Buffalo Wild Wings FDD Summary
Type of Business
We grant you the right to operate a BUFFALO WILD WINGS® Restaurant. Your Restaurant will have a video entertainment-oriented, casual/fast casual restaurant theme, and will offer on-premises dining and carry-out and offer for sale a wide variety of chicken wings, sandwiches and other products and beverages, including alcoholic beverages.
We are an Ohio corporation incorporated on May 21, 1990, under the name be-3 Franchise Systems, Inc. We changed our name to Buffalo Wild Wings International, Inc. on March 26, 2001. As of the date of this Disclosure Document, our principal place of business is at 5500 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 1600, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416; (952) 593-9943; www.buffalowildwings.com. We do business under the name “Buffalo Wild Wings.” We have no predecessors. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., a Minnesota corporation (our “Parent”) that developed the concept for the franchise being offered. Our Parent was formed in 1982 as an Ohio corporation under its original name, JMS Associates, Inc., which name changed to bw-3, Inc. in 1995 and then merged into Jar-Man Associates, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, on June 2, 1997 with bw-3, Inc. being the name of the surviving company. On May 28, 1998, bw-3, Inc. changed its name to Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. Our Parent’s principal business address is 5500 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 1600, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416. As of the date of this Disclosure Document, we have no affiliates that offer franchises in any line of business or that provide products or services to our franchisees.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a BUFFALO WILD WINGS® Restaurant is from $1,701,500 to $3,150,700 for a free standing location (not including land) or from $1,371,700 to $2,518,700 for a non-free standing location. This includes $25,000 to $50,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or an affiliate.