El Pollo Loco, Inc.

El Pollo Loco Launches Four New Authentic Platters

New Authentic Platters Availabile for a Limited Time at Participating Locations

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, today announced a new line of Authentic Platters, available for a limited time at participating restaurants. Featuring fresh ingredients and hearty flavors, the platters highlight El Pollo Loco's signature citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken and are each served with a side of rice and beans.

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"We are continually innovating our limited time offers to give fans new, high quality options that accentuate our delicious grilled chicken and provide a great value,"  said Ed Valle, Chief Marketing Officer at El Pollo Loco. "Our new Authentic Platters resemble home cooking at its best and will surely delight guests with their flavorful ingredients and savory combinations."

The new line of Authentic Platters includes the following options:

El Pollo Loco is passionate about creating and serving Mexican entrées that are made with fresh ingredients and provide a healthier alternative to typical fast food. The brand's menu features authentic, handcrafted items inspired by the culinary and cultural traditions of its hometown Los Angeles. 

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 470 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 www.elpolloloco.com.

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