Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Pinellas Park

Pinellas Park, Fl. – (Sept. 24, 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 opening their newest location in Pinellas Park at 7430 47th Street N on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 10:30 a.m.

The Pinellas Park Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisees, Anthony Friel and Ken Franklin, who have been with Moe’s for more than 13 years. Friel and Franklin also operate additional Moe’s locations throughout central Florida and the Tampa area.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe Pinellas Park will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said Friel. “We are excited to open another location and look forward to building 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 Pinellas Park will be open every day from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, guests may call (813) 657-3082 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 Jackson Memorial Hospital

Local Burrito Joint Will Offer $6 Burritos August 12 through 15

Miami, FL – August 5, 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 opening their newest location in the Jackson Memorial Hospital located at 901 NW 17th Street in Plaza Park East on Wednesday, August 12 at 7 a.m.

To celebrate the grand opening, the Jackson Memorial Hospital Moe’s is offering guests $6 burritos August 12 through August 15.

“We believe Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere is a perfect fit for a hospital environment and will help to bring smiles to Jackson Memorial Hospital patients, employees, and visitors,” said Jackson Memorial Hospital Moe’s spokesperson, Marc Eden. “We’re eager to open up 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 Jackson Memorial Hospital will be open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, guests may call (786) 717-5015 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 Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary #CincodeMoes

Leading Southwestern Fast-Casual Restaurant Giving Away T-Shirts on May 5; Announces Seasonal Salsas

ATLANTA – April 21, 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 celebrating 15 years in the business of rolling burritos with a “throwback” to the year 2000 for this year’s Cinco de Moe’s™.

In honor of their 15th anniversary, Moe’s is encouraging guests to throw it back to the days of frosted tip hair styles, butterfly clips, and bedazzled bellbottom jeans. The first guests in line at all participating Moe’s locations will receive a free Cinco de Moe’s t-shirt, available while supplies last.

“Cinco de Moe’s has become a highly-anticipated day of celebration for all of our customers across the country,” said Lauren Barash, Senior Director of Marketing for Moe’s. “After 15 years of successfully rolling burritos and hosting Cinco de Moe’s celebrations, we’re honored to have such a loyal following. We look forward to continued innovation and growth as we strive to offer our customers the best food and guest experience known to man.”

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.

Speaking of salsa, Moe’s has livened-up the salsa bar with the introduction of its new Smokin’ Hot Chipotle salsa and its Pineapple Cucumber salsa. The Smokin’ Hot Chipotle Salsa has fresh tomatoes blended with chipotle puree, diced onions and jalapenos, and a serious kick of fiery spices. The Pineapple Cucumber Salsa, brought back by popular demand, is a combination of sweet and savory with chunks of pineapple, diced cucumbers, jalapeno peppers, freshly chopped cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.

For those looking to celebrate Cinco de Moe’s at the office or at home the week of May 5, Moe’s offers one-of-a-kind caterings filled with flavorful options that please even the pickiest of eaters (vegetarian, gluten-friendly, lower calorie). Check out www.moes.com/catering for more information.

Visit www.moes.com to find a store nearest to you and connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #cincodemoes.

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 Inside Hersheypark

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Celebrates Opening of First In-Park Restaurant

Hershey, Pa. ­ March 30, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard inside the gates of Hersheypark® in “The Sweetest Place on Earth” when  Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens inside the family theme park on Friday, April 10 at 10 a.m.

The new location marks the first Moe’s inside an amusement park, and will be located in the Pioneer Frontier Food Court near Sidewinder.

“Hersheypark and Moe’s Southwest Grill both put their customers first. We are proud to partner with Moe’s and know our guests will enjoy the ability to customize their meals,” said Kevin Stumpf, General Manager, Hersheypark Entertainment Complex. “In addition, we are honored to be opening the first Moe’s within an amusement park.”

Ranked No. 1 Mexican food chain by consumers in Restaurant Business Magazine in 2015, Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill serves fresh, made-to-order burritos and southwest fare in a fun and laid-back environment.

“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 other favorites are served with free chips and salsa.

Moe’s of Hersheypark will open at 10 a.m. daily and operate during normal park hours. Closing times vary; for a full list of Hersheypark’s operating hours, please visit www.hersheypark.com/hours. For additional information about Moe’s, call 1-800-HERSHEY or visit www.moes.com. Hersheypark is located at 100 West Hersheypark Drive in Hershey, PA.

