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Franchise Deep Dive: Epic Wings Franchise Costs, Fees, Profit and Data

Epic Wings, the San Diego based chicken wing franchise, has been around for over 40 years and has grown to 32 locations, most of which are in California.

By Erica InmanStaff Writer
8:08AM 07/05/24




REPORTED COST TO GET IN: $454,160 - $1,261,200

REPORTED ROI (Item 19): not publicly available

Epic Wings offers a range of chicken wings, sauces, salads and sides at 32 locations across the country.

How Many Epic Wings Locations Are There?

Epic Wings got its start in San Diego in 1982. The Sacco family moved from New York to California and brought buffalo wings to the West Coast by opening Epic Wings, or Wings N’ Things as it was known at the time, in San Diego. 

The brand currently has 32 locations across the U.S., with 29 locations in California, one in Arizona, one in Texas and one in North Carolina.

What Is Epic Wings’s Business Model?

Epic Wings is a chicken wing franchise that prides itself on serving food made from fresh ingredients. Its tenderloin strips and wings are never frozen and the breadsticks, sauces and dips are made from scratch daily. The menu offers single meals or family pack options, along with sides and salads. Customers can eat in or order online.

How Much Can Epic Wings Franchise Owners Make?

The brand does not make this information publicly available. Prospective owners can access this information through the brand’s most recent Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). 

How Much Does It Cost To Open Epic Wings?

The total initial investment necessary to begin operation of an Epic Wings franchise ranges from $454,160 - $1,261,200.

There is also a requirement of a minimum of $250,000 in cash or liquid assets.

What Is the Franchise Fee for Epic Wings?

The franchise fee required to begin operation of an Epic Wings franchise is $30,000, which must be paid to the franchisor. 

Who’s On Epic Wings’s Leadership Team?

What Helpful Articles Can I Read to Learn More About Epic Wings?

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