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Pacific Taste | All About Avocados: A Children's Workshop

  • The Huntington Library 1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino, CA 91108 (map)
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Did you know that California’s first commercial avocado orchard was at The Huntington? Learn more fun facts about California's state fruit (yes, fruit!) and make some delicious recipes, including avocado ice cream (yes, ice cream!), in this hands-on workshop led by Chef Ernest Miller, PacFAB's Curator of Culinary Education.


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Chef Ernest Miller, who has been called "the Huell Howser of California food," is a chef, historian, educator, consultant, and speaker—a familiar presence in museums, schools, and kitchens throughout Southern California. He serves as Corporate Chef at Coast Packing Company, founded in 1922 and the largest supplier of animal fat shortenings in the Western US. Miller, formerly Chef Instructor at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles, was educated at the United States Naval Academy and Yale Law School. 



Pacific Taste is an ongoing series of culinary talks and workshops hosted by the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum in venues across Southern California. Research Fellow Linda CivitelloChef Ernest Miller, and others deliver lively lectures and lead hands-on workshops demonstrating the rich culinary traditions and distinctive cuisines of the Pacific Coast and American West.