Gaucho restaurants have announced their plans to open “Scotland’s most sustainable steak restaurant” in the centre of Glasgow early next year.

The Argentinean influenced venue will serve exclusively ‘carbon neutral’ steaks from cattle that have spent their lives on pampas farms feeding on seventeen different types of grass.

Glasgow Times:

The new restaurant will offer ‘sustainable serves’ on their wine and drink menus, use green energy only and have a zero food waste policy which will kitchen and plate waste sent to ‘anaerobic digestion’ where it’s turned into biogas and fertiliser.

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Glasgow Times:

The announcement of the eco-friendly opening comes as Gaucho restaurants founder and CEO Martin Williams calls for action amongst fellow steak restaurateurs to play their part in tackling the climate crisis.

Glasgow Times: Pictured: CEO of Gaucho Restaurants and the Sustainable Steak Movement, Martin WilliamsPictured: CEO of Gaucho Restaurants and the Sustainable Steak Movement, Martin Williams

Launching his ‘sustainable steak movement' initiative this week to coincide with COP26 Williams said: “I am delighted to announce our second ‘Carbon Free Beef restaurant.

“We created the Sustainable Steak Movement, to highlight steak restaurants whose beef offering comes from sustainable farms which have outstanding husbandry and animal welfare in their DNA

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“We must stop eating intensively reared, poor quality meats and support responsible restaurateurs committed to regenerative farming and providing an ethical, guilt-free beef offering on menus.

“I hope today’s launch will see many restaurant groups join us in this undertaking.”

The Gaucho steak restaurant is set to open in Glasgow around Valentine's day 2022.

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