Chef Events: Charities, Classes & Demos

Chef Gorji participates in various events throughout the year, from cooking classes, demonstrations, wine dinners, charity events such as Symphony of Chefs and My Possibilities, Chefs for Farmers to others like Travel and Adventure Show, Cooper Nutrition Clinic, Jimmy’s Food Store and partnering with Whole Foods to name a few.


Skillet Pizza Class with Chef Gorji & Whole Foods

“Gorji Saturday October 12, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Learn How to Make the Easiest Skillet Pizza with Chef Gorji Whole Foods Plano 2201 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093   Sign Up Here For This FREE EVENT and REGISTER   Looking Forward To Seeing You There!       PAST WHOLE FOODS STORE EVENTS Sunday June 9, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Skillet Pizza with Chef Gorji Gorji Gourmet and Whole Foods Team Up Whole Foods Highland Park 4100 Lomo Alto Drive, Dallas, TX 75219    

Wine Tasting This Summer at Gorji Restaurant, Dallas, TX

“napa Gorji Wine Tastings Wine tastings with selections from Gorji's small, and curated wine list. Wines move on and off the list as he discovers them and they are available. Wine tasting events are held every three or four months. Reservations and prepayment are required. Summer Pizza and Wine Tasting With Wines From Italy, Germany & California July 22, 2019 3 different crispy skillet pizzas paired with wines from the regions of: Chianti, Rheinhessen and Napa Valley Skillet Pizzas paired with wines from France, California & Greece Wines from ...

Wine Dinners at Gorji Restaurant

wrath_philosopy Chef Gorji Wine Dinners Wine dinners hosted by Chef Gorji at his namesake restaurant in Dallas, TX feature multi course dinners paired with domestic and international wines. They often feature winemakers, owners, sommeliers or representatives from the featured wineries. Gorji Wine Dinner Features Lebanon’s Oldest and Largest Winery D Magazine Article"...Gorji’s tiny restaurant in North Dallas, Gorji has always been a treasure... Later this month, Gorji’s fall cooking class and wine dinner will feature another treasure: Lebanese winemaker ...

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  • April 15, 2019

Cooking Technique Classes Followed By Three Course Dinners

“chef   Cooking Classes Feature Techniques and Dinner Paired With Wine Chef Gorji's cooking classes featuring cooking techniques are followed by three course dinners paired with wine at Gorji Restaurant. Held every three or four months, these in-demand events are usually filled up in the first few days after announcing the date. He keeps these classes small because of limited space in Gorji's kitchen. They are  offered about four times a year and the spots always fill quickly. New Mediterranean Cuisine Tips & Techniques at Gorji cooking class. The classes focus ...

Symphony of Chefs Kidlinks Benefit 2019 • Gorji Honorary Chef Chair

symphony-chefs-chef-gorji   Chef Gorji, Honorary Chef Chair - 9th Annual Symphony of Chefs benefitting KidLinks 2019 The 9th Annual Symphony of Chefs will be held on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Sixty Five Hundred benefiting KidLinks. Led by Honorary Chef Chair, Gorji of GorjiRestaurant, 25+ of the city’s top chefs will be a part of this culinary evening. See participating chefs here at Park Cities People.  Beginning with a hors d’oeuvres reception followed by a seated 4-course dinner prepared table-side by Featured Dinner Chefs and concluding with a decadent dessert ...

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Cooking With My Possibilities

Chef Gorj My Possibilities- "Partnered with Whole Foods last week at My Possibilities cooking with HIPsters (Hugely Important People!) in their catering company they run. They cater from small meetings to large weddings. Good meatballs they made!" Plano Magazine made it possible and took the photos. My Possibilities is the first full day, full year continuing education program in North Texas aimed to give adults with cognitive disabilities the chance at a higher education that helps them discover their purpose. In addition to the catering company they also have an art store 100% run ...

Taste of Elegance Benefits Hendricks Foundation

Chef Gorj Taste of Elegance-“ width=   April 24, 2017 I was honored to partner with Whole Foods Market for the Taste of Elegance at Southfork Ranch benefiting the Hendricks Foundation. In a "taste of" format, guests were treated to a line up of fine dining restaurants, ranging from iconic favorites to trendy new hot spots. The foundation helps Students who have overcome adversity, struggled to succeed despite their circumstances, and want to change the direction of their lives. They provide financial access to a college education through multi-year college scholarships, ...

