Tales From Tehrangeles
Faz Poursohi and his wife, Fariba, enjoy a day by their swimming pool, with their daughter Bahar. They live in Danville, Calif. Mr. Poursohi is a chef and the owner of four restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been in the United States since 1974.
Faz restaurant in North San Jose high-tech corridor
Faz Poursohi knows the recipe for success. The Iranian-born restaurateur recently added to his small restaurant empire by opening his fifth Faz restaurant (the others are in Sunnyvale, Oakland, Pleasanton and Danville, which has been around since 1991) in North San Jose's budding tech hub.
Since his restaurant is housed on the ground floor of The Verdant, an apartment and retail complex, Poursohi is a pioneer; his is one of the first restaurants in a neighborhood where city officials have hopes of creating a vibrant "live-work" urban environment, but the area seems far from reaching critical mass.
Faz Restaurants Announce Christmas, Yalda and New Year's Celebrations for Bay Area Diners
Faz Restaurants Group has announced an exciting range of dining options for the festive season at 5 locations around the Bay Area. Established for over 30 years, Faz offers delicious traditional and modern festive cuisine for the holiday period with Mediterranean influences. Recovering from Thanksgiving and all the work that goes into it, some families will be considering a more relaxing dine out option for the next round of holiday festivities.
Celebrated Chef/restaurateur latest pursuit: San Jose
Faz Poursohi proudly announces his third Silicon Valley restaurant, Faz Restaurant & Bar, opening summer 2015, as part of the new Verdant rental and retail community at Zanker and East Tasman. The area is booming with the new 49er Stadium, new Samsung headquarters and thousands of newly added apartments at The Verdant and other neighboring communities.
Oakland Faz to Close 9/28 Due to Loss of Event Space Due to Landlord Renovations
Oakland Mayor & Chamber President Commend Chef Faz' Commitment to Community
Having hosted six years of weddings, anniversaries, business events, birthdays, graduations, bat mitzvahs, bar mitzvahs, quinceañeras, family reunions and other celebrations at Faz Oakland, the Bay Area restaurant company regrets to announce as of September 28th, it will be closing due to landlord Broadway Franklin, LLC's renovations. (Click here for complete article with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Oakland Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Barbara Leslie.)