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 […]
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 Southern Oregon.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The first three Medford restaurants have taken up the Dare to Pear challenge for 2011. Rosso’s Trattoria 31 S. Grape St., Medford 541-779-0460 Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday Elements Corner of Front & Main Street 541-779-0135 Tuesday- Sunday 4:00pm – Late Closed Monday The chefs have 46 days to get those delicious […]
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 Pear Challenge.