SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 21, 2011
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|968 James Street, Syracuse, New York||13203|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (315) 424-0513
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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ITEM 5.02. DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.
Pursuant to a letter dated as of July 21, 2011, Brian P. Friedman will resign as a member of the Board of Directors of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., effective on the date of the consummation of the previously announced spin-off of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. by Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (the Effective Date), provided that the Voting Agreement dated as of July 27, 2011 between Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. and Jefferies Capital Partners IV L.P., Jefferies Employee Partners IV LLC and JCP Partners IV LLC is not terminated pursuant to the first sentence of Article V thereof or Mr. Friedman and another designee of Jefferies Capital Partners are not elected to the Board of Directors of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. on or prior to the Effective Date.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CARROLS RESTAURANT GROUP, INC.|
|Date:||November 14, 2011|
|Name:||Joseph A. Zirkman|
|Title:||Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|