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Rodizio to open in Fort Lauderdale at Dania Pointe

October 5, 2018

Rodizio Grill® to open in Fort Lauderdale at Dania Pointe late next year. This location marks the brand’s fourth restaurant in Florida.

“Our locations in Southwest Florida have been extremely successful and well-received by the community,” said Ivan Utrera, Founder of Rodizio Grill. “When Kimco Realty approached Rodizio with this prospect, we jumped at the chance to be part of Broward County’s preeminent lifestyle destination in one of the fastest-growing markets in Florida. I can’t wait to bring our distinctive culture and authentic Brazilian dining experience to residents and visitors alike.”

Rodizio Grill Fort Lauderdale at Dania Pointe is located off Interstate 95, between Griffin Road and Stirling Road

Rabanada dessert at Rodizio Grill

Image Reborn Foundation Fundraiser

October 1, 2018

This October, Rodizio Grill is once again supporting breast cancer survivors by donating 100% of all Rabanada dessert sales to the Image Reborn Foundation. Rodizio Grill’s signature dessert, the Rabanada, is a guest and staff favorite.  

Image Reborn Foundation provides weekend retreats to breast cancer survivors at no cost to participants. These retreats help women reclaim their sense of personal power and empower them to live beyond breast cancer.

Last year, Rodizio Grill raised $31,095 for the Image Reborn Foundation.Taking place in Park City, Utah and helping women from around the globe, the retreats are customized to the needs of those attending, and may include discussion groups, breast cancer education, nutritional information and exercise opportunities, journaling, massage therapy, and more.

To learn more about Image Reborn, or to donate directly to the Foundation, visit ImageRebornFoundation.org.

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Wild Game Fest Returns October 1st

October 1, 2018

This October at participating locations, enjoy a selection of wild game meats in addition to our regular dinner menu. Wild Game meats include Elk Sausage with Pears and Port Wine, Kurobuta (boar) and more. Wild Game Fest is happening October 1-31 at participating locations, for no additional charge. Meat selection may vary.
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Rodizio Grill Lincoln celebrates 5-year anniversary

September 4, 2018

“We are thrilled to be celebrating our milestone 5-year anniversary and are so thankful to our community for the great support,” said Eric Underwood, General Manager. “I’ve had the pleasure of seeing thousands of guests come through our doors, each enjoying the culture unique to Rodizio Grill. I am thrilled to celebrate our anniversary with our guests and look forward to many more years here in Lincoln.”

During the month of September, Rodizio Grill is running a variety of contests and promotions, including giving away 5 Grand Prizes: Free Rodizio For A Year! Guests must be part of Club Rodizio to enter to win; no purchase necessary.

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Rodizio Grill to open in Henderson, NV

August 29, 2018

Rodizio Grill®, will open its first location in Nevada this fall. Located at one of the largest shopping centers in Henderson, Nevada, the Galleria at Sunset, Rodizio Grill will bring an authentic and affordable Brazilian dining experience to the greater South Las Vegas area.

“We are thrilled to be opening our first location in Nevada; Henderson is a vibrant and fast-growing community conducive to business, the entrepreneurial spirit, and committed to providing a high quality of life for its residents,” said Ivan Utrera, Founder and President of Rodizio Grill. “This is the perfect environment for Rodizio Grill, and we are thrilled to bring our distinctive culture and authentic Brazilian experience to residents and tourists alike.”

Established in 1995, Rodizio Grill was the first Brazilian “churrasco” steakhouse in the United States. Over twenty years later, the brand remains known for its playful Brazilian spirit, authentic menu offerings and family-friendly atmosphere. The unique concept features rotisserie-grilled meat, expertly seasoned and carved tableside by traditionally dressed Gauchos. While the meats are the main attraction, they are complemented with an award-winning gourmet salad bar, marked by original salads, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and authentic hot side dishes. Rodizio Grill’s reputation hinges on its unparalleled selection of real, fresh-pressed juices, homemade Brazilian Limeades, signature cocktails and an extensive wine list featuring a variety of Brazilian imported wine. At the end of the meal, guests can enjoy a selection of exclusive, homemade desserts authentic to the entire experience – a treat not found anywhere else.

