Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse will have special hours during the holidays, with the Chicagoland locations open on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day, and offer holiday menu additions included as part of their Full Churrasco Experience.
New items include a classic slow roasted beef roast; Quentão (keen-tao) - a warm Brazilian mulled red wine made with fresh oranges, cinnamon, clove, and ginger; Sweet Potato Casserolewith rich butter, cinnamon, and toasted marshmallows; and tender New York Strip steak carved tableside by gaucho chefs.
Fogo offers a lively and elegant atmosphere that is perfect for celebrating with family, friends and loved ones during this holiday season. Fogo de Chão shares the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco, the art of roasting meats over an open fire, and espeto corrido, or "continuous service."
Their menu features a wealth of savory, fire-roasted meats perfectly seasoned, prepared and carved tableside for each guest by a team of authentic Brazilian-trained gaucho chefs. Additionally, guests can also enjoy the gourmet Market Table & Feijoada Bar, which includes seasonal salads, soups, fresh vegetables, feijoada (traditional black bean stew with rice, fresh orange and toasted yucca flour), and authentic Brazilian side dishes.
To further complement the dining experience, the restaurant offers an award-winning wine list, tempting dessert menu, and creative and classic cocktails. "The holidays are a time to celebrate and being from Brazil, celebrating is part of our DNA," says Larry Johnson, CEO. "We've added new holiday-inspired menu items to make our dining experience even more exciting; couple that with our team's warm Southern Brazilian hospitality and Fogo is a not-to-be missed stop this holiday season." The Chicago and Rosemont locations will be open Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day. Hours vary by location. Reservations are highly recommended.
Visit Fogo.com for more information, hours of operation, and to make a reservation. The limited time menu items are included as part of the Full Churrasco Experience from December 24 through January 1st.