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Wingstop Expands in Illinois near St. Louis

2/21/2014

DALLAS (Feb. 21, 2014)– Wingstop announced today the opening of its newest location in Granite City, Ill. outside of St. Louis at 3405 Nameoki Rd.

The location is the newest of 32 Wingstop restaurants in Illinois and will be conveniently located in the Nameoki Shopping Center and is thanks to Wingstop Brand Partner XXXX XXXXX.

“Wing fans throughout Illinois continue to show their loyalty to the great wings offered at Wingstop,” said XXXXX. “With our newest location, we hope that the suprrounding community continues to express their loyalty and visity oru new location in the surrounding St.Louis area.”

The Wingstop menu features classic and boneless wings, made fresh to order in ten 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 San Pedro is openfrom 11 a.m. to midnight daily. For more information visit www.wingstop.com.

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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.