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.

Flavor Flours: A New Way of Baking

Revolutionize your baking.

Innovative baker and cookbook author Alice Medrich, will be in Austin, Dallas, and Houston Cooking Schools this week to introduce you to the flavors and textures of classic treats made with wheat-free flours. Whether you are interested in upping the flavors in your baked goods, like to experiment with ingredients and texture, or are looking for reliable wheat-free recipes, you’ll want to attend Flavor Flours.

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Break Into Bordeaux

When you hear “Bordeaux,” do you immediately think of rare and expensive wines? It's okay, know I am guilty of it too, but what you might not realize is that some of the best values come from this great wine making region in France. 

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This Wiesenzauber is a Wise Choice

This is your favorite new cheese, I know that is a bold statement, but trust me. Wiesenzauber is a creamy, raw cow’s milk cheese from Switzerland, that cheesemaker Philipp Müller, incorporates fresh Alpine herbs into, hence the translation of Wiesenzauber means, enchanted or magic meadow. This cheese is creamy with a subtle, herbaceous flavor that will excite your tastebuds and leave you wanting more.

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Italy is Only a Scoop Away

Just when we thought our gelato was perfect, we found a way to make it better.

Mirroring how authentic gelato is served in Italy, we’re rolling out something new, starting with the gelato bar in our Fort Worth store: We're serving your favorite flavors from a Pozzetti. The chrome dipping case is designed to give you the best tasting gelato possible by reducing exposure to open air, which can cause oxidation.

Don't worry. The gelato you love is still cooling under those shiny lids. Keeping our gelato covered keeps texture soft, smooth, and creamy. The case also allows for better temperature control. With multiple separate temperature settings, our gelatos and sorbets will always be at just the perfect temperature to showcase your favorite flavors. 

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Aged To Perfection

Last year when Zoe Brickley from The Cellars at Jasper Hill came for product demonstrations during Seize The Cheese, and I spent the entire time she was in our store escorting customers to her so that they could try Alpha Tolman. For weeks after, I could barely recommend anything else. Now, during our Alpine Cheese Fest, this classic Alpine style cheese from Vermont, is getting it's well deserved turn in the spotlight. 

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20th Anniversary Essay Contest

As you may remember, a few months ago we asked you, our customers, to share your stories about Central Market and your food journey with us as part of our 20th Anniversary celebration, in hopes of winning the ultimate foodie getaway to Italy and France. We had more than 400 amazing submissions and the Central Market Leadership team had such a great time reading and viewing all the submissions. So thank you to all that submitted stories.

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Time For a Little R&R

Reading cheese is made at Spring Brook Farm in Reading, Vermont and is a favorite Alpine melter, perfect for the relaxed and sociable eating experience of Raclette.

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Cheesemongers Choice: Challerhocker

Before finding Challerhocker (pronounced "holler hocker") I would describe my experiences with Swiss cheese as unexciting. I had never been won over to the side of Alpine cheese. Emmental and Gruyere are great cheeses for fondue and cooking, but I wasn't going out of my way to eat them. That was until Challerhocker came through the doors of my store and changed my life... forever.

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2014 Feast of Sharing

Some of our favorite fall traditions are just right around the corner and we can't be more excited about crisp apples, trick-or-treating with the kids, and one tradition that holds a very special place in Central Market's heart, Feast of Sharing in both Dallas and Fort Worth.

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