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Rio Tango

Rio Tango is a refined Brazilian Culinary experience with a tropical & relaxed vibe. It seeks to pay homage to the city of Rio de Janeiro.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Richmond, VA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 90

Company Summary

Rio Tango will offer authentic Brazilian dishes made from real recipes found in Brazil in an upscale Restaurant environment.The taste and flavor of Brazil will be evident in our menu. Tropical flavors will be bursting from the hustle of our Cozinha (kitchen) and from behind our bar. It's important to have a place where one can come relax, escape and be yourself. The creation of nearly 100 new Jobs & will appeal to both Baby Boomers & Millenials.


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    David Dix

    Over two decades of local restaurant experience. General Manager at Ruby Tuesday's in Richmond, VA. G.M. at Max & Erma's, a casual dining chain also in Richmond, VA. Management experience at Hooter's.

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    Vincent Richard Ripp

    Fourteen years of local Marketing experience and expertise at the Restaurant Company, a local area Arby's franchise with 18 locations. Management experience as an Assistant with Havana '59, a full service restaurant, as well as at Vie de France both located in Downtown Richmond, Viriginia. Worked in various Arby's in Richmond, VA as well as industry work experience at a Ruby Tuesday and Max & Erma's. B.S. Business from the University of Richmond.


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    David Powers