19 Years of Food and Friends At Gorji

Wine Pairing Celebrating 19 Years of Food and Friends It has been an eventful last couple of years. Pivoting to fine dining TakeOut during the pandemic was challenging, but turned out to be fun with everyone sending their photos of how they plated their take-home meals. The settings were very creative and we gathered a large photo gallery that we called TakeOut Tables. Then in 2021 as we resumed dining-in again we were honored to be named Dallas' Best Steakhouse by the Dallas Observer. Steak and Texas Wine Dinner On March 1, 2022 we celebrated our 19th anniversary and the best ...

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  • March 16, 2022

Romantic Restaurant | Dallas | Gorji

“Thrillist Thrillist Top 22 Romantic Restaurants In Dallas Thrillist Romantic Restaurants article by Steven Lindsey lists his picks for intimate dinners and memorable date nights in Dallas. A Fine Dining Experience at Gorji, One of the Most Romantic Restaurants North Dallas Cozy, seven-table (now five-table) space for New Mediterranean Cuisine If ever there was a restaurant specifically designed for romance, it would be Gorji. With zero televisions, no children allowed, and a dedicated server to wait on you all night long, it may be hard to go on a date anywhere else after ...

Gorji Named Dallas’ Best Steakhouse 2021 By Dallas Observer

“Dallas Gorji:Dallas' Best Steakhouse 2021 Dallas Observer names fine dining Gorji the best steakhouse of 2021 in its Best of Dallas report. They write "At Gorji, the small staff and charming atmosphere rebuke the big show found at many local steakhouses, which is even more reason why we love this place so much. At the end of the day, it's the fire-kissed meat that is cooked to perfection that draws us in and keeps us going back to this five-table gem." Read more about Gorji's Best Steaks Dallas.

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  • September 30, 2021

Gorji Gourmet Arrabiata Diavolo Wins 5th Golden Chili Award at Zestfest

“ZestFest Gorji Gourmet Wins 5th Golden Chile Award in 2021 Gorji's spicy Arrabiata Diavolo won its 4th Golden Chile Award this year. Puttanesca won the Golden Chile in 2018. 18 Zestfest Awards Bring Sauce Wins to a Total of 33 Gorji Gourmet Sauces have now won 18 food awards including 5 Golden Chile Awards in the Fiery Food Challenge competitions in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and now again in 2021 at Zestfest held yearly in Irving, Texas. Professional judges at the spicy, zesty and flavorful food event taste hundreds of sauces, salsas and spicy treats from across the US and ...

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D Magazine Visits Gorji Restaurant

“D   As reported in D Magazine 2019 “Gorji combines elegance and simplicity with a particular talent for lightness, a willingness to let herbs speak and lushness complement without burdening," says D Magazine Food Critic, Eve Hill-Agnus As reported by D Magazine: "Perhaps you have long heard that Gorji is a hidden oasis, a Mediterranean secret presided over by Mansour Gorji—owner, chef, chief provisioner, host, server, and promoter. In 2015, the restaurant changed its name after 14 years, shortening it from Canary by Gorji. Gorji also introduced a ...

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Gorji Wins Steak Championship Two Years In Row

“Texas Back-To-Back Texas Steak Cook-Off Champion Two years in a row (2004/2005) Chef Gorji won the famed Texas Steak Cook-Off in Hico, TX. The Texas Steak Champion competed two times against some of the best restaurants and chefs in Texas including The Palm, Morton’s, Rough Creek Lodge, Al Biernat, Grady Spears, David McMillan and Tim Love. "Chef Gorji won back-to-back statewide Texas Steak Cook-Offs a decade ago, and although he has retired from cook-offs, the judges could wander into his restaurant tomorrow and hand him another medal. — it is one of the best in the ...

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Low Carb Pasta Sauce | No Sugar Added | Gorji Gourmet

Low Carb Pasta Sauce—Healthy and Tasty! Looking for a low-carb pasta sauce? Gorji Gourmet sauces are a delicious and healthy option. Made with only the freshest ingredients, these sauces are for those who are watching their carb intake. Our selection of healthy pasta sauces are perfect for those who are conscious about their health but also want to enjoy a good meal. From a classic Pomodoro sauce to the spicer Arrabiata Diavolo and the complex Puttanesca, they are made with all-natural ingredients. They are a great choice for those looking for a healthier alterna...

Filet Mignon at Canary By Gorji: Dallas Observer Favorite List

“Dallas In September Dallas Observer is doing a Best of Dallas® 2016 issue. Leading up to that they are sharing (in no particular order) their 100 Favorite Dishes, the Dallas entrées, appetizers and desserts that impressed them this year. Filet Mignon In Addison, Dallas, TX Canary's filet mignon in Addison, Texas is a Dallas Observer 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 29: Steak at Canary. "Gorji's philosophy and techniques of cooking filet mignon are described and go on to say "...Gorji won back-to-back statewide Texas Steak Cook-Offs a decade ago, and although he has ...

