Portillo’s will open its first pickup restaurant only in February
Fast food chain Portillo’s has announced that it will host the grand opening of its first-ever Portillo’s Pick Up restaurant, located at 1444 N. Larkin Avenue in Joliet, Illinois, on February 1, 2022. The restaurant officially opens to the public in 10: 30h.
Unlike traditional restaurants, Portillo’s Pick Up will not have an indoor dining area. Instead, the 3,750 square foot restaurant will feature three drive-thru lanes as well as a pickup area for orders placed on portillos.com and through the Portillo app. To make it even faster for customers who order in advance, one of the three lanes is dedicated to picking up pre-orders. The chain will also offer delivery and catering from the new Joliet restaurant.
Portillo’s is now hiring in anticipation of the opening. The restaurant seeks to fill a variety of hourly and shift supervisor positions. Benefits for Portillo team members include free meals, flexible hours, and unlimited growth opportunities, among others. Applicants can apply online; the brand also conducts interviews on site. Details are available at portillos.com/careers.
Once opened, Portillo’s Speed Team will race to serve guests its Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, grilled burgers, fresh salads, and world-famous chocolate cake, all of it. to take away. Outside, the restaurant will showcase Portillo’s design and flair, with a runway theme.
To help launch the new restaurant, Portillo’s designed a limited edition t-shirt for this location. Guests are invited to join the Portillo Birthday Club to receive one of these t-shirts on opening day, while supplies last. Fans who sign up also receive a slice of Portillo’s homemade chocolate cake on their birthday.
In addition, to celebrate the opening of the very first Portillo’s Pick Up, the restaurant invites anyone with a vintage car to bring their vintage car to the drive-thru on February 1, to receive a card valid for a free sandwich during his next visit.
Portillo’s fans are invited to register for the chance to drive over for a taste of the pre-opening practice meal and receive updates on the Portillo’s pickup location. Portillo’s is also partnering with two local organizations, Joliet Public Schools District 86 and Spanish Community Center, to raise donations for the event.
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