Buffalo Wings are stacked up before the competition begins at the 12th Annual Wing Bowl on January 30, 2004 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)
Traditionally, Super Bowl nets Wingstop its biggest sales day of the year and this year will be no exception. The chicken-wing-only chain estimates that more than 3.5 million chicken wings will be sold systemwide at their more than 400 locations in 28 states on the day of the big game.
Since Wingstop's inception 15 years ago, Super Bowl Sunday has consistently netted the chain its largest gross sales day each year, each year topping the year prior. Because the volume has increased from year to year, the chain is reminding chicken wing fans to place their orders early.
"Wingstop is to Super Bowl what chocolates are to Valentine's Day," said James Flynn, Wingstop CEO. "To avoid long waits, we hope everyone calls in or places their order online ahead of time."
To avoid the game day rush, all Wingstops take pre-orders.
Wingstop was chosen Wing King at the 2006 National Buffalo Wing Festival.