Moe's Southwest Grill, referred to informally as Moe's, is an American chain of fast casual style Tex-Mex restaurants headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Moe's was founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in December 2000, by Raving Brands. In August 2007, the brand was purchased by FOCUS Brands. As of the 2007 purchase, there were 360 locations in operation in 35 states. Recently Moe's opened a franchise in Moscow, Russia and is actively seeking international franchisees.