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.

Gear Up for Beer Fest: June 15-28

When summer days heat up, sometimes only a cool, crisp beer will do. Thankfully, we’re launching our two-week Beer Fest June 15!
The festival will highlight refreshing and light summer brews, including four front porch-, lake-, and tailgate-worthy varieties that maybe you haven’t tried before: sours, saisons, sessions, and as a bonus, ciders. But whatever type of warm-weather beer you like, you'll be sure to find it at Central Market, ready to ice down and enjoy. 

This is going to be one heck of a summer party. Be sure to tag your Beer Fest photos #CMBeerFest so we can share the fun!

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Gulf Wild Seafood: Sustainable, Responsible, and In-store

Gulf Wild sets the standard for responsibly caught, sustainable seafood in the Gulf of Mexico. Look for the Gulf Wild gill tags – they’re your sign that your fish was caught by local fishermen who maintain the highest standards for fishing operations. And, more good news: we have Gulf Wild Snapper and Grouper in store for you! 

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Rubs Are the Jam!

During our grilling festival we are featuring a seriously huge selection of sauces, seasonings, butters, rubs, and jams to flavor your food up approximately 4 million different ways.

Today I'm going to share with you a few of the rub and jam flavors I think you'll love. They are a super easy way to bring monumental flavor to your meal. Plus, it's always fun to try out new products, right?

So, set the salt and pepper to the side tonight. You have a whole new world of flavor opportunities to explore!

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First Summer Fruit of the Season!

Backyard barbecues, patio parties, graduation get-togethers—they are all the perfect time to serve up a gorgeous fruit salad. And just in time to help you kick-off outdoor eating season, we’re getting our first summer fruits in fresh from California. Peaches, cherries, nectarines…all juicy and delicious, and all ready for eating fresh or adding to sweet and savory recipes paired with everything from greens and cheese to cake and vodka! 

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A Cut Above Grilling Festival: May 18-31

Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer, and to celebrate we all gather around our grills and cook up our favorite backyard specialties. And whether you fill your grill with steaks and fish, fruits and veggies, or even a pizza or two, we have everything you need to welcome summer with new ideas, new flavors, and new products. So come visit us during our A Cut Above Grilling Festival, then round up the family and fire up the grill! 

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Spa Day Fun for Mom This Weekend

This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday our Healthy Living department is throwing Spa Day parties for moms with free samples, demos, gift baskets, raffles, and special sales.  Whether you’re shopping for Mom or ARE Mom, you’ll want to check this out. 

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Mothers Day Gifts for the Mom Who...

Sunday is Mother's Day, and Central Market is aisle after aisle of awesome gift ideas for Mom. Just think about what she likes (Chocolate? Tea? Lobster? Peanut butter? Cheese? Local beer?) and get shopping!

And don’t forget the flowers, of course. (Add some leafy vegetables or succulents to the bouquet for an unexpected special twist.)  To get you going, here are a few ideas for the mom who… 

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It's the Last Day of Passport: Shop For Cinco de Mayo!

Passport Mexico wraps up today, but don’t be sad: with the 5th of May right around the corner, you can use everything you learned during the event to throw your best Cinco de Mayo celebration ever!

The techniques and recipes you learned at our special cooking school classes and the new products and flavors you discovered in the store are everything you need for the perfect party. 

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Keep Traditional Mexican Crafts Alive!

Barro canelo ("cinnamon pottery"), hand-carved wooden wares, baskets woven from palm fronds and textiles woven on looms. These are traditional Mexican crafts that have been sustaining communities for generations. And during Pasaporte Mexico, you can find them right at Central Market!

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Mexican Olive Oils Are a Buttery Delight

“Gird, oh country, your brow with olive…”
Olives are such a part of Mexican heritage and culture that they are mentioned in the national anthem. And, lucky for us, our southern neighbors don't just honor olives in song, they also turn them into absolutely incredible
olive oils.

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