Fogo de Chao Offers Dining Alternative to Traditional Thanksgiving Day Meal

Fogo de Chao Offers Dining Alternative to Traditional Thanksgiving Day Meal
Fogo de Chao Offers Dining Alternative to Traditional Thanksgiving Day Meal

Award-winning Fogo de Chão (pronounced fo-go dèe shoun), an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse, which opened Nov. 10, announces it will offer an alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving Day dining menu on Nov. 24.

Fogo de Chão guests dining on Nov. 24 can expect a prix fixe culinary journey that is far from the mundane traditional spread that is served year after year. For those looking to feast on something different this Thanksgiving, Fogo offers guests an unlimited array of meats, salad bar, traditional Southern Brazilian sides and desserts that will please any fickle palates.

Brazilian-trained churrasqueiros or gaucho chefs will present and slice 15 signature cuts of meat table side from roasting skewers. Meat selections include: the house specialty picanha, a prime cut of top sirloin; the two filet mignon cuts of tenderloin, one served wrapped in bacon; and a variety of beef cuts, lamb, chicken and pork. The gourmet salad and sides bar features more than 30 items such as smoked salmon, sun-dried tomatoes, hearts of palm, tabbouleh salad, jumbo asparagus, cured meats, artisan breads and imported cheeses. The restaurant boasts a drink menu featuring authentic Brazilian beverages like The Caipirinha as well as an award-winning wine list that includes more than 200 labels.  To complete the dining experience, Fogo de Chão’s decadent dessert menu includes the restaurant’s signature Papaya Cream, South American Flan, Crème Brule, Turtle Cheesecake, Molten Chocolate Cake and Key Lime Pie.

Fogo de Chão is equipped with nine private meeting spaces which can accommodate any number of family and friends gathering.

Operation hours and prices on Nov. 24 are as follows:

$44.50 (Salad Bar Only – $22.50)
1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Children five years of age and under enjoy complimentary dining.
Children six to 10 years of age dine at half the prices listed above.
Any beverages, desserts, tax and gratuity are additional.

Fogo de Chão has received numerous rave reviews since opening its first restaurant in the United States in 1997. Named one of America’s top restaurants by the Zagat Survey, Fogo de Chão has topped critics’ lists in locations such as Atlanta, Dallas, Miami, Beverly Hills and Chicago. Nation’s Restaurant News honored the restaurant with its Hot! Concepts Award in 2003, and Wine Spectator has presented Fogo de Chão with its Award of Excellence for the past nine years.

Internationally renowned as the premier Brazilian steakhouse, Fogo de Chão has seven locations in Brazil with their newest opening this past June in Rio de Janeiro. Other cities in Brazil include Brasilia, Belo Horizonte, Salvador and three restaurants in São Paulo.  In the United States, Fogo has 17 locations including locations in Beverly Hills, Calif., Miami and Washington, D.C.

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