What background and skills are you looking for in an East Coast Wings+grill owner?

We are seeking individuals who share our passion to open a chicken wing restaurant. Candidates must know how to manage a P+L, be active in their community, and have a strong focus on hospitality and guest service. We want to partner with like minded business owners who are hungry to succeed and share our commitment to unit level economics.

How do I qualify for a Discovery Day?

Once you complete the online form and speak with an ECW+G team member, we can determine the next steps. An application, financials, back ground check need to be completed and reviewed before a meeting is scheduled.

How long will it take to open my first restaurant?

Many factors go into this. Availability of real estate, lease negotiation, permitting process. Usually between 9-12 months.

How many employees will I need to operate my restaurant?

Depending on the size of the restaurant, you will need 30-50 employees. The team is built on Hosts, Carry out, servers, bartenders, line cooks, prep cooks, expo, utility.

What kind of support is provided?

Real Estate selection, construction and development, training, operations, marketing, supply chain, financial guidance, culinary.

What locations work best for an ECW+G?

Approximately 3,000 square foot space in line or end cap of a strip center located in a high synergistic area that has other restaurants and retail.

How do I find real estate for my new East Coast Wings + Grill?

Our real estate team will assist in finding a location. We utilize Buxton, a site selection program that is built off our current locations. This helps identify a site that meets the Brands criteria.

How do I know if my territory is still available?

Once you complete the online form, an East Coast Wings + Grill team member will reach out to you and provide a better understanding of what territory is available

How much can I make?

Because we are “Driven by Unit Level Economics®” we are the leaders in casual dining profitability. Please see our FDD to obtain disclosed numbers.

How much does it cost to open an ECW+G?

Estimated initial investment is $434,568 – $927,930

What are the fees?

  1. $40,000 franchise fee
  2. 5% royalty
  3. 2% national ad fund

What are the financial requirements?

  1. $300,000 in liquid capital to invest per unit to be developed
  2. $750,000 net worth for 1 unit