|A rendering of the future Novo Brazil brewpub at Otay Ranch Town Center
Friday, October 12, 2018
THE BREWSPAPER / NOVO BRAZIL BREWING’S BIG PLANS FOR CHULA VISTA
When adding new locations, brewing companies often look to install facilities in neighborhoods a fair distance from their headquarters to expand their customer bases and make their mark in lesser-served communities. This is not so in the case of Novo Brazil Brewing. The three-year-old company just announced it’s opening a second location, and it’s a mere two miles from its Eastlake home base in neighboring Otay Ranch. Owner Eduardo Pentagna and his team had been in search of a second location for a while, and are enthused to have secured a high-profile, multi-faceted space within Otay Ranch Town Center.
Coming in at 12,000 square feet, that spot will house a full-service brewpub seating approximately 300. In addition to general seating and an indoor-outdoor beer garden facing the mall’s main avenue, the combination brewery and restaurant will also offer event space for corporate and private events. The space was formerly home to retailer Anthropologie.
The entire project is expected to cost $2.5 million to construct and is expected to be completed by early 2019. Novo Brazil and Otay Ranch Town Center will post progress reports on their social media channels. Otay Ranch Town Center is located at the intersection of Olympic Parkway and Eastlake Parkway in Chula Vista.
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