Real California Milk Highlights 2022 Event Food Industry Innovation for Professional Chefs

The 4th annual pizza competition, CADairy2Go and Cal-Mex Invitational Events showcases trendy recipes and techniques using real California cheese and dairy

By the California Milk Advisory Board

The Food Service Division of the California Milk Advisory Board today announced the release date for 4th The annual Real California pizza contest, the return of the CADairy2Go competition and the launch of a new culinary event focusing on Cal-Mex to complete its food events for 2022.

Real California’s fourth annual pizza contest, a search for the best pizza recipes using California cow’s milk cheese, begins on March 1St.. Professional chefs and pizza chefs from all over the US can enter their innovative recipes from March 1 to April 24, 2022, to have a chance to reach the baking finals on June 22, 2022 in Napa, California and compete for the final. at $ 25,000 in cash prizes.

CADairy2Go Invitational is inspired by chefs and food service operators who have made quick and creative pivots to adjust their menus for packaged food delivery and delivery during pandemic disruptions. Now in 2when This year, the event will feature culinary professionals representing a variety of food backgrounds, such as major restaurant chains, independent restaurants, ghost kitchens and food trucks that will gather in October to compete for a chance up to $ 5,000 for their innovative To-Go recipes. .

The inaugural Cal-Mex Invitation, scheduled for August, features creations by chefs who specialize in culinary fusion and flavoring California and Mexican cuisine.

“Cheese is at the heart of culinary innovation – from creative pizza to flavored dishes for preparation and fusion. As the leading producer of Hispanic-style cheese and dairy products, we are excited to add Cal-Mex Invitational to our food awareness program and see how the chef is evolving. ”

said Mike Gallagher, CMAB’s market and business development consultant. “These contests provide a great opportunity to work with culinary professionals to enhance their creativity using our Real California dairy products from sustainable sources.”

California is a reliable and consistent source of sustainable dairy products used by chefs around the world. As the largest dairy state in the nation, California boasts an impressive range of award-winning cheesemakers and dairy processors, which helps drive food innovation.

California leads the nation in milk production and is responsible for producing more butter, ice cream and fat-free dry milk than any other state. The state is the second largest producer of cheese and yogurt. California milk and dairy products can be identified by the Real California Milk seal, which certifies that they are made with milk from the families of the state’s dairy farms. Real California Milk Highlights 2022 Event Food Industry Innovation for Professional Chefs

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