Portillo’s, the fast casual concept known for its menu of Chicago-style favorites, announced the brand’s newest outpost at Chase Field, home to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Fans can enjoy the brand’s signature menu items, including Chicago-Style Hot Dogs and Italian Beef Sandwiches, beginning Opening Day, March 29. Portillo’s will be located along the main concourse at section 110.
“The D-backs are excited to offer more dining options for fans during our 20th anniversary season,” says D-backs president & CEO Derrick Hall. ”Portillo’s has gained a tremendous amount of popularity in the Valley and we are thrilled to be able to offer the same conveniences and favorites at the ballpark that our fans enjoy in their everyday lives."
Originally founded in 1963, Portillo’s expanded into Arizona in 2013 with locations in Scottsdale and Tempe. The brand currently owns and operates 54 locations in seven states.
“We’re excited to expand our footprint in The Valley by partnering with a world-class organization like the D-backs,” says Keith Kinsey, Portillo’s CEO. We can’t wait to serve our food to all of the D-backs fans throughout the season.”
The company is currently looking for qualified applicants for Chase Field; interested parties can apply online at joinalegend.com.
In 1963, Dick Portillo invested $1,100 into a small trailer to open the first Portillo’s hot dog stand in Villa Park, IL, which he called “The Dog House.” Years later, Portillo’s has grown to include restaurants in more than 50 locations across several states. Portillo’s is best known for its Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, char-grilled burgers, fresh salads and famous chocolate cake. The Portillo’s brand also includes Barnelli’s restaurants that serve award-winning ribs, pastas with homemade sauces, and fresh sandwiches, soups, and salads. Portillo’s ships food to all 50 states via Portillos.com. Portillo’s Home Kitchen is the company’s fast-growing catering business.