12/4/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wingstop Arrives in Charlotte, North Carolina

The “Wing Experts" opens its first location at 9211 N. Tryon St.

RICHARDSON, Texas (Dec. 4, 2013)– Wingstop has officially entered the Charlotte market with the opening of its first Wingstop located at 9211 N. Tryon St.

The new Wingstop, located across from the UNC Charlotte campus, is thanks to Brand Partners Alexandra Acosta and Miguel A. Flores Stringel, a father-daughter team. The duo, which currently owns and operates several agricultural-based businesses throughout Mexico, signed a three-store agreement earlier this year. They have plans to open two additional locations in Matthew, N.C. and Harrisburg, N.C.

“After falling in love with the Wingstop brand and food in Kingsville, Texas, we are excited to introduce a great concept and wings to the Charlotte area,” said Acosta. “With two more locations on the horizon, this is the beginning of a wonderful and exciting journey.”

The Wingstop menu features classic and boneless wings, made fresh to order in 10 intense flavors including Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan and Original Hot. Sides are made fresh daily including hand-cut seasoned fries, made from #1 Idaho potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad and famous house made ranch and bleu cheese dips.

Wingstop of Charlotte is openfrom 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To phone ahead orders and for more information call: (980) 237-1349 or visitwww.wingstop.com


About Wingstop

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Wingstop has more than 660 restaurants open across the United States, Mexico, Russia and Singapore. The “Wing Experts” menu features classic and boneless wings with 11 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Mango Habanero, 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.comwingstopfranchise.com,twitter.com/wingstop or facebook.com/Wingstop.

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