Will be held during the Taste of Harry and David, Labor Day weekend, Sept 1st and 2nd. 11AM to 6PM.
Please come and see 8 chefs from various restaurants from the Rogue Valley come together for our own Chopped Challenge.
We are proud to be part of Harry and David for a wonderful two days of wine, beer . . . → Read More: Dare to Pear Chopped Challenge
All of Oregon has a unique dedication to our local flavors, in part because this is truly the land of plenty. Each region has a its own flavors that come through the local food.
Come experience the Pear A Fare in 2012 for your taste of . . . → Read More: More on why we created the Pear A Fare
View 2011 Dare to Pear Challenge in a larger map
The Dare to Pear Challenge begins tonight, the same night as Third Friday Art Walk in downtown Medford. Grab some friends and get downtown to start dining on the special pear and local food creations of our areas finest chefs. You’ll find ballot boxes at . . . → Read More: Dare to Pear Challenge Kicks Off tonight! (And it’s 3rd Friday Art Walk too)
1 in 8 American families faces hunger on a daily basis.
DonateFruit.com has generously agreed to provide pears to all the restuarants participating in the Dare to Pear Challenge and in the Smudge Pot Stroll. They will match the amount of pears the restaurants use for these events, with a donation of pears to food banks. It’s an absolutely doubly . . . → Read More: Pear Donation will feed the hungry
Why is the American Culinary Federation involved in the events of the Pear A Fare????
In 2009 the Dare to Pear committee was assembled and approached the American Culinary Federation of Southern Oregon. At this time we were asked if we would be interested in judging a pear competition between local down town eateries. We were skeptical, . . . → Read More: American Culinary Federation of Southern Oregon
The Dare to Pear Challenge for 2011 will start Friday March 18 and run through April 7th. Downtown Medford Restuarants are hard at work creating fabulous pear and local foods for the challenge. During the challenge, visit the particpating restuarants to sample the innovative fare and vote on your favorites. The winner will be . . . → Read More: Dare to Pear Challenge is heating up!
The first three Medford restaurants have taken up the Dare to Pear challenge for 2011.
31 S. Grape St.,
Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Corner of Front & Main Street
Tuesday- Sunday 4:00pm – Late
The chefs have 46 days to get those delicious dishes ready for the public. On March 18, (Medford’s Third Friday Art . . . → Read More: First Two Restaurants take the Dare to Pear Challenge!
KTVL News Channel 10 lists the Dare to Pear participants on their website here. This post is just to help document how fast all the Pear A Fare events caught on and have grown. 2009 was the first year of the Dare to . . . → Read More: KTVL Dare To Pear