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The Makers of WHOLLY® GUACAMOLE Partner with New England Linebacker Dont’a Hightower to Spice Up Game Day Entertaining with Two Crave-Worthy Recipes


Orange, Calif.

America’s No.1 refrigerated guacamole brand rewards fans with a game day giveaway that includes a year’s supply of guacamole, an autographed WHOLLY® branded football and more

Are you ready for game day, but haven’t finalized your snack game yet? The makers of WHOLLY® guacamole, America’s No. 1 refrigerated guacamole made with real ingredients and hand-scooped Hass avocados, have your football entertaining needs covered! To elevate fans’ game day experience, we are tapping Dont’a Hightower, New England team captain and linebacker, family man and self-proclaimed chef, to champion WHOLLY® guacamole products all the way to the end zone.

Hightower may be a three-time champion of football’s most important annual event on the field, but he also boasts major game in the kitchen. Here are two recipes created by Hightower specifically for game day gatherings:

Dont’a Hightower’s Big Game Recipes:

  • Lucky Seven Layer Dip: Form a layer of refried beans on the bottom of a serving dish. Combine sour cream with lime juice and taco seasoning, then add as the next layer. Spread a layer of your favorite salsa. Next, add the most important layer, WHOLLY® guacamole Chunky Guacamole. Sprinkle shredded cheese over everything, then top with lettuce and tomatoes. Dip your favorite chip and enjoy!
  • Guacamole Toast Bites: After slicing a French baguette into rounds, toast at 350 degrees for seven minutes. Spread a generous amount of WHOLLY® guacamole Spicy Guacamole on each piece. Top with hot sauce or eat as is! And if you’d like to take your flavor to the next level, add pulled pork or brisket as a topper.

Game day chefs and avocado aficionados can view the full recipes by visiting

“As the maker of America’s top-selling refrigerated guacamole brand, we love offering new ways to incorporate fans’ all-time favorite game day foods into tasty, convenient recipes,” said Justice Davis, associate brand manager for WHOLLY® guacamole products. “This year’s curated inspirations from Dont’a will help amp up fans for their big game snack table and elevate entertainment with the nation’s favorite dip.”

For a chance to win one of 30 prize packs, including t-shirts, autographed mini footballs, coupons for free guacamole and other game day swag, be sure to follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Official giveaway rules can be viewed here. For more information about WHOLLY® guacamole, visit

About Hormel Foods – Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $11 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12 years, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit and