Moe’s Southwest Grill Collierville Grand Opening Celebration April 5th

– Chances to win free burrito for a year and prizes all day –

Collierville, T.N. (March 20, 2012) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” has been heard throughout Collierville since Moe’s Southwest Grill opened at 3660 Houston Levee Road on March 1st. To give an official welcome as only Moe’s can, every guest visiting on April 5thwill have the opportunity to win one of fifty (50) free burritos for a year cards, one of fifty (50) free burritos for six months cards, free individual burritos, cups of queso and more. By walking through the door guests are automatically entered to win free burritos for a year or six months, which will be selected at secret times throughout the day. While waiting in line guests will have the opportunity to draw for all prizes.

A Gold Award winner of the 2008 Consumer’s Choice in Chains Awards, 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 Collierville’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 CocaCola 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.

Collierville’s Moe’s will offer Kid’s Eat Free Day Thursdays after 5 p.m. with the purchase of an adult entrée. Starting the week of April 9th, they will also offer Moe Mondays: any burrito, chips, and a drink for $6.99.

They will be open Sunday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. For more information or for catering opportunities guests may call 901-457-7227.

About Moe’s Southwest Grill
Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual restaurant franchise featuring fresh southwest fare in a fun and engaging atmosphere with over 440 locations in 33 states and abroad. At Moe’s, each meal is prepared right before your eyes and is served with free chips and salsa, including the Homewrecker burrito, the Billy Barou nachos, and the Close Talker salad. Founded in 2000, Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill was ranked #1 in category in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 in 2010 and is a Gold Award winner of the 2008 Consumer’s Choice in Chains Awards. For more information, visit 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.

Dance Your Queso Off for a Chance to Win $10,000 from Moe’s Southwest Grill

– Moe’s launches dance contest on ilovequeso.com –

ATLANTA, GA (May 31, 2011) In some circles the hot, flavorful, melted white cheese sauce at Moe’s Southwest Grill is so adored that it makes people do their happy dance. Knowing this means something different for everyone, the folks at Moe’s are giving guests the opportunity to enter their very own queso-inspired dance moves in the Dance Your Queso Off contest.

To enter, create a dance video no longer than 30 seconds and upload it to www.ilovequeso.com any time before July 24, 2011. Moe’s panel of judges will consider originality, video quality, dance moves and the dance off ranking to determine who will win the $10,000 grand prize.

Visit www.ilovequeso.com to watch the video entries and pick your favorites. Videos will face off against each other and fans will vote for the best, funniest and/or most entertaining dance video.

Those who participated in the I Love Queso video contest last year may recognize the song playing on the site as the original hit by last year’s contest winner, Christiano Covino.

“We received such great feedback and participation in last year’s I Love Queso video contest, that this year we decided to turn it up a notch by adding dance moves to the mix and a larger cash prize,” says Joel Bulger, vice president of marketing for Moe’s Southwest Grill. “For years our guests have loved expressing to us how much they love Moe’s Queso. This summer, we’re excited to give them this fun and entertaining platform to do just that.”

 All of this excitement surrounding Queso will lead up to Moe’s second annual Free Queso Day on Wednesday, July 20. Participating locations nationwide will give one free 6 ounce cup of Moe’s famous Queso to every guest, all day. For more information, visit www.ilovequeso.com.

Moe’s Southwest Grill Charlotte to Send Facebook Fan to the Draft

Winner to Also Be Featured in 12 Moe’s TV spots running on ESPN on Time Warner Cable in Charlotte

 

Charlotte, N.C. (April 1, 2011) – Fans of Moe’s Charlotte Facebook page (www.facebook.com/MoesCharlotte) will get the chance of a lifetime to win a trip to the Draft in New York City on April 28, 2011, where Charlotte will make the first pick.

 

Beginning April 4, 2011 through April 21, 2011, Moe’s will select two Facebook fans per day to qualify for a grand prize trip including airfare, hotel and tickets to the Draft at Radio City Music Hall, provided by WEND-FM.

“Moe’s is all about feeding great Moements,” said Bryan Connelly, Moe’s Charlotte Co-Op President. “We could not be more thrilled to give Moe’s Charlotte Facebook fans the opportunity to win this truly unique and special experience, especially timely given the fact our home team has the first pick.” 

The lucky grand prize winner will also be featured in 12 30-second Draft Day TV spots to run on ESPN in Charlotte on Time Warner Cable on April 28, 2011. A total of 36 Moe’s Facebook fans will qualify; one will win the grand prize.

Fans may only qualify once and must be a fan of Moe’s Charlotte Facebook page to be participate (www.facebook.com/MoesCharlotte). No purchase is necessary.

In addition, Moe’s will give a second qualifying Facebook fan a catered Draft party for 20 including Moe’s delicious fajita bar, iced tea and cookies. A third qualifying Moe’s Facebook fan will receive two tickets to an upcoming Charlotte Panthers football game.

