East Coast Wings + Grill
Buffalo wings and craft beer

East Coast Wings + Grill
Buffalo wings and craft beer

About
Founded

1995

Franchising Since

2004 (15 Years)

Corporate Address

100 Cambridge Plaza Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27104

CEO

Sam Ballas

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$434,568 - $927,930

Net-worth Requirement

$425,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

East Coast Wings + Grill has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

$5,000 off franchise fee; first-year royalty fee reduced by 1%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

195 hours

Classroom Training:

48 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

25 - 50

Bio
The first East Coast Wings restaurant opened in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1995. The menu features chicken wings with 75 sauce choices, along with burgers, sandwiches, salads, fajitas, ribs and more.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $434,568 High - $927,930
Units
+2.8%+0 UNITS (1 Year) +5.9%+2 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada, Mexico
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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