Why Wings Etc.?

Our Sports Bar Franchise Is Unlike Any Other

If you’re looking to open your own business, you may be wondering why Wings Etc. is the best option for you. Great question. We like people who do their homework. Especially because we think we are the best choice in the foodservice industry and are confident that you’ll be excited to become a part of our brand after you have a full understanding of what we’re all about.

For nearly 30 years, we have been making our presence known in the foodservice scene. The sports bar used to simply be a bar with a TV in the corner. Today, they are so much more. Sports bars drive growth among full-service and family-style restaurant chains, and regular bars and restaurants are struggling to catch up to the sports bar momentum.

You should franchise with Wings Etc. because:

  1. Among full-service bar and restaurant models, we have one of the lowest startup and break-even business models.
  2. There’s no need to try to convince people to try our food because our core menu items, like wings, burgers, wraps, and salads, are already surging in popularit.y
  3. We continue to expand into a wide range of retail spaces, market types, and market sizes.
  4. We are memorable and distinctive, and we are NOT just another sports bar.
  5. Many of our franchisees (34%) own multiple units, and many of our locations (32%) are company-owned and operated, continuing our franchisee and corporate ownership “buy-in.”

Looking Ahead

Since 1994, our chicken wing franchise has solidified an extraordinary brand position in our home market. In just a few years, we’ve been able to expand into nearby markets and have gone up against some larger full-service sports bar chains. We have shown them that Wings Etc. offers a more relaxed, fun, and uniquely original sports bar experience.

Wings Etc. was also named a Top 100 Fastest-Growing Franchise by Franchise Gator and we look forward to continuing this expansion with the help of our new owners.

We continue to make a name for ourselves with:

  • Strong competitive advantages
  • Simple operations
  • Diverse menu options
  • Daily food and drink specials
  • Memorable marketing tactics

Convinced we are the best sports bar franchise in town? Perfect. That was our intention. Now head on over to our Steps to Ownership page to take the first step.

Our Franchisees Are
Talkin' About Us

 - Manish & Amanda Malhotra
“Operational support has been phenomenal. Everyone at support staff helps you like they own the business, and if they don’t have an immediate answer they will find the right person who can help. Wings Etc. startup and operating costs are economical ...”
Manish & Amanda Malhotra, Wings Etc. of Princeton, Madisonville, Newburgh, Henderson, Evansville, & Jasper - Franchisees Since 2015
“Our guests love the food, love the staff, and love watching the game with an ice cold beverage! We have guests that come in 7 days a week because they love it so much! My favorite guest comment is: ‘Where did all these people go before they started ...”
Jeremy Bayles, Wings Etc. of Niles - Franchisee Since 2007
 - Missy Huck
“Amazing group of people! They treat you like family! Great teachers and supporters! We built the first Wings Etc. in Ohio, so many guests were first timers to this franchise. They LOVE the wings and everything else on the menu! Every week we hear ...”
Missy Huck, Wings Etc. of Marietta & Caldwell - Franchisee Since 2015
 - Michelle and Joe Hobbs
“Being in business for ourselves was (and is) a scary prospect. Once we met with Wings Etc. we knew we would be much better off with them than trying to go it alone. The cost saving alone through negotiated food purchasing is worth the royalties, we ...”
Michelle and Joe Hobbs, Wings Etc. of Jackson, Cape Girardeau, & Dexter - Franchisees Since 2013
 - Darla & Dave Landon
“What a wonderful experience it has been to be the owner of a Wings Etc. franchise. I will have to say, when we started this venture of opening our Wings Etc. pub, I was very hesitant. Neither my husband nor I had any knowledge of the restaurant ...”
Darla & Dave Landon, Wings Etc. of Benton Harbor - Franchisees Since 2006
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