Wingstop Lands First Restaurant in DeKalb, IL

Wingstop Lands First Restaurant in DeKalb, IL

Wingstop, the award-winning wing concept with more than 625 locations, has opened its newest restaurant in DeKalb at 1015 W. Lincoln Hwy.

This is the first location for “The Wing Experts” in DeKalb, which will operate under the leadership of Brand Partner Vimal Patel.

“As Wingstop expands throughout Illinois, we wanted to add DeKalb to that growing roster of locations,” Patel said. “We invite wing fanatics from DeKalb stop in, and cheer on their favorite teams while enjoying the best wings in the area.”

With a sole focus on cooked-to-order chicken, the Wingstop menu features traditional and boneless wings as well as strips all sauced and tossed in 10 original flavors including fan favorites Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan and Original Hot. Sides are made fresh daily including hand-cut seasoned fries, made from #1 Idaho potatoes.

Wingstop of DeKalb is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To place call-ahead orders, or for more information, call 815-517-0145. For online orders, or to locate the nearest Wingstop, visit

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Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Wingstop has more than 600 restaurants open across the United States, Mexico, Russia and Singapore. The “Wing Experts” menu features classic and boneless wings with 10 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, Hickory Smoked BBQ and Louisiana Rub. Wingstop’s wings are always cooked to order, sauced and tossed and served with a variety of house-made sides including Wingstop’s award winning hand-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced 10 consecutive years of positive sales increases, was named a Top 10 Best Franchise Deal by QSR magazine, and has been voted ‘best wings’ in markets across the country. Wingstop is owned by affiliates of Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm that specializes in business and consumer service companies with attractive growth prospects and revenues ranging from $20 million to over $3.0 billion. For more information visit, or