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.

 

 

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Re-Opening in Port Charlotte

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Jan. 16, 2014 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will now be heard again on the streets of Port Charlotte as Moe’s Southwest Grill® re-opened today at 1904 Tamiami Trail North. Located at the corner of US 41 and Cochran Blvd., this is the only Moe’s in Charlotte County and is now under ownership of franchisee Mike Silverman.

Silverman has been with Moe’s for 10 years and owns seven Moe’s restaurants across southwest Florida, chiefly around Fort Myers and Naples. He purchased the Port Charlotte location, which had previously seen two different owners and had recently been closed for six months, and plans to turn it around with better leadership, food and service.

“We’ve had our eye on this location for a while, because we believe it really has the potential to be a first-class Moe’s establishment,” said Silverman. “Plus, the people of Port Charlotte deserve a Moe’s that delivers on quality service, food and fun every time they walk through our doors.”

“Welcome to Moe’s!” is more than a greeting; it’s a way of life for the folks who customize each meal 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.

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 Port Charlotte will be open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. For more information, guests may call 941-979-5167 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.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Portage Grand Opening

Portage, MI (December 16, 2013) – “Welcome to Moe’s” will soon be heard in Portage. The high-energy burrito joint will host their grand opening on Thursday, December 19 at 6225 South Westnedge Avenue by treating customers to a free side of Moe’s Famous Queso with any purchase, through Sunday, Dec. 29.

“We’re excited to continue our efforts of bringing Moe’s to western Michigan with our fourth of 25 planned restaurants in the area,” said franchise partner Joyce Lunsford. “We look forward to serving Kalamazoo and hope our customers will come in and enjoy their free taste of Moe’s Famous Queso as a way to thank them for their business in advance.”

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. This is the fourth Moe’s Southwest Grill location opened under Trigo Hospitality within the past year; they also have a location in Kalamazoo and are looking forward to expanding further into the Western Michigan market.

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 Portage will be open Monday – Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information guests may call (269) 459-1555 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 Staten Island Grand Opening

Staten Island, NY (November 11, 2013) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard throughout Staten Island when Moe’s Southwest Grill opens at 262 Arden Avenue on Thursday, Nov. 14.

“We are excited to open yet another Moe’s to make it even easier for Staten Islanders to get our fresh, made-to-order meals in a fun and family-friendly environment,” said Franchise Partner Joe McAllister.

McAllister opened the first Staten Island Moe’s Southwest Grill back in 2006 and after finding much success with the Hyland Boulevard location, decided to open a second restaurant on Arden Avenue.

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.

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.

This location will offer a Joey Tuesday special which includes any burrito, chips and salsa and a 22 oz. drink for only $6.49. Kid’s Eat Free Day on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to close with the purchase of an adult entrée.

Moe’s in Staten Island will be open from Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m and on Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. For more information guests may call (347) 562-4850.

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 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.

Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening First Location in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Oct. 16, 2013 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Kalamazoo when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 4206 Stadium Drive on Thursday, Oct. 17, just east of Route 131. This is the very first Moe’s in Kalamazoo, which is owned by franchisees Joyce Lunsford and Greg Molter.

Lunsford is the owner of franchise group Trigo Hospitality, which is based in St. Joseph and earlier this year announced a deal to bring 25 Moe’s restaurants to the western Michigan area. They currently own two stores, one in St. Joseph and one in Grand Rapids, and Kalamazoo will be the third in operation followed by a fourth in Portage in December.

The new restaurant in Kalamazoo is 2,600 square feet and will seat more than 80 guests and employ up to 35 local residents. To add excitement on opening day, every guest will receive a free cup of Moe’s Famous Queso with the purchase of a meal, which will continue throughout the first week of business.

“Moe’s has a growing presence in western Michigan and it’s time Kalamazoo residents got a chance to try the delicious food and experience the fun atmosphere of our restaurants,” said Trigo’s VP of Marketing, Brian Cronkrite. “We know this restaurant will do well, especially with hungry students at Western Michigan University nearby.”

“Welcome to Moe’s!” is more than a greeting; it’s a way of life for the folks who customize each meal 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 Kalamazoo will be open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, guests may call 269-544-7000 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.