Newest The Egg & I Restaurant Opening on April 2nd in O’Fallon, IL

Denver-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 54th restaurant this Monday, April 2nd.  The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m. in the Green Mount Corporate Retail Plaza at 455 Regency Park Drive in O’Fallon, Illinois.

On April 1st, the restaurant donated 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to the St Vincent DePaul Society. The mission of the St Vincent DePaul Society is to provide assistance benefiting individuals and families in the O’Fallon community who have fallen on hard times.  “We are excited to partner with the newest The Egg & I Restaurant in O’Fallon and are very grateful for their support,” said Tony Naddeo, President of the local St Vincent DePaul Society Conference.

“We are all very excited about this event and about our new restaurant opening. The O’Fallon community has already welcomed us with open arms and we can’t wait to become more involved and make new friends,” said Cathy Mueller, General Manager of the new The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our new restaurant is creating 35 new jobs in O’Fallon.”

“The opening of our 54th 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 O’Fallon community.”

About The Egg & I RestaurantsThe Egg & I Restaurants, headquartered in Centennial, CO, opened its first restaurant in Ft. Collins, CO in 1987. With O’Fallon’s opening there will be 54 company and franchise restaurants operating in eleven 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 second 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