Just as a commitment to authentic food is important, so is a commitment to the significance of family in Brazilian culture. Because of this, Rodizio Grill offers discounted pricing for children and special promotions for family celebrations such as birthdays, weddings, and other milestones. The Rodizio Grill email club provides these special offers and more, to enable family and friends to celebrate together the Brazilian way. Another draw for families looking for fun are the three annual promotions unique to Rodizio Grill: Bacon Fest, BBQ Fest, and Wild Game Fest. These events offer the traditional Rodizio favorites alongside limited-time custom menu items created to tempt, challenge, or dazzle. Brazilians love any reason to celebrate, and these three events are the perfect excuse. It transforms dinner from a meal into a memory.

Rodizio Grill Henderson is located at 1300 W. Sunset Rd., Ste 2950. For more information, visit Rodizio.com.  
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Rodizio Grill to Reopen at Liberty Center

March 13, 2018

Rodizio Grill® is reopening its location at the Liberty Center in Liberty Township, OH this spring.

Rodizio Grill – Liberty Center is opening under new franchise ownership of George Chaposky, who has been successfully operating Rodizio Grill in Columbus, OH for nearly six years. “Our Columbus location is truly the embodiment of our core values and mission statement,” stated Ivan Utrera, Founder and President of Rodizio Grill. In 2014, Rodizio Grill – Columbus was named Best in Nation for displaying the following: Extraordinary Guest Service & Atmosphere; Excellent Food Quality & Dining Experience; Exceptional Community Involvement. Today, this location continues to operate in excellence. “George and his experienced management team will bring this to our Liberty Center location offering guests an authentic Brazilian dining experience for which we’ve been known for over 20 years,” Utrera said.

Group of men dining at Rodizio Grill

Heading to Arizona or Florida for Spring Baseball?

March 5, 2018

Rodizio grill has restaurants in Mesa, Arizona, Sarasota, Florida and Estero, Florida, close to all the Spring baseball training games. Our fun and festive dining experience features unlimited sides, a gourmet salad bar featuring an abundance of hot and cold items, and all you can handle of our seasoned Brazilian steaks. And whether you prefer cactus or grapefruit, a visit with us is the perfect way to finish off a day at the Ball Park.
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Chef Judi Reviews Rodizio Grill Sarasota

February 26, 2018

Thank you to ABC Channel 7 in Sarasota, FL for recently reviewing our location in Sarasota. Click here to watch this live interview.
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Rodizio Grill is Open at Hamilton Place, TN

December 11, 2017

Rodizio Grill opens its third location in Tennessee, which is located at Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga.

 “We are thrilled with the success of our downtown Chattanooga location; when the prospect presented itself to open a second location at Hamilton Place mall, we were ecstatic to take the opportunity,” said Carlos Kal, owner of Rodizio Grill Chattanooga. “This location will attract both residents in the eastern suburbs of Chattanooga as well as those traveling along the Interstate 75 corridor. Seating up to 400 guests and offering various semi-private and private dining room space, Rodizio Grill at Hamilton Place will be a convenient and perfect venue for corporate events, social celebrations and family gatherings.”

Established in 1995, Rodizio Grill was the first Brazilian “churrascaria” steakhouse in the United States. Over 20 years later, the brand remains known for its playful Brazilian spirit, authentic menu offerings and family-friendly atmosphere. The unique concept features rotisserie grilled meat, expertly seasoned and carved tableside by traditionally dressed Gauchos. While the meats are the main attraction, they are complemented with an award-winning gourmet salad bar, marked by original salads, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and authentic hot side dishes. Rodizio Grill also boasts an unparalleled selection of real, fresh-pressed juices, homemade Brazilian Limeades, signature cocktails and an extensive wine list featuring a variety of Brazilian imported wines. At the end of the meal, guests can enjoy a selection of exclusive, homemade desserts authentic to the entire experience – a treat not found anywhere else.

