The Wing Experts are now saucing-and-tossing signature flavors at 1824 Airport Road, Allentown, PA
Allentown, PA – (Nov. 21, 2022) – Wingstop Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: WING), the award-winning flavor concept with more than 1,850 locations globally, today announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Allentown, PA, located at 1824 Airport Road. After opening the Emmaus location last month, this will be the fourth Wingstop restaurant in the greater Lehigh Valley area.
The restaurant will be owned and operated by Wingstop brand partner, Talon Restaurants, LLC, which has an area development agreement to open 15 restaurants over four years. Talon Restaurants is locally owned and operated and is looking forward to serving the Wingstop flavor to communities throughout eastern and central Pennsylvania. The Airport Road location will open Nov. 30, with the Bethlehem Square location opening in the coming months.
“Wingstop aspires to be a Top 10 Global Restaurant Brand and is expanding at a rapid pace, here in Emmaus and across the globe,” said a Wingstop spokesperson. “We believe that everyone should have a chance to try our signature flavors that we believe put Wingstop in a category of one, and we’re excited to see Wingstop become a favorite, go-to spot for flavor in the community.”
The Wingstop menu features cooked-to-order classic and boneless chicken wings, crispy tenders and – launched most recently – the Wingstop Chicken Sandwich, all of which are cooked-to-order and handsauced and tossed in 12 bold and distinctive flavors. Fan favorites included Mango Habanero, Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan and Original Hot. Wingstop’s bold, distinct flavors pair well with a variety of house-made sides, including hand-cut, seasoned fries, and scratch-made ranch.
The new Wingstop is open daily from 11 a.m. – midnight, seven days a week. Guests can visit Wingstop.com or download the Wingstop app, to place their order for dine-in, carryout or delivery.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING) operates and franchises approximately 1,900 locations worldwide. The Wing Experts are dedicated to Serving the World Flavor through an unparalleled guest experience and use of a best-in-class technology platform, all while offering classic and boneless wings, tenders, and chicken sandwiches, always cooked to order and hand sauced-and-tossed in fans’ choice of 11 bold, distinctive flavors. Wingstop’s menu also features signature sides including fresh-cut, seasoned fries and freshly-made ranch and bleu cheese dips.
In fiscal year 2021, Wingstop’s system-wide sales increased 20.2% year-over-year to approximately $2.3 billion, marking the 18th consecutive year of same store sales growth. With a vision of becoming a Top 10 Global Restaurant Brand, our system is comprised of independent franchisees, or brand partners, who account for approximately 98% of Wingstop’s total restaurant count of 1,898 as of September 24, 2022.
A key to this business success and consumer fandom stems from The Wingstop Way, which includes a core value system of being Authentic, Entrepreneurial, Service-minded, and Fun. The Wingstop Way extends to the brand’s environmental, social and governance platform as Wingstop seeks to provide value to all stakeholders.
Rounding out a strong year in 2021, the Company was ranked #1 on Technomic 500’s “Fastest Growing Franchise” and #22 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Franchise 500,” maintained its certification as a Great Place to Work and named to Fast Company’s “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” list ranking #4 in the dining category.
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Lehigh Valley Chamber