The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in Bellevue, NE on September 9th, 2013

The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in Bellevue, NE

The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in Bellevue, NEBellevue, NE  (  Centennial, CO-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 85th restaurant on Monday, September 9th. The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m., and is located at 2015 Pratt Ave., Suite 105, on the Southeast corner of Cornhusker Road & South 21st in Bellevue, NE.

On September 9th, the restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to Food Bank for the Heartland. Food Bank for the Heartland’s mission is to provide emergency and supplemental food to the people in need in Nebraska and western Iowa. “Food Bank for the Heartland is excited to be part of the new opening of The Egg & I. Through the generosity of partners like The Egg & I, we are able to help more people in their times of need,” said Susan E. Ogborn, President, Food Bank for the Heartland.

“We are all very excited about this event to once again support Food Bank for the Heartland and about our new restaurant opening. The Bellevue 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 Velvet Langley, General Manager of the new The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 30 new jobs in Bellevue.”

“The opening of our 85th restaurant 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 a new restaurant bringing our award-winning breakfast and lunch entrees to the Bellevue community.”

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The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in Bellevue, NE

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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 opening in Bellevue, NE and Riverview, FL on September 9th, 2013 there will be 85 company and franchise restaurants operating in 19 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