El Pollo Loco


El Pollo Loco turns to drive-thru improvements to boost traffic

The fast-casual chicken chain is plotting handheld menu offerings while also working on drive-thru speed and accuracy.


KFC brings plant-based chicken to Southern California

Beyond Fried Chicken is on menus starting Monday.

The drive-thru now makes up more than 70% of the chicken chain’s sales, though same-store sales remain down by double digits due to the coronavirus.

The fast-casual chicken chain is also reimagining its marketing and menuing plans.

Menu news of the week: 3.2.20

On-trend bowls are proliferating on menus to entice post-holiday customers.

Chefs and operators are busy this week gearing up for the season.

September was the fast-casual chain’s best month of the year as it works to expand delivery capabilities and operational efficiencies.

WKS now operates 287 restaurants in total and ranks as Denny’s largest licensee.

The chicken chain’s traffic fell 3.1% in Q1, but its CEO says menu simplification is not to blame.

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