Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Monroe, Ga.

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

Monroe, Ga. – December 30, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Monroe, GA when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 1998 West Spring St at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 7. To celebrate the grand opening, the Monroe Moe’s will treat the first 100 customers in line to free burritos for a year. The free burritos for a year prize entitles each winner to one burrito per week at the Monroe Moe’s.

“Moe’s fresh, made-to-order food and family-friendly atmosphere is a great addition to Monroe,” said franchisee Shahid Panjwani. “We can’t wait to open our doors and look forward to building long-lasting relationships with our guests and the community.”

Panjwani has been a Moe’s franchise partner since 2008 and owns and operates two additional locations in Roswell and Alpharetta. Enthusiastic about the brand, Panjwani has plans to open additional locations in the greater Atlanta area in the coming years.

Ranked No. 1 Mexican food concept 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.

Moe’s in Monroe will be open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may call (678) 635-8151 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 580 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 Bellingham

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Offering $5 Burritos, 50 Percent of Grand Opening Sales Donated to Make-A-Wish Foundation

Bellingham, Mass. – August 14, 2014 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Bellingham when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 254 Hartford Avenue on Thursday, August 14.

To celebrate the new restaurant opening, Moe’s will treat guests to $5 burritos. In addition, 50 percent of grand opening sales will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization dedicated to granting the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions.

“Residents in nearby towns have come to love Moe’s and I believe the Bellingham community will also enjoy our fresh, made-to-order food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said franchise partner, Wally Vucich. “The Make-A-Wish Foundation is an organization we’re proud to partner with and one that will truly benefit from this event and the community’s support.”

In addition to Moe’s in Bellingham, Mass., Vucich also owns and operates the Nashua and West Lebanon locations in New Hampshire and plans to open additional restaurants throughout the state. He was first introduced to Moe’s after one opened across the street from a Mobil station he owns in Waterford, Conn. He and his family immediately fell in love with the fresh food and engaging atmosphere.

“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 Bellingham will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, guests may call 508-966-3769 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 Opening New Location in Royal Oak

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Offering $3 Burritos, $1 of Each Grand Opening Order Donated to Food 4 Kids 

Royal Oak, Mich. – June 5, 2014– “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Royal Oak when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 32867 Woodward Ave. on Thursday, June 5.

To celebrate the new restaurant, Moe’s will offer $3 burritos on opening day. In addition, $1 of each grand opening order will be donated to Food 4 Kids, a non-profit organization that distributes funds to programs that help put an end to childhood hunger.

The new Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Jim Bagley of the Michigan-based company Bagley Foods. Bagley is a Detroit-raised seasoned restaurateur with more than 20 years’ experience in the franchise restaurant industry. He already owns Moe’s in East Lansing and is bringing Moe’s to Royal Oak, as well as three additional locations in the Detroit area.

“Residents in nearby towns have taken a liking to Moe’s and I believe people in Royal Oak deserve to experience our delicious food and one-of-a-kind fun atmosphere,” said Bagley. “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 Royal Oak will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, guests may call 248-268-4369 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 West Palm Beach Grand Opening Supports JDRF

West Palm Beach, FL (January 7, 2014) – “Welcome to Moe’s” will soon be heard in downtown West Palm Beach at the premier restaurant, dining and entertainment destination, CityPlace. The high-energy burrito joint will host their grand opening on Thursday, January 2 at the north end of CityPlace plaza at 460 S Rosemary Avenue. To celebrate the grand opening, the new location will donate 15% of their profits to the JDRF, the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes research worldwide and the national charitable partner for Moe’s.

The Palm Beaches’ rock station WKGR-FM  98.7, The Gater will be broadcasting live from the grand opening. Guests will have the opportunity to receive free Moe’s swag and can enter to win free burritos for a year.

“We are excited to be a part of the CityPlace community and look forward to kicking things off by supporting JDRF, a cause that is near to our hearts at Moe’s,” said franchise partner, Dale Alexander. “We know West Palm Beach locals and visitors will love our signature fresh, made-to-order meals and fun and family-friendly experience.”

Ranked #1 Mexican food concept by Technomic in 2013, Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill’s serves fresh made-to-order 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 location will also feature the new Coca-Cola Freestyle® soda fountain. The touch screen operated fountain features over 100 different beverage options, many of which were previously not available anywhere in the United States.

Moe’s in CityPlace will be open Sunday – Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. They will offer a Moe Monday for $6.49 for any burrito, chips, salsa and a drink and Kids Eat Free Wednesdays with the purchase of an adult entrée. For more information guests may call (561) 659-0361 or visit www.moes.com to find the closest Moe’s.

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 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 Offers “Pay What You Want Day” For Grand Opening Jan. 16

Charlotte, N.C. – January 6, 2014– Moe’s Southwest Grill, the restaurant featuring fresh, made-to-order southwest fare, continues their Charlotte area growth with a new location celebrating its grand opening at the Carmel Village Shopping Center Thursday, Jan. 16.

To celebrate the grand opening at 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road #10A-2, guests will enjoy a Pay What You Want Day Jan. 16. This means guests have the opportunity to pay whatever they want, whether it’s $1 or $20, for one item on the menu. Plus, each item is served with free chips and salsa. All proceeds will support Thompson Child & Family Focus, a Charlotte-based, nationally accredited nonprofit agency that seeks to change the lives of at-risk children and families through therapy, education and care.

Ace from WHQC-FM 96.1 will be broadcasting live from the grand opening from noon – 2 p.m. Guests can also spin the Moe’s prize wheel for a chance to win coupons, Moe’s gear and qualify to win free burritos for a year.

“We are pleased to be able to bring another Moe’s Southwest Grill to the Charlotte area and even happier to include Thompson Child & Family Focus as a benefitting partner of the grand opening,” said franchisee, Steve Taylor. “Moe’s offers fresh, made-to-order meals in a fun and family-friendly environment that everyone can enjoy.”

Guests can also enjoy the new touch-screen operated Coca-Cola Freestyle® soda fountain. Coca-Cola Freestyle® offers more than 100 regular and low-calorie beverage options-including more than 60 diet, low-calorie and caffeine-free beverages, 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.

Carmel Village and all other Charlotte area locations offer Moe Monday, every Monday — $5.55 for a burrito, chips and a regular drink. Kids Eat Free day is every Tuesday — one free kids’ meal per adult entrée purchase.

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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.

Thompson Child & Family Focus

Thompson Child & Family Focus is a Charlotte, N.C.-based nationally accredited nonprofit agency changing the lives of at-risk children and families through therapy, education and care. Last year, Thompson served more than 16,000 children and families from its four distinct campuses specializing in clinical and behavioral treatment, developmental education and proactive care. With more than 300 employees, and a 127-year-old mission of care, Thompson serves children and families through healing, teaching, worship and play. For more information, visit thompsoncff.org.