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The Taco Maker Announces New Expansion Plans For Connecticut

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

WILLIMANTIC, CT – The Taco Maker, a leader in the Mexican quick service restaurant segment announces new expansion plans for its brand in Connecticut. Company officials say they will hold workshop seminars in several Connecticut cities to qualify potential franchisees for outlet openings in planned locations throughout the state.

Fresh Mexican food is being prepared at the Taco Maker“The Taco Maker celebrates 30 successful years and a well-known reputation in the food service industry for its remarkable growth and quality food,” said Tomas Torres, president and CEO of The Taco Maker. “We’re confident many entrepreneurs; we’ll see the incredible short and long range potential of opening up one of the fastest growing Mexican quick service restaurants in their community.”

Workshop seminars for The Taco Maker will be held at Spanish American Merchant’s Association (SAMA) locations, February 27th at 11am at SAMA Willimantic, 872 Main Street, Willimantic, CT.; February 28th at 6pm at SAMA Hartford, 95 Park Street, Hartford, CT.; and February 29th at 11am at SAMA New Haven, 235 Grand Avenue, New Haven, CT.

Taco Maker is one of three concepts under the The Taco Maker, Inc. (TTM) umbrella, an international franchise system with over 185 units open in the United States, Latin America, and the Far East. TTM projects at least 65 stores will open in 2008 in Florida, North Carolina and Connecticut with projections to sign agreements for over 1000 stores by 2011. The Taco Maker restaurant is currently the largest Mexican quick service restaurant in Puerto Rico and serves popular quick service Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos, nachos, quesadillas, salads and desserts. TTM’s other two brands include Jake’s Over The Top and Mayan Juice.

Long known for its fresh, high quality and flavorful Mexican fast food, The Taco Maker offers various outlet types to meet almost every need from traditional free-standing restaurants and mall food courts to its fast growing programs for non-traditional locations which complement the dual branding concept with franchises such as Jake’s Over the Top and Mayan Juice. With new outlet development, outlet sales have continued to grow rapidly, positioning The Taco Maker as a leader in the Mexican QSR segment. 2008 marks the franchise’s 30th anniversary from its beginnings in Ogden, Utah., the location of its current US headquarters.

For more information on TTM franchises in Connecticut, call 787-273-3160, 1-877-567-TACO, or Mr. Pablo Bigio, Franchise Executive in charge of developing the Connecticut Area, at 787-567-5069. For more information on The Taco Maker, visit