Wingstop Opens 5th Memphis Area Location

'The Wing Experts' now saucing and tossing at 1619 Union Ave. Newest restaurant owned and operated by Rick Ross' franchise group.

June 26, 2014 // // DALLAS – Wingstop has landed another location in Memphis. The award-winning wing concept, with more than 650 locations, recently opened its newest restaurant at 1619 Union Ave.

This is the 5th location for "The Wing Experts" in the Memphis area and the newest restaurant in a 25-unit deal for Boss Wings Enterprises, LLC, owned and operated by Grammy-nominated, platinum recording artist Rick Ross.

"The people of Memphis know real wings, and that's why I brought another Wingstop to town," Ross said. "Fans from this great city are invited to come in and enjoy the best wings on the planet."

With a sole focus on cooked-to-order chicken, the Wingstop menu features traditional and boneless wings as well as strips all sauced and tossed in 10 original flavors including fan favorites Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan and Original Hot. Sides are made fresh daily including hand-cut seasoned fries, made from #1 Idaho potatoes.

Wingstop of Union Ave. is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To place call-ahead orders, or for more information, call (513) 481-9464. For online orders, or to locate the nearest Wingstop,

About Wingstop

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Wingstop has more than 600 restaurants open across the United States, Mexico, Russia and Singapore. The "Wing Experts" menu features classic and boneless wings with 10 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, Hickory Smoked BBQ and Louisiana Rub. Wingstop's wings are always cooked to order, sauced and tossed and served with a variety of house-made sides including Wingstop's award winning hand-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced 10 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 over $3.0 billion. For more information visit,, or

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