Best Chicken Wings In Athens - Has A Great Relationship With The University of Georgia College Athletic Programs
Athens, GA
Asking Price: $120,000
Gross Sales: $650,010
Net Operating Income: $69,453
Monthly Rent: $3,585
Lease Expiration: 01/2023
Options: Options
Year Established: 2016
Owner Operated: No
Seller Financing: No
Food Type: Wings Place
Service Type: Fast Casual
Business Type: Franchise
Sale Type: Business For Sale

Description:

The “go-to” fast-casual restaurant for made-to-order, flavor-packed authentic buffalo wings designed as the perfect delivery food. Made for flavor lovers, Wing Zone offers a variety of proprietary flavors and sauces for its wings that are easy to order and accurate every time.

Award-winning proven concept: You’ll be a part of a franchise system that was recently voted a Top 100 Mover & Shaker from Fast Casual Magazine. Also, this store is located in a Top 10 college market!

And Wing Zone is known for its 17 award-winning flavors like Ragin’ Cajun, Smokin Q and Blackened Voodoo! They flavor-fuse their cooked-to-order original and boneless wings and hand-breaded chicken tenders, along with their delicious burgers, sandwiches, wraps, quesadillas, salads, sides and more.

Whether it’s dine-in, takeout, pickup or delivery, Wing Zone pleases guests for lunch, dinner and late night. And they are party pleasers too, catering to tailgates, office lunches and every type of event with their party packs and platters.

Guests can order online directly from their website - their entire menu is available for delivery. Can also rack up rewards through our easy-to-use mobile app.

Well established location for over 5 years. Modern new build-out. Best chicken wings in Athens. Has a great relationship with the University of Georgia college athletic programs!

2021 sales up! Currently averaging $12,500/wk in sales!! And 85% of their orders are takeout and delivery.

Great opportunity - save on the construction cost and challenges of building a new Wing Zone and get started making money TODAY! Athens Wing Zone is looking for a great operator or a multi-unit operator adding another concept to their portfolio.

Feel free to stop by the location as a customer first. This is a highly confidential listing, please DO NOT talk to any of the employees or patrons. If interested, contact EatZ for more information. Showings by appointment only.

Business Website: https://wingzone.com
County: Clarke
Location:

Prime retail space in the heart of downtown Athens. In a mixed-use development surrounded by many popular shops, music venues, theaters, eateries, bars and student housing. Ample street and deck parking. Boasts heavy local and visitor foot traffic.

Perfectly situated just one block off campus of the affluent and densely populated University of Georgia with over 38,000 students!

Real Estate: Leased
Facilities:

Leased space $3,585/mth gross. Current lease expires in Jan 2023 with options. Square Feet: 1,500. Seating: 20. Days/Hrs of Operation: Daily 11a-12m.

Number of Employees: 8
Support/Training: 4 weeks = 3 weeks training with corporate Wing Zone, followed by 1-week comprehensive on-site training. Plus, outstanding franchise support and services for long term success.
Value of FF&E: Included In Asking Price
Value of Inventory: Not Included In Asking Price
Competition:

Amazing wings and so much more! Wing Zone is all about their 17 award-winning flavors. Their lineup of distinctive, crowd-pleasing flavors is the result of over 25 years of research, development and dedication. Offers the greatest variety of award winning and trademarked flavors.

Boasts intensely loyal customers. Plus, there’s the enduring popularity of chicken wings among the American population. Everybody loves wings and demand is always on the rise. Wings is the one business that perpetually flourishes in the United States. Wings are wildly popular as a snack, an appetizer or a main dish. People love their wings.

Among the chosen few to ever be inducted into the Buffalo Wing Hall of Fame. Wing Zone’s flavors are recognized year after year as the Festival Favorite at the National Buffalo Wing Festival where “Buffalo Bliss” is the official flavor for the wing-eating competition. Wing Zone has also received awards for “Hot Shot,” “Thai Chili” and “Garlic Parm.”

A top player in the fast-casual section. For more than 30 years, they’ve been a leader in the delivery and takeout restaurant industry. One of the 10 best franchise wing concepts in America. Named a Top Workplace in 2021 - Las Vegas Review-Journal Business Press. And winner of Franchise Innovation 2021! Also been named by Inc. Magazine, Success Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the fastest growing franchise concepts in the industry. Continues to be featured on the Food Network, ESPN, CNBC and Fox Business News.

Growth and Expansion:

Wing Zone is focused on serving fans and flavor-seekers across the nation with the highest quality products both in-store and off-premise - as demand for delivery and online ordering skyrockets. And their innovative delivery system caters to the rising demand for off-premise dining!

Wing Zone started on the University of Florida campus in 1991. Their first location opened in Gainesville, FL in 1993. Wing Zone has since grown with restaurants now in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, N Carolina, S Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin and Virginia.

In 2018, the company also expanded its menu to include new lines of vegetarian options including triple grilled cheese, a chipotle black bean burger, grilled wraps and unique desserts as part of a shift to a broader, better menu in line with evolving consumer tastes. And Wing Zone continues to introduce new items, new product innovations and more bold flavors. The franchise is always looking to find ways to adapt and evolve their model and menu to satisfy customers, while also reducing food costs for their franchisees.

And in January of 2021 Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, the award-winning national restaurant franchise with over 45 years of proven success announced it had acquired Wing Zone. Currently Wing Zone has 67 locations across the globe and under this new ownership is planning to open another 30 new locations across North America in the next year!

Seller Financing Available: No
Reason For Selling: Other business opportunities.