Out of the Dog House

Out of the Dog House

Turning A $1,100 Investment Into A Billion-dollar Profit

Book - 2018
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In 1963, Dick Portillo built a 6' x 12' trailer with no running water or bathroom and opened a simple hot dog stand in Villa Park, Illinois. He called it "The Dog House." More than 50 years and 50 locations later, his namesake Portillo's restaurants are a Windy City institution, famous for perfect, Chicago-style dogs. In Out of the Dog House , Portillo tells the incredible story of his life, sharing the ingenuity and hard-earned wisdom that went into building a beloved restaurant chain. From a modest childhood as the son of Greek and Mexican immigrants, to the core principles that became essential in growing a national business, this is a singular, at times surprising, tale of how one man crafted his own American dream, one hot dog at a time.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Triumph Books, LLC, [2018]
ISBN: 9781629376752
Characteristics: pages cm
Additional Contributors: Yaeger, Don - Author

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