After more than 26 years in Charleston, South Carolina, Wild Wing Café is making its way north this month to establish its corporate headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Its new home base will be located at 205 Regency Executive Park Suite 204.
“This move is particularly exciting for us as we continue to broaden our geographic footprint and expand into new markets. Charlotte is a bustling city with a diverse and growing population, a vibrant economy, and a superior transportation network that will enhance our vision for sustained long-term growth and development. We couldn’t be happier to now call Charlotte home,” says Tom Lewison, chief executive officer at Wild Wing Cafe. “We are also so thankful for almost three decades in South Carolina and will always be proud of our roots,” he added.
The company’s new corporate headquarters will house all leadership and operations teams of Wild Wing Cafe. The move will also provide an opportunity to hire 15 to 20 additional employees in several areas of the company.
“We welcome Wild Wing Cafe’s corporate headquarters to the Queen City and look forward to being part of the company's expansion plans in the future," adds Bob Morgan, Charlotte Chamber CEO and president.
Since its acquisition in 2012 by Axum Capital Partners, a private equity firm also based in Charlotte, Wild Wing Cafe has grown steadily, building on its presence in the southeast, as well as expanding into new territories with the announcement of its first location in New Jersey— making its total number of locations rise from 32 to 40. An additional five to 10 restaurants, all boasting Wild Wing Cafe’s fresh, made-from-scratch wings and homemade sauces, are slated to open through 2017.
“Charlotte currently has three Wild Wing Cafe locations and is on track to opening several more locations over the next few years,” says Muhsin Muhammad, managing director at Axum Capital Partners. “We believe that Wild Wing Cafe is a unique brand predicated on its ability to consistently deliver the highest quality and flavorful food, a broad array of beverages, complemented with “best in class” live entertainment to our customers. We’re thrilled to bring this emerging brand’s headquarters to the Queen City.”