Fogo de Chão Signs Lease for New Flagship Restaurant at The Plaza Coral Gables

Steakhouse flagship with new brand design with Next Level Lounge and very first butcher shop

Coral Gables Ground Fire Butcher Shop Sign

At The Butchery in Fogo’s new flagship Coral Gables, Fogo’s gaucho chefs will slaughter and serve high quality cuts of meat from The Butchery for guests to grill at home. Fogo.com.

At The Butchery in Fogo’s new flagship Coral Gables, Fogo’s gaucho chefs will slaughter and serve high quality cuts of meat from The Butchery for guests to grill at home. Fogo.com.

The butcher shop in Coral Gables Fogo de Chão

At The Butchery in Fogo's new flagship Coral Gables, Fogo's gaucho chefs will slaughter and serve high quality cuts of meat from The Butchery for guests to grill at home.  Fogo.com.

At The Butchery in Fogo’s new flagship Coral Gables, Fogo’s gaucho chefs will slaughter and serve high quality cuts of meat from The Butchery for guests to grill at home. Fogo.com.

At The Butchery in Fogo’s new flagship Coral Gables, Fogo’s gaucho chefs will slaughter and serve high quality cuts of meat from The Butchery for guests to grill at home. Fogo.com.

Coral Gables Indoor Fireplace Dining Room

Design elements in the Fogo dining room in Coral Gables combine modern accents with rich Brazilian heritage.  Fogo.com.

Design elements in the Fogo dining room in Coral Gables combine modern accents with rich Brazilian heritage. Fogo.com.

Design elements in the Fogo dining room in Coral Gables combine modern accents with rich Brazilian heritage. Fogo.com.

Coral Gables Fogo de Chão next level lounge

The Next Level Lounge in the new flagship Fogo in Coral Gables is the perfect place to linger and offers a first-class scotch and bourbon menu as well as hand-rolled cigars.  Fogo.com.

The Next Level Lounge in the new flagship Fogo in Coral Gables is the perfect place to linger and offers a first-class scotch and bourbon menu as well as hand-rolled cigars. Fogo.com.

The Next Level Lounge in the new flagship Fogo in Coral Gables is the perfect place to linger and offers a first-class scotch and bourbon menu as well as hand-rolled cigars. Fogo.com.

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Fogo de Chão, the internationally renowned steakhouse that allows diners to find out what’s next at every turn, announced today that it has a lease to open a contract has signed The Brand New Dining Experience in Coral Gables, Florida. The restaurant is slated to open in late 2021 and is located in Plaza Coral Gables, South Florida’s highly anticipated mixed use shopping, dining, office, hospitality and entertainment destination. In addition to a Fogo restaurant, the flagship features The Butchery and Next Level Lounge, two new destinations in Fogo, USA to offer diners an upscale experience that leverages the core stocks of butchery and Brazilian hospitality.

“Fogo de Chão is rich in 40 years of rich history that extends across the world. What began in the foothills of Brazil is now so much more than just a steakhouse. With our new flagship in Plaza Coral Gables, we are rethinking how diners can discover the best of our brand beyond a traditional restaurant setting, ”said Barry McGowan, CEO of Fogo de Chão. “Our butchery expertise and the well-known Brazilian hospitality will be further enhanced by The Butchery and Next Level Lounge. These latest features are an example of the unique experience our guests enjoy and provide new opportunities for everyone to truly discover what’s next at every dinner at Fogo. “

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Fogo’s newest location will be part of an over $ 700 million base development being developed by Agave Holdings LLC. The restaurant, which was designed in collaboration with the architecture and design firm Harrison Design, will be a mixed use of indoor and outdoor dining spaces with natural wood surfaces, dramatic chandeliers over a vaulted ceiling and additional experience elements introduced at Fogo’s Brazilian locations were. Butcher’s shop and sophisticated Next Level Lounge and cigar bar that combines modern elegance with timeless heritage.

At The Butchery, guests can enjoy a glass of South American wine and charcuterie while consulting with Fogo’s expert butchers, their gaucho chefs, about the best cut of meat, freshly carved and packaged for grilling at home. Bottles of South American wines, artisanal cheeses, and other Brazilian-inspired menu items can be enjoyed or purchased at the butcher’s table. In the Next Level Lounge, guests can relax with a craft cocktail with a premium whiskey and bourbon menu and purchase hand-rolled cigars.

Fogo’s “Next Level” design concept, which began in 2019 with a complete renovation of Fogo’s Jardins location in São Paulo, Brazil, is reminiscent of the warmth and hospitality that is known in southern Brazilian culture. Harrison Design considered every detail in creating the new flagship location, including rich textures, timeless colors, cozy furniture and traditional nod to the culture of Fogo’s homeland.

Just a 20-minute drive from the city of Miami, Plaza Coral Gables is a 5-star luxury business Loews hotel with meeting rooms for business and social events, Class A offices, street-level shopping and dining areas, and residential townhouses and apartments in the redesigned Ponce Circle Park.

For more information on Fogo de Chão, please visit Fogo.com.

About Fogo de Chão
Fogo de Chão (Fogo-dee-shown) is a leading Brazilian steakhouse that specializes in the centuries-old southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco – the art of roasting high quality cuts of meat over an open flame, all of which are carved at the table by Brazilian-trained gaucho chefs . Founded in 1979 in southern Brazil, the company currently has 55 locations in Brazil, the USA, Mexico and the Middle East.

Fogo’s distinctive and authentic Brazilian dining experience begins with the seasonal market table and Feijoada Bar, which includes seasonal salads, soups, fresh vegetables, imported cold cuts and much more. The restaurant offers a variety of plain-seasoned meats roasted by gaucho chefs, as well as seafood, desserts, cocktails and an award-winning wine list. In addition to the full churrasco experience, Fogo offers guests multiple options to enjoy the experience at a variety of prices, including weekday lunch from $ 15. Brazilian weekend brunch; A bar fogo menu with smaller, shareable plates, Brazilian-inspired cocktails, and an all-day happy hour. Fogo now offers a range of catering, take-away and delivery options, including Fogo To-Go, which allows guests to enjoy customized meals, a la carte options, and ready-to-eat or grill-ready Fogo Experience packages from the comfort of their own home.

Visit Fogo.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for a glimpse into the history and legacy of gaucho culture.

Via the Plaza Coral Gables
Plaza Coral Gables was designed with the business district in mind to ensure we revitalize this area while maintaining the beauty and balance of its design as a priority and providing the community with a wide range of services and options, including high end Hotel with meeting rooms for business and social events, Class A offices, street level shopping and dining areas, townhouses and apartments. The new design includes nearly 1 acre public space across from Ponce de Leon Blvd. and the soon to be improved Ponce Circle Park.

The project has been designed in accordance with the latest city regulations while respecting and maintaining the traditional aesthetic character for which Coral Gables is known. This unique project was inspired by the idea of ​​making significant improvements in a previously abandoned area. Plaza Coral Gables will have a positive impact on the quality of life and safety of the entire community by creating new spaces for recreation and promoting artistic, cultural and outdoor activities.

For more information about The Plaza Coral Gables, please visit www.theplazacoralgables.com.

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