Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Gretna

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Offering $5 Burritos

Gretna, La. – October 6, 2014 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Gretna when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 91 West Bank Expressway on Thursday, October 9. To celebrate the grand opening, Moe’s will treat guests to $5 burritos from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.. The Moe’s street team will also be handing out Buy One Get One Free certificates throughout the day on October 7, 8 and 9, valid for any entrée on the menu.

The Gretna location marks the fourth in Louisiana and is owned and operated by franchisee Brad DeRoche. DeRoche opened his first Moe’s Southwest Grill in 2012 in Houma, La. and also owns a location in Metairie. Additional growth plans for DeRoche include a fourth Moe’s slated to open this November in Lafayette, as well as future locations expected in Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

“I have seen a strong following develop around the Moe’s concept in Louisiana and I believe the residents of Gretna will prove to be no exception,” said DeRoche. “I am excited to bring our fresh, made-to-order food and family-friendly atmosphere to the Gretna 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 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 Gretna will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, guests may call (504) 592-7959 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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