Our national brands

WKS Restaurant Group is a licensed franchisee of El Pollo Loco, Denny’s, Wendy’s, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Blaze Pizza, and Corner Bakery Cafe.

El Pollo Loco Cowboy Chef

El Pollo Loco

Serving “perfect pollo” doesn’t just happen by accident. We’re dedicated to serving healthful, freshly prepared food hot off our open-flame grills. It takes a team to make every customer experience count. This is a job you can take pride in!

Denny's To-Go Order


Denny’s is America’s diner. For over 60 years, our guests have come to our diners to sit back, relax and enjoy delicious, hearty meals 24/7, every day of the year. Our team members are part of a classic, national brand. They are family both inside and outside of the diner. At Denny’s we love to feed people! Taking good care of our guests provides meaningful work for our team members, allowing them to be both fulfilled and successful.

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Wendy's Burger


Wendy’s founder, Dave Thomas, loved two things above all else, food and people. That’s why he started Wendy’s. He believed in a place where you get great food, made fresh, served by nice people. At all our restaurants we do our best to carry on that simple idea, every day. It’s his legacy.

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Krispy Kreme Smiling Manager

Krispy Kreme

What’s inside the box is extremely important to us. We realize, however, that the most important ingredient in making great doughnuts is our people. It takes awesome people to make awesome doughnuts.

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Managers Laughing at Table

Blaze Pizza

Exceptional quality at lightning fast speed is what we’re all about. Fresh, made-from-scratch dough. Healthful, artisanal ingredients on the assembly line. Our work culture is all about individuality. Work hard. Have fun. Be you. Keepin’ it real.

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Corner Bakery Cafe Counter

Corner Bakery Cafe

On a corner. That’s where it started. From a small neighborhood bakery in downtown Chicago to today’s brand that is filled to the brim with passionate people, creative thinkers, overachievers, servant leaders, and folks having a blast doing what they do best – helping others. Our employees are the heart and soul of our brand, making our guests feel at home and connected to their neighborhoods.

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