Beer and Queso Cheeses, “Lifestyle” Lagers Go Head-To-Head in First-Ever Wings Etc. Food Fight

Now through March 7, 2022, Wings Etc. guests 21 and older can vote for their favorites in the first-ever Wings Etc. “Food Fight,” and register to win $100 Wings Etc. Gift Cards in weekly giveaways (no purchase necessary, void where prohibited).

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Dec. 27, 2021)—Let’s get ready to rumble! In Round 1, it’s a battle for which is “The Champ” in dipping sauce options with soft Pretzel Bites: malty Beer Cheese Vs. spicy Queso Cheese. In Round 2, Michelob Ultra goes head-to-head with Blue Moon LightSky in a best “Lifestyle” Lager battle. Who will win the battles? In the first-ever Wings Etc. “Food Fight,” guests 21 and older will determine the champions through an online voting website, where they can vote for their favorites and enter for a chance to win $100 Wings Etc. Gift Cards in weekly drawings through March 7.

Round 1: Guests will decide which cheese is paired best with Wings Etc. fan-favorite Pretzel Bites: Beer Cheese, a melty cheese blend laced with real, malty-delicious beer, or Queso Cheese, a creamy cheese blend infused with a kicked-up blend of Southwest spices.

Round 2: Guests can also vote for their favorite “Lifestyle” Lager. Reigning champ in the category is Michelob Ultra, which has enjoyed steady, widespread growth for the past 5 years and has spawned competition such as Blue Moon LightSky, which features a lower carb, lower calorie formula that has been the key to Michelob Ultra’s multiyear success.

To cast a vote in the Pretzel Bites-Cheese Food Fight, and “Lifestyle” Lager Fight, guests 21 and older (only) must visit, vote their preferences, and enter for a chance to be a randomly-selected winner in weekly drawings for $100 Wings Etc. Gift Cards. No purchase is necessary. Void where prohibited. Winners will be randomly selected from all qualified entrants once weekly from Jan. 3, 2022, through March 7, 2022.

About the Wings Etc. Grill & Pub Franchise Opportunity

Founded in 1994 by Jim Weaver in the South Bend, Indiana, area, Wings Etc. is a family-friendly grill and pub with a diverse menu featuring award-winning jumbo Buffalo wings, over 20 signature sauces and rubs, premium burgers, wraps, salads, appetizers, sandwiches, subs, kids meals, over 40 domestic and craft beer selections in bottles and on tap, dozens of large HDTVs tuned to sports programming, and a casual, non-corporate-y, laid-back “vibe” that makes people want to just come in and hang out. In addition to its popular sports programming, menu, and beverage options, Wings Etc. offers weekday lunch and food specials, online ordering, and much more.

Franchising since 2004, Wings Etc. Grill & Pub has been named one of Restaurant Business Magazine’s “Future Franchises,” has been named one of Franchise Gator’s “Top 100 Franchises” for several years, and was named a 2020 “Culture 100 Best of the Best” franchise by Franchise Business Review. In June 2021, Wings Etc. was named a “Top 200 Food Franchise” and a “Top 500 North American Franchise” by Entrepreneur Magazine. Wings Etc. continues to grow and succeed by partnering with franchise operators who share the Wings Etc. Vision, Mission, and Values, a commitment to building a successful business while helping build stronger communities and people (and to having fun!).

Wings Etc. offers single and multi-unit franchise options. The initial franchise fee is $39,500, with a $200,000 liquid cash investment, and $500,000 minimum net worth requirement for interested prospects. Wings Etc. offers one of the lowest startup costs and break-even franchise opportunities in the full-service restaurant segment. Priority growth markets include Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Alabama and Florida. For more information about the Wings Etc. franchise opportunity, visit