In a small saucepan, combine the cream, chocolate and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until smooth, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla and salt. Cover to keep warm.
In a medium nonstick skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the pears, lemon juice, sugar and ginger and simmer, turning occasionally, until the pears are tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Serve with the warm chocolate sauce.