HAMPTON, Va. (January 23, 2020) – Hampton University and Wendy’s will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at the official grand opening of the new Wendy’s restaurant near campus, located in The Shops at Hampton Harbor at 1006 Settlers Landing Rd., Hampton, VA, 23669. The ceremony will take place on Friday, January 24, 2020, starting at 2:00 p.m. at the restaurant.
“Hampton University proudly welcomes Wendy’s to ‘Our Home by the Sea,’” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey. “Wendy’s’ presence in The Shops at Hampton Harbor not only provides another dining option for our campus community, but it also creates new job opportunities for our students and the local community.”
The opening of this Wendy’s location has created five full-time management positions and 30 part-time positions. This restaurant will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. every day. The owner of this franchise is Wen GAP, which is a family owned Hampton Roads franchisee of Wendy’s Restaurants. This is their 22nd location.
“We are very excited to be serving the students, faculty and staff at Hampton University, along with the surrounding businesses and neighborhoods,” said Chris Haynes, Executive Vice President of Wen GAP & Bay Partners.
Please join Hampton University and Wendy’s at the official grand opening, Friday, January 24 starting at 2:00 p.m.
For more information, please contact the University Relations office at 757-727-5254.
About Wendy's: Wendy's® was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas in Columbus, Ohio. Dave built his business on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Wendy's is best known for its made to-order square hamburgers, using fresh, never frozen beef*, freshly-prepared salads with hand-chopped lettuce, and other signature items like chili, baked potatoes and the Frosty® dessert. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.