Taco Cabana

Taco Cabana Celebrates Free Taco Day with 30,000 Chickens

Taco Cabana will flame-grill more than 30,000 chicken breasts to create more than 60,000 chicken fajita tacos for its guests on Tuesday, October 2.

The fast-casual chain, with its Mexican patio cafe environment and true flavors of Mexico-inspired menu, is giving away the free chicken fajita tacos on October 2 in anticipation of National Taco Day.

Taco Cabana says it plans to exceed the number of tacos given away last year.

Taco Cabana Unveils New Store in Houston

San Antonio-based Taco Cabana will celebrate the opening of its newest restaurant at 127 Yale St. in Houston on August 27, 2012.

The new location will feature a more dynamic and inviting atmosphere to enhance the overall guest experience, while celebrating the contemporary flavors of Mexico.

Inside, additions like metal "estrella" lights and striking street-life photos from the heart of Mexico echo Taco Cabana's focus on bringing authentic, contemporary Mexican cuisine to its guests.

Steak Asadero Tacos, Dessert Flan Join Menu at Taco Cabana

Steak Asadero Tacos Taco Cabana

Fast-casual Mexican chain, Taco Cabana, introduces Steak Asadero tacos and dessert flan. The new tacos, with origins from the state of Chihuahua, a region in northwest Mexico, feature the savory flavors of Asadero cheese, while flan, a well-known Mexican dessert, offers a sweet, classic taste.

Fiesta Restaurant Group Appoints Schweinfurth as CFO

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., the owner, operator, and franchisor of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast-casual restaurant brands, announced today that Lynn Schweinfurth has joined the company as vice president and chief financial officer, effective July 16, 2012. With her appointment, Fiesta has now completed building its senior management team.

Taco Cabana Debuts Chipotle Corn Street Tacos LTO

Taco Cabana is introducing Chipotle Corn Street Tacos to its menu for a limited time. The new tacos, inspired by a culinary trip to Mexico City and Puebla last September, feature the simple yet savory flavors that the team experienced as they sampled food from various street vendors during their visit.

Taco Cabana Opens in San Antonio with Remodeled Look

San Antonio-based Taco Cabana celebrates the opening of a new restaurant location in its hometown 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 2008.

Its opening coincides with a yearlong initiative to remodel all San Antonio restaurant locations that is already underway.

Fiesta Restaurant Group Names Chief Development Officer

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc, 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 selection, design, and construction of new restaurants and the upgrading and re-imaging of existing facilities. In addition, he will work with Taft on various franchise initiatives.

Taco Cabana Reels in Seasonal Favorite, Shrimp Tampico

For the fifth year in a row, Taco Cabana is bringing one of its most popular limited-time offers back to the menu, re-introducing a line of Shrimp Tampico items just in time for the Lenten season.

According to Walter "Smokey" Waters, corporate chef at Taco Cabana, the restaurant's take on Shrimp Tampico features shrimp that are hand-marinated daily in a mix of chipotle and ancho spices right in the restaurant.

Taco Cabana Raises Funds for Military Families

On November 16, 2011, Taco Cabana presented a $63,596 donation to the Warrior and Family Support Center (WFSC), a one-of-a-kind national rehabilitation center located at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.

The donation will help the Center assist recovering military members and their families to take trips during the holiday season, as well as help fund holiday gifts for soldiers and their families.

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