The latest Moe's Southwest Grill is now open in Utica.

A ribbon cutting took place this morning at Moe's and Hoopla Yogurt on North Genesee Street.

Owner Larry Wilson.says they decided to locate in Utica because of the success of the New Hartford location, which is number one in the country.

Member of the Mohawk Valey Chamber of Commerce and Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri attended today's ribbon cutting ceremony

The North Utica restaurant is Moe's 517th.

The new Moe's and Hoopla Yogurt employ 66 people.