“I am beyond thrilled for the opening of our third location in Tennessee, and this location at Hamilton Place is one of our most beautiful locations yet! Our Nashville and Downtown Chattanooga locations are extremely successful, and I have no doubt this new location will become a unique gathering place for friends, family and corporate events set in an atmosphere unlike anywhere else,” said Ivan Utrera, Founder and President of Rodizio Grill.

The 11,000 sq. ft. dining space offers several private and semi-private spaces to accommodate both small and large group dining. The restaurant will also offer patio dining and convenient, ample parking.

Gauchos at Rodizio Grill

Wild Game Fest Begins

November 1, 2017

Wild Game Fest is back at Rodizio Grill! Every night during November, enjoy a selection of wild game meats, in addition to our regular dinner menu, at no additional charge. Check with your local Rodizio for menu details.

Wild Game Fest is happening at select locations.

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Rodizio Grill Opens in Sarasota!

10/17/2017

Rodizio Grill - Sarasota is owned by three seasoned restaurateurs, local to Sarasota, who bring more than 48 years of combined restaurant experience. Owners Charlie Haney, Barry Berkowitz and Brian Marshall are excited to not only support their community but create more than 50 local jobs. "Rodizio Grill offers such a unique dining experience and I am beyond excited to bring it to our own backyard," said Haney. "It will become a place where family and friends can create memories and celebrate milestones, and a unique venue for corporate and social gatherings."

For over 20 years, the brand has been known for its playful Brazilian spirit, authentic menu offerings and family-friendly atmosphere. The unique concept features rotisserie grilled meat, expertly seasoned and carved tableside by traditionally dressed Gauchos. While the meats are the main attraction, they are complemented with an award-winning gourmet salad bar, marked by original salads, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and authentic hot side dishes. Rodizio Grill also features a selection of Brazilian wine, beer, signature cocktails, fresh-pressed juices and homemade desserts.

"I am thrilled for the opening of our second location in Southwest Florida; our first location in the region, located at Coconut Point Mall in Estero, opened last spring, and has been extremely successful and well-received by the community - from both residents and tourists alike," said Ivan Utrera, Founder of Rodizio Grill. "Similar to the Estero area, Sarasota is a thriving market and growing community; I am thrilled to bring our distinctive culture and authentic Brazilian experience to the Sarasota community."

Rodizio Grill - Sarasota is located off I-75 at 5911 Fruitville Road. The 7,000 square foot dining space offers several semi-private spaces to accommodate both small and large group dining.

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Rib Fest Begins!

07/01/2017

The flames of the grill ignite to bring you something new this summer: Rib Fest! Enjoy Brazilian salted Lime Ribs, familiar and classic BBQ Ribs, and our uniquely zesty Sweet & Spicy, in addition to our regular dinner menu, at no additional charge. Rib Fest is happening every night for a limited time.

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Father's Day Parrilla Grill Sweepstakes

06/02/2017

Give Dad the gift of a lifetime this Father's Day and awaken his inner Gaucho. For a limited time only, enter to win a customized $1,000 value parrilla-style outdoor grill! This unique grill will change the way he barbecues, allowing him to get exactly the finish he wants on the meat every time.

A "Parrilla" style grill allows the chef to raise or lower the Parrilla component to get the exact cooking temperature desired, enabling a low and slow roast for maximum tenderness or a quick seared finish to an already perfect piece. Burning coal or wood in a separate chamber gives the pure, clean taste to the grilled meats and veggies, forever altering the way you think of summer barbecues. All your neighbors will be aching for an invite when they smell the professional grilling coming from your backyard this year. Enter to win at RodizioGrill.com/Club-Rodizio

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Rodizio Grill Announces Its Fourth Location in Utah

05/22/2017

This summer, Rodizio Grill will open its fourth location in Utah, at The Shops at Riverwoods in Provo. For 20 years, this authentically Brazilian brand has been known in Utah for its uniquely traditional cuisine, service, and family-friendly atmosphere. "I was thrilled when Riverwoods approached me with the opportunity to bring Rodizio Grill to my hometown of Provo," said David Knighton, owner of Rodizio Grill – Provo. "I've always loved this community, and have enjoyed working with the owners of the Shops at Riverwoods."

