Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in East York

Veteran Moe’s Franchisee Brings Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand to New City in Pennsylvania

 EAST YORK, PENNSYLVANIA – March 24, 2016 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of East York, Pennsylvania when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens its newest location in East York at 3013 East Market Street on Friday, April 1. To celebrate the opening of the new restaurant, the East York Moe’s will host a series of community pre-opening events on March 30 and 31.

On Wednesday, March 30, the East York Moe’s is opening their doors early for an All You Can Eat pre-opening fundraising dinner for Central York High School 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 East York Moe’s has selected the Central York High School as the recipient of 100 percent of the net sales from the fundraiser.

On Thursday, March 31, the attention to community spirit and giving shifts to the East York community as a whole. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the East York Moe’s will host a special College and Community V.I.P. Party for all East York residents, as well as all students, alumni, faculty and staff of all area universities and 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, which includes one free entrée and drink per customer, while supplies last. The free burritos for a year prize entitles each winner to one burrito per week at the East York Moe’s. 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 East York Moe’s will host another $10 All You Can Eat pre-opening fundraiser event with 100 percent of the net sales benefitting the Central York School District elementary and middle schools.

“We are so excited to bring the fresh, flavorful food and a deep sense of community commitment that is ingrained in the Moe’s culture to East York,” said East York Moe’s franchisee Larry Wilson.

Keli Cooper and Larry Wilson are co-owners of the new East York Moe’s and own a number of additional Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants together. Larry Wilson is a franchise owner of Moe’s restaurants throughout Maryland, Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania. In 2015, Wilson received the Moe’s Growth Award and was named Moe’s Top Franchisee worldwide in 2014 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 Binghamton, New York’s Press & Sun Bulletin, which can be seen at: http://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/2014/10/09/larry-wilson-lives-deal/16913357/.

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 650 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 Twitter, Vine and Facebook.

About FOCUS Brands Inc.

Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc., through its affiliate brands, is the franchisor and operator of more than 5,000 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 First South Dakota Location in Sioux Falls

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Focused on the Community for Pre-Opening Events

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – October 14, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Sioux Falls when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens its doors at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 29 at 3406 S. Western Avenue. To celebrate the new restaurant, the first 75 customers through the door will receive one free Moe’s burrito per week for a whole year, and all guests will receive a free Moe’s spirit t-shirt (while supplies last). The Sioux Falls Moe’s will also host two special events the day before it officially opens.

On Wednesday, October 28, the Sioux Falls Moe’s will host a special College and Community V.I.P. Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for all residents, as well as all students, alumni, faculty and staff of all area colleges and community colleges. All guests will receive a free Moe’s lunch, consisting of an entrée and a drink.

Later that evening from 5 to 8 p.m., the Sioux Falls Moe’s will host an All You Can Eat fundraising dinner for Roosevelt High School 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 $5. As part of its commitment to helping the community, the local Moe’s has selected Roosevelt High School as the recipient of 100 percent of the net sales from the fundraiser.

“We’re looking forward to introducing Sioux Falls to the signature Moe’s experience from our welcoming environment to our fresh, flavorful meals that are created to order for every guest who visits,” said owner Brian Wilson, who along with partner Chuck Jepson, is bringing the first Moe’s to South Dakota.

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 600 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 Opening New Location in Selinsgrove

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Focused on the Community for Pre-Opening Events

Selinsgrove, Pa. – September 24, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens its doors at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 2 at 174 Nina Drive. To celebrate the opening of the new restaurant, the Selinsgrove Moe’s will host a series of community pre-opening events on September 30 and October 1.

On Wednesday, September 30, the Selinsgrove Moe’s will host a free lunch** for friends and family between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and an All You Can Eat fundraising dinner and pep rally for the Selinsgrove Area High School Athletic Department 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 local Moe’s has selected the Selinsgrove Area High School Athletic Department as the recipient of 100 percent of the net sales from the fundraiser.

On Thursday, October 1, the attention to community spirit and giving shifts to the Selinsgrove community as a whole. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Selinsgrove Moe’s will host a special College and Community V.I.P. Party for all area 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** and a free Moe’s spirit t-shirt. The free burritos for a year prize entitles each winner to one burrito per week at the Selinsgrove Moe’s.

Later that evening from 5 to 8 p.m., the Selinsgrove Moe’s will host another $10 All You Can Eat pre-opening fundraiser event with 100 percent of the net sales benefitting all the Selinsgrove Area School District Elementary and Middle Schools.

“We are looking forward to celebrating our grand opening by getting to know our Selinsgrove neighbors and giving back to our schools,” said owner Larry Wilson, a Moe’s franchisee for the past seven years.

Wilson is an owner of Moe’s restaurants throughout Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania. He 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/.

** 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 Opening New Location in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand to Host Grand Opening Events for Local Colleges and Schools

King of Prussia, Pa. – July 16, 2015 – “Welcome to Moe’s!®” will soon be heard on the streets of King of Prussia, Pa. when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens its doors at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 24 at 340 W. Dekalb Pike in the Dekalb Plaza. To celebrate the opening of the new restaurant, Moe’s will host two pre-opening events on Wednesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 23.

On Wednesday, July 22, the King of Prussia Moe’s will host an All You Can Eat fundraising dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 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 supporting the community, the King of Prussia Moe’s has selected Angel Flight East as the recipient of one hundred percent of the net sales from the fundraiser. Angel Flight East is a nonprofit organization that provides free air transportation for children and adults with medical conditions who need treatment far from home.

On Thursday, July 23, the attention to community spirit and giving shifts to the King of Prussia community as a whole. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the King of Prussia Moe’s will host a special College and Community V.I.P. Party for all residents within the region as well as all students, alumni, faculty and staff of all area colleges and community colleges, including all local college students home for the summer. 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 500 customers in line for the V.I.P. Party.

Later that evening from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the King of Prussia Moe’s will host another $10 All You Can Eat pre-opening fundraiser event to support the Upper Merion Area School District with 100 percent of the net sales benefitting local schools. The public is invited to join the King of Prussia Moe’s in supporting the schools in the area by attending the pre-opening fundraisers.

“We look forward to giving back to the local schools that are such an integral part of the community,” said co-owner Jim O’Brien.

The new King of Prussia Moe’s is owned and operated by the franchise group Philmore Southwest, LLC, led by Jeff Coghlan and O’Brien. This will be Philmore Southwest, LLC’s fourth Moe’s location in the region.

* 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 InstagramTwitterVine 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® 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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