History of Portillo’s Hot Dogs

The first Portillo’s hot dog stand was known as “The Dog House” was opened in 1963 at North Avenue in Villa Park. In 1967, “The Dog House” renamed “Portillo’s” . It has grown into multi-state operation and has expanded to Southern California in 2005 and to Indiana in 2006. It has launched several concepts too.

The Portillo Restaurant Group is the largest privately-owned restaurant company in the Midwest. It has  the concepts at a total of 47 restaurants, plus a catering and shipping division and shopping center and were all accomplished without franchising or investors.

Job Description/Wage Averages

Managers: The managers work to provide quality food and service to our guests. They will motivate crew members, control costs and build sales. Managers work a variety of shifts after completing their training. This fast paced environment requires high energy individuals.

Cashiers: This person receives the payment of the customers for the order they have; process bills and will also help in giving excellent services to the clients.

Ordertakers: Primarily, these people have to take orders accurately, provide menu selections, respond to customer inquiries and promptly attend to their needs.

Cook: The cook has to prepare or cook foods according to company standards and specifications as well as based on the customer’s preferences. He/She must adhere to safety food handling guidelines and must see to it the area where foods are prepared are well organized and cleaned.

Prep Staff: This position will Prepare/cook food for guests. They ensure that all equipment, utensils and working areas are maintained for cleanliness. They have to coordinate prep amounts with managers, follow recipe instructions, use checklists and prep sheets and must be responsible for following safe food handling guidelines.

Benefits

Available benefits for full and part time managers

  • Health/Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Bonus Program
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Meal Discounts

Available benefits for all Quick Serve employees

  • Meal Discounts
  • Free Uniforms
  • 401(k)

Additional benefits available for employees working 30+ hours per week

  • Health/Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation

How To Apply

If you have the interest to be a part of the team, you may apply online through the link provided or you may visit the location near you. http://www.portillos.com/join/