Centennial, CO based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 114th location in Ocala on Monday, March 2nd. The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m. and is located at 300 Southeast 17th in the Churchill Square Plaza.
On March 1st, the restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to The Ocala Domestic Violence Shelter whose mission is to aid, comfort and empower victims of domestic violence. “Through the generosity of corporate partners like The Egg & I, we are able to serve more individuals in need of these services in our community,” said Judy Wilson, Director of The Ocala Domestic Violence Shelter.
“We are all very excited about this event to support The Ocala Domestic Violence Shelter and about our new restaurant opening. The community has already welcomed us with open arms and we can’t wait to become more involved in our new community and to make new friends,” said Melinda Whitaker, General Manager of the world’s newest The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 45 new jobs in Ocala.”
“The opening of our 9th restaurant in Florida and our 114th restaurant nationally 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 Don Lamb, President & Chief Operating Officer of E&I Holdings, Inc., parent company of The Egg & I Restaurants. “We are very excited to bring our award-winning breakfast and lunch entrees to our newest restaurant in the Ocala community.”
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Founded in 1987, The Egg & I is a leading concept in the full-service breakfast and lunch segment of the restaurant industry with over 100 restaurants in 19 states. Guests love The Egg & I for its comfortable and friendly experience that features outstanding food in a place that feels like home. The majority of The Egg & I Restaurants are open from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekends. Private meeting rooms are available at most locations. Technomic, the leading research firm serving the food industry, ranked The Egg & I Restaurants the twelfth fastest growing chain in the U.S. and the third fastest growing full-service restaurant. FSR magazine recently ranked the brand among the top franchise values in the U.S. today. For further information, visit www.TheEggandIRestaurants.com.