SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Taco Cabana ®, a subsidiary of Fiesta Restaurant Group™, and Dr Pepper ® recently launched a contest for college football fans where a grand prize winner will receive two tickets to the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, including airfare and hotel accommodations. Fans can also enter to win daily and weekly prizes at www.tacocabana.com/TCandDP or by going to Taco Cabana's official Facebook contest page. Daily winners will receive Taco Cabana and Dr Pepper gear and weekly winners will receive Taco Cabana and Dr Pepper prize-packs including blankets, hats, T-shirts and Taco Cabana gift cards. All winners will be announced on Taco Cabana's Facebook and Twitter page. The grand prize winner will be announced the week of Dec.17. "We love finding new ways to reward our loyal fans and this giveaway celebrates all the fun of college football and Taco Cabana," said Todd Coerver, interim chief operating officer at Taco Cabana. "Just hit us up on Facebook and enter for your chance to win our daily and weekly prize giveaways." Fans can enter the contest now through Dec. 16. To locate the nearest Taco Cabana, visit www.tacocabana.com. About Taco CabanaTaco Cabana restaurants serve fresh, handmade Mexican food, including sizzling fajitas, quesadillas, hand rolled flautas, enchiladas, burritos, tacos, fresh-made flour tortillas, a selection of "made from scratch" salsas and sauces, frozen margaritas and beer. Most menu items are handmade daily in each restaurant, which feature open display cooking, including fajitas cooking on an open-flame grill and a machine making fresh tortillas. Taco Cabana restaurants feature interior, semi-enclosed and patio dining areas, which provide a vibrant decor and relaxing atmosphere. Additionally, Taco Cabana restaurants provide its guests the option of take-out, as well as the convenience of drive-thru windows. Taco Cabana operates 160 restaurants as of October 1, 2012. About Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. owns and operates the Pollo Tropical ® and Taco Cabana restaurant brands with 250 company-owned and operated restaurants and 41 franchised restaurants in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Trinidad and Venezuela. The brands specialize in the operation of fast-casual, ethnic restaurant brands 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. Fiesta common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol FRGI. For more information about Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., visit the company's website at www.frgi.com.