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Wingstop Reaches $100 Million Milestone

2005-06-07 The chicken wing chain also announced plans to expand further into Southern California.

Wingstop Hits 200 Stores

2004-10-22 The units is owned by Lance Graulich, a former director of operations for a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts franchise as well as director of operations for Fatburger Corporation.

Wingstop Signs with Coke

2003-05-07 Coca-Cola will be the soft drink beverage supplier for all of Wingstop's franchised and company-owned stores, currently over 100 locations.

Wingstop Purchased

2003-01-28 Wingstop has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Wingstop Holdings Inc., a joint partnership between Hartz Restaurants International, Inc. and Gemini Investors Inc.

Wingstop Restaurants to Reach 50-Store Mark

2002-02-11 Jim Deering, president of Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., announced that the fast-growing chicken wing chain should reach the 50-store mark by the end of this month.

Something to Cluck About

2001-12-19 Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., breaks two company records in one month.

New Wave of Wingstop Restaurants to Open in San Antonio

2001-11-26 Wingstop president Jim Deering announced that the chicken wing chain will open two more locations in San Antonio on Wednesday, November 28, bringing the city's total to four Wingstops, with a fifth on the way within six to eight months.

Wingstop Chosen in Dallas 100

2001-09-26 Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. has been selected as a winner of the Dallas 100. This is an award given to the top 100, fastest growing, privately-held companies in the Dallas area.

Wingstop Schedules Florida Landing

2001-08-27 Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. has signed 3 new franchise development agreements to bring the first Wingstop restaurants to Florida. Three new owner/operators will open restaurants in Tallahassee, Gainesville, and Orlando, Florida.

Wingstop Signs NBA Great

2001-06-25 Wingstop has signed a development agreement with NBA retiree, Alton Lister, to open its first Arizona location.