Build-Your-Own Power Source: Fresh California Avocados

Irvine, CA — Restaurant customers are looking for ways to make their meals their own, and many consider customization to be a decision-making factor in where they dine. That’s the power behind the unique appeal of Fresh California Avocados. Whether on omelets, sandwiches, appetizers or salads, or in beverages and sauces, not many customers can resist the nutty taste and creamy texture and pure pleasure of eating California Avocados.

It’s no secret that build-your-own menu items are growing rapidly in popularity. Parents with kids, vegans, gluten-free and other diners relish the chance to make menu decisions. Build-your-own also gives operators flexibility to customize items that fit their venue.

  • Standards become exciting when choice is part of the equation. Fresh California Avocados add flavor and heft to a build-your-own sandwich bar like this California Avocado Chicken Pita Pocket with Quinoa Salad and Yogurt Mint Dressing
  • Give your customers some latitude with their Avocado Toast. In season, an irresistible choice of ingredients might be California Avocado and Crab Toast
  • Beverage menus are booming and inviting customers to craft their own beverage provides a unique experience. This Avo Maria customizes a classic cocktail with some California style and pleases the senses with its amazing taste, beautiful color and satisfying texture

“Summer is the perfect time to leverage Fresh California Avocados on customized menus and take advantage of the iconic avocado-on-everything California lifestyle,” notes Jan DeLyser, California Avocado Commission vice president marketing. Take advantage of Fresh California Avocados as a build-your-own power source with product information and recipe ideas at

About the California Avocado Commission

Created in 1978, the California Avocado Commission strives to enhance the premium positioning of California avocados through advertising, promotion and public relations, and engages in related industry activities. California avocados are commercially cultivated with uncompromising dedication to quality and freshness, by more than 2,000 growers in the Golden State. The California Avocado Commission serves as the official information source for California avocados and the California avocado industry. Visit, or join us on Facebook at and @CA_Avocados on Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram for updates.

Source: California Avocado Commission