The Egg & I Restaurant Opening In Chattanooga On Sept. 1

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Egg & I Restaurants announced the opening of its 105th restaurant on Monday, Sept. 1. The restaurant opens at 6 a.m., and is at 1825 Gunbarrel Road, a half mile Southwest of Hamilton Place Mall.

On Sunday, the restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.The food bank’s mission is to lead a network of partners in eliminating hunger and promoting better nutrition in our region. “Chattanooga Area Food Bank 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 neighbors in need in our community,” said Maeghan Jones, president, Chattanooga Area Food Bank.

“We are all very excited about this event to support the Chattanooga Area Food Bank and about the opening of our first The Egg & I Restaurant in Chattanooga. 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 John Harlacher, General Manager of the world’s newest The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 30 new jobs in Chattanooga.”

“The opening of our 105th 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,” said Don Lamb, president and CEO of E&I Holdings, Inc., parent company of The Egg & I Restaurants. “We are very excited bring our award-winning breakfast and lunch entrees to the Chattanooga community.”

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