Greensboro, NC – (August 4, 2021) – Today, Quality Restaurant Group (QRG) announced the acquisition of 2 Moe’s Southwest Grill Restaurant location in the Ft. Myers, Florida region. The restaurants and real estate will be run by the Quality Fresca division of Quality Restaurant Group, formed exclusively to own and operate a best-in-class Moe’s Southwest Grill franchisee group and related real estate. Over the past two years QRG has grown by over 110% and added approximately 150 restaurants including new Pizza Huts, Arby’s and Sonic Drive-Ins restaurants in addition to the recently acquired Moe’s stores. The company is now one of the nation’s largest multi-unit franchisee organizations with operations in 15 states.
Chris Grooms, Vice President of Quality Fresca commented “We are excited to bring in these additional Moe’s locations to our portfolio. We welcome the new employees in North Port and Ft. Myers, Florida, and are excited about their future with us. We plan to operate exceptionally well in these locations and run them as best in class Moe’s Southwest Grill Restaurants. We also look forward to working with the Moe’s corporate team to make investments in the brand.”
According to Matt Slaine, CEO of Quality Restaurant Group, “I am excited to continue to grow our business under the leadership of Chris and his team and to grow the partnership with Moe’s and Focus Brands. We believe in the Moe’s brand now more than ever and the future is bright. This acquisition takes us to over 100 restaurant locations in the state of Florida.”
“We strive for operational excellence and it is my hope that these stores benefit from the data, analysis, and analytical rigor we employ at QRG. This is a major opportunity for us as an organization,” said Matt Zeiger, Chief Financial Officer. “I am looking forward to working with these restaurants to serve our customers and the brand better.”
Nicole Hethcox, VP of People Resources, commented, “Over the past few years since its founding, Quality Restaurant Group has continuously reinvested in its employees, assets, and communities. The Company strives to be an employer of choice both in its Greensboro, North Carolina Restaurant Support Center as well as in each of its local communities. Through programs such as discounted or free meals to its employees, tuition reimbursements, and unlimited career opportunities, QRG attracts and retains the very best employees.”
For more information on Quality Restaurant Group, including Quality Fresca, visit www.qualityrestaurantgroup.com.
Quality Restaurant Group
Quality Restaurant Group, LLC is based in Greensboro, North Carolina and was founded with a strong focus on developing a world-class multi-branded quick service and fast casual franchising business. The company’s leadership have a vision of becoming QUALITY franchisee entrepreneurs that believe in a QUALITY PEOPLE-FIRST culture that drives an unparalleled spirit of customer service for our guests in our restaurants. The company owns and operates 69 Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants in Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia; nearly 200 Pizza Hut restaurants in Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Pennsylvania; 27 Arby’s locations in Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota; 76 Sonic Drive-in restaurants in Florida and Alabama. Check out www.qualityrestaurantgroup.com for more information.
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