Texas de Brazil Celebrates Brazilian Carnivale

Texas de Brazil’s sixteen domestic locations are the perfect place to celebrate Brazil’s biggest holiday: Carnival.  Guests are invited to experience Brazil right here in the United States with the traditional cuts of seasoned beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage for which Texas de Brazil is famous—all carved tableside in true Brazilian Churrascaria fashion—along with classic Brazilian Caipirinhas and other cocktails.  Diners can complete their Brazilian Steakhouse experience with a sumptuous 50-60 item salad bar, a decadent dessert, after dinner drink, steaming espresso or hand-rolled cigar.

The Carnival of Brazil is an annual festival held forty-six days before Easter, culminating on Fat Tuesday.  The country stops completely for almost a week and festivities are intense, both day and night.  There are carnival celebrations in virtually every corner of Brazil, the best-known ones taking place in Recife together with the neighboring Olinda (in the North of Brazil) and Salvador, with the biggest and most famous carnival being the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

For guests who want to celebrate both at Texas de Brazil and at home, Culinary Director Evandro Caregnato presents a recipe for an authentic Brazilian meal of black beans and rice served with grilled meat and topped with tangy vinaigrette of tomatoes and onion; to finish, a chilled dessert made with fresh and ripe papaya.  Complete recipe is below.  Photos available upon request.

WHEN:  Carnival is Friday, March 4 – Tuesday, March 8

COST: Prices vary by location, call local Texas de Brazil for more information.
                           Drinks, dessert, alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity are additional.

WHERE:        All Texas de Brazil locations:

                           Addison, TX: 15101 Addison Rd., 972.385.1000

                           Dallas, TX: 2727 Cedar Springs Rd., 214.720.1414
                           Fort Worth, TX: 101 N. Houston St., 817.882.9500
                           San Antonio TX: 313 East Houston St., 210.299.1600
                           Hallandale Beach, FL: 800 Silks Run, Suite 1380, 954.843.7600
                           Miami, FL: Dolphin Mall, 11401 N.W. 12th St., 305.599.7729
                           Miami Beach, FL: At the Marina, 300 Alton Rd., 305.695.7702
                           Orlando, FL: 5259 International Drive, 407.355.0355
                           Fairfax, VA: Fair Oaks Shopping Center, 11750 Fair Oaks, 703.352.4111
                           Richmond, VA: Regency Square Shopping Ctr, 1420 Parham Rd., 804.750.2003
                           Chicago, IL: 51 East Ohio, 312.670.1006

                           Schaumburg, IL: 5 Woodfield Shopping Center, 847.413.1600
                           Baton Rouge, LA: 10155 Perkins Rowe, 225.766.5353
                           Denver, CO : Shops at Northfield Stapleton, 830 Northfield Blvd., Ste. 1800, 720.374.2100           
                           Las Vegas, NV: 6533 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 702.614.0080
                           Memphis, TN: 150 Peabody Place, 901.526.7600
                           Palm Beach, Aruba: J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 382, 297.5864686

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