Carrols Restaurant Group is one of the leading restaurant companies in the United States. The company owns, operates and franchises more than 560 restaurants. Carrols Restaurant Group has sales revenue of over $750 million. The company maintains a work force of nearly 16,000 employees. Established in 1960, Carrols Restaurant Group also operates Burger King Corporation, which is a hamburger chain of approximately 11,000 restaurants operating in more than 65 countries. The company additionally operates Pollo Tropical, which was founded in 1988 and has a base of over 1,700 employees. Carrols Restaurant Group s wholly owned subsidiary, Taco Cabana, was founded in 1978 and has nearly 140 restaurants in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.