El Pollo Loco Expanding in Tucson
TUCSON, ARIZ. — El Pollo Loco, a chicken restaurant chain based in California, has signed a franchise development deal with new partner PLM Restaurants L.C., which will open six new restaurants by August 2019 in the Tucson area. In addition, PLM Restaurants has also completed the acquisition of two existing El Pollo Loco restaurants in the Tucson market.
Franchise partners David Harper and Stephan Ralston own PLM. Harper is also president and owner of Meridian Restaurants, which owns and operates 82 Burger King restaurants.
El Pollo Loco has more than 435 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas and Utah.