Valley City  (CSi)  Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series Season #20  Presents, Nam Sabir: “Restaurateur: A business and a life.” March 21, 2019, 7:00PM at the Barnes County Museum.

Nam Sabir worked in his father’s restaurant business since he was 12 years old and always wanted a restaurant of his own.  He established Sabir’s Fine Dining in 1996 in the basement of Valley City’s Elks Club and three years later expanded to its current restaurant location.  Today he is also the owner of Sabir’s Buffalo Grill in Jamestown.  Owning a restaurant, being involved in its fiscal operation as well as day to day operation, is a challenge that encompasses all aspects of one’s life.  Duties, responsibilities, success, and challenges, after many years of being a Restaurateur, Nam will share the stories of his life’s vocation and professional calling.

After leaving Kurdish Iraq in 1976 to live in Germany Nam came to New York in 1979 and was faced with a decision to either locate in Fargo, North Dakota, to be with other relocated Kurdish people or be put on a waiting list to be placed at some time in the future.   Taking a chance on the unknown, he came to Fargo and graduated from Moorhead State University with a degree in computer information.  After a few years of exploring the country, Nam decided the Midwest was the best place to be Nam is married to Ameera and they now reside in Valley City.

All lectures are in conjunction with Valley City State University and are free and open to the public.  All lectures are held at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum 315 Central Ave N. Valley City, ND

For further information contact Wes Anderson at 701-845-0966