Chef and owner Mehmet spent many years offering tourists culinary tours of his home country Turkey. Introducing many to taste and experience food and culture from the third largest cuisine in the world. Having learned how to make authentic Turkish cuisine from some of the best chefs he felt Southern California was lacking a Turkish institution. Serving everything from köfte (mini meat patties), döner (vertically grilled meat), pide (baked bread boats with meat, cheese or both), Turkish baklava (sweet pistachio phyllo pastry), and many more traditional Turkish items.
What is Koftegi and how do you pronounce is?
Koftegi is an english name that has been adapted from the Turkish language. Köfteci – (pronounced) [kofta]-[G] meaning maker of (ci) meatball (köfte).