El Corral Receives Strategic Investment from Astor Capital

El Corral, a Bogota, Colombia-based gourmet hamburger brand, has received a strategic investment from Astor Capital LLC, the New York and Rio de Janeiro based venture capital firm.

The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.

The company intends to use the proceeds to expand geographically and accelerate the growth of the El Corral® brand.

Led by Claudio Arcuri, CEO, the fast casual restaurant chain offers select locally grown vegetables, certified Angus beef, and a broad pallet of gourmet toppings. It will launch its first US location in Miami this December and plans to aggressively expand nationwide.
Today, the company operates over 200 restaurants throughout Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Panama.



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