Rick Ross Heats Up Wingstop in Miami

Miami-based Rick Ross Takes Ownership of Wingstop at 20565 Old Cutler Rd.

October 10, 2012 // Franchising.com // RICHARDSON, Texas – Maybach Music Group CEO Rick Ross has added another Wingstop location to his growing collection. Today, Ross and Wingstop announced the platinum recording artist has taken over ownership of the Wingstop at 20565 Old Cutler Road in Miami.

“Miami is my hometown, and I want to share my favorite wings with one of my favorite cities,” Ross said. “This is a hot spot, and the crew is in place and ready to continue serving wings.”

Ross recently opened a second restaurant in Memphis, and has a multi-unit, multi-state development agreement with the growing wing chain.

With a sole focus on cooked-to-order chicken, the Wingstop menu features traditional and boneless wings, chicken strips and Glider sandwiches – all sauced and tossed in 10 original flavors. Homemade side dishes include fresh seasoned fries, cut daily from Idaho potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw and potato salad.

Ross’ Miami Wingstop is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily and located at 20565 Old Cutler Road. Call ahead order available at Wingstop.com, via the Wingstop phone app, or at 305-969-WING.

About Wingstop

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Wingstop has more than 500 restaurants open across the United States and Mexico. With a sole focus on chicken wings, the Wingstop menu features 10 wing flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, Hickory Smoked BBQ and Louisiana Rub. Wings are made fresh, cooked-to-order and customers can also choose from homemade side dishes including Wingstop’s award winning fresh-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced eight 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. Troy Aikman, three-time Super Bowl champion and Hall of Fame quarterback, has served as the chain’s national spokesman since 2003 and recently joined the Wingstop Board of Directors. Wingstop was acquired in 2010 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.

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Leah Templeton
BizCom Associates
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leah@bizcompr.com

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