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Pollo Tropical


Pollo Tropical calls it quits in Texas

The chain's parent company has decided not to reopen stores that were closed by Hurricane Harvey.


Traffic plummets at Taco Cabana, Pollo Tropical

The chains' declines deepened their parent's losses to $8.5 million for the third quarter.

Even the pizza chain was startled by the new way that's been blazed to order a pie. And that's only one of the extreme moves that turned heads this week.

Restaurants are expanding their protein selection on menus by offering more pork dishes, according to foodservice consultants Technomic. With a 7 percent...

The parent of Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical said it will review its strategic direction, including a pending split of the brands.

Hispanic customers who recently dined out with children younger than 18 years old rated their favorite restaurant chains in a Technomic survey. These are the brands currently winning Hispanic family-dining occasions.

An ebbing tide lowers all boats, as most restaurant operations can attest at the moment. Then there are the situations more akin to a shipwreck. Here are some high-profile chains that are still struggling mightily to right themselves.

The chicken chain known for its tropical flavors closed a number of units over the last year

Newcomer, Charles “Chuck” Locke is now president of Taco Cabana and Fiesta Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Danny Meisenheimer has assumed the aditional role of Pollo Tropical president.

Traffic still declined, but by the slightest amount in more than a year, according to the latest snapshot from researcher TDn2K.

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