From Altopascio, Italy to Stevens Point, Wisconsin

1927
1927

Portesi's was founded by George Portesi, the son of Silvio and Adrianna Portesi of Altopascio, Italy, a small town near Pisa. George grew up in Italy, came to the US at 17 and settled in Cicero, Illinois. He was a young risk-taker in a new country, a new language, and a dream of creating a better life for himself.

1934
1934

George Portesi married Clara Banducci and they had a daughter, Adrian

2012
2012

Always changing and adapting to the needs of our schools nutritional guidelines we developed Cheese Fries and Pizzas with whole grain crusts and Low-fat, Low-salt REAL Mozzarella Cheese. Ensuring our products taste good and meet the newest nutritional standards.

1927
1927

Portesi's was founded by George Portesi, the son of Silvio and Adrianna Portesi of Altopascio, Italy, a small town near Pisa. George grew up in Italy, came to the US at 17 and settled in Cicero, Illinois. He was a young risk-taker in a new country, a new language, and a dream of creating a better life for himself.

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Portesi's was founded by George Portesi. George was the son of Silvio and Adrianna Portesi of Altopascio, Italy, a small town near Pisa. He grew up in Italy and came to the United States by himself at the age of 17. He settled in Chicago, Illinois, more specifically, Cicero. He was a young risk-taker in a new country with a new language, and a dream of trying to create a better life for himself.