May 31, 2013 // Franchising.com // RICHARDSON, Texas – Just as baseball season is heating up, Wingstop Sacramento Valley and the Sacramento River Cats announced the award-winning wing chain are proud partners of the minor league baseball team for the 2013 season.
To celebrate the partnership, Wingstop will host a wing-eating contest for fans at the home game at Raley Field on May 30, and will be giving away Wingstop stadium cups and coupons to game attendees.
“There’s no better match-up than wings and sports and we are thrilled to partner with the River Cats,” said Michael Morris, owner-operator of several Wingstops in the area. “We love being a part of the Sacramento community, and are excited to give back to baseball fans and be part of the Cats lineup this season.”
Additionally, Wingstop will be the title sponsor of Raley Field’s seventh annual Brewfest on Friday, June 7 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at www.raleyfield.com or at the field on the day of the event.
“We are excited to team up with Sacramento Valley Wingstop restaurants,” added Zak Basch of the Sacramento River Cats. “We love our fans, and Wingstop will definitely add to the fan experience this season.”
More information and Sacramento Valley Wingstop locations available at Wingstop.com and http://www.facebook.com/wingstopsacvalley.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Wingstop has more than 570 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’s wings are always cooked fresh, sauced and hand-tossed to order and served with a variety of house-made sides including Wingstop’s 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.