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

Local Burrito Joint Celebrates Grand Opening with $5 Burritos All Day

Naples. Fla. – September 17, 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 Naples, Fla., at 7335 Radio Road on September 24 at 11 a.m. To celebrate the grand opening, the Naples Moe’s is offering $5 burritos to all customers the day of the opening along with prizes and games for the whole family.

The new Naples Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Mike Silverman, who has have been with Moe’s for 11 years and was one of three franchisees awarded 2015 Marketer of the Year for the entire Moe’s system. This will be the ninth overall Moe’s location for Silverman, and the fourth in Naples, though this will be the first location serving the East Naples community. He also operates restaurants in Charlotte County and Lee County.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand that already has a loyal following in Naples and across the country, and we know the East Naples community will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said Silverman. “We’re eager to open our doors and look forward to building long-lasting relationships with our guests and the community.”

The new Naples Moe’s will be kicking off its community engagement efforts with a Friends & Family pre-opening event on September 23, where guests will be invited to make donations that will go to nearby East Naples Middle School and Calusa Park Elementary.

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 Naples will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. To reach the restaurant, call 239-352-1212 or visit www.moes.com. This location will also offering catering, which guests can take advantage of by calling 239-384-3387. 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 Oneonta, New York

Events for local colleges, businesses, and schools to usher in the new age of flavor in Oneonta

Oneonta, N.Y. – February 17, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Oneonta, N.Y. when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens its doors at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 27 at 5001 Route 23, the former site of the Neptune Diner in the Neptune Plaza. To celebrate the opening of the new restaurant, Moe’s Southwest Grill will host three community pre-opening events on Wednesday, Feb. 25 and Thursday, Feb. 26.

On Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 5 to 8 p.m., the Oneonta Moe’s will host an All You Can Eat fundraising dinner. As the name implies, guests can eat all the fresh and delicious Moe’s food they want for only $10. As part of its commitment to helping the community, the Oneonta Moe’s has selected the Oneonta Middle School as the recipient of 100 percent of the proceeds from the fundraiser.

On Thursday, Feb. 26, the attention to community spirit and giving shifts to the colleges and Oneonta High School.  From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Oneonta Moe’s Southwest Grill will host a special College V.I.P. Party for all students, faculty, and staff of SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick College. The first 50 customers through the door will receive free Moe’s burritos for a year* and the first 600 will receive a free Moe’s lunch**. In addition, free Moe’s spirit t-shirts will be given to the first 600 customers in line for the College V.I.P. Party.

“We love giving back to the community in a big way with our pre-opening events.  The culture of Moe’s Southwest Grill is focused on the community and we want to make sure we are actively involved in the lives of its residents to show that we really care about them.  It is really great to see the fun and excitement we can bring to the colleges, high schools, and the community as a whole when we open our restaurants. This is what really drives us and we look forward to bringing excitement and a one-of-a-kind dining option to Oneonta,” commented Larry Wilson, Moe’s Southwest Grill franchisee.

The Oneonta Moe’s will host another pre-opening fundraiser for Oneonta High School from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26. The event will, once again, feature All You Can Eat Moe’s for $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting the school.

Larry Wilson owns several Moe’s restaurants throughout New York and Pennsylvania and was named Moe’s Top Franchisee worldwide last year for his aggressive expansion and successful operation and growth of his stores. His successful business career in and out of Moe’s has most recently been highlighted in a feature story in the Press & Sun, which can be seen at: http://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/2014/10/09/larry-wilson-lives-deal/16913357/.

Moe’s has attracted national attention, with Bloomberg TV focusing on the company’s growth and expansion. To see the Bloomberg interview on what makes Moe’s better than the competition and on the company’s remarkable success, please go to: http://bloom.bg/1tgt0l2.  Moe’s Chief Marketing Officer, Paul Macaluso, was also featured in a CMO Perspectives article in Nation’s Restaurant News: http://nrn.com/cmo-perspectives/cmo-perspectives-paul-macaluso-moe-s-southwest-grill.

* 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.

** The free Moe’s lunch will include one free entrée and drink per customer, while supplies last.

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 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.

Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening Newest Georgia Location in Bethlehem

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Offers Customers $3 Burritos on Feb. 19

Bethlehem, Ga. – February 11, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Bethlehem, Ga. when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens their newest Georgia location at 655 Exchange Circle at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19. To celebrate the grand opening, the Bethlehem Moe’s will treat customers to $3 burritos all day on Feb. 19.

