Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (Carrols Restaurant Group) is a holding company and conducts all of its operations through its direct and indirect subsidiaries. The Company is a restaurant company in the United States operating three restaurant brands in the quick-casual and quick-service restaurant segments with 547 restaurants located in 17 states as of January 1, 2012. Through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Fiesta Restaurant Group., the Company owns and operates two restaurant brands, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana. The Company is also a Burger King franchisee, based on the number of restaurants. As of January 1, 2012, its company owned restaurants included 91 Pollo Tropical restaurants and 158 Taco Cabana restaurants, and it owned and operated 298 Burger King restaurants under franchise agreements. In May 2012, the Company acquired 278 BURGER KING restaurants from Burger King Corporation.