LAKELAND, Fla., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Posto 9, a Brazilian Gastropub, finalizes acquisition of historical building on Munn Park in downtown Lakeland, Florida.
Posto 9 will offer culinary creations inspired by the best farm-to-table seasonal foods that Florida has to offer focused on modern Brazilian cooking techniques and dishes within an upscale, assertive and friendly atmosphere. Posto 9 will establish itself as the premier trendy dining restaurant in this area.
The decor for Posto 9 can be described as Brazilian inspired: exposed natural materials (brick, wood, stone), sun light, and live walls. Posto 9 invites its guests to feel relaxed in a trendy atmosphere. The first floor has a chic dining area and a classy lounge. The events area on the second floor is a hidden jewel untouched since the 1940's. The roof top lounge brings us to the Mediterranean Sea or Brazilian shores.
Inspired by the best restaurants in Brazil, the creation of Posto 9 is based on grass-fed beef, cage free and organic chicken and pork, fresh seafood, and produce from area farmers. Giving diners the freshest possible experience in an agreeable ambience. Posto 9 is both a neighborhood restaurant and a dining destination. The menu changes bi-weekly so there are endless varieties: food perfectly suited to the seasonal palate.
"We are thrilled to be bringing Posto 9 to Lakeland. This beautiful city is destined to become a culinary destination in Central Florida," announced Marco A. Franca, CEO and Founder of Aquila Brasil and Executive Director of Posto 9.
Grace Franca, Director of People & Culture for Posto 9, emphasizes: "The Posto 9 project would not have been possible without the overwhelming support we have received from the community."
"As this is a significant project for downtown Lakeland, we will be working very closely with all levels of government to make sure construction goes smoothly," said Marlon Lynn, Principal at Marlon Lynn Architect, "until the grand opening this coming Winter."
The 14,000 square foot restaurant located at 215 East Main Street will have 90 seats in the dining area; 170 seats in the two lounge areas. Additionally, there are 125 seats available in the event area located on the second floor.
About Aquila Brasil, LLC
Founded in 2004 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and now based in the United States, Aquila Brasil has developed and participated in many M&A and Business Development projects within Latin America over these years (www.aquilabrasil.com).
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SOURCE Aquila Brasil, LLC; Posto 9 Holdings, LLC