Pear Pros – Pear Panache Program


Each year, Pear Bureau Northwest honors seven professionals and their original pear recipes on its Web site: The Web site will showcase a different chef and their recipe every month from September 2009 – March 2010. Winning chefs will be awarded $1,000 and be featured in national publicity and media opportunities. Additionally, all professionals who submit a recipe will receive a pear prize package, including a pear slicer and a collection of recipe cards.To be considered for Pear Panache recognition, visit to complete an online entry form and submit original recipes. All recipe categories, including Appetizer, Salad, Entree, Dessert and Drink (alcoholic or nonalcoholic) are encouraged, and there is no limit to the number of recipes that an individual can submit. Recipes will be reviewed to ensure their usability for everyday home chefs, and graded on flavor, originality, use of other seasonal ingredients, and visual appeal. Entry deadline is July 31, 2009.

Published on: Jun 11, 2009