Wing Zone Makes Key Executive Move with Hiring of Vice President of Operations
Atlanta – Wing Zone, one of the nation’s fastest-growing takeout & delivery franchise concepts best noted for its award-winning 25 flavors of fresh, cooked-to-order Buffalo chicken wings, announced today that David Kaiser has been hired to lead and direct the company’s operations team as vice president of operations.
“The hiring of David brings years of experience to our team,” said Stan Friedman, executive vice president of Wing Zone. “His knowledge and expertise will be vital to the advancement of our existing and future franchise relationships. David is a key addition to our continued growth and under his direction, Wing Zone’s operations will continue to find more effective processes and tools to improve our systems and communications with our growing franchise network.”
Over the past 20 years, Kaiser has held numerous restaurant industry jobs as a chef, business manager and operator. He has also held senior executive positions with Hilton Hotels, Paramount Hotel Corporation, Blimpie International, Inc., and ExxonMobil. Most recently, Kaiser was director of operations at for the New York franchise master of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.
“As a company, Wing Zone offers the perfect fit for the next stage of my professional career development as I plan to help keep Wing Zone at the top as one of the nation’s hottest franchises,” Kaiser said. “I am grateful to officially be a part of the Wing Zone family and the many positives associated joining this fast-growing organization. From its excellent business model and practices right down to Wing Zone’s food quality, I consider this position the pinnacle of my career.”
About Wing Zone
While earning customer loyalty from consumers nationwide, Wing Zone is also receiving recognition from within the food service and franchise industries. In fact, Wing Zone was rated a Top 20 New Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine (Jan. 2004), included in Bond’s Top 100 Franchise Opportunities, ranked in Franchise Times’ Fast 55 and was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in America. Wing Zone was founded in 1991 at the University of Florida by Matt Friedman and Adam Scott, who cooked wings with homemade sauces in their fraternity house kitchen and delivered them to fellow college students. After expanding with several Wing Zone locations, Scott and Friedman began franchising Wing Zone in 1999. Wing Zone currently has more than 80 locations open, with 40 more in development.
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