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Focus Brands Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications

FOCUS Brands Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications

Newly created role to enhance the company’s communication strategy in the global marketplace FOCUS Brands, parent company of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, McAlister’s Deli, and Schlotzsky’s, adds to its Executive Leadership Team with Dawn Ray, the company’s first SVP of Corporate Communications. In this […]

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FOCUS Brands Names Brian Krause Chief Development Officer, Tim Muir Appointed Company's First Chief Sales Officer

FOCUS Brands Names Brian Krause Chief Development Officer, Tim Muir Appointed Company’s First Chief Sales Officer

FOCUS Brands, parent company of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, and Schlotzsky’s, today announced that Brian Krause has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Development Officer, and Tim Muir, has been appointed as the company’s first Chief Sales Officer. Krause, a franchise […]

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FOCUS Brands Inc. Launches Franchise Development Webinar Series

FOCUS Brands Inc. Launches Franchise Development Webinar Series

FOCUS Brands Inc., a leading developer of global multi-channel foodservice brands announced today a webinar series to help educate area developers and prospective franchisees on post-COVID-19 growth plans. Beginning on May 12 with McAlister’s Deli, attendees will gather key insights into growth opportunities and operational adjustments made to meet the restaurant industry’s new […]

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FOCUS Brands Appoints Beto Guajardo as President of FOCUS Brands International and Tory Bartlett to COO and Brand Lead of Schlotzsky's

FOCUS Brands Appoints Beto Guajardo as President of FOCUS Brands International and Tory Bartlett to COO and Brand Lead of Schlotzsky’s

FOCUS Brands, a parent company of Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Schlotzsky’s, and Seattle’s Best Coffee (in certain military bases and in certain international markets), announced that Beto Guajardo will lead its international business, effective at the end of the month. Beto succeeds Mike Kehoe, […]

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Franchised Restaurant Giant Becomes Largest Moe's Southwest Grill Franchisee

Franchised Restaurant Giant Becomes Largest Moe’s Southwest Grill Franchisee

Quality Fresca, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Restaurant Group, to acquire and evolve 67 Moe’s Southwest Grill locations across four separate acquisitions Moe’s Southwest Grill, an innovative fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves high quality burritos, quesadillas, famous queso and more, has announced the transfer of 67 franchised locations in […]

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FOCUS Brands Appoints Jim Holthouser as Chief Executive Officer

FOCUS Brands Appoints Jim Holthouser as Chief Executive Officer

Hospitality Industry Veteran to Accelerate Growth and Enhance Customer Experience  FOCUS Brands, parent company of Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Schlotzsky’s, and Seattle’s Best Coffee (in certain military bases and in certain international markets), today announced that Jim Holthouser will join the Company as Chief […]

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Moe's Southwest Grill Launches First All-Digital / Kiosk-Only Design

Moe’s Southwest Grill Launches First All-Digital / Kiosk-Only Design

Moe’s Southwest Grill, the fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves high quality and fresh southwestern food announced they will be the first brand in the Mexican fast-casual space to open an all-digital/kiosk-only location. The first two restaurants are slated to open in Pittsburgh and Charlottesville, Va., in first quarter 2020. Each […]

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Moe's Southwest Grill Opens First Restaurant in the State of Minnesota

Moe’s Southwest Grill Opens First Restaurant in the State of Minnesota

Moe’s Southwest Grill, the fast-casual restaurant franchise that serves high quality and fresh southwestern food announced the opening of its first restaurant in the state of Minnesota on Friday, October 18. The residents of Minneapolis will now be able to enjoy a taste of the southwest when visiting St. Paul […]

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Focus Brands Strengthens Leadership Team Adding Dan Gertsacov as Global Chief Marketing Officer

Focus Brands Strengthens Leadership Team Adding Dan Gertsacov as Global Chief Marketing Officer

Focus Brands Inc., the franchisor and operator, through its affiliates, of iconic brands including Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, Jamba Juice, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzsky’s, announces that global industry leader Dan Gertsacov will join its executive team in the newly created role of Global Chief Marketing Officer. Through […]

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Moe's Southwest Grill Launches Quinoa Power Bowl Nationwide

Moe’s Southwest Grill Launches Quinoa Power Bowl Nationwide

First in the Mexican Fast-Casual Segment to Offer Quinoa-Based Menu Item Moe’s Southwest Grill is rolling out a new menu offering for those looking for more health conscious options – the Quinoa Power Bowl. The bowl packs all of the Southwest flavor that Moe’s is known for with higher protein […]

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Moe's Southwest Grill Unveils "The Oasis," a New Prototype and Test Restaurant in Atlanta, GA

Moe’s Southwest Grill Unveils “The Oasis,” a New Prototype and Test Restaurant in Atlanta, GA

Southwest Region of U.S. inspired fast casual brand’s design and culinary innovation Moe’s Southwest Grill, a fast casual restaurant brand will open its new test kitchen and prototype, The Oasis, near the brand’s headquarters in Atlanta, GA on November 16. At this new location, local fans can experience the updated […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 08/30/16

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 08/30/16

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Lafayette, IN-based PIZZA KING (founded 1956) has increased by 1 unit, from 77 to 78 (1% growth). These quick serve pizza restaurants are […]

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Moe's Southwest Grill Celebrates Record Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Moe’s Southwest Grill Celebrates Record Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Leading Southwest Brand Signed Significant Deals with Experienced Multi-Unit Franchisees Moe’s Southwest Grill, a leader in the fast-casual Mexican restaurant space, experienced a strong year of results in 2015, with $641 million in system-wide sales. The company’s success was fueled in part by new deals signed with multi-unit franchise owners […]

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FOCUS Brands Announces 2015 Franchisee of the Year Award Winners

FOCUS Brands Announces 2015 Franchisee of the Year Award Winners

FOCUS Brands Inc., which is the franchisor and operator of more than 5,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes through its affiliate brands, announces its 2015 Franchisees of the Year, which recognize the leading franchise owners across the company’s six brands: Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest […]

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