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Carrols Restaurant Group CEO Discusses Q2 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. ( TAST)

Q2 2011 Earnings Call

August 8, 2011 4:30 pm ET

Executives

Paul R. Flanders – Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Alan Vituli – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Daniel T. Accordino – President and Chief Operating Officer

Analysts

Bryan Hunt – Wells Fargo Securities

Reza Vahabzadeh – Barclays Capital

Jake Bartlett – Susquehanna Financial Group

Bryan Elliott – Raymond James

Presentation

Operator

Welcome to the Carrols Restaurant Group’s Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call. As a remainder today’s call is being recorded. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation we will conduct question-and-answer session, instructions will be provided that time for you to queue up for questions.

I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Paul Flanders, Carrols, Chief Financial Officer for opening remarks. Please go ahead.

Paul R. Flanders

Good afternoon, everyone. By now you should have access to the announcement released earlier today, which you can also we found on our website at www.carrols.com under the investor relations section.

Before we begin our formal remarks I want to remind everyone that our discussion today may include forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements may include comments regarding our strategies, intentions or plans including, without limitation, our spinoff transaction of Fiesta Restaurant Group. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and therefore undue reliance should not be placed on them.

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