Michael Osanloo is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Portillo’s Hot Dogs where he is responsible for overall brand strategy, business performance and the company’s growth across new states and markets. Michael is a passionate servant leader who has structured the company in a way that affords every team member the opportunity to grow and be successful. Since joining Portillo’s, Michael was named one of 10 business leaders that could change Chicago’s business world in 2019 by the Chicago Tribune.
As the former CEO of P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc., Michael oversaw more than 300 restaurants globally and expanded the brand into China. Prior to, Michael served as Executive Vice President and President of Grocery at Kraft Heinz Company, and in 2005, he served in senior leadership roles at Caesar's Entertainment. In 1996, Michael started his successful nine year run as a Partner at Bain & Company where he helped improve the effectiveness of strategic, operational and marketing initiatives at various multibillion-dollar companies.
Michael holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago in 1996, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1991 and an AB Degree in Economics in the year 1988 from the University of Michigan.
Michael is from Naperville, IL and currently resides in Hinsdale with his wife and two children.