US chain Wingstop to open in Saudi in 2017

The Saudi Arabia expansion follows Wingstop's Middle Eastern debut last year in Dubai

Photo courtesy of Wingsop UAE's Facebook page.
Photo courtesy of Wingsop UAE's Facebook page.

US chicken wing restaurant chain Wingstop has announced that it will continue its Middle East expansion by entering Saudi Arabia next year.

The fast casual concept from Texas has signed a franchisee agreement with Atheela Al Arabia to open 100 outlets in the KIngdom in the coming decade, beginning with a Wingstop in Riyadh in 2017.

Wingstop opened on Jumeirah Beach Road in Dubai last year and there are currently 914 outlets worldwide in the US. Mexico, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia, reports Dallas Business Journal

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