Portillo’s coming to Dallas space in 2022: Here is the place it is going to be

Portillo’s is finest recognized for its signature menu objects of Chicago avenue meals, together with Chicago-style scorching canine, Italian beef sandwiches and char-grilled burgers.

THE COLONY, Texas — Chicago-based Portillo’s introduced it is going to be opening its first restaurant in Texas in late 2022.

The fast-casual restaurant will open this institution in The Colony, Texas as part of Warren Buffet’s 400-acre Grandscape advanced. That is positioned on the intersection of Freeway 121 and Vacation spot Drive.

This advanced is taken into account by many as the biggest mixed-use actual property, retail, leisure and restaurant improvement in North Texas. 

Portillo’s is finest recognized for its signature menu objects of Chicago avenue meals, together with Chicago-style scorching canine, Italian beef sandwiches, char-grilled burgers and chocolate cake. 

Just like different Portillo’s eating places, the 7,900-square-foot location in The Colony shall be distinctive and incorporate parts from the area into its design and décor – together with a classic automobile that shall be positioned on-site as a nod to the close by North American headquarters of Toyota.

Portillo’s CEO Michael Osanloo mentioned Texas is the No. 1 state within the nation for its transport enterprise.

“Texas is an incredible market, and I can’t look ahead to our followers there to see this showstopper of a restaurant,” mentioned Michael Osanloo, Portillo’s President & CEO. “We’ve had followers asking us to convey a brick-and-mortar restaurant there for years. We’re investing in the proper folks and the proper actual property to make this restaurant a house run for them.”

Osanloo can also be the previous CEO of Asian-themed restaurant P.F. Chang’s.

The restaurant will embrace indoor seating for greater than 180 friends, in addition to exterior seating for greater than 80 extra friends on two air-conditioned patios.

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“We’re very excited to welcome this iconic model to Grandscape,” mentioned Jeff Lind, President of Grandscape. “Our mission continues to be making a vacation spot not like every other, providing manufacturers which can be usually first to the market whereas making a one-of-a-kind customer expertise.  Portillo’s is legendary for his or her choices and their service, and we sit up for being their first dwelling within the state of Texas.”

Followers shall be in a position to enroll in the prospect to attend a free sneak peek coaching meal previous to the official opening. After signing up, followers may also obtain updates on Portillo’s The Colony improvement and occasions surrounding the brand new restaurant.

Portillo’s can also be holding a Texas-themed trivia sweepstakes to have a good time its upcoming Texas opening. 

Followers must reply themed questions, and anybody who participates shall be entered for the prospect to win Portillo’s for a 12 months. 

The sweepstakes is reside at www.portillos.com/colony and can shut March 22, 2022.

For extra data on this restaurant, you may go to portillos.com.

In October 2021, Osanloo gave interviews to each Forbes and the Chicago Tribune, saying his firm could be opening a restaurant “in a city close to Frisco subsequent 12 months.”

The will to convey this Chicago-based restaurant has been round for fairly awhile. There’s a public group on Fb referred to as “Portillo’s wished in DFW” that was created in January 2009 and has greater than 1,200 members.

Portillo’s opened its first restaurant in Illinois in 1963. The corporate at the moment has 70 eating places in 9 states. Texas would be the tenth when the upcoming restaurant is anticipated to open within the fall of 2022.