East Coast Wings & Grill
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East Coast Wings & Grill is a casual dining full service and counter service restaurant with an emphasis of buffalo style wings. East Coast Wings was founded in June 1995 in a small 1,600 square foot shopping center space in Winston-Salem, NC. The founders had introduced a concept of multiple flavors of buffalo style wings, with a limited variety of sandwiches. The local patrons quickly adapted to the unique style of Buffalo wings.
In the year 2000, two restaurant entrepreneurs with a combined 46 years of experience, bought the East Coast Wings brand. They quickly moved and re-tooled the East Coast Wings concept and its menu. They realized that there are not many buffalo style restaurants in America that offer a casual full service buffalo wing restaurant that concentrated on the food part of the menu verses pushing beer sales, or the bar concept. With the intention to deliver an atmosphere where anyone, including families, could enjoy the famous East Coast Wings style buffalo wings, they decided to design a warm décor and trim back the bar atmosphere, creating the new East Coast Wings & Grill that is known today.
With the new and fresh changes, people poured in the doors to see and try the unique blend of 75 flavors of buffalo style wings, and the business nearly doubled from the acquisition year of 2000. The entrepreneurs knew that they had delivered a unique buffalo wing style restaurant. In 2002, they began the building process for franchising their newly found, re-tooled and definitely a hit with patrons, Buffalo wings and variety menu concept.
Our secret East Coast Wings hot sauce has been the catalyst in making our wings the best in Winston-Salem, NC and the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina. Winning the Triad, "War Of The Wings", in 2003 and High Point Enterprise 2003 through 2009, North Carolina's Best Wings in 2005 and 2006, Winston-Salem Journal Best Wings 2007, 2008 and 2009, Triad Wing Festival winners in 4 categories out of 6 in 2009 was another notch in our quest in delivering, Americas best wings into all markets. To date, we have one of the finest Franchisee programs in the wings industry, and we are committed in helping entrepreneurs succeed.
National Winner 1st place - Traditional Hot Sauce
2nd place - Creative Spicy
Our famous wings have consistently won, "Best Wings" in most all markets entered. And to boot, our brand has a very diversified menu: with our overstuffed sandwiches, super salads, deli style specialties and taste-tempting appetizers. Unique to East Coast Wings & Grill is our over 75 different flavors and 675 combinations of wings- Teriyaki Ginger Garlic, Honey Barbeque, Mango Habanero, Jamaican Jerk, Blue Cheese, Honey Mustard, Bourbon Street, Kickin' Thai, Cajun and many more. Our infamous Buffalo Shrimp, which is available in our 75 flavors, 9 heat indexes and 675 combinations, has quickly become the next best thing to our famous wings.