Press Releases

  • Gorji, One of 5 Restaurants Every Foodie Must Visit At Least Once

    Muscle and Health magazine named Gorji in their international selection of 5 Restaurants Every Foodie Must Visit at Least Once in the Fall 2022 issue. Across the world, the other four restaurants are Lu Ban, Liverpool, UK; Beefbar at Lou Pinet, Saint Tropez, France; Klein Jan at Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa; and Al Sud, Algarve, Portugal.

  • Gorji Celebrating 19th Anniversary and Best Steakhouse Designation by the Dallas Observer

    Gorji is observing its 19 years in business with a four-course steak dinner and wine pairing with Reddy Vineyards March 1, 2022. It is the second in a series by Chef Gorji, the back-to-back Texas Steak Cook-off champion honoring the 5-table restaurant being named the Best Steakhouse 2021 by the Dallas Observer.

  • The 22 Most Romantic Restaurants in Dallas

    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 […]

  • 5 Table Gorji Restaurant Named Dallas’ Best Steakhouse 2021 By Dallas Observer

    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. They described Chef Gorji, the back-to-back Texas Steak Cook-off champion as "some kind of meat genius."

  • Gorji Restaurant: Staying Small By Thinking Big

    DALLAS, June 24 , 2021 -- Gorji restaurant has new hours, a new menu format, and fewer tables reflecting chef-owner Gorji’s vision of providing evenings of enjoyable dining in an intimate atmosphere. The emphasis is on food and flavors combined with innovative policies.

  • Gorji Gourmet Hummus Takes Home Gold

    DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2019  -- Chef Gorji, of Gorji Gourmet Foods line of sauces for home cooks, is pleased to announce that in 2019 the new entry Gorji Gourmet Hummus won gold it's first time out at the Scovie Awards. First timers Caesar Dressing and Remoulade won Silver and Bronze. Puttanesca won Gold and Dipping Oil and […]

  • Canary By Gorji Renamed 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, […]

  • Celebrating 15 Years of Culinary Adventure

    Innovative Food and Policies Keep the Focus on Gorji's Guests DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Canary By Gorji celebrates its 15 year anniversary in March 2018. Beating the odds for success as an independent chef-driven restaurant in a major metropolitan area, especially one as competitive as Dallas-Fort Worth, is not an easy task. Instead of a "bigger is better" outlook, […]

  • Gorji Gourmet Hits 21

    DALLAS, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Gorji, of Gorji Gourmet Foods line of sauces for home cooks, is pleased to announce they have won 6 more awards, bringing the total for all five products to 21 awards. The three pasta and pizza sauces swept the cooking sauce category at the Zestfest Fiery Food Challenge, January 29, 2018 held in Irving, TX. Puttanesca […]

  • Renzell Names Canary By 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 Canary By Gorji was among the top three restaurants.

  • Discover Chef Gorji’s New Mediterranean Cuisine & Cookbook

      DALLAS, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Gorji will again join national and local chefs at the Travel and Adventure Show at the Dallas Market Hall, Sunday April 2, 2017. Gorji is chef-owner of Canary By Gorji, Gorji Gourmet Foods™ and author of Zing! Cookbook. He will prepare his signature New Mediterranean Cuisine on the Taste of Travel Stage, followed by a book signing. While attendees […]

  • Gorji Gourmet Products Win 7 More Awards in Blind Judging

    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 […]

  • Tipping Taken Off The Menu At Canary By 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 […]

  • Chef Gorji & Whole Foods Market Team Up for Chefs For Farmers Event

    Gorji Gourmet Pomodoro Sauce featured at Dallas culinary festival

  • Chef Gorji Serves Up Lone Star Delicacies On GO TEXAN Menu

    Canary By Gorji guests savor carefully sourced Texas dishes paired with international award-winning Brushy Creek Vineyard wines.

  • “Meat Genius” Chef Gorji Sells Out Cooking Class In Two Days

    The star ingredient of the cooking class the prime beef tenderloin, was praised in a Dallas Observer review as "one of the best in the metroplex."

  • Gorji Gourmet Pasta Sauces Win Gold, Silver & Bronze Again

    Chef Gorji's Spicy Pasta Sauce Takes Home Its Second Golden Chile Award at ZestFest 2016

  • Gorji Gourmet Pasta & Pizza Sauce Wins Scovie Award

    2016 Scovie Awards judging panel of top culinary experts honored Gorji Gourmet Puttanesca Sauce with 2nd place in the prepared food, pasta sauce category.

  • Zing! By Gorji Sweeps Indie Book Awards

    Chef Gorji wins top book awards from independent publishing awards community with his first-ever cookbook, Zing! By Gorji – New Mediterranean Cuisine.

  • Talking Flavor Trends With Gourmet Retailer Magazine

    The December/January issue of Gourmet Retailer magazine, presents a Q&A with Chef Gorji and other chefs from around the country about what flavor trends they are seeing for 2015.

  • To Foodies With “Zing!” Dallas’ Chef Gorji Announces Debut Cookbook

    Zing! By Gorji—New Mediterranean Cuisine: Bold, Balanced, Simple & Savory shows readers how to use ingredients such as pomegranate and sumac to infuse dishes with freshness and flavor.

  • 50 Hot Restaurants: Canary by Gorji Featured in National Trend Report

    Chef Gorji touted by Trending Tables, a feature of "Nation's Restaurant News" for his personal touch and ahead-of-the-curve menu...

  • The Citrus Revolution: Lime’s Time Has Come

    Dallas’ Chef Gorji, who has long been on the front lines of the citrus revolution, having recognized the culinary importance that tartness brings to flavor.

  • Chef Gorji Celebrates a Decade of Intimate Dining, Innovative Signature Dishes and Critical Acclaim

    To celebrate this 10-year anniversary, Gorji is hard at work on an upcoming cookbook that will showcase his signature dishes and customer favorites.