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Fiesta Restaurant Group Announces Executive Transition

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., the owner, operator, and franchisor of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast-casual restaurant brands, today announced the upcoming retirements of Jim Tunnessen, Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer of Pollo Tropical, and Mike Biviano, Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer of Taco Cabana, effective […]

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Taco Cabana Celebrates Grand Opening of New Houston Restaurant

Unveiling a fresh and unique design, San Antonio-based Taco Cabana celebrated the opening of its newest restaurant at 127 Yale Street in Houston, Texas, on August 27, 2012. The new restaurant features a more dynamic and inviting atmosphere to enhance the overall guest experience while celebrating the contemporary flavors of […]

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Pollo Tropical Enters into Development Agreement in India

Pollo Tropical has entered into its first franchise development agreement outside the Western Hemisphere – a 10-unit deal to bring the popular quick-casual chain of tropical flame-grilled chicken restaurants to northern India.

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Taco Cabana Celebrates Grand Opening of New Restaurant in Allen, Texas

Unveiling a fresh and unique design, San Antonio-based Taco Cabana celebrates the opening of an all-new restaurant location today at 810 W Stacy Rd in Allen, Texas. The location marks the chain’s first new ground-up redesign and features a more dynamic and inviting atmosphere to enhance the overall guest experience. […]

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Pollo Tropical Opens First New Restaurant in Panama

Pollo Tropical announced today that the first of five new restaurants planned with franchisee El Machetazo in Panama, has opened. This new restaurant is located in the popular Albrook Mall in Panama City, Panama’s largest shopping center. El Machetazo, a family-owned company founded more than 40 years ago by the […]

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Pollo Tropical Opens Third Restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida

Pollo Tropical celebrated the grand opening of its third company-owned restaurant, in Jacksonville, Florida at the River City Marketplace, 730 Skymarks Drive, on Friday, May 18th, 2012. More than 100 customers lined up before the doors opened to be one of the first in the area to try the chain’s […]

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Taco Cabana Celebrates Grand Opening of New San Antonio Location

San Antonio-based Taco Cabana celebrates the opening of a new restaurant location at 1-10 and Ralph Fair Road. The location, which reflects the brand’s recent evolution and draws on the ideas of fun and flavor with a relaxed patio vibe, is the first new location in San Antonio since July […]

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Pollo Tropical Opens Third Venezuela Franchise Location in Fourth Largest Mall in South America

Pollo Tropical announced the opening of its third franchised restaurant in Caracas, Venezuela at the Sambil Shopping Center, the fourth-largest mall in South America. This is the third in a ten-unit development agreement with Restaurantes Internacionales C.A.  The Venezuelan-based franchisee has opened two other Pollo Tropical restaurants in Barquisimeto and […]

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Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. Names John Todd Chief Development Officer

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) the parent-owner of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana brands, has named industry veteran John Todd as its Chief Development Officer. Todd, who will report to Fiesta Restaurant CEO Tim Taft, will be responsible for all facets of Fiesta’s real estate and development, including site […]

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Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. Board Gives Final Approval to Spin-Off of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TAST or “Carrols”) today announced that its Board of Directors has given final approval to the spin-off of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (“Fiesta”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary that operates the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabanarestaurant businesses. The spin-off will be completed through a tax-free dividend […]

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Pollo Tropical Opens First of Five International Franchise Locations in Costa Rica

Miami-based Pollo Tropicalannounces the opening of its first franchised restaurant in Costa Rica, in San Jose’s main square: Parque Central. The opening marks the first of what it hopes will be at least five Pollo Tropical locations of the famous Latin grilled chicken brand being established in Costa Rica by […]

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The Pollo Tropical 21 Days to a New You Meal Plan Serves Up Wellness

Just in time for the New Year, Pollo Tropical is announcing the release of the 2012 version of its 21 Days to a New You Meal Plan. The plan provides three weeks of healthful eating out options, plus easy-to-prepare breakfast and snack options. Each daily meal plan includes lunch and […]

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