Taco Cabana® and Sports Radio 1310-AM The Ticket team up for 2013 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship giveaway

Taco Cabana® and Sports Radio 1310-AM The Ticket team up for 2013 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship giveaway

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Feb. 20 2013) NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball fans looking for a way to witness the craziness in March first hand are getting a big assist from Taco Cabana® and Sports Radio 1310-AM The Ticket.

The two local icons are teaming up to give one lucky fan a trip for two, including airfare and hotel accommodations, to Austin for the third round of the NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament March 22-24. The winner will be announced March 15.

Fans will have four chances to register to win the package during live lunch broadcasts with Bob Sturm, Dan McDowell and Donovan Lewis, hosts of The Ticket midday show BaD Radio.

Taco Cabana will host the BaD Radio gang at four different Taco Cabana locations throughout Dallas-Fort Worth from noon to 3 p.m. on Feb. 21 and 28 and March 11 and 14. Fans are invited to join the hosts for lunch and register to win the playoff package or other prizes, including free Taco Cabana for a month and Taco Cabana gift cards.

What:              Taco Cabana and Sports Radio 1301-AM The Ticket are giving away a trip for two, including airfare and hotel accommodations, to Austin for the third round of the NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament March 22 – 24. Fans can register during one of four live radio broadcasts from noon to 3 p.m. at select Taco Cabana restaurants throughout Dallas-Fort Worth. At each remote, fans will also have the chance to win one of four $25 TC gift cards and one lucky fan will win Taco Cabana for a month. Everyone attending one of four live broadcasts gets a “Be my guest” card, which will give them a free meal on their next Taco Cabana visit. Winners of the basketball tournament will be announced March 15.

The four locations and dates are:

When/Where: • Feb. 21 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Taco Cabana at Dolton Road

I-35 and Dolton Road

2635 N. Stemmons Fwy.

Dallas, TX  75207

• Feb. 28 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Taco Cabana at Stacy Road

I-75 and Stacy Road

810 W. Stacy Rd.

Allen, TX  75013

• March 11 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m

Taco Cabana at Cooper Street

I-20 and Cooper Street

4721 S. Cooper St.

Arlington, TX.  76017

• March 14 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m

Taco Cabana at Dolton Road

I-35 and Dolton Road

2635 N. Stemmons Fwy.

Dallas, TX  75207

For more information on Taco Cabana visit www.tacocabana.com, Facebook and Twitter.

About Taco Cabana
Taco Cabana restaurants, part of Fiesta Restaurant Group®, serve fresh, handmade Mexican food, including sizzling fajitas, quesadillas, hand rolled flautas, enchiladas, burritos, tacos, fresh-made flour tortillas, a selection of “made from scratch” salsas and sauces, frozen margaritas and beer. Most menu items are handmade daily in each restaurant, which feature open display cooking, including fajitas cooking on an open-flame grill and a machine making fresh tortillas. Taco Cabana restaurants feature interior, semi-enclosed and patio dining areas, which provide a vibrant decor and relaxing atmosphere. Additionally, Taco Cabana restaurants provide guests the option of take-out, as well as the convenience of drive-thru windows. Taco Cabana operates 161 restaurants as of Feb. 1, 2013.

About Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. owns and operates the Pollo Tropical® and Taco Cabana® restaurant brands with 253 company-owned and operated restaurants and 43 franchised restaurants in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Trinidad and Venezuela.  Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. also has agreements for future development of franchised Pollo Tropical restaurants in Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Panama, Tobago and N. India.  The brands specialize in the operation of fast-casual, ethnic restaurants that offer distinct and unique flavors with broad appeal at a compelling value.  Both brands feature made-from-scratch cooking, fresh salsa bars, and drive-thru service and catering.  Fiesta common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol FRGI.  For more information about Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., visit the company’s website at www.frgi.com.

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