Two New Mac ‘N’ Cheese Entrees Square Off in 11 Indiana Wings Etc. Locations’ Fall Food Fight

Now through Christmas Eve, Wings Etc. guests 21 and older can vote for their favorites in the latest Wings Etc. “Food Fight,” and register to win a $100 Wings Etc. Gift Card in weekly giveaways (no purchase necessary, void where prohibited, see site for details).

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Sept. 23, 2022)— Now through Christmas Eve, guests will have the opportunity to vote* and win in the latest Wings Etc. Food Fight featuring two new Mac ‘N’ Cheese entrees. Cajun Mac ‘N’ Cheese and Buffalo Mac ‘N’ Cheese will be available for a limited time only at Wings Etc. locations in South Bend (Ireland Road and Cleveland Road), Elkhart, Elkhart (Dunlap), Goshen, La Porte, Osceola, and Fort Wayne (Maysville Road, Bluffton Road, and Dupont Road). Guests will also get a chance to vote in the Blue Collar Booze Battle where Busch Light, Miller Lite, and The Irish Trash Can, a Wings Etc. Signature Cocktail, will clash for the top spot.

Round 1— In the latest Wings Etc. battle, guests will get the chance to choose between their favorite style of Mac ‘N’ Cheese as two new entrees—Cajun Mac ‘N’ Cheese and Buffalo Mac ‘N’ Cheese—square off. Wings Etc.’s new, improved creamy-cheesy Mac ‘N’ Cheese is loaded with all new toppings. Cajun Mac ‘N’ Cheese comes topped with tri-color grilled peppers and features tender marinated chicken breast, Monterey Jack and Wings Etc.’s house Cajun spice. The new menu feature will face-off against Buffalo Mac ‘N’ Cheese, which includes diced crispy chicken, guests’ choice of Buffalo sauce, and shredded Monterey Jack atop Wings Etc.’s new Mac ‘N’ Cheese.

Round 2— The new Blue Collar Booze Battle, part of the Wings Etc. Food Fight, offers classic favorite beers like Busch Light and Miller Lite and pits them against a new contender—The Irish Trash Can, a Wings Etc. Signature Cocktail. The Irish Trash Can features vodka, rum, gin, peach schnapps, and blue curaçao and comes topped with an entire can of Red Bull.

* To cast a vote in the Mac ‘N’ Cheese Food Fight and Blue Collar Booze Battle, guests 21 and older (only) must visit, vote for their preferences, and enter for a chance to be a randomly-selected winner in weekly drawings for a $100 Wings Etc. Gift Card. No purchase is necessary. Void where prohibited. See site for details. Winners will be randomly selected from all qualified entrants once weekly from Sept. 6, 2022, through Dec. 23, 2022.

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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