Pollo Tropical

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Pollo Tropical Growth

A review of annual reports published by Pollo Tropical's parent company, Fiesta Restaraunt Group, for the 5 years between 2013 and 2018 revealed that Pollo Tropical's revenue increased from $259.7 million in 2013 to a high of $401.8 million in 2016 and has since decreased, totaling $376.2 million in 2018. Likewise, the number of restaurants in the chain increased from 141 in 2013 to a high of 177 in 2016 and has since decreased to 139 at the end of 2018.

Revenue

Locations

  • As of December 30, 2018, there were 139 Pollo Tropical restaurants owned and operated by Fiesta Restaraunt Group along with 24 international franchise locations and 6 non-traditional U.S. locations licensed under the Pollo Tropical brand, for a total of 169 total Pollo Tropical locations (139+24+6).
  • On December 31, 2017, there were 146 Pollo Tropical restaurants owned and operated by Fiesta Restaraunt Group along with 25 international franchise locations and 6 non-traditional U.S. locations licensed under the Pollo Tropical brand, for a total of 177 total Pollo Tropical locations (146+25+6).
  • At the end of 2016, there were 177 Pollo Tropical restaurants owned and operated by Fiesta Restaraunt Group along with 29 international franchise locations and 6 non-traditional U.S. locations licensed under the Pollo Tropical brand, for a total of 202 total Pollo Tropical locations (177+29+6).
  • As of December 31, 2015, there were 155 Pollo Tropical restaurants owned and operated by Fiesta Restaraunt Group along with 30 international franchise locations and 5 non-traditional U.S. locations licensed under the Pollo Tropical brand, for a total of 190 total Pollo Tropical locations (155+30+5).
  • On December 31, 2014, there were 124 Pollo Tropical restaurants owned and operated by Fiesta Restaraunt Group along with 37 international franchise locations and 5 non-traditional U.S. locations licensed under the Pollo Tropical brand, for a total of 166 total Pollo Tropical locations (124+37+5).
  • At the end of 2013, there were 102 Pollo Tropical restaurants owned and operated by Fiesta Restaraunt Group along with 39 international franchise locations, for a total of 141 total Pollo Tropical locations (102+39).

Employees

Fiesta Restaraunt Group, the parent company of Pollo Tropical, reports annual employee counts for the entire company, but does not break it down by subsidiary. Therefore, the employee counts for Fiesta Restaraunt Group were provided rather than those for Pollo Tropical alone.
  • In 2018, Fiesta Restaraunt Group had approximately 10,220 employees, including 10,010 restaurant-based employees across its two subsidiaries, Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana.
  • The company had approximately 10,290 employees in 2017, 10,090 of which were restaurant-based employees.
  • In 2016, Fiesta Restaurant Group had about 12,080 employees, 11,830 of which worked in Pollo Tropical or Taco Cabana restaurants.
  • Fiesta Restaraunt Group employed approximately 11,550 people in 2016, 11,350 of which were restaurant-based employees.
  • The company had approximately 10,600 employees, 10,410 of which worked in restaraunts, in 2014.
  • In 2013, Fiesta Restaurant Group reported having approximately 9,175 employees with 9,000 being employed in restaurants.
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Fiesta Restaurant Group

Fiesta Restaraunt Group owns two fast causal chain restaurants. The company had $668.6 million in 2018 and employs 10,220 people. Additional details are outlined below.

Company Overview

  • Fiesta Restaraunt Group owns Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana, both of which are fast-casual restaurants.
  • Pollo Tropical serves "citrus marinated chicken" while Taco Cabana serves "mexican-inspired food."
  • Fiesta Restaraunt Group has $688.6 million in revenue, up from $669.1 million in 2017. The increase was a result of sales increased of 4.5% at Taco Cabana and 2.2% at Pollo Tropical.
  • In 2018, the quick service restaurant industry in the U.S., which Fiesta Restaraunt Group's two subsidiaries are a part of, generated $256 billion in revenue. Therefore, their market share was calculated to be .27% [($668.6 million/$256 billion)*100].
  • In 2018, Fiesta Restaurant Group had approximately 10,220 employees according to their annual report.
  • Richard Stockinger is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fiesta Restaraunt Group. Other executives include Louis DiPoetro, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary; Anthony Dinkins, Senior Vice President of Human Resources; and Danny Meisenheimer, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
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