El Gaucho

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El Gaucho אל גאוצ'ו
IndustrySteak house
FoundedIsrael (1982)[1]
Headquarters,
Number of locations
4 (December 2018)[2]
Area served
Israel
Key people
CEO – Bernardo Blachovicz[3]
Owner – Avi Rosenbaum[4]
ProductsSteak
Websiteelgaucho.co.il

El Gaucho (Hebrew: אל גאוצ'ו‬) is an Israeli steakhouse chain with 5 branches around Israel. It opened its first steak house in 1982.[1]

In addition to the restaurants, El Gaucho also has a catering business and sells a line of frozen meat products.[5]

Menu[edit]

El Gaucho is named after the gauchos, the cowboys of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.[6] In traditional gaucho fashion, grilled food is cooked over a charcoal fire.[6] Meat is aged before cooking,[7] and brought to the table on a charcoal brazier to keep it hot.[8]

Locations[edit]

As of December 2018, El Gaucho had 4 locations around Israel, in:

El Gaucho has had locations in Herzliya,[13] Jerusalem,[14] and Ramat Gan.[15] Ramat Gan closed in 2018.

Kashrut[edit]

Three of El Gaucho’s four branches, as of December 2018, are kosher. Haifa and Netanya are kosher. Rishon LeZion is kosher lemehadrin.[1] Eilat is not kosher.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c About – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  2. ^ סניפי הרשת – Retrieved 10 February 2018
  3. ^ Have a cow, man – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  4. ^ Israelis mark independence with steak – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  5. ^ About El Gaucho – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  6. ^ a b El Gaucho Eilat – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  7. ^ El Gaucho – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  8. ^ El Gaucho Jerusalem – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  9. ^ Eilat – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  10. ^ Haifa – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  11. ^ Netanya – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  12. ^ Rishon Lezion – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  13. ^ Herzliya – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  14. ^ Jerusalem – Retrieved 2 September 2014
  15. ^ Ramat Gan – Retrieved 2 September 2014