body
Saturday, December 7th
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202, Free with Museum admission

Like a car needs gasoline, the human body requires the proper fuel to perform at its best. At this special Discovery Place event presented by Aetna you’ll learn how what you consume affects your body and explore activities that support a healthy lifestyle. Stations will be located throughout the Museum (including one staffed by your local Whole Foods Market Team Members), where you can explore the effects of sugar, the pH of everyday drinks, fat versus muscle, the chemistry of food and more. The first 200 people in the Museum will receive special goodie bags.

Sat
07
Ask an Expert: Cypress Grove Chevre
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Queen's Corner tasting loft
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Ask an Expert: Cypress Grove Chevre
Saturday, December 7th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Queen's Corner tasting loft, $20 per person

Cypress Grove’s Debbie Peterson and our very own Certified Cheese Professional, Margaret Stafford, will lead this discussion and sampling of the artisan goat cheese-maker’s line, including Humboldt Fog, Truffle Tremor, Lambchopper, Midnight Moon and Purple Haze. We’ll accompany the cheese with a selection of beers, and discuss what hops and cheeses make the perfect pair. Register now.

Sat
07
Gingerbread Houses
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Gingerbread Houses
Saturday, December 7th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $49, $89 per pair

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Gingerbread Houses

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

HANDS ON

$49, $89 per pair

 

Calling kids of all ages! Discover the magic of the holidays while using your imagination to decorate pre-constructed gingerbread houses with gumdrops, peppermints, icing, and more! It’s a fun-filled day that will be sure to make special holiday memories, and you’ll love taking home your own unique house to display at home. For ages 4 to 99! Class includes snacks, hot cocoa, and all materials & supplies.

 

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Sat
07
Taste of the Holidays
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Taste of the Holidays
Saturday, December 7th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Free

Enjoy a free tasting of our holiday menu! Discover our chef-created dishes designed for less prep and more talk during the holidays.

 

Don’t know where to begin? Stop by our Holiday Table! You also can order your way to an easy holiday: shop.wholefoodsmarket.com

Sun
08
French Country Breads
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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French Country Breads
Sunday, December 8th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $49

Sunday, December 8, 2013

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

French Country Breads

HANDS ON

$49

 

Lionel Vatinet leads an introductory bread class about the basics and fundamentals featured in his newly published book A Passion for Bread.  Learn everything about the essential elements of great French bread and shaping including Lionel’s signature kneading technique.  Enjoy an evening with nationally known artisan bread baker, Lionel Vatinet, as he brings the “tricks of the trade” to the home baker.

 

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Mon
09
Southern Food Fest
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Southern Food Fest
Monday, December 9th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market

Southern Food Fest is a celebration of cuisine all our own and the ingredients lovingly used to create each dish. Visit our Meat, Produce and Prepared Foods departments for featured products and inspired recipes, ingredients including:

  • Whole Hog Pork
  • Grits
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Root Vegetables
  • Collard Greens
  • Kale
  • Pecans
Tue
10
Health Starts Here Healthy for the Holidays Store Tour
11:00 AM @ Check in at customer service
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Health Starts Here Healthy for the Holidays Store Tour
Tuesday, December 10th
11:00 AM
Check in at customer service, Free

Join this tour, when we’ll help you identify the healthiest and most budget-friendly items in the store. We’ll cover what you need to know to stay healthy for the holidays and hopefully introduce you to a few pantry staples. This is a free tour, but space is limited. Visit our Health Starts Here Meetup page to RSVP.

Wed
11
Party Tricks: Impressive Apps and One-Bite Wonders
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Party Tricks: Impressive Apps and One-Bite Wonders
Wednesday, December 11th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $39

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Party Tricks: Impressive Apps and One-Bite Wonders

Demonstration

$39

 

Whether you’re gathering for cocktails or just grazing with the girls, you can add glamour to your get-together with eye-catching hors d’oeuvres. This class is all about apps that are impressive on their own, or even better when put together to create a tapas-like meal.

 

MENU: Open-Faced Crab Empanadas; Grilled Oysters with Spicy Tarragon Butter; Chorizo-Filled Dates Wrapped in Bacon; and Cheese and Blackberry Bites

 

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Thu
12
Kids' Club: Ornament Decorating
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Kids' play area
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Kids' Club: Ornament Decorating
Thursday, December 12th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids' play area, Free

Join us for a healthy treat and handmade activity that will help bring our holiday tree to life! Visit our Health Starts Here Meetup page to RSVP.
 

Thu
12
Edible Holiday Gifts
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Edible Holiday Gifts
Thursday, December 12th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $59

December 12:  Edible Holiday Gifts

6-9 PM  

HANDS-ON

$59

 

Make holiday giving a lot easier this year.  Join us for a fun-filled evening learning to make delicious, edible gifts for friends, business associates and family. Of course, you’ll get to taste everything you make and take home gift bags with the fruits of your labor. 

