Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop and Wing Zone Sign Agreements for 39 New Stores

Las Vegas — Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop and Wing Zone have signed 16 area development agreements in the third quarter, which will bring an additional 39 new stores to communities across the U.S.

The 39 units sold — 25 Capriotti’s shops and 14 Wing Zone locations — follow the signing of 89 units in the first two quarters of the year, bringing the total new shop count to 128 for the year. Third quarter signings for Capriotti’s include:

  • Austin/Houston, Texas
  • N. Dallas, Texas
  • Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
  • Fresno, Calif.
  • Louisville, Ky.
  • Maryland
  • Honolulu
  • Indianapolis
  • San Diego
  • Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Wing Zone added the following markets to its roster in the third quarter:

  • Delaware
  • Louisville, Ky.
  • Connecticut
  • Atlanta
  • Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Yuba City, Calif.

“Our teams have been extremely busy pushing Capriotti’s and Wing Zone to new heights through innovation and technology enhancements while simultaneously attracting new investors,” says David Bloom, chief development and operating officer for Capriotti’s and Wing Zone. “This, paired with our recent rebranding of the Wing Zone concept, has created an opportune time for both existing and prospective franchisees to grow with our brands.”

Also this year, Capriotti’s and Wing Zone have utilized ghost kitchens, which has allowed both brands to break into new, untapped markets; both have also added team members to help expedite growth and provide additional support to franchise partners.

“Wing Zone and Capriotti’s have remained incredibly flexible during the pandemic — remaining true to our values, investing in our people and building and maintaining a robust innovation pipeline — and we are confident that will continue to serve our brands well for years to come,” says Bloom.

Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s is most famous for its 40-year nightly tradition of slow-roasting whole, all-natural turkeys in-house and hand-shredding them each morning to feature in a variety of subs. Capriotti’s plans to grow to over 500 locations by 2025.

Founded in 1993, Wing Zone is an international fast-casual restaurant franchise known for its cooked-to-order, flavor-fused chicken wings and tenders. It operates more than 31 locations in North American and has 30 restaurants internationally. The brand plans to grow to 200 profitable restaurants by 2025.

 

 

 

SOURCE: Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop

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