Our Mushrooms

Specialty Mushrooms

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Specialty Packs are available. Additional information upon request.

King trumpet, beech, maitake, shiitake, oyster, & enoki… There are very few fresh foods that are equally beautiful, and fun to say! We’re now offering a conventional and organic specialty mushroom line to satisfy our consumers wildest cravings. Specialty mushrooms are easy to use and versatile in the kitchen. Our award-winning sustainable packaging includes graphics to inspire usage ideas, interesting facts and simple how-to instructions. Our paper tills are recyclable, biodegradable & compostable.

Pack Sizes and Availability

All Monterey Mushrooms products are packed in 3 or 5 or 10 pound bulk foodservice cases and are available year round in most markets.

Storage and Handling

  • Immediately refrigerate after receiving. Store between 34°-38°F and 85-90% humidity.
  • Mushrooms keep for at least a week in the refrigerator.
  • Keep mushrooms in original packaging until ready to use.
  • Once opened, store mushrooms in a brown paper bag.
  • Fresh Mushrooms should never be frozen, but frozen sautéed mushrooms will keep for up to a month.
  • Do not store near pungent items as mushrooms may absorb strong odors.
  • Do not stack heavy items on top of mushroom containers.
  • Do not wash before storage. When ready to use, wipe gently with damp cloth or soft brush to remove dirt. For volume preparation, quickly rinse in cool water; drain. Shake gently to remove excess water. Do not soak mushrooms because they absorb water which speeds up deterioration.

Menu Application and Usage

Monterey Mushrooms products enhance a variety of dishes and fit a wide range of menus:

  • Top burgers or sandwiches with grilled or sautéed mushrooms.
  • Grill whole Portabellas for rich, meaty vegetarian sandwiches or burgers.
  • Stuff Portabella caps or jumbo white mushrooms with a variety of fillings.
  • Top pizza with sliced white mushrooms or Portabellas.
  • Toss mushrooms into stir-fry, pasta or salad.
  • Sauté, braise or grill to enhance entrees, soups, sauces and stuffings.
  • Marinate or sauté and serve as a side dish.