Write Your Own Success Story

The Wingstop franchise program offers opportunities for single-unit and multi-unit developers. Check out a few of our franchise stories to see how our concept appeals to entrepreneurs with a passion to own their own business.

  • Charles Loflin

    San Antonio, Austin and Corpus Christi, Texas. Phoenix, Arizona

    Charles Loflin has always loved Wingstop. His strong belief in the concept and restaurant background, led him to consider franchising. Never one to fear risks, Charles was the first to take Wingstop outside Dallas, Texas in 1998. After purchasing local TV advertising, the floodgates opened when neighbors grew into customers. Now the owner of nearly 40 Wingstop restaurants, Charles and his team continue to develop San Antonio and central Texas in addition to Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Rahul Agrawal and Sanjeev Khanna

    Dallas, Houston, Waco and Tyler, Texas. St. Louis, Missouri

    Rahul Agrawal and Sanjeev Khanna are experienced franchise operators. Having developed and operated multi-unit franchises for 25 years, the team was immediately sold on Wingstop. For many franchisees it's the simple operation. But for these two it was Wingstop's die-hard fans. As Rahul shared with us, "Nothing drives sales growth and creates legacies like a great fan following."

  • Tawanda Roberts

    Miami, Florida. Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee

    Tawanda Roberts' visit to Wingstop with her brother, hip-hop artist Rick Ross, led to an obsession with our wings. "We instantly became huge fans of the product and discovered no one was doing it better than Wingstop." She and Rick opened their first Wingstop restaurant in Memphis, Tennessee. Now the family continues to share serious Wingstop love at 6 stores from the "Heart of Dixie" to spicy "South Beach".

  • Matt Morrison and Amanda Jones

    Columbus, Ohio

    Entrepreneurs at heart, Matt Morrison and Amanda Jones discovered Wingstop when exploring new franchise options in the Roark family of brands. Amanda states it perfectly. "Wingstop keeps the focus on one quality item – wings. The company's ability to tap into growing markets and develop new fans has created booming success." Fans themselves, they are now in the process of opening Ohio's third Wingstop. "We take Wingstop to all of our family gatherings and there are never any leftovers."

  • John Ortiz

    Rio Grande Valley, Texas

    When John Ortiz helped build the first Wingstop in the Rio Grande Valley, his enthusiasm for the brand was ignited. John, an owner of a contracting and development firm, found a buried passion in delivering great tasting wings and fries to his hometown. Since opening his first Wingstop in 2006, John has continued to spread Wingstop fever to thousands of satisfied guests every day at his 11 locations throughout Texas.

  • Kurt Hodermann

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Kurt Hodermann is a veteran franchise developer. When he first discovered Wingstop, Kurt was struck by the simple concept and same store sales growth year after year. His guests grew into a strong fan base, and 3 more locations quickly followed. "There was really nothing like Wingstop in Milwaukee. We have been able to create a whole new region of wing fans."

  • Danny Sonenshine

    Los Angeles and Orange County, California

    Ready for a new adventure, Danny left a successful legal career and founded Far West Restaurant Group with his wife, Kerri. The business owns 24 Wingstop restaurants, with more than 15 in development. They are helping to establish the Los Angeles area as a major Wingstop hotspot. Danny is president of the Franchise Advisory Council, representing Wingstop's diverse franchise partners, and is president of the Wingstop Southern California Advertising Association.