Fogo de Chão, Inc. Reports Preliminary Results for the Fiscal Fourth Quarter of 2017
Fourth quarter 2017 financial results, on a preliminary, unaudited basis, are expected to include the following:
- Total revenue of approximately
- Consolidated comparable restaurant sales increased 0.8%;
- U.S. company-owned comparable restaurant sales increased 2.4%;
Brazilcompany-owned comparable restaurant sales decreased 6.6%.
“We are pleased with our results for the quarter as well as our fiscal year. We believe that our commitment to expand into different dayparts, giving customers price optionality as well as all-day value offerings has and will continue to be the main growth drivers of our business,” said
The Company plans to release its fourth quarter and full year audited 2017 results after the market closes on
Preliminary results remain subject to the completion of normal quarter-end accounting procedures and adjustments and are subject to change.
About Fogo de Chão
Fogo de Chão (fogo-dee-shown) is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized for nearly 40 years in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. Fogo delivers a distinctive and authentic Brazilian dining experience through the combination of high-quality Brazilian cuisine and a differentiated service model known as espeto corrido (Portuguese for "continuous service") delivered by gaucho chefs. Fogo offers its guests a tasting menu of a variety of meats including beef, lamb, pork and chicken, simply seasoned and carefully fire-roasted to expose their natural flavors, a gourmet Market Table with seasonal salads, soup and fresh vegetables, seafood, desserts, signature cocktails and an award-winning wine list. The first Fogo de Chão opened in
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Source: Fogo de Chao