 

Menu:  Turtle Caramel Bars, Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies, Almond Roca, Spicy Roasted Pecans, Pumpkin Butter, Mulled Cider Packets and Hot Cocoa Mix.  A light dinner will be served.

 

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Fri
13
Top 10 Wine Tasting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Top 10 Wine Tasting
Friday, December 13th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $19

Friday, December 13, 2013

Top 10 Wine Tasting

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$19

 

Discover our picks for the top ten wines to enjoy during the holidays! Selected by our wine buyers, these selections represent the best we can find in price and quality. Join us for a sampling and discussion of each of these wines.

 

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Sat
14
Women's Makeover: This Isn't About Makeup
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ 3rd floor conference room
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Women's Makeover: This Isn't About Makeup
Saturday, December 14th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
3rd floor conference room, Free

Counter the holiday rush by learning how to nurture and nourish yourself from the inside out. Our store's Healthy Eating Specialist, Shannon, will be teaming with Charlotte Health Center in this discussion about nutrition, exercise, stress and hormones. RSVP by visiting our Health Starts Here Meetup page.

Sat
14
Kids Cook: Holiday Cookies – For Ages 2 & 3 with one parent
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Kids Cook: Holiday Cookies – For Ages 2 & 3 with one parent
Saturday, December 14th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $19

Saturday, December 14

Kids Cook: Holiday Cookies – For Ages 2 & 3 with one parent

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

HANDS ON

$19

 

Join your little one for a festive morning in the kitchen decorating old-fashioned gingerbread

cookies with no messy kitchen to clean! Kids learn how to roll and cut out cookie dough and

decorate them with frosting. Students leave with their creations to share with family and

friends… or perhaps with ole’ Saint Nick! Class includes a fruit & cheese snack, hot cocoa and all

materials and supplies.

 

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Sat
14
Kids Cook: Holiday Cookies – For Ages 4 & 5 with one parent
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Kids Cook: Holiday Cookies – For Ages 4 & 5 with one parent
Saturday, December 14th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $19

 

Saturday, December 14

Kids Cook: Holiday Cookies – For Ages 4 & 5 with one parent

11:30am – 12:30pm

HANDS ON

$19

 

Join your little one for a festive morning in the kitchen decorating old-fashioned gingerbread

cookies with no messy kitchen to clean! Kids learn how to roll and cut out cookie dough and

decorate them with frosting. Students leave with their creations to share with family and

friends… or perhaps with ole’ Saint Nick! Class includes a fruit & cheese snack, hot cocoa and all

materials and supplies.

 

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Sat
14
Ask an Expert: Holiday Entertaining
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Queen's Corner tasting loft
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Ask an Expert: Holiday Entertaining
Saturday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Queen's Corner tasting loft, $20 per person

When entertaining, the cheese board is as important visually as it is gastronomically. In this class our cheesemonger Margaret Stafford will showcase presentation options and discuss cheese pairings with salumi and other accompaniments. Wondering how to bring out the party in Brie? We’ll cover how to build your own. A selection of our Holiday 2013 Top 10 Wines and sparklers will accompany the cheese tasting. Register now.

Sat
14
Southern Food Fest Holiday Bake-off
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Southern Food Fest Holiday Bake-off
Saturday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Free

In the spirit of Southern Food Fest Dec. 9 to Dec. 15, we’re putting one of the week’s featured ingredients to the test: pecans! Taste and vote for your favorite pecan pie, each prepared by one of our Team Members. Organic Valley will be pouring their egg nog to complete your sampling experience. Plus, five lucky voters will win their choice of one 9-inch pie from our Winter Holiday Menu: Pecan Pie, Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie or Sweet Potato Pie.

Sat
14
Taste of the Holidays
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Taste of the Holidays
Saturday, December 14th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Free

Enjoy a free tasting of our holiday menu! Discover our chef-created dishes designed for less prep and more talk during the holidays.

 

Entertaining guests and wondering where to begin? Stop by our Holiday Table! You also can order your way to an easy holiday: shop.wholefoodsmarket.com

Sat
14
Date Night: Holiday Spirits and Hors d'Oeuvres
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Date Night: Holiday Spirits and Hors d'Oeuvres
Saturday, December 14th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $119

Saturday, December 14, 2013

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Date Night: Holiday Spirits and Hors d'Oeuvres

Hands- On

$119 per couple

 

It’s the season for raising our glasses in good cheer! Enjoy a fun-filled evening making seasonal spirits such as eggnog, “spiked” cider, mulled wine and sparkling punch. These lively libations are sure to make any holiday occasion a special one. To go along with our sip-able spirits we’ll whip up some hearty holiday hors d’oeuvres for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.

