Gerard J. Hart has served as a member of the Board of Managers of Portillo’s since 2016 and is a member of the compensation committee. Mr. Hart is currently the CEO and President of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. Previously, he was Chief Executive Officer of Torchy’s Tacos, a high-growth fast-casual restaurant chain. He was also Chief Executive Officer of California Pizza Kitchen and Texas Roadhouse. Mr. Hart led the expansion of Texas Roadhouse from 60 to 450 locations. He has relevant experience in high growth restaurant chain management.