6/25/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wingstop Lands New Location in San Francisco

570-unit wing chain now open at 5698 3rd Street East in Bayview

RICHARDSON, Texas - Wingstop has landed in San Francisco. The national chicken wing chain has opened its first restaurant in San Francisco, at 5698 3rd Street East, in the Bayview area. This is the 38th location in the Bay Area, one of the fastest-growing markets for the 570-unit concept.

 

"Wings and sports go hand in hand, and we're excited to open so close to Candlestick Park, where so many memorable San Francisco sports moments have happened," said owner Terry Blanchard, who operates several Wingstop restaurants in Northern California. "Fans have waited months for this new location to open, and we're ready to serve them delicious, quality wings that are made fresh and cooked-to-order."

 

Wingstop opened its first Bay Area location in 2005 in Oakland, Calif. Thanks to fan support and growing demand for fresh, made-to-order wings, The Wing Experts have almost 40 stores in the area with plans to open three new restaurants this year, including:

 

·         229 North McDowell Boulevard in Petaluma, Calif.

·         800 Woodside Road in Redwood City, Calif.

·         1581 West Campbell Avenue in Campbell, Calif.

 

With a sole focus on made-to-order chicken, the Wingstop menu features classic and boneless wings and Glider sandwiches, all sauced and tossed in 10 proprietary flavors including Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan and Original Hot. Homemade side dishes include fresh-cut seasoned fries, made daily from Idaho potatoes, baked beans, potato salad and house made ranch and blue cheese dips.

 

Wingstop is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Carryout orders can be placed at 415-822-9464 (WING).


About Wingstop

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Wingstop has more than 670 restaurants open across the United States, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia, with locations coming soon to the United Arab Emirates. The Wing Experts menu features classic and boneless wings with 11 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, Hickory Smoked BBQ, Louisiana Rub and Mango Habanero. Wingstop’s wings are always cooked to order, sauced and tossed and served with a variety of house-made sides including Wingstop’s world famous hand-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced 11 consecutive years of positive sales increases, was named a 2014 Best Franchise Deal by QSR magazine, was ranked the #3 Top Growth Chain by Nation’s Restaurant News 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 billion. For more information visit www.wingstop.com or www.wingstopfranchise.com. Become a fan of Wingstop by visiting facebook.com/Wingstopor twitter.com/wingstop.

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