Fogo de Chao is a chain of full-service fine dining Brazilian steakhouses known as churrascarias. With 29 restaurants in the United States and 9 restaurants in Brazil, the chain is certainly on track to become one of the most famous churrascarias in the world.
The chain’s name comes from the Brazilian words meaning “fire of ground”, a terms that describes the traditional method of roasting cuts of meat over an open fire on the ground.
Below are the latest Fogo de Chao menu prices.
Fire-Roasted Meats by the Pound
|Medalhões com Bacon||$30.95|
|Linguiça - Brazilian Spicy Sausage||$22.95|
|Filet Mignon -Tenderloin||$25.00|
|Costela de Porco||$44.00|
Brazilian Sides and Desserts
|Garlic Mashed Potatoes||$5.00|
|Chickpea Trio Salad||$5.00|
|Mixed Greens Salad||$5.00|
|Apple Manchego Salad||$5.00|
|Feijoada and Rice||$5.00|
|Autumn Seasonal Hummus||$7.00|
|Pao de Queijo||$9.00|
|Tres Leches Cake||$11.00|
|Key Lime Pie||$11.00|
|New York Style Cheesecake||$11.00|
Butcher Shop - For Cooking at Home
Meats carved fresh daily by our Brazilian-trained Gaucho Chefs. Packaged for cooking at home.* Weight by the pound is pre-cooked.
|Dry-aged Tomahawk Ancho||$82.74|
|Wagyu New York Strip||$129.74|
|Lamb Chop Rack||$42.95|
|Chilean Sea Bass||$32.95|
|Cold-Water Lobster Tail||$20.95|
Contact your local Fogo to learn more about wines, beer or wine that can be added to your order where legally allowed.
In 1979, the Cosers and Ongarattos, two sets of brothers, founded Fogo De Chao in Rio Grande do Sul. By 1997, the brother opened their first U.S. restaurant in Dallas, Texas and its expansion has continued to this day.
In 2006, GP Investments, a Brazilian private equity firm, made their initial investment in the chain. By 2012, however, it sold its shares to Thomas H. Lee Partners, an American private equity firm. On 20 April 2015, Fogo de Chao filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on NASDAQ (ticker symbol: FOGO).
What It’s Famous For
As a churrascaria, Fogo de Chao is well-known for the wide range of roasted meats on its menu. These include steaks, lamb, bacon-wrapped chicken, and chicken legs, among others, which are served with a range of sauces depending on the diner’s request.
Why Eat Here
If you make reservations, you will only wait for 5 minutes or so before being seated – truly, a first sign of excellent customer service. If you don’t have reservations, you may have to wait for 30 minutes or less especially on busy weekends. You will be shown to your table by friendly, efficient and knowledgeable servers who will work well to ensure your enjoyable dining experience.
Your table will be provided with several sides including mashed potatoes, fried bananas, and cheesy breads, among others. You should also check out the salad bar, which is loaded with all sorts of vegetables and fruits as well as deli meats, roasted peppers, cheese, and lox.
The meats are obviously the main attraction in a churrascaria, which makes Fogo de Chao a meat lovers’ haven. Just turn your coaster to its green side and servers will approach your table with various kinds of meats including steaks, pork, chicken, sausages, and lamb. While you can indulge all you want, you should be mindful of the calories, fats, and sodium content, too, especially when you’re on a healthy diet plan.
To learn more about Fogo de Chao or to find a location near you, visit their website at fogodechao.com.