Our 11th store is officially open and we are ready to celebrate! We Olive Thousand Oaks will be hosting a Grand Opening party this weekend, April 20th and 21st. Owners Alan and Pam Davis have scheduled a series of festivities throughout the weekend including cooking demonstrations with local chefs, olive oil tastings with some of our favorite California producers, complimentary appetizers, live music, and even a chance to win a year’s supply of We Olive olive oil!* Check out the full schedule of events below and be sure to stop in for your chance to win!
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Recipe Demo: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Chef Tim Kilcoyne, Executive Chef of Sidecar, Ventura, California. Chef Kilcoyne, who grew up on a farm in the Antelope Valley, showcases the simplicity that drives his cuisine at Sidecar, a 1910 pullman dining car featuring locally grown ingredients.
Special Appearances by:
- Art Kishiyama, owner Olio Nuevo, will offer sampling and information about his award-winning extra virgin olive oils produced on his Central Coast Ranch.
- Chef Steven Stroh, Chef/Owner of Chef Stroh’s Pestos, will offer tastes and information about his artisan pestos created with locally sourced ingredients.
Live Music by Tim Buley from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Recipe Demo: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Chef Christopher Kufek, Executive Chef of Saddle Peak Lodge, Malibu, California. L.A. native Kufek is the executive chef at Saddle Peak Lodge in Malibu Canyon, a landmark dining destination specializing in game meat and fresh seafood.
Special Appearances by:
- Carolyn Shaffer, owner of Fandango Olive Oil, will offer tastings and information about the award-winning extra virgin olive oils produced on their Paso Robles ranch. Carolyn will also be autographing bottles for collectors.
- Chef Steven Stroh, Chef/Owner of Chef Stroh’s Pestos will offer tastes and information about his artisan pestos created with locally sourced ingredients.
*To enter to win a year’s supply of We Olive Extra Virgin Olive Oil, please visit the Thousand Oaks location during our Grand Opening Celebration weekend, April 20 & 21, 2013. Raffle entries are available in store. Winner will receive two refillable 12.7 oz bottles of We Olive brand Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Vinegar and one refill monthly for each bottle. Valid through May 1, 2014 at Thousand Oaks location only.
We Olive Thousand Oaks is located at The Oaks Mall, 190 West Hillcrest, in the Outdoors Plaza near Restaurants and Theater, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360. The store is open from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. For additional information, please call We Olive Thousand Oaks at 805.497.7766.