FOGO DE CHÃO EXPANDS BRAZILIAN BRUNCH, INTRODUCES NEW HOLIDAY MENU

Sunday Brazilian Brunch now extended to Saturdays nationwide;

Traditional holiday favorites added to Brazilian steakhouse’s unique churrasco experience this holiday season


DALLAS (Nov. 23, 2016) – Just in time for the holidays, Fogo de Chão is set to extend its popular Brazilian Brunch offering to Saturdays beginning Nov. 26 nationwide. Also this week, the internationally-renowned Brazilian steakhouse unveils new seasonal menu offerings for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Festive additions to the Market Table as well as custom cocktails are sure to delight guests with tastes that perfectly complement the holiday season.

The Brazilian Brunch menu includes Fogo’s famous full churrasco experience, which features a variety of fire-roasted meats like filet mignon, Brazilian picanha and lamb chops, plus Brazilian takes on American classics. These classics include a Pão de Queijo Egg Bake, Braised Beef Rib Hash and a beverage bar that features Caipirinhas, Passion Fruit Mimosas and a Brazilian-spiced Bloody Mary sure to satisfy any brunch lover’s cravings.

“There’s no better time than the holidays for friends and family to celebrate together,” said Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Fogo de Chão. “By extending our Brazilian Brunch to Saturdays and adding delicious seasonal flavors to our holiday menus, Fogo is offering truly unmatched and very special holiday dining experiences.”

With all Fogo de Chão locations open throughout the holidays, diners can escape to an inviting atmosphere with enticing menu additions. On Thanksgiving Day, these additions include:

· Roasted Turkey Breast – Tender roasted turkey carved to perfection by Fogo’s Gaucho chefs.

· Turkey Au Jus – A twist on roasted turkey au jus made with sautéed diced carrots and celery.

· Cranberry Relish – Traditional holiday flavors made from fresh Granny Smith apples, oranges and cranberries add just the right balance of tart and sweetness to any plate.

· Brazilian Sausage and Apple Dressing – Flavorful sausage is seasoned with Brazilian flare, then marinated in a sweet apple dressing made from fresh green apples.

· Sweet Potato Casserole – This cooler-weather favorite combines a savory combination of butter, cinnamon and nutmeg, topped with toasted mini marshmallows (available throughout the season).