Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Palm Coast, Fla. on May 5

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Hosting Fundraiser for Two Local High Schools

Palm Coast, Fla. – April 21, 2016 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Palm Coast when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens in the Island Walk Shopping Center located at 250 Palm Coast Parkway NE on Thursday, May 5 at 11 a.m.

To celebrate the grand opening, the first 100 guests in line on Thursday, May 5 will received a FREE Palm Coast ROCKS t-shirt. The Palm Coast Moe’s will also be celebrating Cinco De Moe’s all day by offering guests free t-shirts and $5 burritos.

Additionally, the Palm Coast Moe’s will be hosting a “Pay What You Want” fundraiser all day on Thursday, May 12 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Matanzas High School and Flagler Palm Coast High School. The “Pay What You Want” fundraiser allows customers to decide the price they pay for their meal, with 100 percent of the donation benefitting the high school of their choice. The school that raises the most money on opening day will receive an additional $1,000 donation from the Palm Coast Moe’s.

The Palm Coast Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Brad Chasteen who has been with Moe’s for more than 15 years. Chasteen also operates more than 45 additional Moe’s locations throughout Florida and the Washington D.C. area and has already shown his support for the Palm Coast community as a longtime sponsor of the Indian Trail Sports Complex.

“There has been a huge demand to open a Moe’s in Palm Coast and we are thrilled to finally be able to offer Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere to local residents,” said Chasteen. “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 Palm Coast will be open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may call (386) 585-4020 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  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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Moe’s Southwest Grill Celebrates Relocation to Orange City, Fla.

Local Burrito Joint Celebrates Relocation with “Pay What You Want” Day, Benefiting Local Schools

Orange City, Fla. – December 16, 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 celebrating the opening of its relocation in Orange City, Fla. at 890 Saxon Blvd Orange City, FL 32763 on December 17 at 11 a.m. To celebrate its relocation, the Orange City Moe’s will offer “Pay What You Want” pricing all day on Thursday, December 17 with 100% of all proceeds collected benefitting University High School and Deltona High School. The two rival high schools will be challenged to raise the most money on Dec. 17, with the winner receiving an additional $1,000 donation. On the first Moe Monday after opening, December 21, the first 200 guests in line will receive a free t-shirt. Also for any consumers who download the Rockin’ Rewards App of NE Florida on grand opening day will receive a free burrito, only valid at the Volusia and Brevard county Moe’s locations.

The Orange City Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Brad Chasteen who has been with Moe’s for 14 years. Chasteen also operates more than 45 additional Moe’s locations throughout Florida and the Washington D.C. area.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and with the relocation of Moe’s in Orange City, the community can now enjoy a more convenient location,” said franchisee Brad Chasteen. “We’re eager to open the doors in our new location and look forward to continuing our 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 Orange City will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may call (386) 532-6637 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.

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

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

Pinecrest, Fla.– November 10, 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 Pinecrest at 9075 S. Dixie Hwy on November 12 at 11 a.m. To celebrate the grand opening, the Pinecrest Moe’s will offer “Pay What You Want” pricing all day on Wednesday, November 18 with proceeds benefitting Gulliver Prep and Miami Palmetto high schools.

The Pinecrest Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Brad Chasteen who has been with Moe’s for 14 years. Chasteen also operates more than 45 additional Moe’s locations throughout Florida and the Washington D.C. area.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe Pinecrest will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said franchisee Chasteen. “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 Pinecrest will be open Sunday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call (786) 991-5008 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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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 Alexandria

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Offering Chance to Win Free Burritos for a Year*

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – June 4, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Alexandria when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 7869 Heneska Loop in the Hilltop Village Center on Thursday, June 11.

To celebrate the grand opening, the new Moe’s invites guests to ‘Pay What You Want’ for their meal on June 11, with 100 percent of the day’s net sales benefitting Hayfield Secondary School and Edison High School. Additionally, the first 50 guests through the door will win free burritos for one year*. The new location will be joining the existing Moe’s in Alexandria located at 7698 Richmond Highway 40, in the Mount Vernon Plaza Shopping Center.

