Bartram Park Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location with Innovative Drive-Thru Technology

 Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Introduces Florida to New Drive-Thru Experience and Hosts Fundraiser for Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Jacksonville, FL – October 26, 2015 – Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant best known for creating delicious burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients, is opening their most innovative drive-thru location to date on October 29 at 11 a.m. at 13975 Village Lake Circle. Located off of St. Augustine Road in Jacksonville, this is the first stand-alone Moe’s location in Jacksonville with the first-ever smart drive-thru in Florida.

The Bartram Park Moe’s will celebrate the grand opening by offering “Pay What You Want” pricing all day on Oct. 29 for guests who dine-in, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Newborn ICU to provide treatment and services to their tiniest patients. For guests who opt to use the drive-thru service, menu items will be full-price with 100 percent of the net sales donated to the local hospital.

“We are thrilled to introduce Jacksonville and the state of Florida to something they’ve never seen before – a smart drive-thru that will allow Moe’s to deliver the same great guest experience to our guests with added convenience,” said Jacksonville Moe’s franchisee, Brad Chasteen. “It is also important for us to support the community by giving back and hosting a fundraiser for the local children’s hospital on the grand opening day is a great way to introduce ourselves to Bartram Park.”

The innovative new drive-thru by NEXTEP SYSTEMS is an intercom-free, touchscreen drive-thru experience that guides drive-thru guests through an intuitive interface that makes even the most complicated orders simple. With Past Order Recall, repeat customers can order in seconds with the swipe of a card or by entering their phone number. Guests can quickly pay at the kiosk with a credit card or pull ahead to pay with cash.

At Moe’s, each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people they serve. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guests’ unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

And whether you’re hosting a party, business function or wedding, or you’re tailgating before a big game, Moe’s catering has you covered. Moe’s offers one-of-a-kind caterings filled with flavorful options that please even the pickiest of eaters (vegetarian, gluten-sensitive, lower calorie). Check out www.moes.com/catering for more information.

Moe’s in Bartram Park will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests can call (904) 647-6537 or visit www.moes.com.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill®

Welcome to Moe’s!® Founded in 2000 and based in Atlanta, GA, Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves honestly good, fresh, southwestern food in a welcoming environment that rocks. Best known for its burritos, Moe’s has more than 20 fresh, flavorful ingredients like all-natural chicken and handcrafted guac that are rolled together into an endless serving of awesomeness. Whether you visit us at one of our more than 575 franchised locations throughout the U.S., have us cater to your home or office, or pick up one of our licensed products, it’s just honestly awesome food. Check us out online at www.moes.com to find a store near you, and then connect with us on InstagramTwitterVine and Facebook.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.  Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.

About Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville

Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, is a part of Baptist Health, Northeast Florida’s most comprehensive health system serving every stage of life. Wolfson Children’s is the only hospital just for kids in Northeast Florida and serves as the region’s pediatric referral center. Staffed 24/7 by pediatric nurses and other healthcare professionals specially trained to work with children, the 213-bed, patient- and family-centered hospital features the latest pediatric medical technology in a welcoming, child-friendly environment. At Wolfson Children’s, nationally recognized pediatric specialists representing nearly every medical and surgical specialty work with pediatricians to provide care for children of all ages with congenital heart conditions, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and endocrinology disorders, orthopaedic conditions, behavioral health conditions, and more. Wolfson Children’s pediatric partners include Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, the University of Florida College of Medicine—Jacksonville, and Mayo Clinic Florida. For additional information, please visit wolfsonchildrens.org.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Denham Springs

Local Burrito Joint Giving Away Free Burritos for a Year to First 50 Guests

Denham Springs, La.  – Oct. 15, 2015 – Welcome to Moe’s!® Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant best known for creating craveable burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients, is opening their newest location in Denham Springs, Louisiana at 27853 Juban Road on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. To celebrate the grand opening, the Denham Springs Moe’s is offering free burritos for a year to the first 50 guests in line as well as game prizes for the whole family. The free burritos for a year prize entitles each winner to one burrito per week at the Denham Springs Moe’s.

The Denham Springs Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisees, Brad DeRoche, Anthony DeSalvo and William Montgomery who have been with Moe’s since 2012. DeRoche also operates additional Moe’s locations in Lafayette, Metairie, and Gretna.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe Denham Springs will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said DeRoche. “We’re eager to open our doors and look forward to building long-lasting relationships with our guests and the community.”

There are three things Moe’s newbies should know: the crew will cry “welcome to Moe’s” when you walk in the door (don’t be jolted – it’s normal), the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moe’s Famous Queso is famous for a reason.

