The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in O’Fallon, MO on December 9, 2013

The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in O'Fallon, MO on December 9, 2013

Centennial, CO-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 91st restaurant on Monday, December 9th. The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m., and is located at 991 Waterbury Falls Drive, 1/2 Mile North of interstate 64/40 and Hwy K, in O’Fallon, MO.  The restaurant will open with a private dining and meeting room which seats 35 and comes equipped with free Wi-Fi and a HD LCD projection screen.  There is no additional charge to use the private meeting space.

On December 8th, the restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to The Backstoppers. The Backstoppers mission is to help the families of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our safety. “The Backstoppers is excited to be part of the new opening of The Egg & I. Through the generosity of corporate partners like The Egg & I, we are able to serve more families who have lost loved ones in the battle for our safety,” said Jennifer M. Joyce, President, The Backstoppers.

“We are all very excited about this event to support The Backstoppers 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 in our new community and make new friends,” said LaDonna Norman, General Manager of the new The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 45 new jobs in O’Fallon.”

“The opening of our 91st 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 O’Fallon community.”

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The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in O'Fallon, MO on December 9, 2013

The Egg & I Restaurant Opening in O'Fallon, MO on December 9, 2013

The Egg & I Restaurants, headquartered in Centennial, CO, opened its first restaurant in Ft. Collins, CO in 1987. With the opening in Vestavia, AL, La Frontera, TX and O’Fallon, MO on December 9th, 2013 there will be 91 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