Rodizio Grill® to open flagship location at Pointe Orlando, Florida late this year
SALT LAKE CITY, UT. – Rodizio Grill® America’s First Brazilian Steakhouse®, to open flagship
location at Pointe Orlando, in the epicenter of Orlando’s primary tourism district. This location
marks the brand’s fifth restaurant in Florida.
“We are beyond excited to bring our concept to the most desirable location in Orlando and be part
of the vibrant dining and lifestyle scene,” said Ivan Utrera, Founder of Rodizio Grill. “Our unique
spirit of fun, adventure and ‘alegria’ (joy) delivers a truly authentic Brazilian dining experience that is
not only memorable, but unlike any other. As Ambassadors of Brazil, we cannot wait to welcome
the community into Rodizio Grill – our home – and celebrate with us the warmth and alegria that is
the Rodizio experience.”
Located off International Drive, Pointe Orlando is the epicenter of Orlando’s primary tourism
district, just minutes from major theme parks and within walking distance of Orange County
Convention Center and other renowned landmarks including WonderWorks’ famous upside-down
building. Highly regarded as the coveted site in Orlando, Rodizio Grill’s newest location at Pointe
Orlando will become a celebration destination and family favorite for residents and visitors alike.
With seating capacity of 500, the restaurant will have private and semi-private spaces available to
host corporate events, wedding festivities and large family gatherings.
Established in 1995, Rodizio Grill was the first Brazilian “churrasco” steakhouse in the United
States. Nearly twenty-five 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 and beer. At the end of the meal, guests can enjoy a selection of exclusive,
homemade Brazilian desserts. The whole experience comes at a competitive, affordable price so the
whole family can celebrate together.
About Rodizio Grill®:
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. 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. For more
information, visit Rodizio.com.