Wings Etc. locations offering free entrée on Nov. 11 to honor military service

This Veterans Day, participating Wings Etc. locations will offer free entrées to U.S. service members and veterans.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Nov. 9, 2023) – On Saturday, November 11, Wings Etc. Grill & Pub will offer a free entrée, valued up to $13.99, to all active-duty personnel and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces in honor of Veterans Day, as a token of appreciation for their service and sacrifice.

“Our commitment is to acknowledge and pay tribute to the service members who have dedicated so much to our nation,” said Wings Etc. CEO Rob Hensmann. “We hold profound appreciation for their sacrifices and take pride in honoring our veterans year-round and especially on Veterans Day.”

At participating Wings Etc. locations, active duty and retired service members can receive a free entrée valued up to $13.99 with proof of service or veteran status. The offer is available at participating Wings Etc. locations on Saturday, November 11, 2023.

Participating locations include: Angola, Avon, Brazil, Bluffton, Camby, Columbia City, Connersville, Decatur, Dunlap, Elkhart, Evansville, Fort Wayne (three locations), Franklin, Goshen, Greenfield, Greenwood, Huntington, Indianapolis (two locations), Jasper, Kendallville, La Porte, Lafayette (two locations), Marion, Martinsville,  Mishawaka, Muncie, Newburgh, Noblesville, Osceola, Peru, Plainfield, Plymouth, Princeton, Rochester, Shelbyville, South Bend (two locations), Terre Haute (two locations), Valparaiso, Wabash, Warsaw, West Lafayette, in Indiana; Belpre, Eaton, Caldwell, and Marietta, Ohio; Kalamazoo, Niles, and Portage, in Michigan; Minooka in Illinois; Cape Girardeau, Dexter, and Jackson, in Missouri; Russell, Henderson, Madisonville, and Mayfield, Kentucky; Palm Harbor, Florida; and Topeka, Kansas.

This 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, 18 signature sauces and rubs, premium burgers, wraps, chicken sandwiches, salads, appetizers, 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 Franchise Business Review’s “Top Food Franchises” every year since 2020 and has been named one of Franchise Gator’s “Top 100 Franchises” six times since 2014. In 2022, Wings Etc. was named a “Top 200 Food Franchise” and a “Top Sports Bar/Pub” by Entrepreneur Magazine and was named a 2023 “Top 500 Franchise” by Nation’s Restaurant News. 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 $350,000 liquid cash investment, and $700,000 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 Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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