Newest The Egg & I Restaurant Opening on May 21, 2012 in Scarborough, ME!

Denver-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 56th restaurant on Monday, May 21st.  The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m., and is located at 183 US Route One, just north of Gorham/Black Point Road.

On May 20th, the restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to Project G.R.A.C.E., a local charity. Project G.R.A.C.E. (Granting Resources and Assistance through Community Effort) offers assistance to those in Scarborough who are struggling to make ends meet.  Donations received are used to help individuals and families pay for necessities such as food, heat, clothing, personal care products, cleaning and school supplies. “On behalf of our Board of Directors and our volunteers, Kelly Murphy, the Administrative Director, and I would like to express our appreciation to The Egg and I for being chosen as the beneficiary of the pre-opening training day. We are looking forward to working with a new partner in our community,” said Mary Rollo, Executive Director of Project G.R.A.C.E.

“We are all very excited about this event and about our new restaurant opening. The Scarborough 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 Herb Hills, General Manager of the new The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 35 new jobs in Scarborough.”

“The opening of our 56th 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 Scarborough community.”

About The Egg & I Restaurants

About The Egg & I RestaurantsThe Egg & I Restaurants, headquartered in Centennial, CO, opened its first restaurant in Ft. Collins, CO in 1987. With Scarborough’s opening there will be 56 company and franchise restaurants operating in thirteen 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

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