5/8/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wingstop Lands First Location in DeKalb, Ill.

‘The Wing Experts’ now saucing and tossing at 1015 W. Lincoln Hwy.

DALLAS (May 8, 2014) – Wingstop, the award-winning wing concept with more than 625 locations, today opened its newest restaurant in DeKalb at 1015 W. Lincoln Hwy.

This is the first location for “The Wing Experts” in DeKalb, which will operate under the leadership of Brand Partner Vimal Patel.

“As Wingstop expands throughout Illinois, we wanted to add DeKalb to that growing roster of locations,” Patel said. “We invite wing fanatics from DeKalb stop in, and cheer on their favorite teams while enjoying the best wings in the area.”

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 DeKalb is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To place call-ahead orders, or for more information, call 815-517-0145. For online orders, or to locate the nearest Wingstop, visitwww.wingstop.com.


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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