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Wingstop Soars Into Washington With First Tukwila Location Now Open

5/20/2014

DALLAS (May 20, 2014) – Wingstop, the award-winning wing concept with more than 625 locations, today opened its newest restaurant in Tukwila, Wash. at 17410 Southcenter Pkwy.

This is the first location for “The Wing Experts” in Tukwila, which will operate under the leadership of Wingstop Brand Partner Emerald Sound Wings, LLC.

“We’re excited to open our doors and give Tukwila the best made-to-order wings in the Northwest,” said a spokesperson with Emerald Sound Wings, LLC. “We've got a growing fan base in Washington, and we’re excited to bring Wingstop to the Tukwila community where wing fanatics in the area can stop in and enjoy their favorite wing flavors while cheering on their favorite teams.”

This is the third location for Wingstop in Washington, with four other locations coming soon to the Seattle 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 Tukwila is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. To place call-ahead orders, or for more information, call ­­­206-575-7461. 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.