Travel & Adventure Show Dallas Features Chef Gorji’s Cookbook Zing!

travel adventure show Chef Gorji Dishes Up Recipes Again at Travel & Adventure Show  Dallas’ Chef Gorji, owner and chef of Canary By Gorji Restaurant, Gorji Gourmet Foods® and author of Zing! By Gorji cookbook joined national and local Travel and Adventure show chefs on the Taste of Travel stage held at the Dallas Market Hall, Sunday April 2, 2017. He prepared one of his New Mediterranean Cuisine dishes from his chef cookbook Zing! By Gorji. While attendees were tasting samples of the finished dish, he shared tips from his cookbook, Zing! and techniques that he uses in ...

Honored To Be Considered For Best Chef

Excerpt from Dallas Observer: "The Hardest Food Categories to Decide in This Year's Dallas Observer Best of Dallas WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 AT 11:12 A.M. BY BETH RANKIN http://www.dallasobserver.com/restaurants/the-hardest-food-categories-to-decide-in-this-years-dallas-observer-best-of-dallas-8715542 Best Chef There's a serious amount of talent in the Dallas food scene right now, and as we ate our way through the city's top restaurants this summer while working on this list, it got harder and harder to select the best chef. Misti Norris was an obvious ...

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 ...

Chefs For Farmers: Whole Foods Serve Up Gorji Gourmet Sauces

“Chef Chef for Farmers Booth Features Whole Foods and Chef Gorji Gorji and Whole Foods team up to serve taste treats Sunday, September 25, at Gilleys in Dallas, Texas. Gorji and Whole Foods team served mini bruschetta made with award-winning Gorji Gourmet Pomodoro Sauce, shredded Parmesan and a sprig of basil. A devilish shooter made with Gorji Gourmet Arrabiata Diavolo was also sampled. The culinary festival features more than 60 chefs, 35 farmers and artisans, and 50 wineries, distilleries, and breweries. The three day culinary event Chefs For Farmers 2...

Pumpkin Pizza Featured At Event With Whole Foods

pumpkin-pizza-chef-gorji Pumpkin Pizza Highlight Of Culinary Event. Whole Foods Market, Addison and Chef Gorji, collaborate to have fun with fall produce featuring pumpkin pizza, in a special event, Pizza, Wine & Fall Produce October 19, 2015 at Gorji's restaurant Canary By Gorji, specializing in his signature new mediterranean cuisine, in Dallas,TX. Pumpkin, Pomegranate & Dark Chocolate Pizzas and Wine Tasting Monday, October 19, 2015 6:00 p.m. Join Whole Foods Market Addison & Chef Gorji for Pizza, Wine & Fall Produce tasting event. Enjoy pumpkin pizza, pomegranate ...

GO TEXAN • Restaurant Round-Up • Gorji Restauarnt

Chef Gorji is celebrating his 8th year with GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up. He was one of the first Dallas chefs to participate in the GO TEXAN program, the Texas Department of Agriculture's program for restaurant owners and chefs dedicated to serving fresh, local ingredients and pouring great Texas wines.  His line of products, Gorji Gourmet Foods, are designated GO TEXAN as well. Mediterranean With Texas Twists Gorji calls his cuisine New Mediterranean and the interpretations include local Texas ingredients as often as he can. He believes the most Mediterranean ...

Artizone Kicks Off Artisan Series At Canary By Gorji

Artisan Experience Series Artizone’s new “Artisan Experience Series” launched with Chef Gorji Appetizers & Wine Evening The premier of Artizone’s “Artisan Experience Series” designed to bring together their local food artisans and their patrons was hosted by Chef Gorji at Canary By Gorji Restaurant, March 16, 2015 with a private Appetizer Tasting & Wine event. Chef Gorji, Artizone's Artisan of The Month Artizone’s Artisan Of The Month, Chef Gorji launched the series with with appetizers made with his award-winning Gorji Gourmet Foods® sauces and served with wine. ...

Cooper Nutrition Expo |Healthy Cooking Event

Dr. Kenneth Cooper and Chef Gorji Cooper Nutrition Expo March is National Nutrition Month and Canary By Gorji restaurant and Gorji Gourmet Foods® participated in Cooper Clinic's Cooper Nutrition Expo, Monday, March 2, 2015. This was Cooper's 8the annual, not-for-profit community event with a mission of sharing healthy foods, recipes, new products and ideas. There was information from Cooper Clinic's Dietitian Nutritionists, specialty booths on weight loss, diabetes, body fat measurements, blood pressure checks, gluten-free information, massages, healthy food vendors and cooking demos. At ...