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El Pollo Loco
El Pollo Loco
How to Ace Site Selection
An El Pollo Loco franchisee talks about how his experience in real estate informed his growth as a quick-serve operator.
Courting Calorie Counters
Making it easier for customers to watch their weight can be smart business.
Poultry Goes Premium
With sophisticated menu items, upgraded interiors, and a laser focus on the customer experience, the chicken segment is moving upmarket.
Leveraging Franchisee Diversity
Minority franchisees bring new opportunities to the table for quick serves, but the hurdles they face require creativity on the part of the franchisor.
Rise of Interim CEOs
Many quick-serve companies are turning to interim executives for change and growth. But is temporary leadership a permanent fix?
Fire Up the Grill
The success of KFC’s Kentucky Grilled Chicken signals that grilled menu items could be taking over for fried food.
Incentives for Green
Senior finance executives should take advantage of tax incentives that are available for green building initiatives.
El Pollo Loco Takes Interim Tag Off CEO
EPL Intermediate Inc., parent company of El Pollo Loco Inc., announced the promotion of Steve Sather to president and CEO and the appointment of Samue...
Lose the Fat, Not the Customer
From quick serves to movie theaters to vending machines, the menu-labeling mandate passed with the health care reform bill in March will require estab...
For 30th Anniversary, El Pollo Loco Full of Coupons
In September, customers can download daily coupons for offers on flame-grilled items such as chicken meals, the Original Pollo Bowl, Chicken Tostada Salad, and more.
Carley Leaves El Pollo Loco
Company announces that Steve Carley, president and CEO of El Pollo Loco, resigns affective September 12 to pursue other opportunities.
New LTO Favorite is Back at El Pollo Loco
It combines soft, crunchy, and plenty of flame-grilled flavor.
El Pollo Loco Names Top Grill Master
El Pollo Loco named 20-year veteran Demetrio Jurado of Los Angeles its newest top cook at the restaurant's 16th annual grilling challenge.
Two New Chicken Sandwiches at El Pollo Loco
The famous chicken chain is now home to the Guacamole Chicken Sandwich and the Jalapeno Chicken Sandwich.
Skilled Chef Returns To El Pollo Loco
Jonathan Rogan, originally El Pollo Loco's manager of culinary development between 2006-2007, has returned to the chicken chain as the new executive chef.
El Carne Loco? Chicken Chain Adds Steak
El Pollo Loco announces two varieties of Flame-Grilled Sirloin Steak Tacos, a Sirloin Steak Bowl, and the Sirloin Steak & 3-Cheese Quesadilla.
El Pollo Loco Brings Back Tamales for the Holidays
Chicken Tamales to be available through New Years; also available on catering menu.
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