Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Jacksonville, N.C.

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Hosting Fundraiser for Raising Raiders and Giving Away Free Burritos for a Year

Jacksonville, N.C. – April 14, 2016 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Jacksonville when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 397 Jacksonville Mall at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 21.

To celebrate the grand opening, the Jacksonville Moe’s is hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday, April 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. where 100 percent of the net sales will be donated to the Raising Raiders, a local nonprofit who provides financial assistance to current and former Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) families. The celebrations will continue on Thursday, April 21 when the Jacksonville Moe’s gives away free burritos for a year to the first 50 guests in line. The free burritos a year prize entitles each winner to one burrito per week at the Jacksonville Moe’s.

The Jacksonville Moe’s is owned and operated by franchise Johnston Sifly who has been with Moe’s for more than 12 years and owns three additional locations in Fayetteville and Wilmington, N.C. with plans to develop more in the coming years.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe Jacksonville will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said Sifly. “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 for more information.

Moe’s in Jacksonville will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, guests may call (910) 353-6637 or visit

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 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 to learn more.




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