After a year of intense work planning , business plan and negotiations with shopping malls chains in the U.S. , the company made between Vivenda do Camarão, the largest chain of seafood restaurants in Brazil, and Oxford Group, the largest Brazilian consulting company in the U.S., brings to Florida “Shrimp House”. The first restaurant had a grand opening on the evening of December 4th, at the Coral Square Mall in Coral Springs, in the food court and also inside the restaurant store.
The ceremony was chaired by the chain founder, Fernando Perri, owner of 161 other points throughout Brazil and Paraguay, and also attended by the Mayor of Coral Springs , Vince Boccard, and the city councilors, as well as business representatives and the local press.
On the occasion, they had the reading of a letter from Governor Rick Scott , who praised the initiative for its potential employment opportunity. In his letter , the Governor mentioned Brazil’s growing influence in the state’s economy and noted that trade with Brazil correspond to 12% of Florida trade flows. The General Consul, Hélio Vitor Ramos, attended the inauguration with the privilege of cutting the ribbon together with the presidents wives, from the Brazilian company and the U.S. Company.
The restaurant chain also plans to expand in the coming years, making investments to open at least 30 more stores in this state and elsewhere in the country. The opened restaurant already employs 30 professionals, 26 of whom, Brazilians, and is located in the food court of the mall “Coral Square Mall” at the following address : 9469 W. Atlantic Blvd., Coral Springs, Florida, 33071.