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Franchise Influencers: Blas Escarcega, Director of Franchise Development, Pollo Campero

As part of our annual Influencer Issue, 1851 Franchise has enlisted the help of the franchise community to compile a list of the top people making moves in the franchise industry.

By Savannah BilboStaff Writer
8:08AM 03/23/23

Blas Escarcega

Director of Franchise Development

Blas Escarcega serves as the Director of Franchise Development for Pollo Campero, the world’s largest Central American chicken chain. Escarcega, a Dallas-based restaurant financial executive, spent the bulk of his career guiding those in the restaurant industry to a path of profitability via performance management, strategic planning, accounting and business intelligence. Escarcega held the position of Chief Financial Officer at a beverage distributorship before transitioning to Campero USA, where he first held the position of Corporate Controller for over two years and then Corporate Business Partner and Director of Finance for over 13 years. As Director of Franchise Development, Escarcega leverages his experience and drive to accelerate the Pollo Campero footprint across the country.

About Pollo CamperoPollo Campero started in Guatemala with a prized chicken recipe that has been delighting friends and families since 1971. Fast forward over 50 years later and Pollo Campero's dedication to high quality and flavorful chicken recipes has not changed. Pollo Campero specializes in traditional fried and citrus grilled chicken recipes that can be enjoyed personally or for families to share through dine-in, drive-thru, takeout or delivery. Pollo Campero also has a franchise opportunity that provides its owners with a strong legacy, flavor profile, built-in customer base and proven ability to enter new markets with ease.

Total Locations: 350+

Investment Range: $1,287,250 to $2,491,500

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