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 kids’, 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 Watauga

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Offering First 100 Guests Free Burritos for One Year

 Watauga, TEXAS – July 22, 2014 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of

Watauga when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 8004 Denton Hwy. on July 24, 2014.

To celebrate the new restaurant, Moe’s will offer the first 100 guests in line free burritos for one year. In addition, the new restaurant will offer a promotion where guests can receive a burrito, chips and salsa combo for $5.75, beginning on opening day and lasting until to Monday, July 28.

The new Moe’s is managed by operating partner Jimmy Durham, who brings nine years of success with the Moe’s brand as the former Franchise Business Consultant for the Moe’s corporate office. Durham plans to open a second Moe’s restaurant in Allen by the end of this year and a third location in Lake Worth by spring 2015. Long-term growth plans include bringing approximately 18 new Moe’s restaurants to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the coming years.

“Residents in nearby towns have taken a liking to Moe’s and I believe the Watauga community deserves to experience our fresh, made-to-order food in a one-of-a-kind, fun, family-friendly atmosphere,” said Durham. “I’m eager to open the doors so guests here can make Moe’s Southwest Grill a part of their community.”

“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.

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.

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.

Moe’s in Watauga will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. For more information, guests may call 817-428-5813 or 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 500 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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Moe’s Southwest Grill Pooler Grand Opening

Popular burrito joint hosts Pay What You Want Day to benefit YMCA of Coastal Georgia

Pooler, GA (April 28, 2014) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard throughout Pooler when Moe’s Southwest Grill opens at  246 Pooler Parkway, Suite H on Thursday, May 1. The new location is celebrating the grand opening by treating their loyal customers to a “Pay What You Want Day” all day. This deal allows customers to make a donation in any amount in exchange for their meal, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting local nonprofit organization, YMCA of Coastal Georgia.

“The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is an organization that is close to our hearts, and one we know will truly benefit from the proceeds our guests help raise when they pay what they want for their fresh, made-to-order Moe’s meal,” said Franchise Partners Phil Stewart and Chris Brown.

The offer lasts from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on May 1 and all donations collected will benefit YMCA of Coastal Georgia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Ranked #1 Mexican food concept by Technomic in 2013, Atlanta based Moe’s Southwest Grill’s serves fresh made-to-order burritos and southwest fare in a fun and laid back environment. All meals, including signature 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 over 20 fresh ingredients, the menu also features kid’s, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-friendly options.

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, low-calorie and 90 caffeine-free beverages, 80+ unique brands offered nowhere else, as well as 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 Pooler will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information guests may call (912) 303-6688

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 its more than 500 locations in the U.S. 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 YMCA

The YMCA works everyday to strengthen community through its three areas of focus; youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Today, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia operates in 12 units, in Chatham, Bryan, Liberty, Effingham, Golden Isles and McIntosh Counties, included is Pryme Tyme the Y’s before and after school care program, operating in 53 elementary and middle schools throughout the markets served. The YMCA is able to serve men and women, girls and boys from all walks of life. Through the YMCA’s Annual Campaign, the Y is able to ensure that no one is turned away from YMCA membership of programs based on the inability to pay. All of this is accomplished and more while putting forth the Y mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

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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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Westborough

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Hosting Fundraiser for Westborough High School May 3 

Westborough, Mass. – May 1, 2014– “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Westborough when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 76 Otis St., next to Target, on Thursday, May 1.

To celebrate the new restaurant, Moe’s will host a fundraiser for Westborough High School on Saturday, May 3. Moe’s will donate half the day’s proceeds to the school.

The new Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Ryan Rouleau who also owns three additional Moe’s restaurants in Shrewsbury, Worcester and Natick. Rouleau, a seasoned restaurateur with more than 20 years’ experience managing and owning restaurants, decided to bring Moe’s to Westborough because of the success of his other central Massachusetts locations.

“Residents in nearby towns have taken a liking to Moe’s and I believe people in Westborough deserve to experience our delicious food and one-of-a-kind fun atmosphere,” said Rouleau. “I’m eager to open the doors so guests here can make Moe’s Southwest Grill a part of their community.”

“Welcome to Moe’s!” is more than a greeting; it’s a way of life for the folks who customize each meal 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.

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.

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.

Moe’s in Westborough will be open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, guests may call 508-329-5139 or 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 500 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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