Emerging wing concept breaks into West Coast Market with 18-unit deal in California
Orange County, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Hoots Wings, best-in-class wing concept, announced the signing of an 18-unit area development agreement bringing locations to Southern California over the next five years. This brings the fast-casual wing concept to 105-plus franchise agreements year to date, with over 10 locations in development as it continues to attract single and multi-unit franchises all over the world.
The new multi-unit deal debuts on the West Coast, adding 18 locations in California throughout Los Angeles and Orange County by 2026. The first two locations will be in the Orange County area. Behind this agreement, is seasoned restaurant entrepreneur, Reza Medali. Medali wanted to expand his portfolio with a stand-out chicken concept. Hoots now joins Medali’s portfolio that includes fifteen Blaze Pizza franchises and two Subway locations.
Medali said,“When seeking a stand-out chicken concept to add to my growing portfolio, I was immediately attracted to the nostalgia engrained in the hoots wings brand. With experience in restaurant franchising, I knew I needed to feel that passion and support from the team and also believe in the product. The quality of hoots wings is far more superior than any player in the space – and I’m confident I’ve invested with the best.”
When entrepreneurs are ready to join the hoots wings franchise, they sign on to bring a diverse wing menu to their community, including breaded bone-in, naked bone-in, boneless, and – for those looking for a healthy alternative, smoked and roasted wings. Hoots also sets itself apart from other franchise opportunities because of its simple operations. The kitchen only requires two cooking platforms to produce it’s full menu.
Hoots Wings is seeking franchisees with an entrepreneurial spirit and prior experience in the restaurant business or any relevant experience. Franchisees with a strong passion for helping their communities is a bonus. Franchisees who join hoots wings will benefit from hands-on training, marketing support, site selection and construction assistance. They will have access to an existing supply chain and a top-tier POS system.