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Wingstop Continues to Heat Up Chicago With its 30th Location Now Open at West 119th Street

5/23/2014

DALLAS (May 23, 2014) – Wingstop, the award-winning wing concept with more than 625 locations, is soaring higher in the Windy City with its 30th Chicago restaurant now open at 1712 W. 119th St. in Marshfield Plaza.

Wingstop fans can thank Chicagoland Wing Kings, LLC for the newest location. This marks the Brand Partner’s sixth restaurant in the greater Chicago market, following Wingstop openings at:

· 17W629 Roosevelt Rd, in Oakbrook Terrace

· 50 N. Manheim Rd., Unit J02, in Hillside

· 4630 Lincoln Hwy., in Matteson

· 855 S. Randall Rd., in Elgin

· 13211 S. Cicero Ave., in Crestwood

“Chicago loves wings. That’s why we’re excited to open our doors and give the city another convenient location to get the best made-to-order wings around,” said Asheesh Seth of Chicagoland Wing Kings. “We've got a huge fan base in the city, and we’re excited to continue to show our love for the brand by bringing another Wingstop to the Chicago community.”

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 on West 119th Street is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To place call-ahead orders, or for more information, call 773-928-9464. 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.