Wingstop Soars into Austin with New Location Now Open

‘The Wing Experts’ now saucing and tossing at 7112 Ed Bluestein Blvd., Ste. 167

DALLAS (June 10, 2014) – Wingstop, the award-winning chicken wing chain with more than 635 locations, has opened its tenth Austin area restaurant today, giving wing fans there an additional spot in the Lone Star State’s capital to find their favorite wing flavors.

The newest Wingstop is located on Austin’s East Side at 7112 Ed Bluestein Blvd., Ste. 167 and will operate under the leadership of longtime Brand Partner Charles Loflin, who owns 44 additional locations throughout Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, and his partner Jaime Velarde.

“The residents of a city as vibrant and unique as Austin deserve the best wings on the market,” Loflin said. “And Wingstop is excited to expand to the East Side of town where we expect this location to be a booming success.”

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 Ed Bluestein Blvd. is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To place call-ahead orders, or for more information, call (512) 928-9464. 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.