Each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people Moe’s serves. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guest’s unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

Moe’s in Denham Springs will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests can call (225) 243-7660 or visit www.moes.com. Don’t forget to connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #welcometomoes.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill®

Welcome to Moe’s!® Founded in 2000 in Atlanta, GA, Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise featuring fresh, handmade, customizable southwestern food in a welcoming environment that rocks. Moe’s is committed to serving only the highest quality ingredients 100% of the time at all of our locations in the U.S and abroad. While Moe’s is best known for its burritos packed with a choice of more than 20 fresh, flavorful ingredients, the menu also features kid’s, vegetarian and low-calorie options, all served with free chips and salsa. Check out Moe’s online at www.moes.com.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.  Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Clermont, Fla.

Local Burrito Joint Celebrates Grand Opening with “Pay What You Want” Day Benefiting Local Schools

Clermont, Fla. – October 15, 2015 – Welcome to Moe’s!® Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant best known for creating craveable burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients, is opening their newest location in Clermont, Fla., at 2383 S Highway 27 on October 15 at 11 a.m.  To celebrate the grand opening, the Clermont Moe’s will offer “Pay What You Want” pricing all day on Oct. 15, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the nearby Lake Minneola High School and East Ridge High School.

The Clermont Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Neil Solomon, who has been with Moe’s for nine years. Solomon also operates additional Moe’s locations in Orlando and Altamonte Springs.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe Clermont will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said Solomon. “We can’t think of a better way to introduce the Clermont community to Moe’s than by inviting everyone out to help us raise money for our local schools.”

There are three things Moe’s newbies should know: the crew will cry “Welcome to Moe’s” when you walk in the door (don’t be jolted – it’s normal), the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moe’s Famous Queso is famous for a reason.

Each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people Moe’s serves. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guests’ unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

Moe’s in Clermont will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, guests may call (352) 708-6722 or visit www.moes.com. Don’t forget to connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #welcometomoes.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill®

Welcome to Moe’s!® Founded in 2000 in Atlanta, GA, Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise featuring fresh, handmade, customizable southwestern food in a welcoming environment that rocks. Moe’s is committed to serving only the highest quality ingredients 100% of the time at all of our locations in the U.S and abroad. While Moe’s is best known for its burritos packed with a choice of more than 20 fresh, flavorful ingredients, the menu also features kid’s, vegetarian and low-calorie options, all served with free chips and salsa. Check out Moe’s online at www.moes.com.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.  Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening First South Dakota Location in Sioux Falls

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Focused on the Community for Pre-Opening Events

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – October 14, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Sioux Falls when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens its doors at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 29 at 3406 S. Western Avenue. To celebrate the new restaurant, the first 75 customers through the door will receive one free Moe’s burrito per week for a whole year, and all guests will receive a free Moe’s spirit t-shirt (while supplies last). The Sioux Falls Moe’s will also host two special events the day before it officially opens.

On Wednesday, October 28, the Sioux Falls Moe’s will host a special College and Community V.I.P. Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for all residents, as well as all students, alumni, faculty and staff of all area colleges and community colleges. All guests will receive a free Moe’s lunch, consisting of an entrée and a drink.

Later that evening from 5 to 8 p.m., the Sioux Falls Moe’s will host an All You Can Eat fundraising dinner for Roosevelt High School from 5 to 8 p.m. As the name implies, guests can eat all the fresh and delicious Moe’s food they want for only $5. As part of its commitment to helping the community, the local Moe’s has selected Roosevelt High School as the recipient of 100 percent of the net sales from the fundraiser.

“We’re looking forward to introducing Sioux Falls to the signature Moe’s experience from our welcoming environment to our fresh, flavorful meals that are created to order for every guest who visits,” said owner Brian Wilson, who along with partner Chuck Jepson, is bringing the first Moe’s to South Dakota.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill®

Welcome to Moe’s!® Founded in 2000 and based in Atlanta, GA, Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves honestly good, fresh, southwestern food in a welcoming environment that rocks. Best known for its burritos, Moe’s has more than 20 fresh, flavorful ingredients like all-natural chicken and handcrafted guac that are rolled together into an endless serving of awesomeness. Whether you visit us at one of our more than 600 franchised locations throughout the U.S., have us cater to your home or office, or pick up one of our licensed products, it’s just honestly awesome food. Check us out online at www.moes.com to find a store near you, and then connect with us on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® Pretzels and McAlister’s® Deli, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.  Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location at Campbell University

Local Burrito Joint Will Add Freshness and Flavor to the Student Meal Plan

Buies Creek, NC – (Oct. 12, 2015) – Welcome to Moe’s!® Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant best known for creating delicious burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients, is partnering with Aramark to open their newest location on October 15 at 11 a.m. at Campbell University at 285 Main Street in Buies Creek. Moe’s will accept Campbell Bucks and Creek Bucks.

