Fresh California Avocados Brighten Spring Menus
In the past decade, avocados have evolved into a hot menu ingredient, and, come April, the much anticipated crop of Fresh California Avocados start arriving in the market.
Available through Labor Day to brighten spring and summer menus, foodservice operators can expect a good supply of Fresh California Avocados to add rich flavor, silky texture, and local, seasonal appeal to a range of dishes.
One of the best ways to showcase seasonal ingredients like Fresh California Avocados is to offer them in a variety of preparations. The Fresh California Avocado and Mushroom Sandwichmakes a satisfying lunch stuffed with market-fresh tastes and colors.
As a crowd-pleasing starter, California Avocado Flatbread pairs two favorites: bacon and avocado. As customers gravitate to salads, put a little Asian flair on the menu with Spicy Carrot, Cucumber, and Fresh California Avocado Salad.
The California Avocado Commission recipe database offers an array of spring and summer menu solutions for all dining segments and dayparts and helpful resources on nutrition, selection, storage, and handling information.