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Gorji New Mediterranean Cuisine Restaurant
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Gorji

Gorji, an engineer turned chef and restaurateur, has helmed his critically acclaimed namesake restaurant for 19 years in Dallas, Texas. Named Best Steakhouse by the Dallas Observer 2021 and one of the most romantic by Thrillist 2020, 2022. Serving his signature “New Mediterranean” cuisine, Gorji restaurant has 5-tables with unconventional fine dining — no-tipping, no turning tables, no TV and no young children. He is back-to-back champion of the famed Texas Steak Cook-Off and author of the cookbook, Zing! By Gorji—New Mediterranean Cuisine, the winner of international and domestic book awards. He is the creator of Gorji Gourmet Foods, a line of sauces sold at Whole Foods and specialty grocery stores in DFW. The pasta sauces, salad dressings and dips have won 38 awards in blind tasting food competitions. The restaurant, cookbook and sauces have been featured in local, regional and national magazines and TV including Dallas Morning News, D Magazine, Dallas Observer, Texas Monthly, Fox News, CBS, Gourmet Retailer, Modern Luxury, National Culinary Review, Paper City and others.

Gorji

Gorji, an engineer turned chef and restaurateur, has helmed his critically acclaimed namesake restaurant for 19 years in Dallas, Texas. Named Best Steakhouse by the Dallas Observer 2021 and one of the most romantic by Thrillist 2020, 2022. Serving his signature “New Mediterranean” cuisine, Gorji restaurant has 5-tables with unconventional fine dining — no-tipping, no turning tables, no TV and no young children. He is back-to-back champion of the famed Texas Steak Cook-Off and author of the cookbook, Zing! By Gorji—New Mediterranean Cuisine, the winner of international and domestic book awards. He is the creator of Gorji Gourmet Foods, a line of sauces sold at Whole Foods and specialty grocery stores in DFW. The pasta sauces, salad dressings and dips have won 38 awards in blind tasting food competitions. The restaurant, cookbook and sauces have been featured in local, regional and national magazines and TV including Dallas Morning News, D Magazine, Dallas Observer, Texas Monthly, Fox News, CBS, Gourmet Retailer, Modern Luxury, National Culinary Review, Paper City and others.

Media Contact
Communications:
Chef Gorji
Gorji New Mediterranean Cuisine Restaurant
Gorji Gourmet Foods
Zing! New Mediterranean Cuisine Cookbook
972-239-8012
sherry@chefgorji.com

In The News

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Thrillist - Feb, 2020, 2022

The 22 Most Romantic Restaurants in Dallas
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Dallas Observer 2021

Dallas Best Steakhouse
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WFAA - Feb, 2019

Verify No Tipping Video by David Schechter
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Dallas Business Journal - Feb, 2019

D Magazine visits Gorji Restaurant
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Whole Foods June, 2019

Skillet Pizza Class with Chef Gorji
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Park Cities People - Dec, 2018

Symphony of Chefs 2019 – Gorji Honorary Chef Chair
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Fox 4 TV - January, 2020

Chef Gorji Cooking Gnocchi and Texas Chili
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CW Channel 33 TV - Dec, 2016

No Tipping Needed At High End Addison Eatery

Press Releases

Feb. 9, 2022 - Gorji Celebrating 19th Anniversary and Best Steakhouse Designation by the Dallas Observer
DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Gorji is observing its 19 years in business with a four-course steak dinner and wine pairing with Reddy Vineyards March 1, 2022. […]

Feb. 2, 2022 - The 22 Most Romantic Restaurants in Dallas
DALLAS, Feb. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- If ever there was a restaurant specifically designed for romance, it would be the seven-table Gorji. With zero televisions, no children allowed, and a dedicated server to wait on you all night long, it may be hard to muster a date anywhere else after this experience. Better still, the gratuity is included, so at the […]

Nov. 16, 2021 - 5 Table Gorji Restaurant Named Dallas’ Best Steakhouse 2021 By Dallas Observer
DALLAS, Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Observer named Gorji Dallas’ Best Steakhouse in their Best of Dallas 2021 edition published in October. In 2016 the Observer named the restaurant’s tenderloin “Best Steak” on that years’ list. […]

Feb 9, 2019 - Gorji Gourmet Hummus Wins Gold Bringing Sauces Wins To 30 Awards
DALLAS, Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Gorji, of Gorji Gourmet Foods line of sauces for home cooks, is pleased to announce they have won 7 more awards in blind judging. At the 2017 ZestFest and Scovie Award competitions, Arrabiata Diavolo, Puttanesca, Dipping Oil Marinade & Pomegranate Vinaigrette took gold, two silvers and a bronze at ZestFest’s Fiery Food Challenge January 29, […]

Sep 10, 2018 - Canary By Gorji Restaurant Shortens Name to Gorji
DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 1, 2018 Gorji started renovations of the exterior and interior, reduced the number of tables to seven to make the space more intimate and reopened on July 13th with a new look, updated menu and excitement about its most recent reincarnation. Gorji Restaurant—is committed to providing interesting, […]

Gorji Gourmet Hits 38
Gorji Gourmet Foods have won 38 awards in blind tasting food competitions at Zestfest (Fiery Food Challenge), the Scovie Awards and the International Flave awards competitions from 2015 through 2019.

Oct 27, 2017 - Renzell Names Gorji #3 Among Top Dallas Restaurants
DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Renzell, the new national data-driven dining review system that comprehensively rates restaurants, has just released its final word on Dallas. Small and intimate dining room Gorji was among the top three restaurants. Flora Street Café and […]

Nov 14, 2016 - Tipping Taken Off The Menu At Gorji
Dallas’ Chef Gorji Debuts Tip-Free Fine Dining New policy focuses on service, hospitality and equitable pay for hard-working staff DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ No Tipping Policy Trend Taking Off The “no-tipping” trend is rapidly taking hold in culinary centers around the country, most notably New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Portland. The success of No-Tipping policy lies in its equity for […]

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