The restaurant chain says it has fired two employees.
"We take this incident very seriously and have terminated the employees involved after conducting an in-depth internal investigation," the restaurant said in a statement. "Buffalo Wild Wings values an inclusive environment and has zero tolerance for discrimination of any kind."
Vahl writes that a group of six adults and 12 children arrives at a restaurant in Naperville, outside Chicago, on October 26th.
"A few minutes passed and the host went to my husband and asked me 'what race are you guys in? "My husband asked him why it mattered, and the host replied that a table with 2 of their" regular customers "was at the place where we should be seated, and he did not want us to sit there because he was" racist, "she wrote.
Val said her group was predominantly African-American. She went ahead and took the table that was set up for them to deny the complainant's "satisfaction", who stared at them as they sat, she wrote.
The group ordered drinks and appetizers, and Val noticed an employee talking to the "racist mass," she wrote. The employee approached the group and said their seats were reserved and they would have to move, Val wrote. They "politely" refused to move, she wrote.
The waitress said that the applicant was a regular and known to be a racist, Val wrote.
"How is the establishment ok with servicing people trying to control what kinds of people are sitting around them?! It was not good that a management person was ready to move 6 adults and 1
The service manager then approached and told the group that the seats were reserved by a group of 18 people who called, although there were no" reserved "plates on the tables, it says she.
The group left and went to Hooters to continue the birthday celebration, she wrote.
The celebration, she writes, "became a discussion with our young impressionable sons about how they did not drive us out, but with desire. CHOOSE to quit because of the unfair treatment we have been given. "
Artemis Moshtagyan of CNN contributed to this report.