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Educational background

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Top educational institutions

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California State University-Fullerton
California State University-Long Beach

Employee data

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Age

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Gender ratio

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GenderRatio
male54.8%
female45.2%

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Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<111.1%
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222.2%
311.1%
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Summary

Company information

History

El Pollo Loco is a US-based quick service restaurant chain specialized in flame-grilled chicken. It strives to offer quality chicken products through its 400+ chains of owned and franchised restaurants and is driven by core valuesSee more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1980

CEO

Steve Sather

Type

Company - Public

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Industry

Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants

Departments

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FieldRatio
other occupation41.9%
Management35.2%
Cashiers22.8%

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Copy - Shift LeaderEL Pollo LocoGlendale, CA
Have you ever envisioned leading a team to success or dared to help manage a million-dollar business? Well here’s your opportunity to live the dream! Put your team-building skills to the test and bring us your passion, energy and strong customer service...Read more
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Have you ever envisioned leading a team to success or dared to help manage a million-dollar business? Well here’s your opportunity to live the dream! Put your team-building skills to the test and bring us your passion, energy and strong customer service...Read more
General ManagerEl Pollo LocoNorco, CA
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CashierEl Pollo LocoSan Fernando, CA
Our Crew Members are the heart and soul of our restaurants. Each and every one of our Crew Member careers plays a meaningful and critical role in the El Pollo Loco familia by providing excellent customer service daily to our guests! Â Whatâs in it for you...Read more
Grill Master (Cook)El Pollo LocoPasadena, CA
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Assistant ManagerEl Pollo LocoVisalia, CA
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RESTAURANT - CASHIEREl Pollo LocoIndio, CA
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Team MemberEl Pollo LocoManhattan Beach, CA
Our Team Members are the heart and soul of our restaurants. Each and every one of our Team Member careers plays a meaningful and critical role in the El Pollo Loco familia. Â Whatâs in it for you! We offer eligible Employees the following Benefits/Perks...Read more
Service AssistantEl Pollo LocoVisalia, CA
Our Crew Members are the heart and soul of our restaurants. Each and every one of our Crew Member careers plays a meaningful and critical role in the El Pollo Loco familia by providing excellent customer service daily to our guests! Whatâs in it for you...Read more
Team Member, BOH, Food Preparation/DishwasherEl Pollo Loco - Dublin, Fallon Rd.Dublin, CA
Your path begins here at El Pollo Loco Start on your path towards a brighter future filled with growth and opportunity. Where we lift each other up, push each other further, and take part in something bigger than ourselves - supported by a team committed...Read more
KitchenEl Pollo LocoDana Point, CA
At El lPollo Loco we take pride in our people and the products we serve. We cook nothing but delicious and healthy products. If you love to cook you can be the cook who prepares our world famous chicken, side orders, burritos, salads and much more. We are...Read more
Cook (Grill Master)El Pollo LocoDiamond Bar, CA
Cook (Grill Master) Company & Culture For over 35 years El Pollo Loco continues to dominate the market in delivering the best citrus-marinated fire-grilled chicken. We opened our first restaurant in 1980 in Los Angeles, and today we are over 45...Read more
Restaurant Shift LeadEl Pollo Loco - Livermore, Stanley Blvd.Livermore, CA
Your path begins here at El Pollo Loco An opportunity to start your career as a leader. Supervise assigned shifts while developing skills to become a restaurant manager. Our Shift Leaders are provided with development classes and have access to many levels...Read more
Kitchen- for upcoming 4S Ranch LocationEl Pollo LocoSan Diego, CA
At El Pollo Loco we take pride in our people and the products we serve. We cook nothing but delicious and healthy products. If you love to cook you can be the cook who prepares our world famous chicken, side orders, burritos, salads and much more. We are...Read more
Cashier Company & Culture For over 35 years El Pollo Loco continues to dominate the market in delivering the best citrus-marinated fire-grilled chicken. We opened our first restaurant in 1980 in Los Angeles, and today we are over 450 restaurants strong and...Read more
Cashier Company & Culture For over 35 years El Pollo Loco continues to dominate the market in delivering the best citrus-marinated fire-grilled chicken. We opened our first restaurant in 1980 in Los Angeles, and today we are over 450 restaurants strong and...Read more
At El lPollo Loco we take pride in our people and the products we serve. We cook nothing but delicious and healthy products. If you love to cook you can be the cook who prepares our world famous chicken, side orders, burritos, salads and much more. We are...Read more
Chief Financial OfficerEl Pollo Loco, Inc.Costa Mesa, CA
Leads and directs the Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain, Investor Relations, Internal Audit and Quality Assurance functions of El Pollo Loco. Advises the organization in accordance with financial management techniques and practices. Leads the strateg Chief...Read more
Labor Operations EngineerEl Pollo LocoCosta Mesa, CA
Our restaurants are only the tip of the flame. If you're looking for a fast paced, innovative and welcoming workplace then a career with our Corporate Familia is right for you.What's in it for you!•Medical + Dental + Vision Insurance•401(K) Plan with match...Read more
PCI AnalystEl Pollo LocoCosta Mesa, CA
Position Purpose: Ensures that the risk to the organization’s information posed by a variety of cyber threats (cyber-attacks; theft or corruption from within; etc.) is minimized. Ensures that our...Read more
Information Security AnalystEl Pollo LocoCosta Mesa, CA
