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 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.