November 13, 2013 // Franchising.com // RICHARDSON, Texas – Wingstop reaches another milestone with the opening of its 600th location in Sterling, Virginia.
"As we wrap-up our 10th consecutive year of same store sales growth, the 600th store milestone is a testament to the strength of the Wingstop business model," said Wingstop CEO Charlie Morrison. "The D.C.-metro area is a key growth market for Wingstop as we continue to expand our system to more than 1,000 restaurants worldwide."
Franchise owner Neil Frank, Wingstop CEO Charlie Morrison, and members of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce will join other business and civic leaders for a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the 21430 Cedar Drive location from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
As part of the celebration, Wingstop will offer guests 5 free classic or boneless wings sauced, tossed and made to order in their choice of mouthwatering flavors, on November 20th from 11:00 a.m. up until closing at 11:00 p.m.
"Wings are one of the hottest trends nationwide and Sterling is the perfect place for a Wingstop," said Frank. "We expect to become the "go-to" place for flavor lovers looking for the best in wings in town."
This is the second Wingstop in to open in Virginia. Wingstop has four locations in the D.C.-metro area with plans to open 15 new restaurants over the coming years.
The Wingstop menu features classic and boneless wings, made fresh to order in a variety of intense flavors including Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan, Spicy BBQ, and Original Hot. Sides are made fresh daily and include Wingstop award-winning hand-cut seasoned fries, baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad and famous house made ranch and bleu cheese dips.
Wingstop of Sterling is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday-Sunday. Phone orders can be placed by calling (571) 313-0639. More information available at www.wingstop.com.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Wingstop has more than 590 restaurants open across the United States and Mexico. The "Wing Experts" menu features classic and boneless wings with 10 intense flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, Hickory Smoked BBQ and Louisiana Rub. Wingstop wings are always cooked to order, sauced and hand-tossed and served with a variety of house-made sides including Wingstop award winning fresh-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced nine consecutive years of positive sales increases, was named a Top 10 Best Franchise Deal by QSR magazine, and has been voted ‘best wings’ in markets across the country. Wingstop is owned by affiliates of Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm that specializes in business and consumer service companies with attractive growth prospects and revenues ranging from $20 million to $1.0 billion. For more information visit wingstop.com, wingstopfranchise.com or facebook.com/Wingstop.