El Pollo Loco, Inc.
04/19/17

El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2017 Results on May 4, 2017

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco Holdings, Inc. ("El Pollo Loco") (NASDAQ:LOCO) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time.  Hosting the call will be Steve Sather, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Larry Roberts, Chief Financial Officer.  A press release with first quarter 2017 financial results will be issued that same day, shortly after the market close.

The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing 877-407-3982 or for international callers by dialing 201-493-6780.  A replay will be available after the call and can be accessed by dialing 844-512-2921 or for international callers by dialing 201-493-6780; the passcode is 13658660. The replay will be available until Thursday, May 18, 2017.

The conference call will also be webcast live from the Company's corporate website at investor.elpolloloco.com under the "Events & Presentations" page.  An archive of the webcast will be available at the same location on the corporate website shortly after the call has concluded.

About El Pollo Loco
El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq: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. With more than 460 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas and Utah, El Pollo Loco is expanding its presence in key markets through a combination of company and existing and new franchisee development. Visit us on our website at ElPolloLoco.com.

Investor Contact:
Fitzhugh Taylor, ICR
investors@elpolloloco.com 
(714) 599-5200

Media Contact:
Christine Beggan, ICR
loco@icrinc.com 
(203) 682.8329