WZ EATS Founders Return To Company Roots
Two college fraternity brothers passion for food and wings began at the University of Florida–in a college fraternity house. The brothers were the perfect food testers and enjoyed the product so much that Adam and Matt decided to open the first Wing Zone just up the street from he University.
It has been 25 years since that location opened and is now being re-launced with the new brand WZ EATS.
Wing Zone Named Top 10 Franchises For Food Entrepreneurs
Wing Zone has been named one of the the top 10 Wing Concepts that individuals looking to get into the food business should consider.
Wing Zone Franchisee Opens Second Location In Alexandria, Virginia
Zdravko Solenkov has partnered with Del Ray Wing Zone owner Mitko Kostadinov to open a location in Alexandria, Virginia at 8635 Richmond Highway.
Chicken Wings Still King During Super Bowl
The Wing Zone will experience soaring sales during this next week as football fans across America will consume nearly 1.4 billing wings on Super Bowl Sunday. The more traditional bone-in wings continue to gain fans and local Wing Zone Franchisees are ready for the big weekend.
Wing Zone Franchisees Make Switch To Jumbo Wings
Wing Zone is differentiating itself from the other wing chains by rolling out a number of new initiatives at the 108–unit franchise chain. Wing Zone CEO Matt Friedman said the chain is offering customers a boneless options at a better value and have moved from the medium sized wing to the jumbo wing.
Wing Zone Franchise Locations Receive Significant Facelift
Wing Zone CEO and Co-Founder Matt Friedman leads the 108 unit chain and is poised for significant growth in the next few years. “I don’t know if we invented (calling it a pivot), but it’s not a rebrand,” he says. “You know what is is? For us it’s just a new focus.” Franchisees are seeing the benefit with the simplification of the menu so the system can focus on what they do best–which is serving great wings to it’s customers.
SECURED SEGMENT: Wing Zone on Cheddar
Wing Zone was the brainchild of hungry college students who started a wing delivery company out of their fraternity’s kitchen – and over the next 25 years, the brand has grown across nearly 20 states and opened their 20th international location this year. Recently, co-founder and CEO Matt Friedman was a guest on Cheddar to celebrate National Wing Day and discussed how the brand continues to stay competitive and expands through franchising. “I think one of the trends in our industry that is phenomenal for us and our growth is people want to bring stuff home. They want to sit and watch their 70″ TV and watch games and entertain people. So our business model has been very consistent over the last 20 years,” Friedman told Cheddar. Wing Zone is focused on growing in cities with a strong college presence or a military presence across the U.S. specifically in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Wing Zone Introduces New Look and Feel To Restaurant Design and Menu
The parent company (WZ Franchise Corporation) of the 108 chain franchise wing concept has announced new changes to the design of the restaurants and a paired down menu that will simply the operation for franchisees.