COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest north Texas location in the city of Hurst today. The new restaurant, located at 1245 W. Pipeline Road, is owned and operated by franchise partner Chicken Time I, LLC, an affiliate of Henry Investment Group. The restaurant marks the first location to open in Hurst, sixth location to open in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) market and second restaurant for Chicken Time Holdings, LLC.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d3f6bd83-875d-4177-9984-8388cc785598 "We are very excited to bring the first El Pollo Loco to Hurst and offer the community a family-friendly environment where they can enjoy our signature citrus-marinated, fire-grilled chicken, house made salsas and other Mexican-inspired entrees," said David Henry, Chief Executive Officer of Chicken Time Holdings, LLC. "We want to thank El Pollo Loco for being such a great partner to us as we open our second DFW restaurant. We look forward to being an active part of the community and offering guests an authentic and delicious dining option." The brand's signature citrus-marinated chicken is prepared on an open flame grill by El Pollo Loco Grill Masters before it is hand-cut and served in its chicken meals and crave-worthy Mexican-inspired entrees. Whether guests are looking for a family chicken meal, burrito, salad, quesadilla or under 500-calorie options, El Pollo Loco has a wide variety of flavorful offerings.