Free Burritos at West Columbia Moe’s This Thursday

– Guests are invited to enjoy any Moe’s burrito on the house on November 18-

WHAT: To celebrate the recent opening in West Columbia, Moe’s Southwest Grill is giving a free burrito to every guest all day. Customers can build a Homewrecker, Triple Lindy, Joey Bag of Donuts 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: Moe’s in West Columbia – 2217 Augusta Road

WHEN: Thursday, November 18 from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.

WHY: Moe’s wants West Columbia residents to have the opportunity to try the meal that the brand is best known for free of charge as a thank you in advance for many years of patronage. For more information about local specials and deals, keep up with Moe’s Columbia on Facebook.

Moe’s Names Six Winners of the I Love Queso Video Contest

– One grand prize winner takes home $1,000 and free Queso for a year for submitting the best Queso video –

ATLANTA, Ga. (August 18, 2010) – Moe’s Southwest Grill asked guests to enter the I Love Queso Video Contest at www.ilovequeso.com by uploading a one minute video about their love for Moe’s Queso. Today Moe’s announces the winning video is I Love Dat Queso Divine ft. Chipz. Creator and grand prize winner Christiano Covino from New Canaan, CT will receive $1,000 and free queso for a year. The fiver runners up are:

Dustin Chan-Pong, Lakeland, FL: The Moe’s Queso Rap

David Mitchell, Warrington, PA: Gimmee That Queso

Dan Slemons, Morrow, GA: Dr. Queso

David Gross, Mars, PA: I Love Queso – Welcome to Moe’s

Peter Venoit, Virginia Beach, VA – Queso Enthusiast

After over 100 submissions, Moe’s panel of judges selected the winning videos based on originality, quality, humor and sincerity.

“We were thrilled by the number of quality submissions to the I Love Queso Video Contest,” says Joel Bulger, vice president of marketing for Moe’s Southwest Grill. “It wasn’t easy picking a top six, but we think these videos really capture people’s love for queso in a very fun and unique way.”

Guests may still visit www.ilovequeso.com to view the contest submission videos or to upload a Moe’s queso video just for fun.

Moe’s Video Contest Lets Fans Express Their Love for Queso

ATLANTA, Ga. (June 17, 2010) – Moe’s Southwest Grill is encouraging their fans to express themselves and their love for Moe’s hot, flavorful, melted white cheese sauce, by entering the I Love Queso Video Contest at www.ilovequeso.com.

Moe’s is accepting videos no longer than one minute in length and 50 MB in file size from today until August 1. A panel of Moe’s judges will consider originality, quality, humor and sincerity – yes, the genuine expression of love for Moe’s queso is part of the criteria – and will award one winner $1,000 and free Queso for a year and five finalists free Queso for a year.

“We created ilovequeso.com not only to host a video contest, but also to create a permanent home for one of our best-loved products,” says Joel Bulger, vice president of marketing for Moe’s. “The site is intended to live beyond this promotion and serve as a place for Queso fanatics to engage with the brand, express themselves, share content and hopefully, have some fun.”

Remember the obsessive, all-consuming, can’t-stop-doodling-his-name-on-everything-in-sight feeling of middle school love? The I Love Queso campaign was designed with that feeling in mind with the hopes of sparking nostalgia, a smile and some inspiration for the next great online video. For more information including the official rules, please visit www.ilovequeso.com.

Moe’s Announces Winners of the Dead Ringer Contest

ATLANTA, Ga. (May 13, 2010) After receiving over 42,000 votes, Moe’s has identified the contestants that best resemble dead musicians and will take home $1,000 cash and free Moe’s burritos for a year. Fourteen of the sixteen winners will be flown to Atlanta for a photo shoot with the hopes of becoming the face of Moe’s new artwork.

Fans were able to vote for their favorite Dead Ringer once per day from April 20 until May 1 and today Moe’s posted their Top 14 here: www.BEaDEADringer.com. The winners are:

Carlo Riley – Denver, CO

John Schwartz – Ballston Lake, NY

Andie Kyle – New Albany, IN

Jake Hassler – Louisville, KY

Julie Ohnstad – Marietta, GA

Cody Southerland – Mission, KS

Kaitlin Draper – Centreville, VA

Anthony CeFala – New York, NY

Nick Milford – Glen Allen, VA

Chris Bates – Bloomington, IN

Chris Bosco – Hosoken, NJ

Ben Jensen – Atlanta, GA

Isaiah Johnson – Jackson, TN

Alex Smythe – Plantation, FL

Frank Rondell – Burlinton, Ontario

Phillip Rogers – Charleston, SC

“I’m excited to meet our winners in person and look forward to seeing Moe’s new artwork,” explains Joel Bulger, vice president of marketing for Moe’s. “As a result of the positive response from this contest, engaging our fans through interactive marketing will certainly be part of our marketing strategy in the future.”

Next, Moe’s will fly 14 of the winners to Atlanta and have their photo taken to possibly become the new artwork at Moe’s. The unveiling of the new artwork will take place at Moe’s locations this fall.