“We have seen a strong following develop around Moe’s in the area, and believe Alexandria residents will be no exception,” said franchisee Brad Chasteen, who owns additional Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants in the area with partners Steve Taylor and Frank Maresca. “I look forward to opening our doors to the Alexandria community and offering guests our fresh, made-to-order food.”

On Sunday, June 14, Moe’s of Alexandria will donate 40 percent of the day’s net sales to Lee High School. The restaurant will also help kick-off summer vacation on Friday, June 19, by offering one free burrito to students of all levels who present a valid student ID from any area school.

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 of Alexandria will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. For more information, call 703-348-9681 or visit www.moes.com.

* Each winner will receive one (1) card (the “Prize Card”) which will entitle the winner to one (1) burrito per week, for fifty two (52) consecutive weeks, beginning on the date Sponsor awards the Prize Card to the winner; Prize Cards are valid only at the Awarding Restaurant and will not be accepted at other Moe’s Southwest Grill® locations.

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® 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 Grand Opening at River City Marketplace

Popular burrito joint opens on Aug. 21 with Pay What You Want Day benefitting K9s For Warriors

Jacksonville, FL – August 14, 2014 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard in Jacksonville when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 15128 Max Legget Parkway, Suite 1 on Thursday, August 21. To celebrate the grand opening, guests will be treated to a Pay What You Want Day where customers make a donation in any amount in exchange for their meal, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting K9s For Warriors, an organization dedicated to providing service canines to warriors suffering from post-traumatic stress and/or traumatic brain injury as a result of military service post 9/11.

“Moe’s has an established presence in the Jacksonville area and we’re excited to continue to bring the community our fresh, customizable meals in a fun, family-friendly environment,” said Franchise Partner Brad Chasteen. “This grand opening is a great opportunity for us to partner with an organization that gives back to returning military heroes in such a meaningful way and we will continue to support not just the military community, but all of Jacksonville with our dedication to quality ingredients and made-to-order southwest fare.”

Customers will also have the opportunity to receive a FREE Cup of Queso by downloading Rockin’ Rewards, the Jacksonville Moe’s loyalty app powered by Pass Market, available in the iTunes and Android marketplaces. The offer is valid at any of the Northeast Florida Moe’s locations including Jacksonville, Gainesville, Volusia and Brevard within a week of downloading the app. For more information, visit the Jacksonville Moe’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/moesnorthflorida/.

“Welcome to Moe’s!” is more than a greeting; it’s a way of life for the folks who customize each meal made fresh-to-order in front of every guest. All meals, including signature menu items like the Homewrecker burrito, Close Talker salad and John Coctostan quesadilla, are served with free chips and salsa. While Moe’s is best known for its burritos packed with a choice of more than 20 fresh ingredients, the menu also features kid’s, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-friendly options.

Ranked the No. 1 Mexican food concept by leading research group Technomic in 2013, Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill serves fresh, made-to-order burritos and southwest fare in a fun and laid-back environment.

Guests can also try the new Coca-Cola Freestyle® soda fountain. The sleek, stylish new fountains are touch-screen operated, enabling consumers to select from more than 100 regular and low-calorie beverage brands – including more than 70 diet or low-calorie and 90 caffeine-free beverages, 80-plus unique brands offered nowhere else, and many varieties of waters, sports drinks, lemonades and sparkling beverages that, prior to the arrival of Coca-Cola Freestyle, were not available in the U.S.

Moe’s in Jacksonville will be open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may call 904-520-6984or visit www.moes.com.

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 our more than 550 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 Coca-Cola Freestyle®

The sleek, stylish new fountains are touch screen operated, enabling consumers to select from more than 100 regular and low-calorie beverage brands. Many varieties of waters, fruit-flavored and sparkling beverages are now available to U.S consumers exclusively on Coca-Cola Freestyle. Coca-Cola Freestyle uses unique, proprietary PurePourTechnologyTM and has the capacity to dispense more than 100 branded beverages in the same footprint as a standard eight-valve machine. Permanent fountain locations can be found in select outlets in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Orlando, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, Washington DC and Northern and Southern California. Consumers can experience Coca-Cola Freestyle virtually at www.facebook.com/cocacolafreestyle.

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