Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (“Fiesta”) (NASDAQ: FRGI), the owner, operator, and franchisor of the Pollo Tropical® and Taco Cabana® fast-casual restaurant brands, today announced that Tim Taft, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Lynn Schweinfurth, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at Wedbush Securities’ 13 th Annual California Dreamin’ “NY Edition” Consumer Management Access Conference. Fiesta’s presentation will take place on December 11, 2012 at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City and will begin at 3:40 PM ET. Please visit Fiesta’s corporate website at www.FRGI.com under the investor relations section for webcasting information. About Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises the Pollo Tropical® and Taco Cabana® restaurant brands with 250 company-owned and operated restaurants and 40 franchised restaurants in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, and Venezuela as of September 30, 2012. The brands specialize in the operation of fast-casual, ethnic restaurants that offer distinct and unique flavors with a broad appeal at a compelling value. Both brands feature made-from-scratch cooking, fresh salsa bars, and drive-thru service and catering. For more information about Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. visit our corporate website at www.FRGI.com.