 

MENU: Homemade Eggnog; Mulled Wine; Spiked Cider; Sparkling Wine Punch; and Chef’s Selection of Holiday Hors d’Oeuvres.

 

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Sun
15
Holiday Sweets Workshop
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Holiday Sweets Workshop
Sunday, December 15th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $55

 

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Holiday Sweets Workshop

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

HANDS ON

$55

 

Everyone loves making holiday treats. Bake and decorate an assortment of festive and delicious treats and then wrap them up in holiday packaging to share with family and friends. Students learn the proper creaming technique, how to make and bake various types of cookies and treats, and how to make marshmallows and royal icing. You’ll love giving these gifts from the kitchen to anyone on your list. And remember, we’ll do the cleaning up! Snacks will be served.

MENU: Almond Roca; Luscious Lemon Bars; Best Ever Brownies; Mexican Wedding Cookies; Sorghum Spice Cookies; and Salted Caramel Pecan Bars

 

 

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Tue
17
5% Day Benefiting Carolina Thread Trail
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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5% Day Benefiting Carolina Thread Trail
Tuesday, December 17th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market

When you shop at our store on 5% Day, you are supporting an organization making a direct impact in our community. Five percent of net sales made on this day are donated to a local nonprofit, and this 5% Day will benefit Carolina Thread Trail. The Thread is a regional trail network that ultimately will reach 15 counties and more than 2.3 million people. Your support of 5% Day will advance The Thread’s development, which in turn will preserve our natural areas and places for exploration of nature, culture, science and history.

 

Whole Foods Market stores give back to their communities throughout the year, and one such way is 5% Day, held quarterly. In 2012, Whole Foods Market stores raised a combined total of more than $5 million in proceeds through quarterly "five percent days" to support nonprofits in the local communities. For more information and to apply for 5% Day consideration at our Charlotte store, follow this link.

Tue
17
Healthy Holiday Eating Twitter Chat
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ @wfmcharlotte
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Healthy Holiday Eating Twitter Chat
Tuesday, December 17th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
@wfmcharlotte, Free

Decadent foods are abundant this time of year. Need some tips for navigating the temptation? Join our store's Healthy Eating Specialist, Shannon, on Twitter (@wfmcharlotte) to chat about your holiday eating dilemmas.

Tue
17
Vietnamese Favorites
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Vietnamese Favorites
Tuesday, December 17th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $55

 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Vietnamese Favorites

Hands- On

$55

 

Vietnam has one of the most diverse, delicious and healthy gastronomies in the world. Due to its tropical climate, each region has something special to offer.  This class will offer the best of familiar recipes that you can create at home.

 

MENU: Pho Bo (Beef Noodle Soup); Bánh Mi (Traditional Sandwiches) with Viet Fries;   Ca Kho To (Fish in Caramel Sauce) with Jasmine Rice; Fresh Summer Rolls; and Vietnamese Coffee.

 

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Wed
18
Let's Go Greek: Mediterranean Flavors
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Let's Go Greek: Mediterranean Flavors
Wednesday, December 18th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $39

 

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Let's Go Greek: Mediterranean Flavors

Demonstration

 $39

 

Take a break from the winter weather and warm up with the bright, fresh flavors of the Mediterranean. Tonight, in this culinary adventure, we will tour the Greek islands. Learn surprisingly quick, easy- to- make recipes using classic, super healthy, Mediterranean favorites such as: olives, citrus, feta cheese, fresh vegetables, and honey.

 

MENU: New Greek Salad with Mediterranean Dressing; Chicken Souvlaki; Lamb Gyros with Homemade Pita; Greek Lemon Potatoes; and Baklava

 

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Thu
19
Health Starts Here Book Club
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Check in at customer service
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Health Starts Here Book Club
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Check in at customer service, Free

This month we’re reading The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone, which covers topics ranging from animal welfare to vegan eating to macrobiotics. Join us for healthy snacks and conversation. RSVP for this free event via our Health Starts Here Meetup page.

Thu
19
Ride the Ramen Wave
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Ride the Ramen Wave
Thursday, December 19th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $45

 

Thursday, December 19, 2013

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Ride the Ramen Wave

Demonstration

 $45

 

Catch the noodle wave! Join us for a fun evening as we “use our noodle” to create three different noodle bowls with tasty dishes rich with homemade broths and flavorful ingredients such as: fried tofu, pork, bean sprouts, Thai basil, bamboo shoots, leeks, and more. Quick and easy, these noodle dishes will add great options to your week night menus.  And, best of all, kids and teens will love them too!

