It looks like this possible new Portillo's location is supposed to be a secret, but the cat is out of the bag.

I understand why Portillo's tries to keep their new locations under wraps until it is completely official, because the excitement is uncontrollable.

People end up dreaming of beef sandwiches and cheese fries. Oh, and cake shakes. Like the entire town's productivity levels dip when they hear there's a Portillo's coming.

However, if you're going to try to keep it a secret, you might not want to use the restaurant's name in a 'help wanted' post.

That's what's happening right now in Peoria.

A job listing on is hiring for Portillo's in Peoria. The post is looking for management for the new restaurant, and says that, "Portillo's is coming to Peoria, IL in 2018!"

According to the Peoria Journal Star, Portillo's has not announced a new location despite the posting of the ad.

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