About Us

WingmenV is a well-respected franchise and leader within the Buffalo Wild Wings system. With operations currently based in Southern & Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Illinois, Indiana & Florida, our aggressive development plans will result in continued nationwide growth in the coming years.

We continue to seek additional opportunities to expand our company through the acquisition of new development territory, and acquisitions of existing restaurants, and are poised to grow with the brand as international expansion opportunities become available.

The founding partners of WingmenV are:

  • Tom Cook | Chairman
  • Wray Hutchinson | President and Chief Development Officer
  • Joe Janaszek | Chief Marketing Officer
  • Dennis January | Board Member

In our short history, WingmenV has been recognized by Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. as Pioneer of The Year (2007), Franchisee of the Year (2008), Marketers of the Year (2009), and were awarded The Scott Lowery Franchise Development Support Award (2009) for our support of new franchisees entering the Buffalo Wild Wings system. We pride ourselves on being the best and continue to set new standards that set WingmenV and the Buffalo Wild Wings system apart from our competition.

At Buffalo Wild Wings, our mission is clearly defined:

Our mission is to WOW people every day!

We are guest-driven

We will WOW our guests every day by achieving the highest level of satisfaction with an extraordinary focus on friendly service, food, fun, and value.

We are team-focused

We will WOW our team members by providing the same respect, positive encouragement and fair treatment within the organization that we expect Team Members to share externally with every guest.

We are community-connected

We will WOW the communities where we do business by practicing good citizenship and helping to make these communities better places to live, work and grow.

We are dedicated to excellence

We will WOW our stakeholders with outstanding, industry-leading financial results and operational performance.

We attribute our success to the hard work and dedication of our team. While our famous wings spun in our signature sauces, diverse beer selection, and unsurpassed audiovisual experience may bring customers to Buffalo Wild Wings in the first place, it's our people who ultimately give them a reason to keep coming back.

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.

Tom, Wray, Joe, and Dennis