Einstein Bros. Bagels Opens 1st Chattanooga Location

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Einstein Bros. Bagels had its grand opening of the first location in Chattanooga, on Wednesday. The new store at 7737 East Brainerd, is the thirteenth Einstein Bros. Bagels in Tennessee. To celebrate, Einstein Bros. will host grand opening celebrations and offer the following promotions:

Monday, Sept. 30: Free Coffee w/Purchase to start the week off right

Tuesday, Oct. 1: $2 Off Egg Sandwich to start the morning off right

Wednesday, Oct. 2: Free Espresso w/Purchase to help you kick through the mid-week

Thursday, Oct. 3: $2 Off Lunch Sandwich for the lunch fans

Friday, Oct. 4: $4 Off a Bucket for the Office Hero lovers

Saturday, Oct. 5: Spin the Wheel for great prizes all day long

“We are pleased to bring the first Einstein Bros. to Chattanooga and offer our famously fresh-baked bagels and artisan roasted coffee to the community,” said franchisee, Rob Renner. “We welcome local residents to come down and celebrate our grand opening with the fun promotions we have going on and we look forward to showing local coffee and bagel fans what the buzz surrounding Einstein is all about.”

Einstein Bros. Bagels’ diverse menu offerings include its world famous variety of freshly baked bagels, from traditional, Super Grains, bagel thins, clusters and more, plus a selection of signature sandwiches, home-style soups, tempting sweets and bottomless artisan roasted coffee and specialty beverages. The local community also will be able to take advantage of the Smart Choices offering, with 15 items under 350 calories and under 15 grams of fat.  The restaurant’s catering and delivery services are a snap with crave able menu items, from hot breakfast for the group and Darn Good Coffee to go, to lunch boxes with the brand’s signature sandwiches, to mouthwatering salads, smoothies and snacks. For catering needs and to learn more about the complete menu; call 1(800) BAGELME.

In addition to celebrating the grand opening, Einstein is celebrating fall with everyone’s favorite seasonal flavor with their pumpkin menu items which will be available through Nov. 12. This year’s new pumpkin items include Pumpkin Bagel Clusters, a Pumpkin White Chocolate Chip Cookie and a Frozen Pumpkin Pie drink. Einstein is also bringing back its signature Pumpkin and gourmet Pumpkin Walnut Crunch bagels, double-whipped Pumpkin Cream Cheese Shmear and Pumpkin Muffin.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 5 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 6 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, 6 a.m.-3 p.m.


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