Moe’s Southwest Grill Opening New Location in Raleigh, N.C.

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand First Drive-Thru Location in North Carolina;

Giving Away Free Burritos for a Year to the First 100 Guests!

Raleigh, NC – January 29, 2016 – Welcome to Moe’s!® Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant best known for creating craveable burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients, is opening their newest location in Brennan Station at 8111 Creedmore Road at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 4 and will be the first Moe’s in North Carolina with a drive-thru.

To celebrate the grand opening, the Brennan Station Moe’s is offering free burritos for a year to the first 100 guests. The location will also be offering $3 burritos all day on Thursday. The free burritos a year prize entitles each winner to one burrito per week for a year at the Brennan Station Moe’s. In addition, the Brennan Station Moe’s is hosting a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. for Lead Mine Elementary School with 100 percent of the money raised benefiting the local school.

The Brennan Station Moe’s is owned and operated by Clif Bullard of Bullard Restaurant Group. Bullard has been with Moe’s for eight years and operates 30 additional locations in North Carolina and Ohio.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe our newest location in Raleigh will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said Bullard. “We’re excited to open our doors in Brennan Station and look forward to building long-lasting relationships with our guests and the community.”

There are three things Moe’s newbies should know: the crew will cry “welcome to Moe’s” when you walk in the door (don’t be jolted – it’s normal), the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moe’s Famous Queso is famous for a reason.

Each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people Moe’s serves. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guest’s unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

Moe’s in Brennan Station will be open Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Friday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may call (919) 803-0542 or visit www.moes.com. Don’t forget to connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #welcometomoes.

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 all of our 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 Opening New Location in Winter Haven, Fla.

Winter Haven, Fla. – December 30, 2015 – Welcome to Moe’s!® Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant best known for creating craveable burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients, is opening their newest location in Winter Haven at 5545 Cypress Garden Blvd Winter Haven, FL 33884 on January 7 at 11 a.m.

The Winter Haven Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisees Anthony Friel and Ken Franklin, who have been with Moe’s for more than 13 years. Friel and Franklin also operate 20 additional Moe’s locations throughout central Florida and the Tampa area.

“Moe’s is a rapidly growing brand with a loyal following across the country and we believe Valrico will also enjoy Moe’s fresh, flavorful food and family-friendly atmosphere,” said franchisees Friel and Franklin. “We’re eager to open our doors and look forward to building long-lasting relationships with our guests and the community.”

There are three things Moe’s newbies should know: the crew will cry “welcome to Moe’s” when you walk in the door (don’t be jolted – it’s normal), the most popular burrito is lovingly called the Homewrecker, and Moe’s Famous Queso is famous for a reason.

Each meal is created-to-order in a way that is as unique as the people Moe’s serves. With honestly good ingredients like all-natural chicken, grass-fed steak, organic tofu and handcrafted guacamole, Moe’s offers a wide variety of options to meet guest’s unique tastes and lifestyle. And no matter the meal, guests can always count on getting free chips and salsa.

Moe’s in Winter Haven will be open Monday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, guests may visit www.moes.com. Don’t forget to connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #welcometomoes.

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 all of our 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 Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, Ill. (December 8, 2014) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Mount Vernon when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 3909 Broadway Street on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m.

“I have seen a strong following develop around Moe’s in Illinois and I believe the residents of Mount Vernon will be no exception,” said franchise partner Manish Patel. Patel also owns another Moe’s location in Carbondale and has been part of the Moe’s brand for five years. “We’re excited to open our doors to the community and look forward to building lasting relationships with guests and local organizations.”

“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.

Moe’s also offers one-of-a-kind caterings filled with flavorful options that please even the pickiest of eaters (vegetarian, gluten-free, lower calorie). Whether you’re hosting a party, business function or wedding, or you’re tailgating before a big game, Moe’s fresh, customizable catering options are the perfect addition.

Moe’s in Mount Vernon will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call (618) 241-7000 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 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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Moe’s Southwest Grill Introduces New Chili Con Queso

Prepare yourself, Moe’s is adding a saucy twist to its classic cheese dip, available for a limited time.

ATLANTA, GA (Sept. 19, 2014) Today, Moe’s Southwest Grill, the fun, engaging fast-casual restaurant best known for its fresh, made-to-order southwest fare, is taking their Famous Queso to the next level with the new Chili Con Queso at more than 550 participating locations for a limited time only. By pairing the irresistible queso they’re famous for with seasoned ground beef and fresh jalapenos, they’ve created a whole new experience for Queso fans. The new twist on the cheese dip will be featured in the Chili Con Queso Burrito, but Moe’s also invites guests to add it to any entrée or enjoy it as a side.

