Downtown Disney Celebrates
California Avocado Week
Celebrate the second annual California Avocado Week at Downtown Disney by sampling delicious dishes featuring California Avocados prepared by some of the top Downtown Disney executive chefs. The fruit, in season now, will be at the center of the daily chef demonstrations and guacamole contests.
Each day, July 1 through July 7, a chef from one of Downtown Disney’s premiere restaurants will take center stage, demonstrating culinary creations starring Fresh California Avocados. Attendees will be invited to taste the featured dish.
Following the cooking demonstration will be an interactive “Guac Off” competition where Downtown Disney guests will have the chance to win a $100 Downtown Disney gift card and an $85 California Avocado gift pack. Runner ups will receive a California Avocado gift pack.
Throughout the week, restaurants in Downtown Disney will feature special California Avocado menu items and Sephora will offer refreshing avocado facials at their store.
Free interactive public events commence at 5:30 p.m.
Event kick-off - Sunday, July 1, 2012, with activities throughout the week:
- 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Chef Demonstrations with Downtown Disney Executive Chef (see Chef Demo Calendar below)
- 6:10 – 6:45 p.m. – Guacamole Contest with participating audience members
- 2:00 – 4:00 PM – Mini California Avocado facials at Sephora
- Live entertaining by DJ Wendy on the Main Stage in front of ESPN Zone
Chef Demo Calendar
Sunday, July 1: Chef Meyer, House of Blues
California Avocado and Blue Cheese Crusted Rib Eye
Monday, July 2: Chef Thomas Keaveny, ESPN Zone
Mini California Avocado Shrimp Clubs and Grilled Chicken California Avocado Wrap
Tuesday, July 3: Chef Dore Sommer, Rainforest Café
Awesome Appetizer and Adventure and Guacamole Burger
Wednesday, July 4: Chef Alejandro Reyna, La Brea Bakery
Shrimp and Salsa and Stuffed California Avocado and Turkey California Avocado Sandwich
Thursday, July 5: Chef Darrin Finkel, Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, Fried Green
Tomato BLT with California Avocado and Jazz Kitchen French Quarter Salad with California Avocado
Friday, July 6: Chef Jose Estrada, Tortilla Jo’s, Ceviche de Huauchinango
Shots and Shrimp and California Avocado Enchiladas
Saturday, July 7: Chef Nick Weber, Catal Restaurant, Tartare of Hamachi with Shisho,
Micro Cilantro and California Avocado and Jalapeno Sorbet
Downtown Disney's Address:
1580 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
Downtown Disney is located at Disneyland Drive and Magic Way.