CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – It appears a popular fire grill chicken restaurant is about to open a business here in town.
El Pollo Loco, a Southern California-based chain, plans to open two restaurants in Corpus Christi.
“We are excited to expand our footprint and bring El Pollo Loco’s signature chicken, handcrafted Mexican appetizers and a selection of healthy offerings to new communities,” said Brian Carmichall, Chief Development Officer of El Pollo Loco. “The announcement of the expansion and the upcoming growth in units will certainly appeal to the growing number of consumers looking for healthier options. growing consumer demand for bolder, more flavorful flavors; and seasoned franchisees with a desire to be part of a strong franchisee family. “
According to a company statement, each of the new restaurants will occupy an area of around 2,400 square meters and employ up to 50 people.
El Pollo Loco, Inc. [elpolloloco.com] (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire grilled chicken chain, is trying to increase its footprint in Texas by targeting Corpus Christi as part of its next wave of expansion.
A restaurant will not have an indoor dining room. Instead, it will be mostly off-premise sales with a take-out window, double drive-through, roadside pick-up parking, and patio seating.
The second prototype will have an above-average dining room that opens onto a spacious terrace.
The restaurant will also have two drive-through and pick-up parking spaces on the roadside.