Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. ("Carrols") (Nasdaq: TAST) announced that on November 15, 2016, the Company completed the acquisition of 17 BURGER KING® restaurants. These restaurants are located in Western Pennsylvania in and around the Pittsburgh and Johnstown markets. Carrols is the largest BURGER KING ® franchisee in the United States and has operated BURGER KING® restaurants since 1976. The Company has purchased 49 restaurants to date in 2016 and currently operates a total of 755 BURGER KING® restaurants in 16 states, including 65 restaurants in Pennsylvania. For more information on Carrols, please visit the company's website at www.carrols.com.