Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The city's newest diner is the company's second location in the St. Louis area.
Chesterfield’s newest diner, breakfast-and-lunch focused The Egg & I officially opened Monday as the franchise expands its operations in the St. Louis area. Located next to Starbucks in the Dierbergs Markets Shopping Plaza on Clarkson Road, The Egg & I will be open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday with its hours extended to 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Patch caught up late Tuesday morning with owner Robert Gombas, who said they had received a great reception from customers during their first few days. Gombas attributed it in part to the company's emphasis on creating a friendly, “family-focused” environment for restaurant goers. He also noted that by focusing on the breakfast and lunch crowd, they had a distinct advantage over other …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Soon; they're starting to hire their employees now.
The new breakfast-and-lunch diner scheduled to move into the former Veritas space along Clarkson Road now has a opening date. The Egg & I is set to open April 29, and managers there are starting to recruit employees for the new restaurant, which would be the second one in the franchise to open in the St. Louis area. News first broke about the restaurant, which generally closes mid-afternoon each day after the lunch rush, in January. The news of the new restaurant at 1722 Clarkson Road came a few weeks after Veritas moved out for a new location in Ellisville. This will be The Egg & I's second location in the area; the first location is in Des Peres at 11692 Manchester Road. RELATED ARTICLES
Monday, February 4, 2013
The breakfast and lunch restaurant opened in Des Peres last July and will add more St. Louis locations throughout the next several years.
The Egg & I, a breakfast and lunch restaurant chain, opened in Des Peres in July 2012. With business doing well, according to owner/operator Robert Gombas, II, the restaurant is ready to move forward with plans to add more St. Louis locations. The Egg & I, located at 11692 Manchester Road, is heading to Chesterfield next, with plans to open a location at 1722 Clarkson Road in the Dierbergs Plaza at Baxter Road. Gombas said the new place will open April 22 or 29. "It started out as an upscale breakfast and lunch restaurant," Gombas told Patch. He said The Egg & I started in Fort Collins, Colo., 25 years ago. "We really get to know our guests well, often by first name," Gombas added. "We're a little more family-focused than a First Watch …