Chicken Wing Council

Mission Statement

The Buffalo Chicken Wing Council promotes the consumption of chicken wings as one of America’s favorite iconic delicacies enjoyed by foodies all over the World and supports all entities and organizations  involved in the production, distribution, sales and consumption of wings. The council also strives to grow  the industry as a whole and create events to increase the popularity and celebration of chicken wings.

The Council also serves as the Oversight Committee for National Chicken Wing Month.

Drew Cerza“Wing King” and Founder, National Buffalo Wing Festival
Stan FriedmanBoard of Trustees, International Franchising Association
Scott LoweryCo-Founder, Buffalo Wild Wings
Armand VanderstigelOwner/Chef, The Jolly Onion and Author of “Wings Across America”
Cameron PerryVice President Local Sales, US Foods, Buffalo, NY
Bill ChiodoPresident, Retail Division at Affinity Group, North American
Tara A. EllisPresident and CEO, FeedMore WNY, Inc.
Robert FreeChairman, New York State Restaurant Association
Tom MosesVice President Local Sales, US Foods – Metro, NY
Del ReidCo-Founder, Bills Mafia and 26 Shirts
Rick HeavernPresident/CEO, Food Sales Enablers
Richard WrightDirector, Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C.
Brian HaydenPresident, Hayden Public Relations
2020 Chicken Wing Council Members