Thursday, January 31, 2013

King Cakes in Katy!

Welcome on board Katy, TX - just opened yesterday.
King cakes are abundant here and so colorful!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A City Drenched in Sugar


From The New York Times:
























A doberge king cake from the bakery Debbie Does Doberge in New Orleans. Each king cake conceals a bite-size figurine, usually of a baby. 

New Orleans, where bakery loyalties run deep, has become a laboratory for desserts — especially when it comes to the popular king cake and its many variations.
Click here to read the article on nytimes.com

Monday, January 28, 2013

Burns night in Giffnock!


RP Team Hard at Work in Dallas


National Peanut Butter Day at Dedham

In Dedham, we honored another SHARP holiday: National Peanut Butter Day! Our Team Members were really creative with their demos, and we received great feedback from customers, including many parents who’s peanut butter loving kids demanded to go to WFM in Dedham after seeing our announcement on Facebook. Thank you to all of our Team Member’s who participated!

Friday, January 25, 2013

Awesome Valentine's Display!

A fun display from our Valentine décor at Pearl!

The giant hearts are repurposed materials from the winter holidays, enjoy!

Song of the Week

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Bromance....

From the UK All Star Event! Wonderful night honoring amazing TMs....thankful I could attend.
 

In the Dairy Case, Ripe Prose

























Photographs by Evan Sung for The New York Times (Saxelby) and Tina Fineberg for The New York Times (Gastronomie 491)
From The New York Times:

Some of the most amusing and captivating writing in the city is being produced in the service of selling (or not selling) cheese.
Click here to continue reading on nytimes.com

Add on sales in the UK - build your Haggis displays!


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Good Day Bay Area

John about to go on live on CBS 5 in San Francisco.



Old Town Loves John's Book

Not too much work getting done at OTN since John Mackey’s book came out…


SW Region PFDS Recipe Bowl Round Results Are In!

THE RESULTS ARE IN……….AND THE WINNERS OF THE FIRST ROUND ARE THE MIGHTY TEAMS OF: GWY, BEE, QRY, BTR, OKC, TLS, RIC, PLN, HPK, PKL, WIL, MTS & SGL!

WINNING TEAMS PLEASE BRING YOUR PREPARED WINNING RECIPE TO OUR METRO MEETINGS THIS WEEK FOR A SECOND ROUND OF COMPETITION….WHO WILL MAKE IT TO THE FINALS????????
HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL THE TEAMS & ALL THE WONDERFUL RECIPES THAT WERE PRODUCED!

Raw Coconuts!


Monday, January 21, 2013

Bacon Bowl

Welcome to the Bacon bowl where the mighty North Atlantic Team is taking on the North East meat team at the bacon coliseum. All the appetizers and half time favs have gathered to watch this great game!

Having Fun in Florida!

Carrollwood TM's showing off John's book.

Friendship Heights - customer cake w/TM recognition!


Sunday, January 20, 2013

Friday, January 18, 2013

Walter on Stage with Kip and Howard!



Our very own Walter Robb on stage with Kip Tindell, CEO, Container Store and a WFM Board Member and Howard Schultz, CEO, Starbucks.

Song of the Week

Great package program in Seafood @ N. Raliegh store.


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

John's book signing @ Midtown East in NYC!


Dark Rye Upate


A bit of info about our latest issue...
It features a vendor of ours, Azilina, who is recommend by Harv, the Norcal forager. We also feature a story from the Ark of Taste which is  part of the SLOW Food movement.

This Dark Rye issue got a great mention on a business site: Click here to check it out.

To check out Dark Rye - click here.

New item display at TJ's! How do new items show up in your store?