“Our positive consumer feedback when testing the Chili Con Queso was off the charts,” said Moe’s Executive Chef, Pat Peterson. “By innovating our most popular side with two flavorsome ingredients, we were able to create a product that is just as craveable as our Famous Queso and a game changer for Moe’s Queso fans.”

The national TV campaign that will launch the product was directed by world-renowned foodscape artist, Carl Warner, and features a volcano made entirely out of Moe’s fresh ingredients exploding with Chili Con Queso. It can be viewed on Moe’s YouTube channel here.

Visit www.moes.com to find a restaurant nearest to you and connect with Moe’s on Instagram, Twitter, Vine and Facebook, by tagging your posts and pics with #WelcomeToMoes.

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 550 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.

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Pooler Grand Opening

Popular burrito joint hosts Pay What You Want Day to benefit YMCA of Coastal Georgia

Pooler, GA (April 28, 2014) – “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard throughout Pooler when Moe’s Southwest Grill opens at  246 Pooler Parkway, Suite H on Thursday, May 1. The new location is celebrating the grand opening by treating their loyal customers to a “Pay What You Want Day” all day. This deal allows customers to make a donation in any amount in exchange for their meal, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting local nonprofit organization, YMCA of Coastal Georgia.

“The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is an organization that is close to our hearts, and one we know will truly benefit from the proceeds our guests help raise when they pay what they want for their fresh, made-to-order Moe’s meal,” said Franchise Partners Phil Stewart and Chris Brown.

The offer lasts from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on May 1 and all donations collected will benefit YMCA of Coastal Georgia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

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.

Moe’s in Pooler will be open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information guests may call (912) 303-6688

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 YMCA

The YMCA works everyday to strengthen community through its three areas of focus; youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Today, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia operates in 12 units, in Chatham, Bryan, Liberty, Effingham, Golden Isles and McIntosh Counties, included is Pryme Tyme the Y’s before and after school care program, operating in 53 elementary and middle schools throughout the markets served. The YMCA is able to serve men and women, girls and boys from all walks of life. Through the YMCA’s Annual Campaign, the Y is able to ensure that no one is turned away from YMCA membership of programs based on the inability to pay. All of this is accomplished and more while putting forth the Y mission to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

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 Westborough

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Hosting Fundraiser for Westborough High School May 3 

Westborough, Mass. – May 1, 2014– “Welcome to Moe’s!” will soon be heard on the streets of Westborough when Moe’s Southwest Grill® opens at 76 Otis St., next to Target, on Thursday, May 1.

To celebrate the new restaurant, Moe’s will host a fundraiser for Westborough High School on Saturday, May 3. Moe’s will donate half the day’s proceeds to the school.

The new Moe’s is owned and operated by franchisee Ryan Rouleau who also owns three additional Moe’s restaurants in Shrewsbury, Worcester and Natick. Rouleau, a seasoned restaurateur with more than 20 years’ experience managing and owning restaurants, decided to bring Moe’s to Westborough because of the success of his other central Massachusetts locations.

“Residents in nearby towns have taken a liking to Moe’s and I believe people in Westborough deserve to experience our delicious food and one-of-a-kind fun atmosphere,” said Rouleau. “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 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 Westborough will be open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. seven days a week. For more information, guests may call 508-329-5139 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 Opens First Location in Mechanicsburg

Leading Southwest Fast-Casual Brand Expands Presence in Harrisburg Market

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – July 2, 2013 – “Welcome to Moe’s!” is a greeting that is being heard frequently on the streets of Mechanicsburg now that Moe’s Southwest Grill® has opened its doors at 6416 Carlisle Pike in Silver Spring Square.

 

The Mechanicsburg location is locally owned and operated by Franchise Partner Kim Gadjo, who also owns the Moe’s restaurant in Harrisburg and has plans to open two additional locations in the area in the coming years.

 

“Moe’s has a growing presence across Pennsylvania, and it’s time Mechanicsburg residents got a chance to try the delicious food and experience the fun atmosphere of our restaurants,” said Jonathan Ludwick, General Manager of Moe’s Southwest grill in Mechanicsburg.

 

“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-free 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.

 

Moe’s in Mechanicsburg offers weekly promotions such as “Moe Monday,” in which any burrito, chips and drink costs only $5.99, and on Sundays, kids eat free with the purchase of any adult entrée.

 

Ranked No. 1 in the Fast Casual Mexican Category by Entrepreneur in 2011, 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 Mechanicsburg is open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, guests may call (717) 795-7200 or visit www.moes.com.