March 2015

Tue
03
Cheese Nights: Cheese of Portugal
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton
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Cheese Nights: Cheese of Portugal
Tuesday, March 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton, FREE!

Tuesdays in March are for Cheese Enthusiasts!

Join us in a delicious quest for your new favorite cheese!

This week our cheesemongers are featuring the cheese of Portugal.

Take the opportunity to savor the flavor of Portugal while you pick up some ideas for pairings.

FREE!

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
Thursday, March 5th
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
06
HSH Engine 2 Plant Strong Nutrition with Natalie
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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HSH Engine 2 Plant Strong Nutrition with Natalie
Friday, March 6th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, FREE!

Take our 28-day challenge to get swim-suit ready!

Natalie will be teaching us how to turn our plate plant strong & kick dairy to the curb!

Come with questions!

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Sat
07
Cooking Class: Knife Skills 101
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Cooking Class: Knife Skills 101
Saturday, March 7th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $25

Time to get back to basics!

If you're looking to sharpen up your skills handling the most important tool in your kitchen, this class is for you.

The class is limited to 10 people, as we slice, dice and chop our way to kitchen efficiency!

Hands-on with Store Chef Felipe

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Sat
07
Parm Crack - Keepin' It Wheel!
3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton
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Parm Crack - Keepin' It Wheel!
Saturday, March 7th
3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton, FREE!

Q: What do you do with a 90-lb. wheel

of Parmigiano Reggiano?

A: CRACK IT!

The annual Parm Crack celebrates the golden goodness of the King of Cheeses.

Join us as we split open a new wheel and share its crunchy texture, tempting fragrance along with that slightly salty flavor.

 

FREE!

Mon
09
Cheese Nights: Local Cheese
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton
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Cheese Nights: Local Cheese
Monday, March 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton, FREE!

Tuesdays in March are for Cheese Enthusiasts!

Join us in a delicious quest for your new favorite cheese!

There are some serious cheesemakers in the area who make some extraordinary cheeses and we have them!

Stop by and try some surprising and delicious cheese from local creameries.

Our cheesemongers will share their great ideas for uses and pairings.

FREE!

Tue
10
HSH - Get Bikini Ready! Engine 2 Plant Strong Cooking Class!
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Culinary Center
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HSH - Get Bikini Ready! Engine 2 Plant Strong Cooking Class!
Tuesday, March 10th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Natalie as she shows you how to create a delicious dish that’s free of oils and full of plant strong nutrition!

Bring your questions or set up a time to chat with her one-on-one.

If you would like to make an appointment, email Natalie.Zaparzynski@wholefoods.com.

REGISTER NOW!

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
Thursday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of spring flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
14
Cooking Class: Pies on Pi Day!
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Cooking Class: Pies on Pi Day!
Saturday, March 14th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $25

It’s Absolute Pi Day!

Saturday March 14, 2015

(aka: 3.1415 for all of you math nerds!!)

We can’t pass up this opportunity to focus on pies, so… on the menu are:

  • brie and olive pizza “pie”
  • mixed- fruit hand pies. 

Hands-on with Culinary Instructor Chris

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Sun
15
Cooking Class: Delightful Dumplings!
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Cooking Class: Delightful Dumplings!
Sunday, March 15th
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $25

Chef Rita Wang

is going to showcase her signature Chinese dumplings, a food which originated over 2,000 years ago in China, and is now commonly eaten around the world.

Hailing from Beijing, Rita Wang boasts over 30 years of experience in Chinese cuisine.  

Rita currently owns restaurant Chef Jon, which was the only Chinese restaurant listed by The Star Ledger among their Best Restaurants in NJ in 2014.

In this hands-on/demo class, Chef Rita will guide you as you make 2 kinds of dumplings - then you get to eat them!

On the menu:

  • vegetarian vegetable dumplings
  • traditional pork & celery dumplings

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

  
 

Tue
17
Cheese Nights: Irish Cheese - of course!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton
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Cheese Nights: Irish Cheese - of course!
Tuesday, March 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton, FREE!

Tuesdays in March are for Cheese Enthusiasts!

Join us in a delicious quest for your new favorite cheese!

Green Irish pastures = richly flavored milk.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by enjoying some delicious cheese from The Emerald Isle.

Our cheesemongers will be sharing their expertise - no blarney!

 

FREE!

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
Thursday, March 19th
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.

Sat
21
Cooking Class: Family Fun - Pizza Pockets!
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Cooking Class: Family Fun - Pizza Pockets!
Saturday, March 21st
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $15 PER CHILD

For ages 4 and up with a parent or guardian, please.

Pre-made pizza dough, filled with your child’s favorite cheese and veggies

will make a fun snack or quick dinner!

Hands-on with Culinary Instructor Chris

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Tue
24
Cheese Nights: Artisan Cheese From Vermont
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton
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Cheese Nights: Artisan Cheese From Vermont
Tuesday, March 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton, FREE!

Tuesdays in March are for Cheese Enthusiasts!

Join us in a delicious quest for your new favorite cheese!

Well over 40 Cheesemakers call Vermont home.

Last year alone, they received dozens of awards in competition around the world.

