Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. Announces Chief Financial Officer Retirement

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MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Buffalo
Wild Wings, Inc.
(NASDAQ: BWLD) today announced that Mary Twinem,
executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be retiring
on February 29, 2016.

Twinem joined Buffalo Wild Wings in 1994 and has been an integral part
of the company’s growth from 35 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants to an
international enterprise of more than 1,150 Buffalo Wild Wings locations
in six countries. The company is conducting a search for her successor.

Sally Smith, president and chief executive officer, said “Mary’s been a
key leader in the organization and has had a significant role in our
success. I thank Mary for all of the contributions she’s made to the
company. Buffalo Wild Wings is well positioned for long-term growth and
continued success, supported by a strong management team and loyal,
passionate Guests.”

Ms. Twinem said, “I am very proud of what we have accomplished at
Buffalo Wild Wings and am thankful that I’ve been able to spend the
majority of my career working with such talented colleagues building a
great brand. I am confident Buffalo Wild Wings will continue its track
record of growth and creating shareholder value.”

Ms. Twinem continued, “I am grateful for the experiences Buffalo Wild
Wings has provided to me. Now, I look forward to joining my husband in
retirement and traveling and spending more time with family and friends.”

About the Company
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982
and headquartered in Minneapolis, is a growing owner, operator and
franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants featuring a variety of
boldly-flavored, made-to-order menu items including its namesake
Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings. The Buffalo Wild Wings menu
specializes in 21 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with
flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin’®. Guests enjoy a
welcoming neighborhood atmosphere that includes an extensive multi-media
system for watching their favorite sporting events. Buffalo Wild Wings
is the recipient of hundreds of “Best Wings” and “Best Sports Bar”
awards from across the country. There are currently more than 1,140
Buffalo Wild Wings locations around the world.

To stay up-to-date on all the latest events and offers for sports fans
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Twitter and visit www.BuffaloWildWings.com.

Forward-looking Statements
Statements in this press release
constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the Safe Harbor
provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These statements relate to future purchases of shares and sources of
funds for the same. All statements other than statements of historical
fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements and
are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management.
We have attempted to identify forward-looking statements by words such
as, “intends,” “may,” “will,” and other comparable terminology. Actual
results may vary materially from those contained in forward-looking
statements based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to,
our ability to achieve and manage our planned expansion, the ability of
our franchisees to open and manage new restaurants, market acceptance in
the new geographic regions we enter (particularly non-U.S. locations),
success of acquired restaurants, success of investments in new or
emerging concepts, unforeseen obstacles in developing nontraditional
sites or non-U.S. locations, our ability to obtain and maintain licenses
and permits necessary to operate our existing and new restaurants, our
franchisees’ adherence to our system standards, the cost of commodities
such as traditional chicken wings and supply chain consistency, the
success of our key initiatives and our advertising and marketing
campaigns, our ability to control restaurant labor and other restaurant
operating costs, the continued service of key management personnel, our
ability to protect our name and logo and other proprietary information,
economic conditions (including changes in consumer preferences or
consumer discretionary spending), the impact of federal, state or local
government regulations relating to our employees, the sale of food and
alcoholic beverages, the effect of competition in the restaurant
industry, and other factors disclosed from time to time in our filings
with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the factors
described under “Risk Factors” in Part I, Item 1A of our Annual Report
on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2014, as updated in
subsequent reports filed with the SEC. Investors should take such risks
into account when making investment decisions. Shareholders and other
readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which
they are made. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking
statements.

Contacts

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
Investor Relations Contact:
Heather
Pribyl, 952-253-0731