Position Purpose: Ensures that the risk to the organization’s information posed by a variety of cyber threats (cyber-attacks; theft or corruption from within; etc.) is minimized. Ensures that our...Read more
Cyber Security AnalystEl Pollo LocoCosta Mesa, CA
Position Purpose: Ensures that the risk to the organization’s information posed by a variety of cyber threats (cyber-attacks; theft or corruption from within; etc.) is minimized. Ensures that our...Read more
Manager, Field Human ResourcesEl Pollo LocoCosta Mesa, CA
Our restaurants are only the tip of the flame. If you're looking for a fast paced, innovative and welcoming workplace then a career with our Corporate Familia is right for you.What's in it for you!•Medical + Dental + Vision Insurance•401(K) Plan with match...Read more
Our restaurants are only the tip of the flame. If you're looking for a fast paced, innovative and welcoming workplace then a career with our Corporate Familia is right for you.What's in it for you!•Medical + Dental + Vision Insurance•401(K) Plan with match...Read more
El Pollo Loco - Shift ManagerEl Pollo LocoPearland, TX
El Pollo Loco, Pearland, TX El Pollo Loco is currently looking for a full time or part time Shift Manager to join our team in Pearland, TX. Shift Managers keep day to day operations running smoothly by leading their teams to success. A successful Shift...Read more
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Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoGlendale, AZ
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Service AssistantEl Pollo LocoGlendale, AZ
Service Assistant Do you love to help prepare great tasting and nutritious food? Then Service Assistant is the position for you! From preparing our delicious salsas to frying crispy tortilla chips,Read more
General ManagerEl Pollo LocoScottsdale, AZ
Company & Culture: El Pollo Loco, Inc. It's not crazy to crave success! At El Pollo Loco, you can taste the rewards of managing a million-dollar-plus business. From the people to the overallRead more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoPerris, CA
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CashierEl Pollo LocoSan Bernardino, CA
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Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoBuckeye, AZ
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Assistant ManagerEl Pollo LocoMurrieta, CA
Are you interested in assuming a leadership role? Becoming an Assistant Manager at El Pollo Loco means more responsibilities and is the first step in our management path. If you have the drive to doRead more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoFullerton, CA
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Food Prep Assistants and CooksEl Pollo LocoLong Beach, CA
Due to our exciting growth in 2017, we have Cashier, Cook and Food Prep opportunities for the new location in Long Beach Area! We know it is our dedicated employees who are the driving force behindRead more
Shift SupervisorEl Pollo LocoAvondale, AZ
Are you interested in assuming a leadership role? Becoming a Shift Leader at El Pollo Loco means more responsibilities and is the first step in our management path. If you have the drive to do moreRead more
Shift SupervisorEl Pollo LocoSherman Oaks, CA
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Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoLos Alamitos, CA
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoColton, CA
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoLake Elsinore, CA
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoAvondale, AZ
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Assistant ManagerEl Pollo LocoScottsdale, AZ
Have you ever envisioned leading a team to success or dared to help manage a million-dollar business? Well here's your opportunity to live the dream! Put your team-building skills to the test andRead more
Shift SupervisorEl Pollo LocoColton, CA
Are you interested in assuming a leadership role? Becoming a Shift Leader at El Pollo Loco means more responsibilities and is the first step in our management path. If you have the drive to do moreRead more
CashierEl Pollo LocoAvondale, AZ
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Shift SupervisorEl Pollo LocoLong Beach, CA
Are you interested in assuming a leadership role? Becoming a Shift Leader at El Pollo Loco means more responsibilities and is the first step in our management path. If you have the drive to do moreRead more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoGoodyear, AZ
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
CashierEl Pollo LocoScottsdale, AZ
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Assistant ManagerEl Pollo LocoBell Gardens, CA
Are you interested in assuming a leadership role? Becoming an Assistant Manager at El Pollo Loco means more responsibilities and is the first step in our management path. If you have the drive to doRead more
Food Prep Assistants and CooksEl Pollo LocoScottsdale, AZ
Due to our exciting growth in 2017, we have Cook and Food Prep (Service Assistant) opportunities for our newest location in Scottsdale Area! We know it is our dedicated employees who are the drivingRead more
CashierEl Pollo LocoColton, CA
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoSan Bernardino, CA
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
General ManagerEl Pollo LocoGoodyear, AZ
How would you like to be in charge of a million-dollar-plus business? That's what many of our General Managers are responsible for everyday. If you have experience and the right skills we can put youRead more
Service AssistantEl Pollo LocoChandler, AZ
Service Assistant Do you love to help prepare great tasting and nutritious food? Then Service Assistant is the position for you! From preparing our delicious salsas to frying crispy tortilla chips,Read more
Cook/PrepEl Pollo LocoMurrieta, CA
We are El Pollo Loco, a company with over 30 years of history made up of people that are excited and energized by the opportunities the next 30 years will bring. Our employees are the driving forceRead more
Shift SupervisorEl Pollo LocoPerris, CA
Are you interested in assuming a leadership role? Becoming a Shift Leader at El Pollo Loco means more responsibilities and is the first step in our management path. If you have the drive to do moreRead more
General ManagerEl Pollo LocoPhoenix, AZ
How would you like to be in charge of a million-dollar-plus business? That's what many of our General Managers are responsible for everyday. If you have experience and the right skills we can put youRead more
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A: California Pizza Kitchen, CARL'S JR. RESTAURANTS, LLC, CKE Restaurants, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Jack in the Box, Pizza Hut, Real Mex Restaurants, Taco Bell.
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