Profile: Buffalo Wild Wings Inc (BWLD.OQ)
15 Sep 2014
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., incorporated on December 19, 1995, is an owner, operator, and franchisor of restaurants. The Company features a variety of menu items, including its Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings spun in any of its 16 types of sauces or five types of seasonings. The Company made-to-order menu also includes items ranging from Sweet BBQ to Blazin. The Company’s restaurants offer 20 to 30 domestic and imported beers on tap, including craft brews, and a selection of bottled beers, wines, and liquor. As of December 30, 2013, it owned or franchised 992 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants in North America, of which 434 were Company-owned and 558 were franchised. Effective March 19, 2013, it acquired Pie Square Holdings LLC. During the year ended December 30, 2013, the Company acquired 3 Buffalo Wild Wings franchised restaurants. In July 2014, Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc acquired Screamin' Hot Florida LLC and Screamin' Hot Trinity LLC, from Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. Effective August 25, 2014, Buffalo Wild Wings Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Rusty Taco Inc.
The Company’s restaurants feature a variety of menu items, including its Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings spun in one of its sauces from sweet to screamin’ hot: Sweet BBQ, Teriyaki, Mild, Parmesan Garlic, Medium, Honey BBQ, Spicy Garlic, Jammin Jalapeno, Asian Zing, Caribbean Jerk, Thai Curry, Hot BBQ, Hot, Mango Habanero, Wild and Blazin’ ; or seasonings: Buffalo, Desert Heat, Chipotle BBQ, Lemon Pepper and Salt & Vinegar. The Company’s chicken wings can be ordered by the portion, ranging from Snack-sized to Large, with larger orders available for parties. In addition to traditional and boneless chicken wings, its menu features a variety of food items, including Sharables, Wild Flatbreads, specialty hamburgers and sandwiches, wraps, Buffalito soft tacos, and salads. It also provides a 12 and Under Menu option for kids.
The Company’s restaurants feature dining and bar areas, and many of the restaurants have patio seating. The Company places approximately 60 high-definition flat-screen monitors and up to 3 projection screens throughout the restaurant to allow for easy viewing. These televisions, combined with its sound system, Buzztime Trivia and assorted video games, provide a source of entertainment for its guests. All of its menu items are made-to-order and are available for take-out. Its Company-owned restaurants range in size from 3,900 to 9,800 square feet, with a typical size of approximately 6,200 square feet. The open layout of its restaurants offers dining and bar areas that provide seating choices for sports fans and families. The Company’s guests have the option of watching sporting events or other programs on its projection screens and approximately 50 additional televisions, competing in Buzztime Trivia or playing video games.
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc
Suite 1600, 5500 Wayzata Bouleva
MINNEAPOLIS MN 55416