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The Ultimate Brazilian Steakhouse Experience Is Coming To Columbus

Columbus, get ready to set your taste buds ablaze with the opening of Fogo de Chão, the internationally acclaimed Brazilian steakhouse, right here at 1425 Polaris Parkway.

Known for its lavish meat selections and vibrant atmosphere, Fogo de Chão is not just a restaurant; it’s a testament to a rich culinary tradition that began in 1979 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Founded by brothers Arri and Jair Coser, Fogo de Chão has become a global ambassador of the Southern Brazilian art of churrasco, offering guests an unparalleled dining experience that celebrates the flavors and culture of Brazil.

A New Chapter Begins at Polaris Parkway

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Fogo de Chão in The Woodlands, Tx. Photo via Facebook

The former O’Charley’s location is undergoing a stunning $1.5 million renovation to welcome Fogo de Chão. This transformation is set to redefine the dining landscape in Columbus, promising an environment that is both warm and contemporary, yet timeless.

Reflecting Fogo de Chão’s dedication to a unique dining ambiance, the new Columbus location will no doubt embody the brand’s aesthetic of elegance and coziness, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the heart of Brazilian hospitality.

Savor Every Bite: The Fogo de Chão Menu

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Fogo de Chão Columbus is set to offer the “full churrasco experience,” where guests can enjoy continuous servings of fire-roasted beef, lamb, pork, chicken, and more, all carved tableside by gaucho chefs.

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Examples of steaks on the menu at Fogo de Chão.

But it’s not just about the meats; the Market Table and Feijoada Bar will feature seasonal salads, fresh vegetables, imported charcuterie, and more, ensuring a diverse and delightful dining experience for all.

Perfect for Foodies and Adventure Seekers Alike

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Whether you’re a die-hard meat lover or a culinary adventurer eager to explore new flavors, Fogo de Chão in Columbus promises an unparalleled dining experience.

The magic of this Brazilian steakhouse lies not just in its flavorful dishes but in its ability to bring people together in a warm, inviting atmosphere. It’s a place where meals become memorable experiences, making it the perfect spot for everything from family dinners to celebratory gatherings.

A Culinary Renaissance in Columbus

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Fogo de Chão exterior in Rosemont. Photo via Facebook

The opening of Fogo de Chão at 1425 Polaris Parkway signifies more than just the arrival of another restaurant; it heralds a new era of international cuisine in Columbus. With over 70 locations worldwide, including the United States, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Mexico, Fogo de Chão’s expansion into Columbus is a testament to the city’s growing status as a culinary destination.

As we look forward to the grand opening, we’re not just anticipating the arrival of a new dining spot; we’re welcoming a global dining phenomenon that has captivated food lovers around the world. From its humble beginnings on a Southern Brazilian farm to its position as a global leader in experiential dining, Fogo de Chão invites Columbus to discover what’s next at every turn.

Get Ready for an Unforgettable Experience

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Fogo de Chão interior at Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. Photo via Facebook

In a press release about the restaurant’s expansion throughout 2024-2025, Fogo de Chão CEO Barry McGowan expressed his excitement about moving into new cities.

“As we look ahead to the next 24 months, Fogo de Chão is positioned for yet another transformative chapter of growth as we continue to scale our authentic experiential dining concept globally,” said McGowan. “We are a category-leading, international brand and are actively securing leases and forging development agreements in regions where we already have a presence, while simultaneously breaking ground in new capital cities around the world.”

Are you excited to dive into the heart of Brazilian cuisine without leaving Columbus? Stay tuned for more details on Fogo de Chão’s grand opening and prepare to embark on a culinary journey that promises to ignite your senses and leave you craving more. Join us as we celebrate the rich flavors and traditions of Southern Brazil, right here in the heart of Columbus.