El Pollo Loco, Inc. opened its newest restaurant in Tucson, Arizona. The new restaurant located at 4755 S. Landing Way the fifth location operated by the Lugos Pollos Inc. franchise partner.
“We are thrilled to open the newest El Pollo Loco restaurant in South Side Tucson and continue our expansion in Arizona,” says franchisee, Ben Lugo. “With more than 30 years in this business, our company commitment has always been to create the best moments possible for our customers. We are proud to continue serving the city El Pollo Loco’s delicious, signature citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken and authentic Mexican-inspired offerings.”
“It’s exciting to continue developing our presence in Arizona, especially alongside a long-time franchisee partner,” adds Brian Carmichall, Sr. Vice President & Chief Development Officer. “With franchise development being such a vital part of our Company’s strategic growth plan, we put immense value on our relationship with Ben and his family. We’re happy to celebrate the opening of their fifth El Pollo Loco and congratulate them on this special achievement.”
The 2,400-square foot freestanding restaurant has seating for 58 customers, will employ approximately 30 team members, and features the Company’s authentic, Mexican-inspired atmosphere that reflects El Pollo Loco’s menu and brand identity. The restaurant is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. in drive thru and 10:00am to 9:30 p.m. for dine-in.
El Pollo Loco fans are encouraged to join Loco Rewards and will receive a free original Pollo Bowl after their first regularly priced food or beverage purchase on the mobile app. Loco Rewards members can earn points, redeem rewards and manage offers directly from the mobile app, which is available for download in both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.