El Pollo Loco - Great Idea, Bad Followthrough | Glassdoor
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"Great Idea, Bad Followthrough"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Virginia Beach, VA
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Virginia Beach, VA
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

I like working for El Pollo Loco because they are very flexible in the hours they give management. My restaurant is a franchise, therefore, we do not have the same benefits as a corporate El Pollo Loco has. Corporate El Pollo Loco's have some of the best benefit packages available. I believe that upper management in corporate El Pollo Loco is very competent, but it seems that within our franchise, everytime we take one step forward, we take two more steps back.

Cons

No benefits, no vacation, low pay, no incentives from the company.

Advice to Management

I would tell Management within the franchise to respect and value employees more.

Other Employee Reviews for El Pollo Loco

  1. "Very good work experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Chicken was really really good

    Cons

    Nothing i can think of


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Where people don't count!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get a paycheck every two weeks. The food is good and there are a lot of great employees who try to do their best to earn a living.

    Cons

    Upper management treat the empolyees like dirt. You are constantly reminded of what a loser you are. The constant pressure and lack of respect is truely unbearable.

    Advice to Management

    You are nothing without your people! Treat them well.

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