Knighton's roots run deep both in Utah and Brazilian culture. He grew up just 2 miles from The Shops at Riverwoods, and played Little League Baseball on the very land where the Riverwoods offices now stand. Provo was his home throughout his childhood and adolescence until, during high school, his father was asked to serve a 3-year LDS Church assignment in Rio de Janeiro and the entire family moved to Brazil.

There, Knighton's love for Brazil, its people, and its culture began. He continued his Portuguese immersion by serving for 2 years in Portugal and Cape Verde, Africa. At the end of his travels, Knighton returned to Provo to pursue higher education. Knighton holds a BA in Economics from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the Marriot School of Management. He has been with Rodizio Grill since 2004 and also owns locations in American Fork, UT and Pensacola, FL.

With locations at Trolley Square, American Fork and at Utah Motorsports Campus, Rodizio Grill is well-loved in Utah for its authentic and affordable Brazilian dining experience. The unique concept features tender, rotisserie-grilled meat carved tableside by traditionally-dressed Gauchos. An award-winning salad bar treats guests to original salads, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and authentic hot side dishes.

The brand also boasts an unparalleled selection of fresh-pressed tropical juices, homemade Brazilian Limeades, signature cocktails and Brazilian wine. The experience culminates in a selection of exclusive, homemade Brazilian dessert not found anywhere else. And just as superlative food is important in Brazilian culture, so is commitment to family. Because of this, Rodizio Grill offers special promotions for family celebrations such as birthdays, weddings, and other milestones. The Rodizio Grill email club provides these exclusive offers and more. Families looking for a different dining experience will find it in the three annual promotions Rodizio Grill features, which introduce limited-time menu items alongside the traditional meats and salads. Dining at Rodizio Grill transforms dinner from a meal into a memory.

"We are very excited to add Rodizio Grill to The Shops at Riverwoods," said JJ Haering Director of Leasing. "We have worked tirelessly since 2009, on transforming the center into a stronger community asset. We feel Rodizio Grill recognized this and will be a very powerful addition. We could not be more thrilled to have Rodizio Grill join us!"

Rodizio Grill – Provo is located at the Shops at Riverwoods. The nearly 7,000 square foot dining space will offer several private and semi-private spaces to accommodate both small and large group dining. Established in 1995, Rodizio Grill® The Brazilian Steakhouse™ is the first authentic Brazilian steakhouse in the U.S., founded by Ivan Utrera who wanted to bring this popular Brazilian Churrascaria concept, along with cherished family recipes, to the USA from his home country of Brazil. Utrera is also a graduate of Brigham Young University. Rodizio Grill's all-inclusive menu offers unlimited Brazilian sides, over 30 gourmet salads, and rotisserie-grilled meats and grilled items, carved tableside by Rodizio Gauchos.

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Rodizio Grill to Open in Sarasota, FL

04/20/2017

Rodizio Grill®, will open its third location in Florida this summer. "I am pleased to announce the opening of Rodizio Grill in Sarasota. Our first location in Southwest Florida opened last spring, and has been extremely successful and well-received by the community – from both residents and tourists alike," said Ivan Utrera, Founder of Rodizio Grill. "Similar to that location in the Naples/Fort Myers area, Sarasota is a thriving market and growing community; I am thrilled to bring our distinctive culture and authentic Brazilian experience to the Sarasota region."

Rodizio Grill – Sarasota is owned by three seasoned restaurateurs who bring more than 48 years of combined restaurant experience. Sarasota residents Barry Berkowitz and Brian Marshall are excited to not only support their community but create more than 50 local jobs. Partner, Charlie Haney, also owns Rodizio Grill in the New Jersey area and recently moved to Sarasota.

"Rodizio Grill offers such a unique dining experience and I am beyond excited to bring it to our own backyard," said Haney. "It will become a place where family and friends can create memories and celebrate milestones; a unique venue for corporate and social gatherings; a restaurant unlike anything else in our area."

For over 20 years, the brand has been known for its playful Brazilian spirit, authentic menu offerings and family-friendly atmosphere. The unique concept features rotisserie-grilled meat, expertly seasoned and carved tableside by traditionally dressed Gauchos. While the meats are the main attraction, they are complemented with an award-winning gourmet salad bar, marked by original salads, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and authentic hot side dishes.

