Pollo Tropical

Pollo Tropical Debuts 'Create Your Own' Pork TropiChop

The wildly-popular Create Your Own Tropichop from Pollo Tropical is about to get even more famous, as the restaurant chain that shines for its fresh ingredients and flame grilling is bringing its flavorful Mojo Roast Pork to the Tropichop! 
Starting April 23, the slow-roasted Pork that Pollo Tropical customers crave and rave about will be available as the Create Your Own Pork Tropichop.

Pollo Tropical Appoints Chief Brand Officer

Pollo Tropical Chief Operating Officer, Jim Tunnessen, today announced the appointment of Danny Meisenheimer as Chief Brand Officer (CBO), reporting to him.  

Meisenheimer will oversee all strategic marketing, communications, research, and development initiatives for the company and will work closely with Tunnessen to continue to accelerate the successful growth of the organization. 

Pollo Tropical Now Accepting Google Wallet Payments

Beginning Friday, April 13, you can reach for your phone and not for your wallet when visiting Pollo Tropical. The restaurant chain will begin accepting payments from the Google Wallet smart phone platform for all purchases.

Simply tap your phone at the payment reader at any company-owned Pollo Tropical during time of purchase, and your transaction is complete.

Pollo Tropical Hosts Teachers of the Year Campaign

Pollo Rewards, the loyalty rewards program of Pollo Tropical, is honoring teachers throughout May with its Pollo Tropical “Teachers of the Year” campaign.

Fifteen winning teachers from 15 counties will win free Pollo Tropical for a year by earning the most nominations from students and parents in their respective county.  

Additionally, the school in each county generating the most nominations will win a $500 Pollo Tropical donation to its student activities fund. 

Pollo Tropical Opens First of Five International Locations

Miami-based Pollo Tropical announces the opening of its first franchised restaurant in Costa Rica, in San Jose’s main square: Parque Central.

Pollo Tropical Serves Up Shrimp Through Lent

Just in time for Lent season, Pollo Tropical is bringing back its grilled tropical shrimp with three great menu items! Beginning Feb.20, guests can enjoy a Grilled Shrimp Quesadilla Wrap Combo, a Grilled Shrimp Quesadilla Salad, and the Grilled Shrimp Create Your Own TropiChop.

All three menu items will be available for a limited time through Lent. 

Pollo Tropical Offers Deal for Two on Valentine’s Day

Pollo Tropical is offering a sweetheart of a deal on Tuesday, Feb. 14. 

This Valentine’s Day, the “Two Can Dine for $9.99” offer 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 order of yuca sticks or sweet plantains.

To sweeten the deal, Pollo Tropical is also including a free flan as a sharable dessert.

Simply text “SWEETHEART” to 52198 to receive the Valentine’s Day Two Can Dine For $9.99 coupon. Limit one coupon per couple.

Soup Up at Pollo Tropical on Jan. 18 With $1 Soup

Celebrate soup with Pollo Tropical on Wednesday, Jan. 18, as the popular restaurant chain offers a cup of either its Caribbean Chicken Soup or Split Pea Soup for just $1 all day. This is the second year Pollo Tropical has celebrated the special holiday. 

No coupon or additional purchase is necessary; all customers have to do is say “Happy Soup Day” to the cashier. Since this is one hot offer, there is a limit of two $1 cups of soup per customer. The offer is only valid on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

Pollo Tropical’s Meal Plan Outlines 21 Healthy Days

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 dinner options for both meals from 985 to around 1,225 calories. 

Pollo Tropical chefs, working alongside popular media food personality “Dr. Jo” Lichten, created the meal plan based on the ideas shared by customers. 

Pollo Tropical Presents Create Your Own TropiChop

The Pollo Tropical TropiChop, which has been a menu favorite for nearly 15 years, is being redesigned so customers can create their own with an expanded line of rice and other base options, expanded toppings, and even new sauces from the salsa bar. 

In addition to more choices, guests will also receive more chicken, as the company is doubling the amount of chicken served by 50 percent.