Wings Etc. locations to honor military with free entrée for all those who served on Nov. 11

U.S. service members and veterans will receive a free entrée on Veterans Day at participating Wings Etc. locations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Nov. 4, 2021)— To recognize and honor all U.S. Armed Forces, active-duty personnel, and veterans for their sacrifice and service to the nation, participating Wings Etc. locations will provide a free entrée up to a $13.99 value to any active duty or retired service member on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, for Veterans Day.

“Service members have given so much to our country, and we want to show them that we appreciate their sacrifice,” said Wings Etc. CEO Rob Hensmann. “Wings Etc. is proud to honor our veterans not only on Veterans Day but throughout the year. From the entire Wings Etc. family, thank you for your service!”

During business hours at participating Wings Etc. locations on Nov. 11, 2021, service members will receive a free entrée valued up to $13.99, with proof of service or veteran status. Participating locations include Brazil, Bluffton, Columbia City, Decatur, Dunlap, Elkhart, Fort Wayne, Franklin, Goshen, Huntington, Indianapolis (Shadeland Avenue), Lafayette, Marion, Mishawaka, Noblesville, Osceola, Peru, Plainfield, Rochester, South Bend, Terre Haute, Valparaiso, Wabash, West Lafayette, in Indiana; Eaton, Ohio; Hartland, Kalamazoo, Niles, Port Huron, Portage, Sturgis, and Wixom in Michigan; Mayfield, Kentucky; Boiling Springs, South Carolina; Jackson and Knoxville, Tennessee; and Topeka, Kansas. Wings Etc. Russell, Kentucky guests will receive a free entrée valued up to $11.99.

The offer is good for dine-in only. Some restrictions may apply.

About the Wings Etc. Grill & Pub Franchise Opportunity

Founded in 1994 by Jim Weaver in the South Bend, Indiana, area, Wings Etc. is a family-friendly grill and pub with a diverse menu featuring award-winning jumbo Buffalo wings, over 20 signature sauces and rubs, premium burgers, wraps, salads, appetizers, sandwiches, subs, kids meals, over 40 domestic and craft beer selections in bottles and on tap, dozens of large HDTVs tuned to sports programming, and a casual, non-corporate-y, laid-back “vibe” that makes people want to just come in and hang out. In addition to its popular sports programming, menu, and beverage options, Wings Etc. offers weekday lunch and food specials, online ordering, and much more.

Franchising since 2004, Wings Etc. Grill & Pub has been named one of Restaurant Business Magazine’s “Future Franchises,” has been named one of Franchise Gator’s “Top 100 Franchises” for several years, and was named a 2020 “Culture 100 Best of the Best” franchise by Franchise Business Review. In June 2021, Wings Etc. was named a “Top 200 Food Franchise” and a “Top 500 North American Franchise” by Entrepreneur Magazine. Wings Etc. continues to grow and succeed by partnering with franchise operators who share the Wings Etc. Vision, Mission, and Values, a commitment to building a successful business while helping build stronger communities and people (and to having fun!).

Wings Etc. offers single and multi-unit franchise options. The initial franchise fee is $39,500, with a $200,000 liquid cash investment, and $500,000 minimum net worth requirement for interested prospects. Wings Etc. offers one of the lowest startup costs and break-even franchise opportunities in the full-service restaurant segment. Priority growth markets include Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Alabama and Florida.

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