DALLAS, Oct. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Internationally-renowned Brazilian steakhouse Fogo de Chão today announced it is continuing the fight to end childhood hunger in America through a renewed partnership with No Kid Hungry®. When guests visit any U.S. or Puerto Rico location from Oct. 3 – 9, those who donate $5 to the campaign will receive a voucher worth $25 off their next purchase of two full churrasco dinners*, redeemable Oct. 10 – Nov. 20.

“We are immensely proud to be partnering with No Kid Hungry to do our part in combatting childhood hunger in America,” said Larry Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Fogo de Chão. “Last year, our guests’ generosity helped the campaign connect children with more than 400,000 meals. And together, we’re focused on having an even bigger impact this year.”

The No Kid Hungry campaign works to shine a national spotlight on the crisis of child hunger in America, creating a powerful movement of individuals committed to bold action. A $5 donation at participating Fogo de Chão locations can help No Kid Hungry provide up to 50 healthy meals to the one in five U.S. children struggling with hunger.

“We’re very grateful for Fogo de Chão’s continued commitment to ending childhood hunger in this country,” said Diana Hovey, Senior Director of Dine Out for No Kid Hungry. “Solving this crisis is possible, and with the support of Fogo and generous contributions from diners across the country, we’re taking yet another step closer towards making a real difference in the lives of kids who need it most.”

For more information on Fogo de Chão and No Kid Hungry, please visit fogo.com/NKH.

*Dining Card Valid for $25 off two regularly priced full adult churrasco dinners. Not valid on Market Table only or Seafood Entrées or during lunch. Valid October 3 – November 20, 2016 in the Main Dining Room only at any U.S. or Puerto Rico Fogo de Chão location. Only one Dining Card may be redeemed per table/visit. Beverages, desserts, tax and gratuity are not included. No change returned. Not valid with any other offer or promotion. For additional details see card.

About Fogo de Chão
Fogo de Chão is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria, which has specialized for more than 36 years in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. Fogo offers guests a wide variety of simply seasoned meats that are carefully fire-roasted to expose their natural flavors.

Additionally, Fogo offers a gourmet Market Table & Feijoada Bar, which includes seasonal salads, soup, fresh vegetables, feijoada (traditional black bean stew with rice, fresh orange and yuca flour), and much more. Southern Brazilian side dishes such as pão de queijo (warm cheese bread), crispy hot polenta, and caramelized bananas are served family style. To further complement the dining experience, the restaurant offers an award-winning wine list, tempting dessert menu, and creative and classic cocktails. Guests can also choose between lighter seafood selections, or enjoy the gourmet Market Table only option. For more information, visit Fogo.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

For a visual representation of the story of Fogo de Chão, watch “The Gaucho Way,” a documentary-style video shot through the eyes of real Fogo de Chão Brazilian gauchos and explores the restaurant’s deep cultural roots in Southern Brazil.

No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.

Media Contacts:     
Seth Grugle, ICR for Fogo de Chão