Buffalo Wild Wings on growth

Buffalo Wild Wings on growth

Sports-focused casual-dining chain is growing aggressively, foresees 1,400 U.S. units

Buffalo Wild Wings opened its 500th franchised location in the United States last month — a growth milestone for the sports-centric casual-dining chain — and has no plans to slow down, said chief operating officer Jim Schmidt.

The unit, which opened in South Miami, Fla., is one of nearly 800 total restaurants in Buffalo Wild Wings’ portfolio. The Minneapolis-based brand foresees 1,400 U.S. locations, Schmidt said, and this year’s plans call for 13-percent year-o

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