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Fogo de Chao Opening Downtown in Spring 2014

Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chao has set a date for its upcoming downtown location: The Oregonian reports the brand plans a spring 2014 opening in the former NikeTown space. A Q&A with Fogo's director of marketing Andy Feldmann brings news that the prix fixe menu (essentially an all-you-can-eat parade of Brazilian-style grilled meat and salad) will cost "mid-to-upper $40s per person." According to Feldman:

One of the things that surprises people is that the men who are carving the meat are also the chefs — we call them our gaucho chefs — they're responsible for butchering, seasoning, cooking and carving table-side. All of our chefs are Brazilian-trained, and most grew up on farms in southern Brazil.

Fogo currently operates more than 20 locations in the U.S. More as it becomes available.
· Fogo de Chao Announces Timeline, Details [OregonLive]
· All Previous Fogo de Chao Coverage [Eater PDX]

Photo of NikeTown's old Sixth Avenue space courtesy Rodefeld via Flickr

Fogo de Chao

930 SW Sixth Ave., Portland, OR

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