International Track 200

Named after South American cowboys, Gaucho serves Argentine steak and wine in restaurants styled with cowhide and chandeliers. Founder and chief executive Zeev Godik, 61, also launched an Argentine casual dining chain, Cau, in 2011, and the two brands now comprise 25 restaurants in Britain and eateries in Dubai, Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Buenos Aires. Overseas turnover reached £6.4m in 2013 and the company is planning further outlets in Shanghai and Singapore.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank197
CompanyGaucho
ActivityArgentine steak restaurant operator
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa15.58%
International sales £000s6,423
Total sales £000s55,507
Staff 896
Founded1976
Websitewww.gauchorestaurants.co.uk

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