Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-06-11 19:19:19 –
Las Vegas (KTNV) — Has become a game staple for many hungry sports fans. With chicken wing supply prices skyrocketing amid a national shortage, some Las Vegas eateries are discussing whether to raise prices or find creative solutions to keep items. .. menu.
According to the National Chicken Council Americans consumed 1.4 billion chicken wings during the January 2020 Super Bowl LIV.
From a point of view, the council says that if you eat three birds a minute, it will take 900 years to eat that number.
Experts say the reason is that food processing prices have risen during the coronavirus pandemic.
Plant shutdowns and supply chain problems are additional factors.
As a result, restaurants mean that supply costs are skyrocketing.
“When I started this business, I was able to get £ 40 wings for $ 46, but now it’s over $ 100,” said chef Brian Peace. Wing King in Las Vegas.
Peace said he turned his attention to buying chicken thighs. Chicken thighs are currently sold as a menu item with a mix of products for about $ 26 for the same amount.
Peace adds that he relies on the profit margins of other menu items, including foods infused with CBD and Delta 8THC, to make up for the money he lost on his wings.
“Without that, we don’t know if we will do business,” Peace added.
It is also ranked in the Top 10 of Las Vegas Wing Joints. NakedCityPizza recently posted a restaurant You will be forced to raise prices to keep up with the cost of supplies.