Eggs up Grill is coming to Southport

WILMINGTON, N.C. (CAPE FEAR WEEKEND) -

A popular breakfast, brunch, and lunch spot will be opening in Southport this fall.

According to their press release:

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Eggs Up Grill, a rapidly growing breakfast, brunch and lunch concept, will open a new restaurant in Southport in early October, located at 5011 Southport Crossing Way in the Southport Crossings Shopping Center. The restaurant will be the second for franchise partners Brandon and Jennifer Padilla, who own a location in Shallotte. Padilla’s brother Jason is also a partner in the business. Sharlene Yates will be the general manager, and James Cannon will act as area manager.

“Through our Shallotte restaurant, we have had the opportunity to get to know and serve the members of the community, and also realize a passion of mine - helping grow and develop a team and seeing their successes come to life,” says Brandon Padilla. “Our continued growth with Eggs Up Grill will allow us even more opportunity to make an impact, while offering Southport the best breakfast, brunch, and lunch spot in town.”

The Padillas are also targeting Wilmington for a future location.

With indoor seating for 124, plus an outdoor patio for 30, the 3,400 square-foot restaurant is designed to make guests feel at home in a light, bright and cheery atmosphere.  A lounge area will be available for area students and travelers who wish to enjoy a coffee or breakfast sandwich, along with complimentary Wifi. There will also be a 10-seater Parsons table for larger groups or shared, community seating. The Southport restaurant will serve guests seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., with dine-in, online ordering, takeout, catering and delivery options available.

Eggs Up Grill will also cater events big or small, with a menu featuring breakfast favorites like eggs, grits, home fries, biscuits and gravy, and muffins. Salads and sandwiches are available for catered lunch.

The Southport restaurant will hire 25 employees and will begin conducting interviews later this year. Those interested can apply at eggsupgrill.com. The restaurant also plans to partner with various community organizations such as the Rotary, Moose Lodge, and Lions Club. For more information, follow @eugsouthport on Instagram and Facebook.

With locations across Georgia, Florida, the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, and opening in the state of Alabama this summer, Eggs Up Grill offers seasonal items and its full menu for dine-in or order online for takeout or delivery. Menu categories include omelets and benedicts prepared with fresh, hand-cracked eggs, pancakes, waffles and breakfast sandwiches, as well as classic breakfast entrees, and a selection of mimosas. Lunch choices include juicy burgers, tasty sandwiches, and melts, salads, and bowls. The menu also offers gluten-friendly options and a kids’ menu. The full menu is available open to close, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. All locations are individually owned and operated by a local member of the community.

About Eggs Up Grill:

Eggs Up Grill is home to the whole neighborhood, serving smiles from sunup through lunch. The aromas of freshly brewed coffee, savory bacon and hand-cracked, farm-fresh eggs and juicy burgers on the griddle, and warm, attentive team members will make you feel right at home. We are “neighbors serving neighbors” daily from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ranked as the no. 1 breakfast franchise by Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® two years in a row, Eggs Up Grill is experiencing record growth across the Southeast. Originally founded in Pawleys Island, S.C., Eggs Up Grill now has 56 locations with plans underway to reach the 100-restaurant mark by 2023.  For more information, visit eggsupgrill.com.

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