Private EquityPortfolio Companies

LocationOak Brook, Illinois


  • Year Invested2014
  • Investment TypeFamily BusinessLeveraged Buyout

Portillo’s is an iconic restaurant company operating restaurants in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The first Portillo’s location, known as “The Dog House,” was opened by Dick Portillo in 1963 in Villa Park, Illinois. The Portillo's menu includes a variety of items, including Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, hamburgers, sandwiches, ribs, salads, and desserts. Customers can enjoy their favorite dishes either in the uniquely decorated restaurants or on the go through Portillo’s drive-thru and catering services. The company has more than 60 restaurants and more than 6,000 employees.

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