Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Rocky River

Veteran Moe’s Duo Brings Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand to West Side of Cleveland

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – August 7, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Rocky River, Ohio when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 21805 Center Ridge Road Friday, August 28. To celebrate the opening of the new restaurant, the Rocky River Moe’s will host a series of community pre-opening events on August 26 and 27.

On Wednesday, August 26, the Rocky River Moe’s will host an All You Can Eat fundraising dinner and pep rally for the Rocky River High School football team 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 $10. As part of its commitment to helping the community, the Rocky River Moe’s has selected the Rocky River Athletic Department as the recipient of 100 percent of the net sales from the fundraiser. The football season opens the next day, and the community is invited to the pep rally to show its school spirit and cheer on the team.

“We are looking forward to an exciting evening that will be fun for our students and will help to raise funds for our athletic programs through the generosity of the Rocky River Moe’s,” said Mark Wagner, Rocky River Director of Athletics and Activities.

On Thursday, August 27, the attention to community spirit and giving shifts to the Rocky River community as a whole. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rocky River Moe’s will host a special College and Community V.I.P. Party for all Rock River residents, as well as all students, alumni, faculty and staff of all area colleges and community colleges. The first 75 customers through the door will receive free Moe’s burritos for a year* and all guests 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 V.I.P. Party.

Later that evening from 5 to 8 p.m., the Rocky River Moe’s will host another $10 All You Can Eat pre-opening fundraiser event with 100 percent of the net sales benefitting the Valley Riding / Rocky River Stables, a non-profit group that provides therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with disabilities and educational tours for all ages.

The powerhouse ownership team of Larry Wilson and Tony Mazzeo is taking Northeast Ohio by storm with the opening of the Rocky River Moe’s. Mazzeo worked as a Field Business Consultant with Moe’s Corporate for five years and recently left to partner with Wilson, who has been a Moe’s franchisee for the past seven years. Both have a strong passion for the Moe’s brand.

“We are excited to bring fresh, flavorful food and community commitment to Rocky River,” said Mazzeo.

Larry Wilson is an owner of Moe’s restaurants throughout Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania. Wilson was named Moe’s Top Franchisee worldwide last year for his aggressive expansion and the successful operation and growth of his restaurants. His successful business career in and out of Moe’s was 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/.

* 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 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 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 Grand Re-Opening at The Cleveland Clinic

Popular fast-casual burrito joint celebrates grand re-opening on Sept.4

Cleveland, OH – (Sept. 4, 2014) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard again in the halls of Cleveland Clinic when Moe’s Southwest Grill re-opens after renovating the 3400 Euclid Avenue hospital location on Thursday, September 4 at 10:30 a.m.

The Cleveland Clinic hospital system was founded in 1921 and is home to more than 3,200 physicians and scientists who see more than 5.5 million patient visits per year. The newly renovated Moe’s will be located on the main campus, in Building H, next door to the H café. Moe’s will now offer guests an expanded menu, an increased store footprint and 20+ fresh, free ingredients to choose from when customizing their meal.

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.

The Cleveland Clinic Moe’s will be open from Monday through Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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 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.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Cleveland Clinic Grand Opening

– Popular fast-casual burrito joint opens on August 2 –

Cleveland, Ohio (August 2, 2012) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard throughout the Cleveland Clinic when Moe’s Southwest Grill opens at 9500 Euclid Ave on Thursday, August 2. Ranked #1 in the Fast Casual Mexican Category by Entrepreneur in 2011, Atlanta based Moe’s Southwest Grill’s serves fresh made-to-order burritos and southwest fare in a fun and laid back environment.

When you walk by Clevaland’s newest burrito joint the first thing you’ll hear is a familiar “Welcome to Moe’s!” It’s more than a greeting; it’s a way of life for the folks who customize each meal fresh to order right in front of the guest.

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-free 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 the Cleveland Clinic will be open from Monday through Sunday from 11am to 10pm. For more information guests may call 216-444-9691.

$1.00 Burritos at Cleveland State University Moe’s Today

– Guests are invited to enjoy any Moe’s burrito for only $1.00 on Thursday, March 10-

WHAT: To celebrate their grand opening, Moe’s Southwest Grill at Cleveland State University is giving one dollar burritos to every guest all day (limit one per customer). Guests can build a Homewrecker, Joey Bag of Donuts, Joey Junior or Art Vandalay Burrito just the way they like it by choosing from over 20 fresh ingredients. Like always, every meal is served with free chips and salsa.

WHERE: Cleveland State University Moe’s: 1938 Euclid Avenue.

WHEN: Thursday, March 10 from 11 A.M.-9 P.M.

WHY: Moe’s wants celebrate its grand opening at Cleveland State University with a $1.00 burrito day.

Moe’s Southwest Grill Opens at Cleveland State University

– New restaurant brings giant burritos to students, faculty and locals alike on February 17-

Cleveland, OH (February 17, 2011) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard throughout Cleveland when Moe’s Southwest Grill opens at 1938 Euclid Ave today. 

This Moe’s location will be the second for the owning company, Blue Falcon Franchise Group, who plans to open at least two more Moe’s after this one is up and running.

All day, every Monday, Cleveland Moe’s will celebrating its community with Moe Monday, at which customers can get any burrito, chips, and a drink for only $5.99. Every Thursday at this location is College Thursday: 25% off entire purchase with a college student ID. 

The new Cleveland, OH location is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., and weekends from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.  For more information, guests may call 216-344-3915.