Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse is doing its summer Rodizio Americano BBQ Fest, a cross-cultural mash-up of traditional American barbecue items with the traditional “churrasco” of southern Brazil. So you can get barbecued ribs, chicken and smoked brisket along with the usual all-you-care-to-eat Brazilian menu from July 1 to Labor Day at all of its locations.
Rodizio Grill has given me two free gift I’m giving away two gift cards, with for a complimentary “Full Rodizio” dinner, a $26.95 value. That includes the huge salad buffet, a hot foods buffet, and as much grilled meats as you want, carved for you tableside.
In order to win a certificate, just leave a comment at the end of this post. You don’t have to “follow” me or share on Facebook, or tweet or anything else. Just leave me a comment about what you think of Rodizio Grill — a favorite memory, your favorite menu item, etc. I will draw two winners on Saturday, June 2.
You might assume Rodizio Grill consists of a couple of Utah restaurants, but actually, the company website lists 16 locations around the country, and it continues to grow.
It was founded in Denver in 1995 by Ivan Utrera, who grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil and earned an MBA at Brigham Young University.
His goal was to introduce Americans to that traditional “churrasco” style of dining from southern Brazil: a parade of “gauchos” coming to your table and carving grilled meat off of long skewers. There are also a salad buffet and hot side dishes.
Rodizio Grill is known as the first authentic Brazilian steakhouse in the United States. It’s super Paleo-friendly — lots of meat! and 95% of the menu is gluten-free.
The sweet, juicy grilled pineapple is a dessert all by itself.
This may give away my age, but I attended the opening night when Rodizio Grill opened at Trolley Square, in January of 1999. And we’re both still alive and better than ever, right?
Again, go ahead and post a comment! What do you like about Rodizio Grill? What’s your favorite memory of Rodizio Grill? I’m sure you can think of something. On Friday I will draw out two winners and send you an email (I’ll also post winners on this blog). You can send me your snail-mail address and I’ll put the gift card in the mail.