Del Taco

December 2010

Reporting by Blair Chancey, Sam Oches, Daniel P. Smith, Robin Van Tan, Barney Wolf & Lori Zanteson

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It’s official: the Dallas/Ft. Worth area gained its first Del Taco restaurant as the chain opened the doors to a restaurant in Denton.

The new Del Taco, located at 1715 S. State Loop 288 in Denton, first announced plans to open this past summer. 

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Company announces the opening of two new restaurants in Las Vegas.
Three new Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches join burgers, shakes, and fries as American-style offerings at taco chain.
Company announces expansion into the Dallas/Ft. Worth market, starting with a unit in Denton, Texas.
Company announces that it's lowering the price of its 59-cent tacos to 39 cents for a limited time.
Del Taco Holdings, Inc., formerly known as Sagittarius Brands, Inc., looks forward to further growth across the country.
The Big Fat Crispy Chicken Taco includes a crispy, golden chicken strip, lettuce, fresh tomatoes, grated cheddar cheese, and a zesty ancho chile sauce on warm flatbread.
Steve Brake, who has served as Del Taco's vice president, treasurer, and controller, will now serve as the company's chief financial officer.
The Santa Fe soft taco will be available for a limited time only for $1.49.
The company's treasurer and controller has been elevated to the top finance position.
The Del Taco Super Special Show, an off-the-wall online video series, has so far helped to more than double the chain’s Facebook fan count.
For a limited time, Del Taco is bringing back the Crispy Shrimp Taco, a customer favorite, to its menu.
Utah Del Inc. president presents Utah National Guard Charitable Trust with check for $19,000.
Del Taco is offering a free pre-launch trial of the new Star Trek online game, which will be released on February 2.
One of the nation's leaders in Mexican quick-serve chains, Del Taco launches a new ad campaign in the form of a funny TV show.
Nine of 10 fastest growing Mexican limited-service restaurants in 2008 were fast-casual chains, according to Technomic.
Mexican chain's 13 Denver area units collecting food for Food Bank of the Rockies.
Phoenix-area stores will help raise money for local boy scouts to attend national Scout event.
Chip Bialzak and Chris Carr join the company as franchise business consultants.