Wingstop Welcomes Dwight Howard to Houston with Free Wings

Wingstop Welcomes Dwight Howard to Houston with Free Wings

Just because your name is Dwight Howard doesn’t mean you have a $20 million basketball contract. But, if you live in Houston, you can score some free wings.

To celebrate Dwight Howard’s arrival in Houston, Wingstop is offering Dwight Howard free wings, and anyone named Dwight a free 8-piece wing combo now through Sunday, July 14. To receive the complimentary meal, guests will need a driver’s license or other form of identification.

“This is our way of celebrating a huge, exciting moment in Houston sports history,” said Khoa Ngo, who owns several Wingstop locations in the Houston area. “Not only are we offering Dwight Howard free wings as a welcome to Houston, but we’re inviting any fan named Dwight to join us.”

Who: Houston-area residents named Dwight
What: Free 8-piece wing combo, includes boneless or classic wings, regular fresh-cut seasoned fries, and regular beverage
Where: Wingstop of Houston (50 Wingstop locations throughout the area)
When: Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14

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Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Wingstop has more than 565 restaurants open across the United States and Mexico. The “Wing Experts” menu features classic and boneless wings with 10 intense 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 fresh, sauced and hand-tossed to order and served with a variety of house-made sides including Wingstop’s award winning fresh-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced nine 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 $1.0 billion. For more information visit, or