News & Events

Prepare your taste buds for what’s in store with updates about our newest and tastiest happenings. From new product rollouts to monthly festivals to celebrity chefs in our Cooking School, here’s where you’ll find the latest and greatest information about Central Market.

Learn To Cook Chinese Food

Next time you want Chinese food, don't order out, make it yourself! Join our upcoming cooking class and you'll discover the secrets to authentic Chinese home cooking with Kian Lam Kho — chef, culinary instructor, author and James Beard Award nominee!

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Order Valentine's Day Meals for Two Today!

For some folks, time spent in the kitchen preparing a delicious meal for loved ones on Valentine's Day is how they show their love. For others, it's going out and having a chef prepare a top tier meal. Now, if you like the chef-prepared idea, but would rather stay in, or, say, have kids and kinda * have * to stay in, we have just what you need.

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Chocolate Stroll

Do you have plans for next Thursday, Feb. 9? Of course you do! From 5-7 p.m. you're going to stroll around your local Central Market and eat chocolate.

The whole store is getting in on the fun, so you'll discover chocolate flavors from Produce to Wine & Beer! Head to the Cooking School page and register for free today.

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Chocolate Indulgence

Our Chocolate Indulgence event is here! Feb. 1-14 your Central Market will transform into a chocolate wonderland filled with an outrageously sinful selection of decadent chocolate bars, confections, truffles and treats.

We have a calendar full of fun chocolate activities planned for you over these 2 weeks. You can meet chocolate makers and artisan chocolatiers, get hands-on in chocolate cooking classes, and you for sure don't want to miss our Chocolate Stroll on 2/9. 

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Houston, We Have A Party

Houston, this post is for you! We're super excited about the football game this weekend, and are celebreating with in-store fun for you all week. Samples, demos, and a Saturday patio party are all on the calendar.

Here's a rundown of what we have planned, but check your store calendar online for any updates. 

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Coffee and Cooking Come Together

If you like to cook and love coffee, you'll perk up at this news! Our Cooking Schools are getting in on the Coffee Week fun with several classes that bring coffee into the kitchen.

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A Whole Brew World: January 25-31

We know coffee. (And we know it’s ahhh-mazing.)

We get really excited when it comes to the flavors, the farmers, the origins, the roasting. All of it. And we know you do, too. That’s why we go all-in to bring you the biggest selections and highest quality beans. We work with more Texas-based roasters (like Katz, White Rock Coffee, and Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters) and have the largest selection of single origin and micro lot coffees than anyone in the state. We also roast coffee ourselves in our Austin Westgate store. Told you we were serious about it! 

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Wine Tasting: Marietta Cellars Christo Lot Number 3

Today through Saturday the folks from Marietta Cellars will be touring the stores, sampling their Christo Lot Number 3 and answering any questions you may have.

This remarkable red is Syrah-based with Petite Sirah, Grenache, and a dash of Viagnier in the blend to make for a big, rich, unique wine.

Find the day and time for your closest store and come taste it for yourself! 

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They're Coming: Out of This World Citrus

They've been spotted already. Limequats, Bergamot Oranges, Rangpur Limes. These out of this world citrus have traveled from far off places and are ready for a close encounter of the fruit kind! We know you want to believe, so come to Citrus Fest Jan. 11-24 and see for yourself. 

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Health Fair Specials!

We have some great specials for you that are only available during your store’s Health Fair day, like taking home a free Everyone lotion when you buy Everyone soap. So let's talk about when you can score these sweet deals...and really get in to these Everyone soaps and lotions I mentioned. 

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