DALLAS, April 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To bring flavor home, Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) has officially launched delivery in the company’s hometown of Dallas, Texas. The launch is part of a 2019 national rollout with on-demand platform DoorDash, and to celebrate, Wingstop is satisfying fans’ flavor cravings with free delivery* in Dallas-Fort Worth now through May 1.
Hungry fans in Dallas-Fort Worth can get their limited-time free delivery* of made-to-order, hand-sauced and tossed wings, famous fries and sides via the Wingstop or DoorDash websites or mobile apps. DFW marks the fifteenth market where Wingstop, the award-winning flavor experts with more than 1,250 locations worldwide, offers delivery, joining Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami and several other cities across the country.
“Our fans have been hungering for Wingstop delivery for a long time, and we’re excited to finally answer the crave right in our own backyard,” said Maurice Cooper, EVP and Chief Growth and Experience Officer of Wingstop. “We know the demand is there, and Dallas-area delivery is a major milestone in moving toward our goal of rolling out delivery to 80% of our system by the end of the year.”
Wingstop first tested delivery in 2017 with Las Vegas and Austin, and continued with Chicago and Denver in 2018. Following successful tests, the brand announced plans for a nationwide, market-by-market rollout.
“Our mutual investments in technology and operations, including a custom POS integration, have enabled us to scale at a rapid pace across the country,” said Toby Espinosa, VP of Business Development at DoorDash. “We’re proud to be Wingstop's national delivery partner and to continue to reach new customers in their hometown."
Experience even more of the flavor you love by following Wingstop on social @Wingstop or visit Wingstop.com for more information.
*For DoorDash Orders, Free means $0 delivery fee. Taxes and additional service fees may apply.
Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. As of April 25, 2019, Wingstop operated and franchised more than 1,250 restaurants around the world. The Wing Experts’ menu features classic and boneless wings with 11 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Spicy Korean Q®, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, Hickory Smoked BBQ, Louisiana Rub, and Mango Habanero. Wingstop’s wings are always cooked to order, hand-sauced and tossed, and served with our fresh-cut, seasoned fries and freshly made Ranch and Bleu Cheese dips. The Company has grown its domestic same store sales for 15 consecutive years, has been ranked on the “Top 100 Fastest Growing Restaurant Chains” by Nation’s Restaurant News (2018), named one of the “Top 500 Restaurant Chains” by Restaurant Business (2018), and was recognized as a top 50 limited-service restaurant brand in the U.S. in QSR Magazine’s “QSR 50” report. For more information visit www.wingstop.com or www.wingstop.com/own-a-wingstop. Follow us on facebook.com/Wingstop and Twitter @Wingstop.
DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in more than 3,300 cities across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2013, DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at www.doordash.com.
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