“We are excited to provide Campbell University students and the Buies Creek community with Moe’s fresh, flavorful food that is customizable to unique diets and lifestyles,” said Katie Nelson Williams, Aramark’s Senior District Marketing Manager for the Southeast.  “We look forward to building long-lasting relationships with students, faculty and community members alike.”

There are three things Moe’s newbies should know: the crew will cry “welcome to Moe’s” when you walk in the door (don’t be jolted – it’s normal), the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moe’s Famous Queso is famous for a reason.

Each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people Moe’s serves. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guest’s unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

Beginning Sunday, October 18, Moe’s at Campbell University will be open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may call (910) 893-7800 or visit www.moes.com. Don’t forget to connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #welcometomoes.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill®

Welcome to Moe’s!® Founded in 2000 in Atlanta, GA, Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise featuring fresh, handmade, customizable southwestern food in a welcoming environment that rocks. Moe’s is committed to serving only the highest quality ingredients 100% of the time at all of our locations in the U.S and abroad. While Moe’s is best known for its burritos packed with a choice of more than 20 fresh, flavorful ingredients, the menu also features kid’s, vegetarian and low-calorie options, all served with free chips and salsa. Check out Moe’s online at www.moes.com.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.  Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location at Widener University

Local Burrito Joint Will Add Flavor to the Student Meal Plan

Chester, Penn. – (Oct. 6, 2015) – Welcome to Moe’s!® Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant best known for creating delicious burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients, is partnering with Aramark to open their newest location on October 8 at 11 a.m. at Widener University on 525 E. 15th Street in Chester, Pa. Moe’s is part of the university’s newest residence hall, which is named in honor of former President James T. Harris III.

“We are excited to provide Widener University students and the Chester community with Moe’s fresh, flavorful food that is customizable to unique diets and lifestyles,” said Joshua Rubin, Aramark’s food service director.  “We look forward to building long-lasting relationships with students, faculty and community members alike.”

There are three things Moe’s newbies should know: the crew will cry “welcome to Moe’s” when you walk in the door (don’t be jolted – it’s normal), the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moe’s Famous Queso is famous for a reason.

Each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people Moe’s serves. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guest’s unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

Moe’s at Widener University will be open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, guests may call (610) 499-4418 or visit www.moes.com. Don’t forget to connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #welcometomoes.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill®

Welcome to Moe’s!® Founded in 2000 in Atlanta, GA, Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise featuring fresh, handmade, customizable southwestern food in a welcoming environment that rocks. Moe’s is committed to serving only the highest quality ingredients 100% of the time at all of our locations in the U.S and abroad. While Moe’s is best known for its burritos packed with a choice of more than 20 fresh, flavorful ingredients, the menu also features kid’s, vegetarian and low-calorie options, all served with free chips and salsa. Check out Moe’s online at www.moes.com.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.  Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in East Providence

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Will Give Away Free Burritos to First 100 In Line

East Providence, RI. – October 1, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of East Providence, RI, when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 75 Highland Ave at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 8. To celebrate the grand opening, the East Providence Moe’s is offering the a free burrito to the first 100 customers in line and a free side of queso to guests all day long. Free t-shirts will be available while supplies last. There will also be an official ribbon cutting with East Providence town officials at 9:30 a.m.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe East Providence will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said franchisee Matthew Rusconi. “We’re eager to open our doors and look forward to building long-lasting relationships with our guests and the community.”

There are three things Moe’s newbies should know: the crew will say, “Welcome to Moe’s!” when you walk in the door (don’t be jolted – it’s normal), the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moe’s Famous Queso is famous for a reason.

Each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people Moe’s serves. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guests’ unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

And whether you’re hosting a party, business function or wedding, or you’re tailgating before a big game, Moe’s catering has you covered. Moe’s offers one-of-a-kind caterings filled with flavorful options that please even the pickiest of eaters (vegetarian, gluten-sensitive, lower calorie). Check out www.moes.com/catering for more information.

Moe’s in East Providence will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests can visit www.moes.com.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill®

Welcome to Moe’s!® Founded in 2000 and based in Atlanta, GA, Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves honestly good, fresh, southwestern food in a welcoming environment that rocks. Best known for its burritos, Moe’s has more than 20 fresh, flavorful ingredients like all-natural chicken and handcrafted guac that are rolled together into an endless serving of awesomeness. Whether you visit us at one of our more than 575 franchised locations throughout the U.S., have us cater to your home or office, or pick up one of our licensed products, it’s just honestly awesome food. Check us out online at www.moes.com to find a store near you, and then connect with us on InstagramTwitterVine and Facebook.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.  Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.

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