November, 2010 – Whole Foods 2nd Anniversary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lauren Belinsky- 561-904-4000
WHOLE FOODS MARKET WELLINGTON 2ND ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Open two years this November, Whole Foods Market – Wellington is celebrating its success with an exciting three day line-up of events Friday, November 5 – Sunday, November 7, 2010. The beautiful 50,000 square-foot store will play host to activities such as a wine tasting, team member cooking competition, patio cookout, vendor fair, kids cooking class, special guest speaker and more. Full event descriptions below:
ANNIVERSARY WINE TASTING
Friday, November 5th
6:00-8:00pm – Wine Tasting in the Specialty Department with live music, delectable wine & cheese pairings, and silent auction, benefiting Palm Beach Harvest. Guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Palm Beach Harvest in place of an entrance fee to this event. Please Pre-register by Calling Customer Service at 561-904-4000.
COMPETITION AND VENDOR FAIR
Saturday, November 6th
12:00-1:00pm – Ready, Set, Cook Anniversary Throw Down – Two Teams, One Featured Ingredient & 45 minutes. The Cooking Competition will take place on the front patio. There is no charge and seating is limited. Please arrive early to reserve seats.
1:00-5:00pm – Anniversary Vendor Fair featuring free store-wide samplings.
1:00-3:00pm – Anniversary Cookout – $5 will get guests a choice of burger or fish sandwich, side salad and a drink.
3:00pm – Cake Cutting Ceremony – Everyone is welcome to come out and celebrate. Cake is free.
KIDS COOKING & SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
Sunday, November 7th
12:00-1:00pm – Kids Cooking with Pumpkin – chef Dianne Morin will teach children fun ways to cook with pumpkin. Pre-registration is required; 561-904-4000
2:00-3:00pm – Why Eat Organic and Local seminar – Noel Ramos, of Slow Food Glades to Coast, touches on the benefits of local and organic foods. Pre-registration is required; 561-904-4000.
Whole Foods Market Wellington is located at 2635 State Road 7, Wellington, Florida.
About Whole Foods Market® Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (www.wholefoodsmarket.com), a leader in the natural and organic foods industry and America’s first national certified organic grocer, was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” in 2008 by Health magazine. The Whole Foods Market motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures the company’s mission to find success in customer satisfaction and wellness, employee excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to its 53,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 12 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2008, the company had sales of $8 billion and currently has more than 275 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market, Fresh & WildTM, and Harry’s Farmers Market® are trademarks owned by Whole Foods Market IP, LP. Wild Oats® and Capers Community MarketTM are trademarks owned by Wild Marks, Inc.