Argentine eatery Gaucho opens its doors in Dubai

Upmarket steakhouse chain plans to spend $120m on expanding its brand in Middle East
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The Gaucho Dubai menu offers signature Argentine Ceviches, traditional Empanadas and renowned steak cuts from the finest free-range Argentine Angus Beef in the world
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London’s award-winning Argentine restaurant, Gaucho, has opened in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
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Like the brand's other restaurant, Gaucho Dubai can be recognised from its striking décor of cow hide walls, opulent black and white leather furniture, mirrored panels and crystal chandeliers
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After the launch of the Dubai outlet, the Dubai team will set their sights on more restaurants in Latin America
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Earlier this year, the upmarket chain of steakhouses told Arabian Business it plans to spend as much as $120m on expanding its brand in the region
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The London-based firm, which opened its first UAE restaurant in Dubai International Financial Centre at the beginning of October, is looking to open 10-15 restaurants across the GCC and Turkey
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Gaucho saw its revenues increase 11.5 percent to £50.6m ($80.9m) in the year ending to Dec 2010