QSR: Capriotti’s and Wing Zone Announce Growth Plans

Las Vegas / NV. (css) In the three short months since Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop acquired Wing Zone, both brands have seen remarkable achievements – including ten signed franchise agreements for each brand which will bring a total of 30 new Capriotti’s shops and 30 Wing Zone locations to communities across the country. Throughout the first quarter, Capriotti’s and Wing Zone have remained committed to innovation, profitability and growth and franchise partners have taken notice. Seeing the value that the leadership team brings to the table, franchise partners are reinvesting in both brands.

The agreements represent a healthy mix of single and multi-unit growth, with Capriotti’s franchisees showing interest in expanding their portfolios with Wing Zone locations and vice versa.

  • The ten new Capriotti’s agreements are slated to expand the brand further into: Baltimore (MD), Coeur d’Alene (ID), Dallas-Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Santa Monica, South Orange County (CA), Southern Delaware, Suffolk County (NY), Tulsa (OK), Yuba City (SA).
  • The ten Wing Zone agreements will bring the brand to: Columbia (SC), Dayton (OH), Denver, Des Moines, Las Vegas, Lexington (KY), Los Angeles, New York City, Northwest Arkansas, Raleigh-Durham.

«A big reason why our franchise partners want to reinvest in our brands is because they feel confident in the leadership and direction both brands are heading,» said David Bloom, Chief Development Officer for Capriotti’s and Wing Zone. «Our expansion is validation of the strength of our business model and our partners are excited about the phase of growth for both brands. Our continued success is what makes us the industry leader and will continue to separate us from others out there.»

Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is an award-winning national franchised restaurant chain that remains true to its 40-year tradition of slow-roasting whole, all-natural turkeys in-house every day. With the top 25 percent of shops averaging USD 1.1 million average unit volume and an initial average investment of USD 420,000 with high growth potential, Capriotti’s is a profitable and rewarding franchise investment. Founded in 1993, Wing Zone is an international fast-casual restaurant franchise known for its cooked-to-order, flavor-fused chicken wings and tenders with 31 locations in North America and 30 restaurants internationally. Both Capriotti’s and Wing Zone are backed by a corporate leadership team that offers a continuous support program for franchise partners.