El Pollo Loco News

Founded: 1975

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

El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO announced today the signing of a multi-unit development deal for five new restaurants in parts of Northern California and Southern Oregon
September 23rd, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced today the signing of a multi-unit development deal for four restaurants in metro Seattle, particularly across Pierce County and south King County.
August 31st, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced today the signing of a multi-unit development deal for four restaurants in metro Seattle, particularly across Pierce County and south King County.
August 12th, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced a first-of-its-kind “Abuela Approved” campaign, featuring a newly appointed ‘Head Abuela in Charge,’ here to authenticate the restaurant’s cuisine and bring sass and laughs to TikTok.
June 21st, 2022
Leads, LLC - a new partnership between a trio of El Pollo Loc veterans - has acquired the brand’s five existing units in San Antonio and committed to develop four more in the area.
May 24th, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO) inked a multi-unit franchise agreement with Pikes Pollo, Inc. to develop four restaurants on the city’s West side.
May 2nd, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. is teaming up with Tapatío once again to ring in Cinco de Mayo with one-of-a-kind branded offers from the two cult-favorite brands.
May 2nd, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc., a fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is turning National Burrito Day into National Burrito Week with four full days of offers and deals for burrito lovers.
March 31st, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc., a fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is making history as the first QSR to add Mexican Shredded Beef Birria to its menu for a limited time.
March 17th, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Laurance “Larry” Roberts as its Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
March 11th, 2022
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) today announced financial results for the 13-week period ended December 29, 2021.
March 11th, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), a fire-grilled chicken chain, recently opened its 11th restaurant in California’s Central Valley.
February 28th, 2022
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El Pollo Loco, Inc. is making good on its plans to expand throughout Metro Denver.
February 2nd, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. is getting 2022 started off right with the addition of three new Dos Locos Salads to its menu for a limited time.
January 3rd, 2022
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced it appointed Deborah Gonzalez and Nancy Faginas-Cody as independent directors, effective December 9, 2021.
December 14th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), a fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, today announced the launch of Loco Gifts and Gear, its first-ever merch store.
December 3rd, 2021
El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO) announced financial results for the 13-week period ended September 29, 2021.
November 5th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced the start of Bless Togetherness, its 2021 holiday campaign celebrating the joy of friends and family reuniting to commemorate seasonal traditions.
November 2nd, 2021
In honor of Día de los Muertos, El Pollo Loco, Inc. is giving away two personal sized loaves of traditional Pan de Muerto bread with every Familia Dinner purchase on Nov. 1.
October 26th, 2021
Just a few months after announcing plans to enter the Denver marketplace with as many as 15 restaurants over the next five years, El Pollo Loco, Inc. is making good on its intentions.
October 21st, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. announced the resignation of Bernard Acoca as Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company and its affiliates, to pursue other opportunities.
October 15th, 2021
In honor of National Taco Day, El Pollo Loco, Inc. is bringing back its popular Crunchy Taco as its first-ever, digital-only menu item.
September 28th, 2021
The LA Mex restaurant spotlights notable Hispanic chefs to fan the flames of representation for the community’s vital contributions to the food and restaurant industry.
September 15th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. is boldly taking a stand against the offensive practice of serving indecent “naked” chips with the addition of Double Chicken Nachos and Double Crunch Taquito Nachos to its menu for a limited time.
September 3rd, 2021
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El Pollo Loco, Inc recently inked a multi-unit agreement with TWS Restaurant Corporation to develop nine restaurants in Northern California.
August 27th, 2021
El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company) (Nasdaq: LOCO), a fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, is launching its first-ever Guac Pass in partnership with Avocados From Mexico.
July 19th, 2021
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
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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
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
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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
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
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