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EL POLLO LOCO Employer Reviews

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Overall Pretty good
Cashier/Cook/Prep Cook (Current Employee), Compton, CAMarch 17, 2014
I had to prepare the food. And make sure there was food for the restaurant to operate smoothly.
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It was a great start to gain experience.
Cashier (Current Employee), Gardena CAFebruary 22, 2014
This is my first job i've been working here for over a year now and i believe its time to go into better opportunities and gain more professional skills. It was a great place for me to gain customer service skills. My co workers and managers are by far great people to work with, i've never had an problems and they are friendly and very helpful. I really – more... enjoy having the chance to interact with customers and being able to be friendly and greet them. – less
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Fun professional enviorment
Cashier (Former Employee), McAllen, TXFebruary 18, 2014
Basically taking orders & making sure everyone was taken care of while at the same time maintaining the restaurants. I learned a lot from others from learning how to cook certain things to just understanding what time of each day gets most busiest..
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fun fast paced work enviroment
Fast Food Cashier (Former Employee), Covina, CAFebruary 10, 2014
excellent entry job where many valuable skills can be learned
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Awesome
Lead Cashier (Former Employee), Victorville, CAFebruary 6, 2014
My favorite job ever. Everyone who works there is hard working and dedicated to providing the best food and restaurant experience.
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Fun coworkers however poor management
Fast Food Prep/Cook (Current Employee), West Covina, CAFebruary 6, 2014
Cons: short breaks. health care is very expensive.
A normal day is busy but very simple. All the business has taught me to be very patient when dealing with difficult people. The management is poor. Hires poor workers and takes personal emotions into account when making decisions. Often avoids confrontation. Co-workers are very friendly. Easy to work with.The job itself is easy.
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Productive and fun workplace
Cashier/Customer Service (Former Employee), Granada Hills, CAFebruary 5, 2014
Great first job experience.
Fast-paced but fun.
Greet customers.
Cashier.
Easy going co-workers.
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typical average job
Shift Manager (Former Employee), los angeles caJanuary 15, 2014
Pros: good start
Cons: low pay, lots of pressure
not the best place to work if you have a family.
management never listen to restaurant workers, very oor management. all employees under payed.
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fun place to work at great people
Prep Cook/Cashier (Current Employee), Panorama City, CAJanuary 14, 2014
Pros: 50%off lunch and 25% off of the clock discount
Cons: 30 minute break and 10 minute
A typical day at work really fun but really tiring. Some of the management there is very poor. they take advantege of there position. The workers theres are very friendly and fun to work with it. They are very helpful. The most hardest part of the day is lunch time. that the time when costumer come inane oder a lot. thats the time i prep a lot of food.
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Really fast paced job
Expeditor (Former Employee), Las Vegas, NVJanuary 10, 2014
Pros: fast pace, nice management, good pay
Cons: remembering the order of things, burning yourself
It was a great first job for me and the management was very organized.
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Fun Work Place
Cashier (Current Employee), Hanford, CAJanuary 9, 2014
Same thing everyday
learned that people are greedy
management tries their best
co-workers are diverse
hardest part is having to leave
most enjoyable part is working with polite customers.
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Restaurant Environment
Cashier (Former Employee), Tucson, AZDecember 18, 2013
Had contact with customers in English and Spanish, it was a good, fun environment, experience with customer service.
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resturant
Cashier/Cook (Former Employee), Montclair, CADecember 13, 2013
cashier
drive-thru
hand out order
clean lobby
take orders
able to talk to customer
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Cashier job
Cashier (Former Employee), Santa Ana, CADecember 2, 2013
Pros: good food
Cons: short hours
Typical cashier work. Gets busy at lunch so be prepared. The food is good and can purchase at half off
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Productive and enjoyable work environment
Shift Leader (Former Employee), Sacramento CANovember 28, 2013
Performed advanced administrative tasks, supervised employees, completed scheduling requirements, and helped resolve complicated customer service issues.
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One of the best restaurants I've ever worked for.
cashier/ shift manager (Former Employee), Mesa, AZNovember 27, 2013
Pros: great opportunity
Cons: very few days off
This was my first job and i think it was one of the best choices i made at that age in my life. There was a lot of opportunity for advancement for me and i was able to sustain 2 years starting out as just a cashier and ending my career there as a shift supervisor pulling in well over my 40 hours a week.
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work days varied
Cashier (Former Employee), San Diego, CANovember 20, 2013
some were really slow, during lunch hour it sped up. Very little space to be able to move around and get work done
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El Pollo Loco is a great place to work.
Assistant Manager (Current Employee), Los Angeles, CANovember 19, 2013
Pros: free food
The crew are very friendly. You have all the materials to learn and the staff is willing to teach. Excellent Benefits.
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great place to work!
Casier (Current Employee), Alhambra, CANovember 5, 2013
Pros: half off lunch.
Cons: only one break.
extremely busy, high paced work environment. I have learned and grown tremendously trough this company, I have strong and accurate cash handling skills. Management all work equally and make sure we are all okay. The most difficult part of this job is staying patient at all times, dealing with a high velocity of different personalities from our costumers.
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could have been a career
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CANovember 5, 2013
this company would have made a good career if it wasn't for the enormes pressure upper management put's on the in restaurant staff. don't get me wrong I tnink some pressure is fine and necesery but the pressure at this company is to much

About EL POLLO LOCO

At El Pollo Loco, pronounced “L Po-yo Lo-co” and Spanish for “The Crazy Chicken,” we go to crazy lengths – Read more