Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (“Carrols”) (NASDAQ: TAST) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss first quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM ET. A press release with first quarter 2012 financial results will be issued after the market close that same day. Hosting the conference call will be Daniel T. Accordino, Chief Executive Officer of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., Paul Flanders, Chief Financial Officer of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. and Tim Taft, Chief Executive Officer of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 877-941-4775 or for international callers by dialing 480-629-9761. A replay will be available one hour after the call and can be accessed by dialing 800-406-7325 or for international callers by dialing 303-590-3030; the passcode is 4536686. The replay will be available until Tuesday, May 15, 2012. The call will also be webcast live from www.carrols.com under the investor relations section. About Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. is Burger King Corporation’s largest franchisee with 297 Burger King® restaurants as of April 1, 2012 and has operated Burger King® restaurants since 1976. Carrols common stock is traded on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "TAST". For more information on Carrols, please visit the company’s website at www.carrols.com. About Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. owns and operates the Pollo Tropical® and Taco Cabana® restaurant businesses with 243 company-owned and operated restaurants as of April 1, 2012 and 38 franchised restaurants in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Trinidad, and Venezuela. The common stock of Fiesta Restaurant Group began trading on a "when issued" basis on The NASDAQ Global Select Market on April 26, 2012 under the symbol "FRGIV" and will begin trading on a "regular way" basis on May 8, 2012 under the symbol "FRGI".