Chef-Partner of Nick & Sam’s, Samir Dhurandhar, shares his “never say no” philosophy and hospitality stories in his book, according to a Dallas Morning News article which reports,
“The customer is always right. Heard that before? Samir Dhurandhar, chef-partner at Nick & Sam’s in Dallas, takes it to the extreme.
“Never say no,” he instructs his servers.
He means it. In the new book Raising the Steaks: My Journey to Creating the Best Steakhouse in the World — Nick & Sam’s, Dhurandhar shares his “golden rules” of running a restaurant. “Never say no” means when New York Yankees players come to town, Dhurandhar keeps the kitchen open late. (Lorazepam) Dinner might start around midnight, and Dhurandhar is happy to feed his favorite team. “Never say no” means hiring limo drivers to transport A-listers in town for the Super Bowl during an infamous severe ice storm in 2011.”
Discover the culinary journey of Chef Samir Dhurandhar from India to North Texas, including encounters with Julia Childs and personal recipes, according to a Fox 4 News article. They say,
“Chef Samir Dhurandhar of the famed Dallas steakhouse Nick and Sam’s takes people into his origins in India to Manhattan restaurants and here to North Texas in his new book “Raising the Steaks.”
Readers will find out how a chance meeting with cooking legend Julia Childs turned into lifelong opportunities.
Plus, he shares personal recipes and kitchen tips.”
Join Chef Samir Dhurandhar for a book signing event on June 7, 2023, at Interabang in Dallas, celebrating the release of “Raising the Steaks” on June 13, 2023.