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Fogo De Chão Hosts Eduardo Escobar For Fundraising Dinner
09.20.2018 06.30PM
Fogo De Chão - Scottsdale
Charity/Benefit Events




Reservations now open for local guests and fans to meet and dine with Eduardo Escobar at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20;

Proceeds from the evening and silent auction benefit the Eduardo Escobar Foundation 

WHO:                   Eduardo Escobar, Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman and shortstop (@Fundacionescob1)

Fogo de Chão, internationally-renowned Brazilian steakhouse

WHAT:                 Fogo de Chão will host a prix-fixe fundraising dinner at its Scottsdale location (6300 N. Scottsdale Roadin partnership with the non-profit Eduardo Escobar Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Spanish-speaking youth succeed and learn. The dinner is open to the public (reservations are required) to officially welcome Escobar in addition to supporting the foundation inspired by his home country of Venezuela. The evening will feature a silent auction of baseball memorabilia such as original t-shirts, bats and signed baseballs, plus dinners for two at Fogo. All proceeds from the auction, plus $65 from every dinner package, will benefit the foundation. Interview opportunities with Escobar are available. 

The dinner has limited seating. To secure a seat, the public is requested to call (480) 609-8866 (mention “the Escobar Foundation dinner” when making a reservation).

WHEN:                 Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

                            6:30 p.m.


WHERE:              Fogo de Chão Scottsdale

                           6300 N. Scottsdale Road

                           Scottsdale, AZ 85253


MORE:                  About Fogo: Fogo de Chão (fogo-dee-shown) is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria,  specializing in the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco – the art of roasting high-quality cuts of meats over open flame, all of which are carved tableside by Brazilian-trained gaucho chefs. Founded in Southern Brazil in 1979, there are currently 52 locations throughout Brazil, the United States, Mexico, and the Middle East. Fogo’s distinctive and authentic Brazilian dining experience begins with the seasonal Market Table and Feijoada Bar, which includes seasonal salads, soup, fresh vegetables, imported charcuterie and more. The restaurant features a variety of simply seasoned meats that are fire-roasted by gaucho chefs, plus seafood, desserts, signature cocktails and an award-winning wine list. In addition to the full churrasco experience, Fogo offers its guests multiple ways to enjoy the experience at varying price points, including weekday lunch starting at $15, weekend Brazilian Brunch and an enhanced Bar Fogo menu that features smaller, sharable plates, Brazilian-inspired cocktails and happy hour. 

About the Foundation:  The Eduardo Escobar Foundation is a 501(c) dedicated to providing support to communities of limited resources in the US and abroad, but primarily in Escobar’s home country of Venezuela. Fundraiser proceeds provide food, school help, and sports supplies to children and families with limited resources.


CONTACT:           Seth Grugle


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