DALLAS, May 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse launches its new Gaucho Lunch menu today at restaurants nationwide. Developed to accommodate the busy schedules of weekday diners and business professionals, Fogo’s Gaucho Lunch menu provides a new way to experience its award-winning cuisine and hospitality, starting at only $15*.
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“Gaucho Lunch was created to provide our guests a way to experience the Fogo they love within a timeframe that fits with their daytime needs,” said Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Fogo de Chão. “After successfully launching this specialized lunch menu at limited locations, we are pleased to be introducing this exciting new offering to guests nationwide. With Gaucho Lunch, our guests have a greater ability to customize the portion, price and time spent during their experience, and to say goodbye to the notion that lunch takes too long.”
For $15, guests can enjoy the gourmet Market Table & Feijoada Bar, which includes seasonal soups and salads, fresh vegetables, feijoada (traditional black bean stew with rice, fresh orange and yucca flour), and a wealth of other authentic Brazilian dishes. Guests also have the option to add a selection of fire-roasted steak, lamb, chicken, or pork – carved tableside by gaucho chefs, all for less than $25*. Every meal is accompanied with house-made garlic mashed potatoes, caramelized bananas, and crispy fried polenta topped with parmesan cheese. The Gaucho Lunch Menu is available Monday through Friday in the Main Dining Room of all Fogo de Chão U.S. restaurant locations.
GAUCHO LUNCH MENU
Served with Brazilian side dishes
Market Table & Feijoada Bar $15*
Fresh seasonal salads, exotic vegetables, imported cheeses, smoked salmon, cured meats, Fogo feijoada (traditional black bean stew with sausage) served with rice, fresh orange and farofa (baked yucca flour with bacon), seasonal soup, and more. Visit as often as you like.
Add a Grilled Selection to the Market Table
- Center Cut Pork Chop add $9
- Picanha – The noble cut of sirloin add $8
- Fraldinha – A popular Southern Brazilian sirloin steak add $9
- Leg of Lamb – Sliced off the bone add $9
- Chicken – Roasted chicken breast add $6
* Gaucho Lunch starts at $18 in New York and San Francisco, and $16 in Puerto Rico
About Fogo de Chão
Fogo de Chão is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized for more than 36 years in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. The company was founded in 1979 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and expanded into the U.S. in 1997. There are currently 42 locations throughout Brazil, the United States, and Mexico, including locations in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago and Mexico City. For more information or a location nearest you, visit Fogo.com or Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Check out “The Gaucho Way,” a documentary-style video shot through the eyes of real Fogo de Chão Brazilian gauchos and explores the restaurant’s deep cultural roots in Southern Brazil (http://bit.ly/1jMHAtm).
Media Contact: ICR for Fogo de Chão Kristina.Jorge@icrinc.com (646) 277-1234
Source:Fogo de Chao