As they say in Vermont- Must Be the Milk!

Come in and taste what makes them so special.

We have a curated selection and our cheeseongers will share their favorite ways to use and pair them.

 

FREE!

Tue
24
Being Frank In Princeton
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Being Frank In Princeton
Tuesday, March 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $75 per person

Join James Beard Award semi-finalists

Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli

of Frankies Spuntino for a curated evening of food and friendship.

We'll share fresh, local, seasonal Italian fare, great wines and a music playlist provided by the Franks!!

Our wine selections will be available to guests from a cash bar during this event.

All proceeds will go to Whole Planet Foundation.

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Wed
25
Cooking Class: The Lighter Side of Italian
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Cooking Class: The Lighter Side of Italian
Wednesday, March 25th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $25

Join Chef Mark Chayette

formerly the chef at New York’s Quilted Giraffe, Chicago’s Pump Room and London’s Capital Hotel

for a lighter take on Italian cuisine.

On the menu:

  • Sicilian orange & olive appetizer
  • salmon with Italian salsa
  • eggplant parmigiano – fresh & light
  • espresso granita for dessert!

Hands-on - limited to 10 people

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Thu
26
HSH - Farm to Table Supper Club: "Good for you & the WHOLE PLANET"
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton Culinary Center
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HSH - Farm to Table Supper Club: "Good for you & the WHOLE PLANET"
Thursday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton Culinary Center, $25.00

This month's meal supports our Whole Planet!

Natalie and our Chefs will guide you through this global, delicious and HEALTHY meal!

Come with questions and an appetite!

Pre-registration is required.

REGISTER NOW!

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
27
Couples Cooking Class: Paella!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Couples Cooking Class: Paella!
Friday, March 27th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $40 PER COUPLE!

It’s National Paella Day,

so what else could we do?

On the menu:

  • paella mixta
  • orange and avocado salad
  • cinnamon sugar buñuelos

Limited to 5 couples

Hands-on with Culinary Instructor Chris 

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Sat
28
Cooking Class: Taste of Thai!
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Cooking Class: Taste of Thai!
Saturday, March 28th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $25

Ready for some bright fresh flavors to wake up your taste buds?

On the menu:

  • Thai green curry with seafood
  • Thai celery salad with peanuts
  • coconut sticky rice with mangos

Hands-on with Culinary Instructor Chris

Pre-registration Required  

REGISTER NOW!

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Sun
29
Cooking Class: School of Fish - Fish On the Fly!
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center
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Cooking Class: School of Fish - Fish On the Fly!
Sunday, March 29th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton - Culinary Center, $25

Join Fishmonger Wil and Store Chef Felipe

in the kitchen  for a hands-on/demo class

as we offer up techniques, such as pan-frying, broiling and quick-braising, for cooking fish in a snap!

We will be using the best from our Seafood Dept. including:

  • red snapper
  • sea bass
  • turbot and a few other surprises....

....and the best part is that we get to eat

the "fruits of our labor!"

REGISTER NOW!

Limited to 10 people

Pre-registration Required  

Classes that do not meet our minimum enrollment are subject to cancellation.

For more information about our Culinary Center classes see our FAQ's.

Tue
31
Cheese Nights: Washed-Rind Cheese
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Princeton
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Cheese Nights: Washed-Rind Cheese
Tuesday, March 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Princeton, FREE!

Tuesdays in March are for Cheese Enthusiasts!

Join us in a delicious quest for your new favorite cheese!

One of the most intriguing of cheeses, washed-rind cheese combines the beauty of a pale orange coat with a luscious golden center and a wonderful wild aroma.

Our cheesemongers will share their favorites as well as their knowledge about the production, history and many ways to enjoy these showstoppers!

FREE!

 

Events At Nearby Stores

You & Me Toddler Program
Tuesday, March 3rd
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Cafe, Free

Calling all tots, enjoy our weekly toddler program where your little will participate in circle time songs, a craft activity and finish with a snack. Each week is different and sometimes we even have special guests! Registration required and space is limited.

 

 

 

 

Calling all tots, enjoy our weekly toddler program where your little will participate in circle time songs, a craft activity and finish with a snack.

Family Fun Night - Benefiting Whole Planet Foundation
Friday, March 6th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, $15 / family paid at door

Family Fun Night - Benifiting the Whole Planet Foundation.  Let's watch a family-friendly movie while munching on some popcorn and pizza. Kids can participate in a creative craft activity or get their face painted!

Registration requested. $15/ family paid at the door. All proceeds to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, helping to alleviate poverty worldwide. Parent or adult supervision required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-fun-night-benefiting-whole-planet-foundation-tickets-15945079161

Family Fun Night - Benifiting the Whole Planet Foundation.  Let's watch a family-friendly movie while munching on some popcorn and pizza.

Around the World Tasting for Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 8th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cafe, $5

Purchase a wristband for a donation and join us for an around the world sampling in our cafe to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation Campaign. We will be featuring recipes and products from our supplier alliance who donate a portion of their sales back to the foundation during the campaign.

Purchase a wristband for a donation and join us for an around the world sampling in our cafe to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation Campaign.