At Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., 85 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 110 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 4.03. It was published on Apr 27, 2018. 17670 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
I can be myself around here.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People care about each other here.
People celebrate special events around here.

What They Do

We asked Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Wingstop is the wing destination when you crave fresh cooked-to-order wings and hand-cut seasoned fries. The Wingstop menu features eleven bold and distinctive flavors as well as our famous housemade ranch, bleu cheese and sides. It is our mission to Serve the World Flavor. 

About this Company

Website: Industry: Hospitality
US Headquarters: Dallas, Texas, 75240 US Sites: 1
US Employees: 149 Corporate Structure: Public
Stock Symbol: WING Founded: 1994

Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. has been awarded:

Best Workplaces in Texas 2017 (ranked 19)

Best Medium Workplaces 2016 (ranked 88)

Chef Larry Bellah

Perks and Programs

We asked Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Paid Maternity Leave: Team members are eligible for up to 12 weeks of paid maternity leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
  • Short Term Disability: Team members have a company paid Short Term Disability policy which protects a portion of their income in the event that a disability prevents them from working for a short period of time.
  • Team Member Gift Card Purchase Program: All team members have the ability to purchase WRI gift card(s), up to $300 total value per month, at 50% off! Enjoy the wings, fries, cold beverages and most of all... the Wingstop flavor!
  • Corporate Referral Program: Team members have the ability to earn $1,000 with our Referral Program if their referral meets the qualifications for an existing open requisition at the corporate office and they are hired.
  • Education Assistance: Team members are eligible for up to $2,000 tuition reimbursement per rolling 12 months.
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program: Team members are reimbursed for some of the most common health and fitness services and activities such as gym memberships, nutrition counseling, personal trainers, smoking cessation programs etc., up to $25 per month.
  • Team Member Discount: Team members are eligible for a 33% personal food discount at all company owned locations.
  • Summer Hours: Summer hours is a work schedule, between Memorial and Labor Day, that allows team members to work extra time on weekly basis Monday through Thursday, in order to leave at 3:00 pm on Friday.
  • Dell Member Purchase Program: Our team members receive awesome benefits through our partnership with Dell, such as discounts on PCs, electronics and accessories; free membership to the Dell Advantage loyalty program; free 2nd business day shipping; and promo eGift Card worth 5% on future purchases, among other benefits.
  • Hertz #1 Club Gold Membership: Discounted rental rate of up to 20% off the standard fees and Free Hertz #1 Gold Membership (a $50 value per membership). Additionally we also have a FREE UPGRADE coupon that can be entered when our team members reserve a vehicle.


4% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 5% of salary76% Company-paid health coverage for employees
76% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
PR Director and International Marketing Manager


27 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 17 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
4 weeks Paid sabbatical after 10 year(s) of employment 23 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment


  • Flexible schedule
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Free snacks and beverages during the day. Free lunch periodically. On-site package/mailing service. Massage therapy. Discount ticket sales. Dry cleaning services. On-site game/TV room, fully-stocked beer and wine fridge.)


90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 90 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
90 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take14 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
14 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)28 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)90 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. Not all employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

8 hours Paid time off to volunteer Yes Recycling program


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Talking Twitter


Guest Experience Manager and Sr. Field Marketing Manager

How to Get Hired

We asked Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Wingstop is dedicated to sourcing candidates with a guest-first mentality and a passion for hospitality. We want candidates who have integrity, are engaged and value a team-oriented environment. The best candidates will be trustworthy, accountable, consistent and willing to go above and beyond. 

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

The standout candidates will follow through in the interview process and respond to inquiries in a timely manner. These applicants will show interest in the role, ask questions about the brand and culture as well as demonstrate that they have done their research on the company. 

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are continuing our efforts in building our franchise support system in the field. Therefore, this year we are focusing the majority of our recruiting efforts on field based operations support. As always we will continue to grow our talent at the Restaurant Support Center as well.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

If you are eager to join our award-winning team and contribute to a strong company culture, follow Wingstop on LinkedIn. All Restaurant Support Center career opportunities are posted on our LinkedIn page as well as our company website at

hiring Outlook

1% Job Growth
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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