Moe’s originated with meats roasted on the grill at the doublewide of one of its founders. The operation grew to a gooseneck hay trailer, slinging barbecue in Vail, Colo. Today, the setup of each location reflects its community, from carryout only to a full-service restaurant and bar with a bowling alley. Its 50th unit opened this year in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

LocationVail, Colo.
2016 Systemwide Sales ($000)$33,900,000*
YOY Sales Change27.0%
2016 U.S. Units51
YOY Unit Change27.5%
2016 Average Unit Volume ($000)$745,000*
Future 50 Year2017
Franchisingyes
*Technomic estimate

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