Gilbert, AZ (RestaurantNews.com) Centennial, CO-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its second The Egg I Am Restaurant on Monday, March 4th, at 6:00 a.m. at 3321 E. Queen Creek Road on the southeast corner of Higley and Queen Creek in Gilbert, Arizona.
On March 3rd, The Egg I Am Restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona. The mission of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona is to provide Arizona youth facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better. “We are excited to partner with The Egg I Am Restaurant in Gilbert and are grateful for their support,” says Leslie Zschokke, Director of Development for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona.
“We are all very excited about this event to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona and about our new restaurant opening. The Gilbert 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 Annette Ruder, Managing Partner of the new The Egg I Am Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 30 new jobs in Gilbert.”
“The opening of our 73rd restaurant and our second The Egg I Am 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 and The Egg I Am Restaurants. “We are excited to be opening a new restaurant bringing our award-winning breakfast and lunch entrees to the Gilbert community.”
For more information, please visit www.TheEggandIRestaurants.com/Gilbert.
About The Egg & I and The Egg I Am Restaurants
The Egg & I Restaurants, headquartered in Centennial, CO, opened its first restaurant in Ft. Collins, CO in 1987. With the openings in Lubbock, TX and Gilbert, AZ on March 4th there will be 73 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 www.TheEggandIRestaurants.com.
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