Rodizio Grill also boasts an unparalleled selection of real, fresh-pressed juices, homemade Brazilian Limeades, signature cocktails and an extensive wine list featuring a variety of Brazilian imported wines. At the end of the meal, guests can enjoy a selection of exclusive, homemade desserts authentic to the entire experience – a treat not found anywhere else.

Rodizio Grill – Sarasota is conveniently located off I-75 at 5911 Fruitville Road. The 7,000 square foot dining space offers several semi-private spaces to accommodate both small and large group dining.

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Rodizio Grill to Open Third Location in Tennessee

04/18/2017

Rodizio Grill®, will open its third location in Tennessee this summer to be located at Hamilton Place Mall in Chattanooga. This will mark Rodizio's second location in Chattanooga.

"We are thrilled with the success of our downtown Chattanooga location; when the prospect presented itself to open a second location at Hamilton Place mall, we were ecstatic to take the opportunity," said Carlos Kal, owner of Rodizio Grill Chattanooga. "This location will attract both residents in the eastern suburbs of Chattanooga as well as those traveling along the Interstate 75 corridor. Seating up to 400 guests and offering various semi-private and private dining room space, Rodizio Grill at Hamilton Place will be a convenient and perfect venue for corporate events, social celebrations and family gatherings."

Established in 1995, Rodizio Grill was the first Brazilian "churrascaria" steakhouse in the United States. Over 20 years later, the brand remains known for its playful Brazilian spirit, authentic menu offerings and family-friendly atmosphere. The unique concept features rotisserie-grilled meat, expertly seasoned and carved tableside by traditionally dressed Gauchos.

While the meats are the main attraction, they are complemented with an award-winning gourmet salad bar, marked by original salads, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and authentic hot side dishes. Rodizio Grill also boasts an unparalleled selection of real, fresh-pressed juices, homemade Brazilian Limeades, signature cocktails and an extensive wine list featuring a variety of Brazilian imported wines.

At the end of the meal, guests can enjoy a selection of exclusive, homemade desserts authentic to the entire experience – a treat not found anywhere else. And just as a commitment to authentic food is important, so is a commitment to the significance of family in Brazilian culture. Because of this, Rodizio Grill offers discounted pricing for children and special promotions for family celebrations.

Another draw for families looking for fun are the three annual promotions unique to Rodizio Grill – each event offers the traditional Rodizio favorites alongside limited-time custom menu items created to tempt, challenge, or dazzle. Brazilians love any reason to celebrate, and these three events are the perfect excuse. It transforms dinner from a meal into a memory. The 11,000 sq. ft. dining space offers several private and semi-private spaces to accommodate both small and large group dining. The restaurant will also offer patio dining and convenient, ample parking.

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Rodizio Grill in Estero, FL, Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

04/03/2017

Rodizio Grill in Estero, FL at Coconut Point Mall celebrates its one year anniversary. All guests who dine during April will receive a special anniversary offer valid starting in May. To learn more, call the location at (239) 498-0018(239) 498-0018.

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Bacon Fest Is Back!

01/01/2017

Rodizio Grill®, America's First Brazilian Steakhouse® launched its fourth annual BaconFest for a limited time during dinner hours. This year's event is sure to excite the taste buds with a variety of bacon-inspired sides, gourmet salads, grilled items and dessert.

Over the course of several months, Corporate Chef Duda Goulart developed many unique recipes for this year's BaconFest; recipes you cannot find anywhere else including Bacon Love's Polenta, Bacon-Wrapped Applewood Ham, Grilled Peppered Pork Belly, Pork Loin with Parmesan and Bacon, Bacon Lover's Cheese Bread, Golden Bacon Salad, Bacon'd Potatoes and much more. Rodizio Grill's signature dessert, the Rabanada, even features bacon.

BaconFest is taking place during dinner hours through the end of February. BaconFest menu items are in addition to Rodizio Grill's extensive menu, for no additional cost, and are only available during the promotion.