Portillo's sells 38 locations for 1 Billion dollars. #$%$ Portillo should do some consulting!
Since then, Portillo's has grown to 38 restaurants in four states, notched more than $300 million in sales last year, and built an online business that ships orders to all 50 states. Portillo's has even boasted on itsmenu that it succeeded without franchising or investors. But now, backed by deep-pocketed investors, industry experts expect its expansion will move faster.