Indiana's first The Egg & I Restaurant is slated to open in Hamilton County next week. The breakfast and lunch chain has more than 80 locations nationwide and is expected to employ 30 people in Carmel. August 15, 2013

News Release

CARMEL, Ind. - Centennial, CO-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 84th restaurant on Monday, August 19th. The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m., and is located at 2271 Pointe Parkway, Suite 150, just south of Merchant Square Mall at 116th & Keystone, in Carmel, IN.

On August 18th, the restaurant will donate 100 percent of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to Indiana Children's Wish Fund. Indiana Children's Wish Fund's mission is to put smiles on the faces of children who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. "Indiana Children's Wish Fund is excited to be part of the new opening of The Egg & I. Through the generosity of partners like The Egg & I, we are able to help children’s dreams come true and give them hope for their future," said Terry Ceaser-Hudson, Executive Director, Indiana Children's Wish Fund.

"We are all very excited about this event to support Indiana Children's Wish Fund and about our new restaurant opening. The Carmel 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 Ashley Ross, General Manager of the new The Egg & I Restaurant. "We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 30 new jobs in Carmel."

"The opening of our 84th 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 Carmel community."

For more information, please visit http://www.TheEggandIRestaurants.com/Carmel.

Source: The Egg & I Restaurants