 

MENU: Shiro Ramen; Green Curry Ramen; and Seafood Ramen

 

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Fri
20
Feast of the 7 Fishes: A Seafood Celebration
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Feast of the 7 Fishes: A Seafood Celebration
Friday, December 20th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $75

Friday, December 20, 2013

Feast of the 7 Fishes: A Seafood Celebration

 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

HANDS ON

$75

 

Festa dei sette pesci, or The Feast of the Seven Fishes, is a traditional Italian holiday celebration that commemorates the wait, or vigilia di Natale, for the midnight birth of the baby Jesus. It is a time when families gather together with joy and anticipation to prepare a meal rich in symbolism and tradition. It also celebrates the treasures of the Mediterranean waters—the amazing seafood! In this hands-on class, you’ll learn how to prepare this feast with seafood that’s readily available. You’ll also get tips on how to present each course in the traditional manner.

MENU: Kumamoto Oysters on the half shell; Fried Calamari with Marinara; Grilled Walleye Pike with Rosemary Vinaigrette; Maccheroni alla Diaz (the pasta course ;) Linguine con Vongole; and Salt Cod Tomatoes and Capers.

We aim to serve the highest quality, freshest seafood available at the time of this class. Some selections in this menu may not be available but we will do our best to substitute.

 

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Sat
21
A Christmas Brunch
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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A Christmas Brunch
Saturday, December 21st
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $59

 

Saturday, December 21, 2013

A Christmas Brunch

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

HANDS ON

$59

 

After the presents are opened and the stockings have been emptied, everyone is hungry! This brunch menu is a breeze and most recipes can be made ahead of time. At the end of this simple yet elegant meal, you’ll still have the whole day to relax and enjoy time with family and friends.

MENU: Spinach and Gruyere Quiche; Baked 3-Cheese Grits with Maple Bacon; Sweet Pumpkin Chutney; Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding; Holiday Spiced Granola Parfaits with Fresh Fruit and Sour Cream Sauce; and Prosecco Mimosas.

 

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Sun
22
Yule Log Workshop – For Ages 6 and up; 1 adult required
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Yule Log Workshop – For Ages 6 and up; 1 adult required
Sunday, December 22nd
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $69

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Yule Log Workshop – For Ages 6 and up; 1 adult required

1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

HANDS ON

$69

 

In this fun seasonal workshop, you will learn how to make a chocolate roulade cake to fill with vanilla buttercream and roll into a Yule log – or bûche de Noël. After icing the log, you will decorate it with mushrooms, holly, pinecones, and “snow”, creating an edible, delicious centerpiece for your holiday table. Each child must be accompanied by a parent; each pair of participants (one cake) will decorate a cake to take home. Snacks will be served.

 

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Mon
23
Visia Complexion Analysis
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Visia Complexion Analysis
Monday, December 23rd
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Using a VISIA Complexion Analysis scan, we’ll analyze several layers of your skin and provide an 8-point profile to review. Based on the scan results, we’ll recommend a skin regimen tailored just for you. Plan your visit today with our Natural Beauty Advisor!

Thu
26
Pizza Workshop
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Pizza Workshop
Thursday, December 26th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $49

Thursday, December 26, 2013

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Pizza Workshop

Hands- on

$49

 

Discover the joys of authentic pizza-making in this fun hands-on class. Italy’s pizzas, known for their thin crusts and judiciously chosen toppings, are famous around the world. You’ll learn how to make a traditional pizza dough, tomato sauce and white sauce, and then shape your dough to make authentic varieties of pizzas. Students love this fun-filled class devoted to replicating this Neapolitan classic at home.  

 

MENU: Margherita, Carbonara, Pepperoni, & Formaggi Pizzas (or a pizza creation all your own) and Classic Caesar Salad

 

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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
Holiday Sparklers & Cheese Tasting
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Holiday Sparklers & Cheese Tasting
Friday, December 27th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $29

Friday, December 27, 2013

Holiday Sparklers & Cheese Tasting

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

DEMONSTRATION

$29

 

From light and lively to aged and complex, the worlds of sparkling wine and cheese contain amazing variety, as well as incredible opportunities for pairing. Spend a bubbly evening exploring the cheeses of multiple lands as you look for ideal sipping partners. We will discuss the production of various types of sparkling wine and cheeses as well as serving and pairing suggestions.

 

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Sat
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Date Night: Fondue Fun
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Charlotte
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Date Night: Fondue Fun
Saturday, December 28th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Charlotte, $115

Saturday, December 28, 2013

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Date Night: Fondue Fun

Hands- On

$115 per couple

 

It seems everything comes back in style and fondue is no exception! Fondue is the perfect dish to share for two or for casual entertaining. Bring your favorite fondue partner and jump in the kitchen to create a trio of classics. You'll have a unique night out together and go home with the know-how to recreate your own special fondue party.

 

MENU: Classic Gruyère and Emmentaler Cheese Fondue with French Baguette and Apples; Grass-Fed Steak and Shrimp with Dipping Sauces; and Chocolate Fondue with Biscotti and Fruits.

 

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