Newest The Egg & I Restaurant Opening on December 3rd in Columbus, GA

Newest The Egg & I Restaurant Opening on December 3rd in Columbus, GA

Newest The Egg & I Restaurant Opening on December 3rd in Columbus, GAColumbus, GA  (  Centennial, CO-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 68th restaurant on Monday, December 3rd.  The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m., and is located at 2528 Weems Road.

On December 2nd, the restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to The American Cancer Society of Muscogee County, a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

“We are all very excited about this event to support The American Cancer Society and about our new restaurant opening. The Columbus community has already welcomed us with open arms and we can’t wait to become more involved in our new community and make new friends,” said Phillip Eggert, General Manager of the new The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 25 new jobs in Columbus.”

“The opening of our 68th location is a significant accomplishment for all of us at The Egg & I Restaurants. I want to thank our entire team for their dedication and tireless efforts to ensure we deliver an exceptional guest experience every day in every restaurant,” commented Bill Baumhauer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of E&I Holdings, Inc., parent company of The Egg & I Restaurants.  “We are excited to be opening new restaurants and bringing our award-winning breakfast and lunch entrees to the Columbus community.”

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Newest The Egg & I Restaurant Opening on December 3rd in Columbus, GA

About The Egg & I Restaurants

The Egg & I Restaurants, headquartered in Centennial, CO, opened its first restaurant in Ft. Collins, CO in 1987. With the openings in Columbus and Omaha on December 3rd there will be 69 company and franchise restaurants operating in 17 states throughout the U.S. The Egg & I Restaurants are casual, full-service, breakfast and lunch restaurants open Monday-Friday from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (2:30 p.m. on weekends).  Arabica premium high grown coffees, 100% pure-squeezed orange juice, generous portions and creative menu items all combine to make a meal at The Egg & I delicious and memorable.  Frittatas, omelettes, whole wheat pancakes, waffles and many delicious “non-egg” and “Smarter Choice” items make up the extensive breakfast and brunch menu.  Lunch choices include chef-inspired sandwiches, generous salads and freshly-prepared, homemade soups. Private meeting rooms are available at most locations. The Egg & I Restaurant was recently named for the third year in a row to Technomic’s The Future 50 listing, its annual ranking of the fastest-growing concepts between $25 million and $50 million in sales. For further information, visit


Jan Barnett
The Egg & I Restaurants
Director of Marketing
Office:  (303) 768-8883
Cell:    (720) 280-6743