Portillo’s announces new opening date for Orlando location

ORLANDO, Fla. — After some delay the Portillo’s in Orlando is getting closer to opening.

The company announced on Twitter that the Orlando location will be opening June 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Fans of the famous Italian Beef sandwiches have been waiting since January when the fast food chain announced the new location would be coming to Orlando.

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The company had originally set the opening of its newest eatery for March but announced they would have to postpone the opening due to construction delays.

The Oak Brook, Illinois-based chain best known for Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches and its famous chocolate cake is part of the $1 billion O-Town West development.

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The 7,800-square-foot restaurant, located at the intersection of Palm Parkway and Daryl Carter Blvd, will feature a diner theme with rock ‘n roll elements.

The Orlando restaurant in addition to locations in Tampa and Brandon will be the third location in the state of Florida.

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A list of job openings and how to apply can be found here.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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