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Your path begins here

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 to you and your success.

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Fresh opportunities

We proudly hire over 7,000 new employees a year across 6 states, including over 500 leadership positions. No matter where your passion lies, we believe in growth and advancement across all positions.

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Developed for Success

We are committed to training and supporting you to become experts in your position by providing continuous learning and leadership opportunities to help you grow and advance in your career. We are as dedicated as you are to your own success.

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Ignite Your Next Career

Building a new career starts one step at a time. Let us show you the first step.

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Positions We Offer

Employee Benefits

We are proud to offer a full suite of health and retirement benefits to our full-time employees, with part-time employees becoming eligible after a certain period.

  • Medical InsuranceMEDICAL INSURANCE
  • Dental InsuranceDENTAL INSURANCE
  • Vision InsuranceVISION INSURANCE
  • 401K Plan401(K) PLAN
  • Bonus CompensationBonus Compensation
  • Additional BenefitsADDITIONAL BENEFITS
    • Discounts on El Pollo Loco food
    • Discounts on theme parks, movie tickets, sports, hotels and more
    • Employee referral bonuses
    • Education reimbursement
    • Safety awards
    • Ongoing development
    • Payroll Direct Deposit


Our company is a great place to work because of the training, respect and open communication. And I love working with my manager because we’re encouraged to share ideas for making our team stronger and better. Overall, it’s a cool place and it doesn’t feel like work.

April Walker
-Restaurant Team member


join our corporate familia

Our restaurants are only the tip of the flame. We have a robust and dedicated workforce specializing in everything from operations, to cuisine, to marketing. If you’re looking for a fast paced, innovative and welcoming workplace then a career with our Corporate Familia is right for you.

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