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Global Guac Contest from Avocados From Mexico

Greetings Chef! If you are based in the US or any US Territories: Create one of the twelve global guac recipes and pair it with an original dish to enter the Global Guac Contest from Avocados From Mexico.

The grand prize includes a trip to Mexico and more! Do you have what it takes to win?


  1. Pick a Global Guac. Head to the Global Guac website or look at the list at the bottom of this page and pick your favorite of the twelve recipes.
  2. Recreate your chosen Global Guac and pair it with an original dish creation. Check out the videos from Chef Mikel Anthony below for pairing inspiration!
  3. Post a photo and description of your Global Guac + dish pairing entry to Instagram between June 30th – July 27th use the hashtag #afmglobalguaccontest
  4. The judges will review all the entries and announce winners (including the sweepstakes winner) on or around August 3rd The judges will be looking at the following criteria:
    • Taste appeal of the original dish
    • Pairing concept
    • Featuring Guac prominently
    • Accuracy of “Global Guac” component recreation
    • Plating/presentation/quality of image submitted

Looking for a little inspiration? Watch Mikel Anthony experiment in the Test Kitchen in the videos below.


One Grand Prize Winner will receive :

  • Trip to Mexico from November 29 – December 3, 2021
    • All travel, accommodations, flights, and meals will be included
    • This year’s VIP tour takes us to Michoacán, where we’ll explore the avocado groves, nurseries, and production facilities, followed by a culinary immersion in Mexico City.
    • We will be joined by James Beard Award-Winning celebrity chef Pati Jinich, host of the PBS show Pati’s Mexican Table, author of numerous cookbooks, and a Mexico City native.
  • Chef’s Roll Apparel Chef Coat and Apron
  • Custom knife from Nora Knives
  • Custom “Avocados From Mexico” Chef Apron from Hedley & Bennet
Custom NORA Knife, part of Grand Prize Package

One Second Prize Winner will receive :

Green Boldric 9-Pocket Canvas Knife Roll – Part of the Second Prize Package

One Third Prize Winner will receive :

Jerk Guacamole, one of the twelve Global Guacs

Spicy Korean Guacamole, one of the twelve Global Guacs

The power of fresh Guacamole:
out of the bowl & around the world

The latest foodservice innovations from Avocados From Mexico feature creative guacamoles inspired by hot global cuisines so you can put the value of fresh guacamole to work on any and every menu. Here’s a list of all 12 Global Guacs. You’ll need to recreate one as a part of your entry. You can also check out the Global Guac website for more inspiration, or download the Global Guac recipe book below.

Global Guacs – Choose one of the following as a part of your entry!

Creamy Tahini Guacamole, one of the twelve Global Guacs

Images courtesy Chef’s Roll and Avocados From Mexico

Click here for full contest rules