El Pollo Loco News

Founded: 1975

El Pollo Loco is the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain renowned for its masterfully citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken and handcrafted entrees using fresh ingredients inspired by Mexican recipes.

Starting June 24, El Pollo Loco, Inc will become the first national restaurant company to test door-to-backyard drone delivery.
June 17th, 2021
To celebrate dads this Father’s Day, El Pollo Loco, Inc. is offering a special Family Meal promotion, daily $20 e-gift card giveaways and the chance to win a $6,000 custom El Pollo Loco backyard Imperial Grill.
June 14th, 2021
El Pollo Loco Inc. has been recognized as the #1 quick service Mexican restaurant for positive customer experience amongst national popular Mexican QSR and fast casual chains.
June 10th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. is eliminating its use of Styrofoam and continuing its improvements to customers’ off-premises dining experience with a system-wide rollout of clear, eco-conscious Thermo-To-Go packaging.
May 11th, 2021
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended March 31, 2021.
May 7th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. is teaming up with beloved hot sauce maker Tapatío on Cinco de Mayo to celebrate their shared Mexican heritage by giving away a free 5-ounce bottle of Tapatío to Loco Rewards members.
May 3rd, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. today announced the launch of its “Strong Like A Madre” Mother’s Day grant initiative.
April 29th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is celebrating National Burrito Day as if it were a true national holiday.
March 29th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO) has remodeled its first three restaurants - two in Los Angeles and one in Las Vegas.
March 10th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. earned a top 10 spot on Newsweek’s 2021 ranking of America’s Best Loyalty Programs.
March 3rd, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is reigniting the lost joy of lunchtime with its new line of Loco Lunch Boxes.
March 1st, 2021
Driven by two new restaurant designs that cater to off-premise dining, El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, is eyeing Colorado as part of its next wave of expansion.
February 25th, 2021
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El Pollo Loco, Inc. is celebrating Black History Month with the commission of a new mural on the wall of its Vernon Ave. restaurant in South Los Angeles.
February 19th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, recently signed new development agreements with two existing franchisees, in Louisiana and Southern California.
February 11th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, is gearing up for aggressive expansion in 2021, driven by two new restaurant designs.
February 4th, 2021
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) (the “Company”) today provided an update on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on its business during the fourth quarter ended December 30, 2020.
January 15th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Poway, California.
January 4th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced the return of its fan favorite Pollo Fit Bowls with a delicious twist, just in time to get back to your best self in the new year.
December 29th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. unveiled its new restaurant of the future designed to enhance off-premise convenience powered by a more robust and frictionless digital experience.
December 4th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, extends its free delivery commitment with Postmates just in time for the holidays.
November 9th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced a new line of L.A. Mex Burritos inspired by the diversity and bold flavors of the company’s hometown of Los Angeles.
September 11th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced the national launch of its loyalty program “Loco Rewards™”, offering customers the fastest cash reward in the industry
September 8th, 2020
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time.
July 17th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. opened its newest restaurant in Tucson, Arizona today. The new restaurant located at 4755 S. Landing Way the 5th location operated by the Lugos Pollos Inc. franchise partner.
June 16th, 2020
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El Pollo Loco, Inc. is giving dad a chance to win a custom outdoor grill from Imperial Commercial Cooking Equipment.
June 12th, 2020
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended March 25, 2020 and provided a business update on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4th, 2020
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ: LOCO) announced that it will host a conference call to provide a business update as well as discuss its first quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 4:30 PM...
April 27th, 2020
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) (the “Company”) provided a business update and announced a series of actions the Company is taking to navigate the COVID-19 global pandemic.
April 9th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, announced today it will offer a special one day, buy-one-burrito, get-one free on Thursday, April 2 for National Burrito Day.
March 30th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, teams up with Grubhub to provide the communities it serves with more at-home access to food.
March 25th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. today announced its increased commitment to the communities it serves by expanding its participation in the CalFresh food assistance program.
March 23rd, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, today announces changes that the company is putting into effect to encourage social distancing in...
March 19th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Long Beach, California today.
March 5th, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, grows its L.A. Mex menu to bring taco enthusiasts something to celebrate: Mix & Match Street Tacos.
March 2nd, 2020
El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, expands its better-for-you menu with the addition of a new line of Pollo Fit Bowls.
December 27th, 2019
El Pollo Loco, Inc. remains dedicated to celebrating the Hispanic heritage of the company, its employees and customers by commissioning unique murals on its restaurants in its hometown, Los Angeles.
December 20th, 2019
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El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, brings back its handmade Chicken Tamales just in time for the holiday season but with a new twist.
November 4th, 2019
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended September 25, 2019.
November 1st, 2019
El Pollo Loco, Inc. pays tribute to its Hispanic heritage and Los Angeles roots by restoring a series of lost murals across Los Angeles during Hispanic Heritage Month
September 18th, 2019
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced the appointment of Jason Weintraub as Chief Legal Officer, effective August 29.
August 16th, 2019
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended June 26, 2019.
August 2nd, 2019
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant brand, added a $5 Crunchy Nacho Overstuffed Quesadilla.
July 10th, 2019
The initiative, inspired by and in honor of Cesar Chavez Day, is just one of the many ways the company is giving back to the people and communities that it serves.
April 5th, 2019
El Pollo Loco, Inc, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, announced the appointment of Miguel Lozano as Chief Operating Officer, effective April 1.
April 5th, 2019
El Pollo Loco, Inc. unveiled all new Enchilada Platters in three different flavor combinations for a limited time: Double Chicken Enchiladas, Chicken & Shrimp Enchiladas and Shrimp & Avocado Enchiladas.
March 7th, 2019
El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq: LOCO) announced that the Company will present at the 21st Annual ICR Conference at the Grande Lakes Orlando Resort in Florida on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM ET.
January 10th, 2019
El Pollo Loco, Inc, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Hector A. Muñoz as Chief Marketing Officer, effective December 3rd.
November 30th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today launched new Handmade Chicken Tamales, a classic Mexican holiday tradition, to kick off the holiday season.
November 19th, 2018
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El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Grand Prairie, TX today.
November 19th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Sandy, UT.
November 14th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Arlington, TX.
September 10th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, Inc., the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, announced the appointment of Jennifer Jaffe as Senior Vice President and the company’s first-ever Chief People Officer.
August 28th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in West Hills, CA.
July 23rd, 2018
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco”) (NASDAQ:LOCO) announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.
July 20th, 2018
El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest location in Santa Rosa, CA today
July 5th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in La Quinta, CA.
May 29th, 2018
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOCO) announced financial results for the 13-week period ended March 28, 2018.
May 7th, 2018
El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, announced the release of a five-part social video series that celebrates the Company’s rich heritage and differentiated brand pillars.
March 30th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Richardson, TX.
March 29th, 2018
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced the opening of its first location in Louisiana.
March 21st, 2018
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