Avocados From Mexico is celebrating the holiday season with the launch of its “Tis the Avocado Season Sweepstakes,” which will award one winner plus one guest a trip to New York City as well as an exclusive cooking lesson with Chef Roberto Santibanez in his Manhattan restaurant, Fonda.
Fans can enter the sweepstakes by visiting the Avocados From Mexico Facebook page through Nov. 15. Following the final entry day in November, a random drawing from among all eligible entries will be held to determine a winner.
"We're excited to offer this opportunity to our fans and show them first-hand how versatile avocados from Mexico can be," said Jackie Bohmer, marketing director of the Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association (MHAIA). "Chef Santibanez is a creative chef and will surely have tips and tricks for our winner to getting the most out of their holiday meals."
In addition to a grand-prize trip for two to New York City, Avocados from Mexico will engage fans through social media. Pinterest users can "Pin It to Win It" by uploading images of their favorite avocado-inspired recipes for a chance to win prizes, including a $100 gift card and a signed copy of Chef Santibanez's newest book, “Tacos, Tortas and Tamales.” Additionally, Twitter will host a holiday themed party with Santibanez to provide expert advice to followers for festive ways to incorporate avocados into the holiday season.