• November 4, 2011 8:00 AM
  • - General

Buffalo Wild Wings™ Opens Mississauga Location

Local dignitaries, community members and staff help celebrate the opening of the newest Canadian location of Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar™ at 3015 Argentia Road in Mississauga, ON. From left to right: Tim Murphy, Director of International, Buffalo Wild Wings™; Eric Diodati and Brett Foy, from the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors Hockey Club; Sheldon Leiba, President and CEO of the Mississauga Board of Trade; Local Ward 9 Councillor, Pat Saito; Robert Stewart, General Manager, Canada, Buffalo Wild Wings™ along with Mississauga location Managers. (CNW Group/Buffalo Wild Wings)

Popular Grill & Bar Continues Successful Planned Expansion across Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 4, 2011 /CNW/ - On Monday, GTA wing fans will now be able to get a taste of Buffalo Wild Wings™ right in their own backyard, as the company continues its expansion with the opening of its fourth Canadian location at 3015 Argentia Road in Mississauga. However, only the truly dedicated will earn free wings for a year.

Mississauga Location Brings Wings and More
Buffalo Wild Wings'™ Mississauga location will offer residents an unparalleled mix of what Buffalo Wild Wings™ is best known for: Wings. Beer. Sports.™ With 60 large HD televisions and five giant screens, it is the ultimate destination to watch any major sporting event or a casual Sunday game with friends.

The irresistible atmosphere invites guests to stick around and enjoy sharable menu items. Along with serving the highest-quality Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings in 15 Buffalo Wild Wings™ signature sauces, ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin'™. The menu also includes mini burger Slammers™, appetizers, Wild Flatbreads™ and a choice of over thirty beers, including Keith's, Canadian and Mill Street.

The new location will also bring 120 jobs to the Mississauga area and Buffalo Wild Wings™ is still looking for energetic applicants to join the team's hourly staff. Any interested applicants are encouraged to apply in person at the restaurant.

Free Wings are Worth the Wait!
BWW knows just how dedicated wing lovers really are, so for those who are truly passionate about wings, the first 100 guests through the door at the new Buffalo Wild Wings™ in Mississauga on Monday will earn the ultimate reward: free wings for a year! Based on previous Canadian grand openings, die-hard wing fans will need to arrive early to claim their prize.

"We couldn't be happier with how quickly Canadians have recognized the quality food and amazing atmosphere they find at our restaurants," said Tim Murphy, Director International, Buffalo Wild Wings™. "This is our fourth Canadian opening since May and each time we have seen lineups overnight with people set on winning free wings for a year. In Guelph, we had people sleeping in shifts in cars and even setting up tents in line, all for the love of wings. "

Expanding Ontario and Westward
Buffalo Wild Wings™ announced plans to expand into Canada in August 2010 and is on track to meet its goal of opening 50 restaurants across the country in the next five years, creating approximately 3,500 jobs across the country.

"The Mississauga opening marks our fourth Canadian location," said Murphy. "And we aren't slowing down, I am happy to announce that we will begin 2012 with openings in London and Barrie, as well as our first location outside of Ontario, in Calgary."

The Mississauga location opens Monday at 11:00am at 3015 Argentia Road, Mississauga, ON. For more information about Buffalo Wild Wings™ visit http://www.buffalowildwings.com/ or become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BuffaloWildWingsCanada.

About Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings™, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar™ restaurants featuring a variety of boldly flavored, made-to-order menu items including its namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings.   The Buffalo Wild Wings'™ menu specializes in fifteen mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin'™. Guests enjoy a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere that includes an extensive multi-media system for watching their favorite sporting events.  Buffalo Wild Wings™ is the recipient of hundreds of "Best Wings" and "Best Sports Bar" awards from across the country. There are currently over 800 Buffalo Wild Wings™ locations across 45 states in two countries.

Image with caption: "Local dignitaries, community members and staff help celebrate the opening of the newest Canadian location of Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar™ at 3015 Argentia Road in Mississauga, ON. From left to right: Tim Murphy, Director of International, Buffalo Wild Wings™; Eric Diodati and Brett Foy, from the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors Hockey Club; Sheldon Leiba, President and CEO of the Mississauga Board of Trade; Local Ward 9 Councillor, Pat Saito; Robert Stewart, General Manager, Canada, Buffalo Wild Wings™ along with Mississauga location Managers. (CNW Group/Buffalo Wild Wings)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20111107_C2570_PHOTO_EN_6208.jpg

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