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Some Latin Love
Cuisine from South and Central America and the Caribbean provides plentiful menu opportunities.
Can The Drive Thru Be Saved?
No, the drive thru isn’t going anywhere. But the traditional drive-thru model is up against some major threats as it moves into the future.
Old Bird, New Tricks
In the fast-casual industry, chicken gets a bold new makeover.
The State of Real Estate
As the real estate market grows increasingly competitive, quick-service brands respond in earnest.
Fit for a Fiesta
Fiesta Restaurant Group’s sister fast-casual brands, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana, work their way across the South with authentic Latin American flavors.
Breaking Up Is Not Hard to Do
One restaurant group increases sales, unit counts post-split.
More Than Mexican
Regional Latin American flavors are winning over U.S. diners.
Behind the Brand
Quick-serves strongest franchise-holding companies
Hurricanes Take Toll on Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana
With nearly 25 percent of its company base in the Houston metropolitan area, Fiesta Restaurant Group felt a heavy impact from Hurricane Harvey.
Fiesta Preps for Brand Relaunch Amid Dismal Sales
Though Fiesta Restaurant Group posted revenue decline of 4.9 percent and a same-store sales drop of more than 4 percent at Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropi...
Fiesta Restaurant Group Bites Back at Activist Shareholder
After a report from a minority shareholder group accusing Fiesta Restaurant Group of having poor corporate governing practices, weak operating perform...
Fiesta Shutters 30 Pollo Tropicals in 'Renewal Plan'
Richard Stockinger has been here before.
Restaurant Sales Decline at Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast casual restaurant brands, reported results for the 13-week fo...
Fiesta Restaurant Group Shutters 10 Pollo Tropical Units
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast casual restaurant brands, announced that it has closed 10 Pol...
Pollo Tropical Suspends Development in Texas
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast-casual restaurant brands, announced that its board of directo...
CEO of Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana Retiring
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast casual restaurant brands, announced that Tim Taft, Fiesta's C...
Pollo Tropical To Expand Globally in Guyana
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc.’s Pollo Tropical, the growing, fast-casual restaurant known for its citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken and made-from...
Pollo Tropical Brings Caribbean Flavors to Texas
Two years after opening its first Texas location, Pollo Tropical, the fast casual that has gained a cult-like following for its citrus-marinated, flam...
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