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Dallas, TX, United States, 2005/08/26 - Looking to spice up the palates of hungry patrons with a love for great tasting chicken wings, Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. opened its fifth Austin, Texas location on August 16..
Gary Shultz and Dan Nicholson ,owners of B17 Wingpartners, L.P., opened the location in The Corners Shopping Center at 3005 South Lamar, Suite 114B.
Shultz has opened eight previous Wingstops and has additional locations under development in Fort Worth and San Angelo, Texas.
“I chose to be involved in Austin because of the availability of good store operators that already had experience in operating Wingstop stores,” said Gary Shultz. “Wingstop continues to have the best wings anywhere and with access to good management in Austin, it was a logical choice.”
The new Wingstop is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to midnight. Orders can be phoned in to the new location at (512) 383-9464.
The chain offers restaurants with a nostalgic, aviation-themed atmosphere where the sole focus is on chicken wings. Wingstop features nine proprietary wing flavors, including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, and our brand new Hickory Smoked BBQ. The wings are always made-to-order and served steaming hot. Customers also choose from homemade side dishes: fresh-cut seasoned fries, bourbon baked beans, pearl potato salad, creamy cole slaw, vegetable sticks, rolls and assorted dipping sauces.
Wingstop has more than 400 restaurants either open or under development in 25 states and consistently tops industry growth rankings. In 2004, Wingstop was ranked the number one chicken wing chain by Entrepreneur magazine and number four in Restaurants & Institutions’ Top 400 Sales-Growth Leaders (the only wing chain in the top ten). In July 2005, Wingstop ranked number 13 in Restaurant Business’ Top 50 Growth Chains (ranked by percentage increase in units). Troy Aikman, former Dallas Cowboy and three-time Super Bowl champion, signed on as the chain’s national spokesman in 2003.