Pollo Tropical

Pollo Tropical Cuddles Up with 2-for-$9.99 Valentine's Day Deal

Pollo Tropical is offering a "Two Can Dine for $9.99" deal all day on Thursday, February 14. Guests can text "sweetheart" to 52198 to receive the Valentine's Day coupon code.

The "Two Can Dine for $9.99" deal can be used for lunch or dinner. It features two entrees, including a choice of a small Create Your Own TropiChop or a 1/4 Chicken Platter with rice and beans, along with two regular-size fountain drinks and a regular-size side of yuca sticks or sweet plantains. It also includes a free flan.

Nancy Clark Joins Fiesta Restaurant Group as Chief People Officer

Fiesta Restaurant Group, the owner, operator, and franchisor of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast-casual restaurant brands, announced that Nancy Clark has joined the company as vice president, chief people officer, effective January 10, 2013.

Clark is a highly regarded human resources business leader with more than 15 years of experience at several high-profile and diverse organizations, including J.C. Penney Corporation, PepsiCo, and General Electric Company.

Pollo Tropical Beefs Up the Menu

Pollo Tropical is introducing beef to its menu for a limited time. With a savory recipe nearly a year in the making, the new offering includes tender beef sauteed with fresh onions and peppers, simmered in a sweet and slightly spicy sauce.

"We created this product for the customer who is looking to mix it up a little," says Jeff Webb, vice president of research and development for Pollo Tropical. "We are always looking for new ideas and this seemed the perfect way to add a little zest to our winter menu."

Pollo Tropical Celebrates Nat'l Soup Month with $1 Soup

Pollo Tropical is celebrating National Taco Soup Day on Wednesday, January 16, with a warm gift for its customers: Caldo Gallego Soup for just $1 all day.

This is the third consecutive year that Pollo Tropical, the famous chicken-on-the-grill restaurant chain, is recognizing National Soup Month. No coupon or additional purchase is necessary; customers simply say "Caldo Gallego" to the cashier to receive the discounted price.

There is a limit of two $1 cups of soup per customer, and the offer is only valid on Wednesday, January 16.

More Than Mexican

Americans’ love affair with ethnic food doesn’t seem to be ebbing. The number of various cultures’ restaurants continues to grow as diners seek new flavors and ingredients from around the world.

According to data from global market research firm Mintel, four in every five Americans who ate out in March 2012 dined at an ethnic restaurant. More than half of them dined at one of the nation’s three largest ethnic restaurant types: Chinese, Mexican, and Italian.

Pollo Tropical Gets Guests in Shape with 21-Day Meal Plan

With the 2013 edition of Pollo Tropical's "21 Days to a New You Meal Plan," feeling better and getting fit has never been so flavorful.

With all meals containing fewer than 1,000 calories, the plan provides three weeks of full-portion meals. All menu items highlight the nutritional benefits of a more balanced lifestyle, as well as the importance of fresh ingredients.

Pollo Tropical Celebrates 12-12-12 with Family Meal Promo

With a one-day opportunity that won’t come around for another 100 years, Pollo Tropical is celebrating 12-12-12 and offering customers its popular Family Meal for just $12.12 from 4 to 8 p.m. on this special day only.

The exclusive 12-12-12 deal consists of an entire Pollo Tropical marinated chicken, a family-sized side dish of white rice and beans, and dinner rolls for just $12.12.

The 12-12-12 Family Meal is available at all company-owned Pollo Tropical restaurant locations. Limit one per customers.

Pollo Tropical Gives Guests the Gift of Tropical Flavor

During the festive holiday season, Pollo Tropical is giving its guests a chance to treat their friends and family to a Pollo Tropical Gift Card.

Starting December 3, customers who purchase a $25 gift card at one of its company-owned restaurants will receive a complimentary $5 gift certificate towards their next purchase.

The $5 complimentary coupons are valid January 1–January 31, 2013. 

Pollo Tropical is also offering customers an opportunity to add the flavor of the Caribbean to their holiday celebration and spend more quality time with family and friends.

Pollo Tropical Promotes Danny Meisenheimer to Interim COO

Pollo Tropical, the Caribbean-inspired quick-casual restaurant chain known for its marinated chicken on the grill, recently announced the promotion of Danny Meisenheimer to the position of interim chief operating officer, succeeding Jim Tunnessen following his retirement from the company as COO in January 2013.

Meisenheimer joined Pollo Tropical in early 2012 as its chief brand officer after more than 20 years of brand and operations leadership experience, having previously served as chief brand efficer and COO in the family-dining and quick-service restaurant categories.

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