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    $247,000 - $500,000Total Investment Required
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    $200,000Liquid Capital Required
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About this Franchise

Wingstop created their Buffalo-style chicken wings in 1994. While their menu has expanded slightly since then, they continue to offer a specialized menu featuring their proprietary recipes. They continue to open new stores across the US and in Mexico, with over 500 restaurants open currently.

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What makes this franchise different?

The limited menu and simple concept of Wingstop allows franchisees to maximize guest experience and minimize cost - therefore also maximizing profits. 75% of business is carry-out, also contributing to increased profits for owners. Their corporate office is available to assist in training and support for all franchisees and recently Entrepreneur Magazine named them the as the #1 wing franchise (with over 2 billion wings sold).

Ideal Franchising Candidate

Potential franchisees should have a strong business ethic and be ready to lead their business; experience and good interpersonal skills are key. Single-unit owners should live in the market they wish to develop, and multi-unit owners are required to have restaurant operations experience. The ideal Wingstop franchise candidate is hard working, progressive and has the positive outlook necessary for business success.

Wingstop Video Walkthrough

* All content in this video is as of 08/12/2012. For the most up-to-date information, please see above or visit the franchise website.
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This is Sofia with, and today we're going to the franchise opportunity with Wingstop.

What is a Wingstop franchise?
Wingstop is a fast food wing franchise focusing primarily on wings as their primary menu offering. Wingstop started in 1994 and now has a little over 500 locations nationwide. Their primary consumers and customers are those targeting takeout service or having parties and they also do a lot of catering. For their takeout and delivery that's actually 75% of their business.

What is the investment to become a Wingstop franchisee?
Wingstop allows prospective franchise partners to develop one restaurant or as multiple as three or wherever you'd like to grow. And the net worth requirement for one to three restaurants is $400,000 to $1.2 million and now the investment range starts at $240,000 and can go up to around $600,000 and that really depends on the location of your restaurant as well as the type of restaurant that you develop.

What makes the Wingstop franchise opportunity different?
Named a Top 10 Best Franchise Deal in QSR Magazine. They have a great simplicity of operations platform. Pretty much their menu focuses just on wings so it allows the franchisee to focus on the quality of the food.

Who is the best fit for a Wingstop franchise?
Wingstop is seeking out potential franchise partners that have experience in the restaurant world. They're also looking for somebody that's very familiar with the market in which they want to grow their restaurants.

To learn more about the franchise opportunity with Wingstop, fill out the form below or visit and search "'Wingstop."

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