May 13, 2014 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Wingstop, the award-winning wing concept with more than 625 locations, recently opened its newest restaurant in Bartlett, Tenn. at 2839 Bartlett Blvd.
Wingstop fans can thank Maybach Music Group CEO and Grammy nominated, platinum recording artist Rick Ross for the newest restaurant. Ross owns and operates multiple Wingstop locations in the Tennessee, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi markets with future expansion on the horizon.
"We're excited to open our doors and give Bartlett the best made-to-order wings on the planet," said Ross. "We've got a huge fan base here, and I'm excited to show my love for the brand by bringing Wingstop to the community. We invite wing fanatics in the area to stop in and enjoy the food."
While this is the first location for "The Wing Experts" in Bartlett, Ross currently owns and operates three other Wingstop restaurants in the Memphis area, and is prepping to open the doors at a fifth location later this summer. His Memphis area restaurants are located at 7706 Winchester Road, 4697 Poplar Avenue and 182 Goodman Road West, with the 1619 Union Avenue location coming soon.
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 Bartlett is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To place call-ahead orders, or for more information, call 901-213-0130. For online orders, or to locate the nearest Wingstop, visitwww.wingstop.com.
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 wingstop.com, wingstopfranchise.com,twitter.com/wingstop or facebook.com/Wingstop.