Moe's Southwest Grill Franchise

Fresh-Mex quick-service restaurant


In December of 2000 in Atlanta, Ga. a handful of local entrepreneurs created Moe's Southwest Grill in the spirit of not-taking-yourself-too-seriously with menu names like the Homewrecker burrito, Closetalker salad and the Billy Barou nachos as well as a store design that includes abstract artwork with tongue-in-cheek sayings.

Maybe it's the personal experience that keeps people coming back for more. Maybe it's the huge selection of customizable Southwest favorites. Or maybe it's the laid-back vibe and signature "Welcome to Moe's" greeting our customers hear each time they walk through the door. Regardless of the reason behind the popularity of the brand, it works - and now, after being purchased by FOCUS Brands, Inc., in August 2007, Moe's has more than 370 locations across the country with plans to grow domestically and internationally. As a testament to the wild popularity of the brand, Moe's was named the #1 fast-casual chain based on change in system-wide sales by QSR magazine and the #2 fast-casual chain under 300 units in 2006.

When you join the Moe's franchisee family, you'll be working with passionate, experienced professionals who have extensive brand-building, development and operational experience in all functions of the foodservice industry. We're dedicated to the success of your franchise, and are committed to providing you with world-class support and service based on respect and trust. Join Moe's-- owning your own restaurant doesn't have to just be a dream.

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How much does it cost to open a Moe's Southwest Grill Franchise?

The investment required to open a Moe's Southwest Grill Franchise is between $453,215-$787,493. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Moe's Southwest Grill name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $453,215-$787,493
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    5%
  • Advertising Fee:
    N/A
  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    Then-current franchise fee


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Moe's Southwest Grill News & Press Releases

When did the first Moe's Southwest Grill open? 2000
When did Moe's Southwest Grill start Franchising? 2001

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2012 460 0 0 0
2005 213 0 0 0
2004 143 0 0 1
2003 60 0 0 1
2002 22 0 0 1
2001 2 0 0 2
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No Yes
Payroll No Yes

Third Party Financing Source(s): GE Capital, Wachovia, Washington Mutual & Banco Poplar

Support
Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

65% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 15

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (80% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Moe's Southwest Grill Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Moe's Southwest Grill

    Moe's Southwest Grill

    Moe's Southwest Grill
    200 Glenridge Point Parkway, Suite 200
    Atlanta, GA
    30342

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