Gorji, Dallas’ First Fine Dining No Tipping Restaurant

“no-tipping-canary-by-gorji” Fine Dining Gorji Restaurant In Dallas Joins National No-Tipping Trend Fine Dining Gorji Restaurant (formerly *Canary By Gorji) became the first no-tipping restaurant in Dallas, TX November 2016. Read press release at PRNewswire. Chef-0wner, Gorji, who has long contemplated the bold move, says "it was not an easy decision to make, but thinks it is a win-win policy for everyone, the back of the house, the front of the house and positively impacts guests’ dining experiences." New No Tipping Restaurant Equalizes Pay Between Front and Back of the House Now those ...

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Gorji Gourmet Steak Primer Wins Awards

Gorji Gourmet Steak Primer Food Awards: Gorji Gourmet Steak Primer Wins at Scovie, ZestFest and International Flave Awards Gorji Gourmet Dipping Oil & Marinade, aka Steak Primer was awarded bronze in the Barbecue category for Marinades by the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Scovie Awards judging panel of top culinary experts and silver in the 2019 ZestFest awards. It took home 3rd place in the International Artisan Flave Awards. Specialty Food Awards Awarded To Gorji's Gourmet Steak Marinade The Scovie Awards is an annual competition that recognizes the top savory, spicy and fiery food products in ...

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Blind Judging Food Competitions: Gorji Gourmet Wins 38 Awards

Gorji Gourmet Wins 21 Awardsi Gorji Gourmet Sauces Win 38 Awards In Blind Tasting Food Competitions Gorji Gourmet Has now won 9 Gold and 16 Silver and 13 Bronze Awards. Gorji's spicy Arrabiata Diavolo won its 5th Golden Chile Award in 2021 and Puttanesca won the Golden Chile in 2018. Arrabiata Diavolo, Puttanesca and Hummus have all won Gold Scovie awards bring the total to 9 gold awards. At Zestfest, the Scovie Awards and the International Flave awards all eight Gorji Gourmet Foods have now won 38 awards in blind judging food competitions. Gorji Gourmet Pasta Sauces Sweep Gold, Silver & ...

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Pomegranates & Big Flavors | Dallas Observer | Gorji

Artisan Experience Series Gorji's Pomegranates & Big Flavors Cited in Dallas Observer List Chef Gorji's signature New Mediterranean Cuisine and flawless steak were recommended by the Dallas Observer. They had previously called the back-to-back Texas Steak CookOff Champions' steak "one of the best tenderloin in the DFW metroplex." "Seven Under-the-Radar Dallas Restaurants That Serve Big Flavors Without Big Hype By Brian Reinhart | June 16, 2021 "...That got me thinking about “sleeper” pick restaurants in general: places that aren’t nearly as well-known as they should be. I ...

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  • June 29, 2021

High Quality Take Out Restaurants | Gorji New Mediterranean Restaurant

Artisan Experience Series Gorji offers high-quality takeout for your celebrations at home. Photo: Dallas Observer|Pixabay High Quality Takeout at Gorji Restaurant, One of 5 Cited By Dallas Observer. DALLAS OBSERVER ARTICLE: Have a Reason To Celebrate? Do It Safely as the Pandemic Winds Down. KRISTINA ROWE | MARCH 31, 2021 | 4:00AM For many people who love eating at restaurants, now is the most confusing time since they were closed to indoor dining last year. We embraced curbside pickup and takeout for what feels like forever, and now, we’re being urged to start dining out ...

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  • March 31, 2021

KLIF Radio Host Jay Maymi Talks With Chef Gorji

“KLIF   Gorji In the KLIF Radio Studio with Jay Maymi   KLIF radio talkshow host Jay Maymi talks with Chef Gorji about his journey from being an Engineer in Scotland to being chef-owner of an acclaimed restaurant in Texas, creator of a gourmet sauce line and author of a "New Mediterranean Cookbook."They discussed what it takes to leave a successful career as a mechanical engineer and venture out into a new experience in the restaurant and food industry. Jay Maymi Introduces Gorji Gourmet Sauces To His Radio Show Audience The engineer turned chef ...

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Dallas Observer Names Gorji in Top 100 Restaurants Again in 2020

Artisan Experience Series   Read about the list and how they choose at The Dallas Observer     Gorji restaurant named #15 on Dallas Observer Top 100 Restaurant list 2019   The Top 100 Dallas Restaurants, No. 15: Gorji is very nearly a one-man show, with chef-owner Gorji buying the ingredients, answering phone calls for reservations, greeting each table and cooking dinner with the help of a tiny handful of waiters and kitchen staff. The dining room is small, the atmosphere is intimate and each table is booked for only one party per night, which makes this ...

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Restaurant Health Inspection • Score of 100 • Gorji Restaurant

Artisan Experience Series Gorji Gets Another 100 Health Inspection Score in 2020! Restaurant Health Inspection Score 100!—Two Years in A Row "We have flirted with a 100 several times before. In 2017 and then again in 2018 we made it! We are very proud of this achievement. Cleanliness is as important an aspect as everything else in the restaurant industry," says Chef Gorji   Restaurant Health Inspection Score 100!—Two Years in A Row "We have flirted with a 100 several times before. In 2017 and then again in 2018 we made it! We are very proud of this achievement. Cleanliness ...

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  • December 9, 2020