Portillo’s files for its IPO

The 67-unit concept said it will use the proceeds to pay off $470 million in debt. It adds its name to a growing list of restaurants who are becoming publicly traded companies.


These are all the companies planning or considering IPOs

Three restaurant chains have confidentially filed documents for an initial public offering and others are considering it, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The fast-growing hot dog chain confidentially submitted documents to begin the initial public offering process.

The new prototype, slated to open this winter in Joliet, Ill., will be the fast casual’s first to feature a triple drive-thru as it seeks to capitalize on demand for delivery and pickup orders.

The chains are all taking national their own takes on the popular product that has engulfed much of the restaurant industry and drained supplies of chicken.

The food is portioned and packed to lessen the chance of human contact

The fast-casual chain is hiring hundreds of drivers and getting ready to roll out its own delivery program but has no plans to ditch its third-party provider partnerships.

On this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive," Michael Osanloo, CEO of Portillo’s, discusses how the chain finds its way outside of its home territory.

Get Top 500 data: sales, units and YOY change, average unit volume, and company/franchise units, as well as Technomic’s analysis, growth forecast and more.

The quick-service chain’s newest CEO gets to return to his Chicago roots.

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