DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wingstop, Inc. (NASDAQ:WING), the award-winning wing concept with more than 900 locations worldwide, is giving fans an early gift this year, with its special “Five Golden Wings” give-away at participating U.S. restaurants.  On Wednesday, December 21, guests will receive five free boneless wings, made-to-order in the flavor of their choice, with any wing purchase made between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., local time – partridge in a pear tree not included.

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“The holidays are all about giving and celebrating with the special people in our lives, and this holiday season, Wingstop is celebrating our fans with an early Christmas gift that’s just too good to put under any tree,” said Flynn Dekker, Chief Marketing Officer of Wingstop. “We’ve got the most loyal guests in the industry, and Five Golden Wings is our way of saying thanks and giving back to them this holiday season in the best way we know how.”

Fans can receive their five free boneless wings with any wing purchase by visiting any participating U.S. Wingstop location or placing an order via the Wingstop app, through social ordering on Facebook Messenger or Twitter, or online at order.wingstop.com and esorder.wingstop.com.

To find the perfect holiday gift for Wingstop lovers in their lives, fans are also invited to visit the Wing Shop www.WingShop.com or they can pick-up a Wingstop gift card when they’re picking up their 5 Golden Wings.

Wingstop customers get five free boneless wings with any wing purchase.  One promotional deal per transaction. Free wings will be added to both online and in-restaurant orders automatically by our team members at the restaurant. Only valid during the hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time on Wednesday, December 21. At participating locations only.

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) operates and franchises 949 restaurants across the United States, Mexico, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, and the United Arab Emirates. Having grown its domestic same store sales for 12 consecutive years, the Company has been ranked #3 on the “Top 100 Fastest Growing Restaurant Chains” by Nation’s Restaurant News (2016), #7 on the “Top 40 Fast Casual Chains” by Restaurant Business (2016), and was named “Best Franchise Deal in North America” by QSR magazine (2014).  Wingstop has been designated a certified Great Place to Work® (2016), and was ranked #88 on Fortune’s 100 Best Medium Workplaces list in October 2016. The Wing Experts’ menu features classic and boneless wings with 11 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, 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 a variety of house-made sides including hand-cut, seasoned fries. For more information visit www.wingstop.com or www.wingstopfranchise.com.  Follow us on facebook.com/Wingstop and Twitter @Wingstop.

Seth Grugle, ICR