CAL FLAVOR
RECIPES

Not only Californians but also food connoisseurs all over the world know and appreciate Brad Barnes’ food creations. He has partnered with Cal Flavor to create unique and irresistible recipes with our local avocados.

Cali Avocado Toast

Perfect combo of protein & Good Fat

Avocado Toast with Cal Flavor Avocados is a delicious and hearty dish that elevates the classic favorite to a gourmet experience. This recipe features ripe Cal Flavor Avocados, diced to perfection, and mixed with the subtle heat of fresh…

The Real Green Goddess

Dressing your greens with class

The Real Green Goddess Dressing is a vibrant and creamy dressing bursting with fresh, herbaceous flavors. It begins with finely chopped tarragon, chervil, and parsley, each adding their unique aromatic notes. Green onions lend a subtle…

Cal Flavor Super Smoothie

Yummy Greens with a touch of Summer

The Cal Flavor Smoothie is a tropical delight that effortlessly combines the creamy richness of Cal Flavor Avocados with the vibrant sweetness of pineapple, honeydew melon, and kiwi. This smoothie is a symphony of flavors, with…

Chilled Avo & Red Grape Soup

Chill out by the spoonful

The Chilled Avocado & Red Grape Soup with Cal Flavor Avocados is a refreshing and elegant dish perfect for warm days. This vibrant soup features the creamy, rich texture of Cal Flavor Avocados, blended to perfection with the natural sweetness of red grapes…

Cali Avocado Mayo

Creamy goodness to put on anything

Avocado Mayo is a luxurious and creamy condiment that brings a gourmet twist to traditional mayonnaise. Made with the rich and buttery Cal Flavor Avocados, this mayo boasts a velvety texture and a delightful, fresh flavor. The blend of milk and champagne vinegar…

Cal Flavor Egg Bake

I’m not yokin’, this is delicious

The Cal Flavor Egg Bake is a savory and satisfying dish, perfect for any meal of the day. This delightful bake features the creamy richness of diced Cal Flavor Avocados, harmoniously blended with the vibrant flavors of minced garlic, sliced scallions, and…

Brad Barnes, CMC
President, Pure Food Consulting

Brad Barnes is a 48-year veteran of the professional kitchen, a Certified Master Chef, and President of Pure Food Consulting. He specializes in strategic business development, serving many food businesses internationally.

Barnes retired as Senior Director of Consulting and Industry Programs at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, in 2022, where he oversaw all non-degree programming for the college, including Advanced Professional Training, ProChef Certification, and all Operational Consulting. He has been with the college for 12 years and began as Senior Director of Culinary Education.

Today, Brad works with multinational companies as a strategic food business designer, focusing on sustainable food tactics and helping companies bring new product lines to market and re-energize existing products. He also works with companies to re-envision how they do business on every tactical and strategic level in all areas of the food business world.

Brad Barnes, CMC
President, Pure Food Consulting

Brad Barnes is a 48-year veteran of the professional kitchen, a Certified Master Chef, and President of Pure Food Consulting. He specializes in strategic business development, serving many food businesses internationally.

Barnes retired as Senior Director of Consulting and Industry Programs at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, in 2022, where he oversaw all non-degree programming for the college, including Advanced Professional Training, ProChef Certification, and all Operational Consulting. He has been with the college for 12 years and began as Senior Director of Culinary Education.

Today, Brad works with multinational companies as a strategic food business designer, focusing on sustainable food tactics and helping companies bring new product lines to market and re-energize existing products. He also works with companies to re-envision how they do business on every tactical and strategic level in all areas of the food business world.