“Moe’s fresh, made-to-order food and family-friendly atmosphere has become a staple in the state of Georgia,” said Franchisee, Thiago Pereira. “We are excited to open the newest Georgia location in order to accommodate our enormous fan base and continue providing a one-of-a-kind place to enjoy a meal.”

Thiago is joined in this venture by partner, Nick Bhanji, and has been a Moe’s franchisee since the company was founded in 2000. Together, they own and operate several other locations in Georgia and Florida.

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. 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 meals, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-friendly options. New Moe’s locations also encourage guests to customize their beverage by offering a selection of more than 100 brands to choose from with the Coca-Cola Freestyle® soda fountain.

Moe’s in Bethlehem will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, guests may call (770) 867-0049 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 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® 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 in Mohegan Lake

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand, Franchisee’s 100-year-old Grandma Offers Chance to Win Free Burritos for a Year

Mohegan Lake, NY – January 8, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Mohegan Lake when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 3089 East Main Street on Thursday, January 15 at 11 a.m. The Cortlandt Town Center location is not only celebrating its grand opening, but also the 100th birthday of Gussie Kavanagh, Franchise Partner Jonathan Trager’s grandmother. Gussie is giving the first 50 guests in line a free burrito each week for a year and for the 12th time, she will be cutting the ribbon to commemorate the grand opening of the new restaurant.

“Residents of New York have come to love the fresh, made-to-order food and family-friendly atmosphere we offer at Moe’s and we’re excited for the opportunity to grow with the Mohegan Lake community,” said Franchise Partner Jonathan Trager. This is Trager’s 12th Moe’s location in the state of New York with plans to open more in the coming years.

“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 options  for kids, vegetarians, vegans and those with a gluten sensitivity.

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 Mohegan Lake will be open on Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call (845) 603-6888 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 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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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Warwick

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

Warwick, RI. – December 11, 2014 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Warwick, RI, when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 300 Quaker Lane, Suite 19 at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18. To celebrate the grand opening, the Warwick Moe’s will treat the first 100 customers in line to a free burrito and the first 10 customers Free Burritos for a Year. There will also be an official ribbon cutting with Warwick town officials at 10:45 a.m.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe Warwick will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, made-to-order food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said Franchise Partner Matt Rusconi. “We’re eager to open our doors and look forward to building long-lasting relationships with our guests and the 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 meals, 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.

Moe’s also offers one-of-a-kind caterings filled with flavorful options that please even the pickiest of eaters (vegetarian, gluten-free, lower calorie). Whether you’re hosting a party, business function or wedding, or you’re tailgating before a big game, Moe’s fresh, customizable catering options are the perfect addition.

Moe’s in Warwick will be open every day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may call (401) 615-8640 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 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 PurePourTechnology™ 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 http://www.facebook.com/cocacolafreestyle.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Waterford Lakes

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Celebrates Grand Opening with Fundraiser for Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida Oct. 5

 Orlando, Fla. – September 30, 2014 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets

of Orlando, FL when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 423 North Alafaya Trail at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 2. On Sunday, October 5 from 3 to 10 p.m., Moe’s will continue their grand opening celebration by hosting a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida, an organization dedicated to inspiring and enabling all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens, with twenty percent of all sales benefiting the local organization.

“The Orlando community has embraced Moe’s fresh, made-to-order food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said franchise partner, Tony Friel. “We’re excited to bring another Moe’s to the area and continue to show our commitment to the community by supporting an organization that will truly benefit from this event.”

“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.

Moe’s also offers one-of-a-kind caterings filled with flavorful options that please even the pickiest of eaters (vegetarian, gluten-free, lower calorie). Whether you’re hosting a party, business function or wedding, or you’re tailgating before a big game, Moe’s fresh, customizable catering options are the perfect addition.

Moe’s in Waterford Lakes will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, guests may call (404) 630-6611 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 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 PurePourTechnology™ 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 http://www.facebook.com/cocacolafreestyle.

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Richmond Moe’s Celebrates 7 Year Anniversary

WHAT: The three Moe’s Southwest Grill locations in Richmond, VA are celebrating their 7 year anniversary with prizes, giveaways and a charitable donation to Comfort Zone Camp, a community where kids are given the tools to cope with grief. Until Sunday, August 29 guests can register to win one of three prizes – an Apple iPad, a 25 person catering from Moe’s or a $50 Moe’s gift card – and the winner will be announced on August 30. Additionally, 10% of proceeds from the week long celebration will be presented to Comfort Zone Camp.

WHEN: Register to win August 23 – 29. Winners will be announced on Monday, August 30. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.

WHERE: Any Richmond-area location: Richmond, Glen Allen and Mechanicsville