Moe’s wants to reassert itself as the king of queso.
On Thursday, the Tex-Mex chain is giving away free queso all day.
All customers can get free chips and a six-ounce cup of queso at Moe’s. You don’t even have to buy anything else – just show up and get free chips and queso.
Queso has been trending in the fast-food industry recently. In July, Wendy’s added three queso-drenched items to the menu: the Bacon Queso Burger, Bacon Queso Chicken Sandwich, and Bacon Queso Fries. Del Taco ditched nacho cheese in favor of all-natural queso in early September. And, in mid-September, Chipotle rolled out its queso nationwide.
However, Chipotle’s queso has had a less-than-positive reaction. Many customers have complained about the texture, with some calling the chain’s queso “a crime against cheese.”
According to a Chipotle spokesperson, queso sales and customer reactions have been sufficiently encouraging and the chain is not planning on substantially changing the recipe.