December 27, 2012 // Franchising.com // RICHARDSON, Texas – Calling all wing fans!Wingstop, the award-winning chicken wing chain with over 540 locations has officially landed its seventh restaurant in the Phoenix-area and the Wing Experts are celebrating with free wings for guests on January 5.
Located at 5125 West Indian School Road, Wingstop will host a grand opening “Take 8” event at the new location and offer eight free wings to guests, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, no purchase necessary.
The “Take 8” event offers guests their choice of eight classic or boneless wings, sauced and tossed in any one of Wingstop’s signature flavors, including fan favorites Original Hot, Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan and Hickory Smoked BBQ, while supplies last.
“Wingstop has a great following in the Phoenix-area and what better way to say ‘thank you’ to our fans and introduce ourselves to new people in the community than by giving everyone a chance to try our signature wings for free,” said Charles Loflin, owner of the new restaurant.
Known for it’s sole focus on cooked-to-order chicken, the Wingstop menu features classic and boneless wings, chicken strips and Glider sandwiches – all sauced and tossed in 10 original flavors. Homemade side dishes include fresh-cut seasoned fries, made daily from Idaho potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw and potato salad.
Wingstop of Phoenix is open daily from 11 a.m. – midnight. Call-ahead orders can be placed at (623) 846-9464.
More information is available at Wingstop.com and Facebook.com/Wingstop. High-resolution, broadcast quality b-roll is available for download at: http://www.elcreative.com/downloads/Credera-B-Roll.zip
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Wingstop has more than 540 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.