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Eggs Up Grill Appoints Stsiapanau Vice President of Operations

SPARTANBURG, S.C.  – Eggs Up Grill, a rapidly expanding breakfast, brunch, and lunch concept, has named Mira Stsiapanau vice president of operations and training. In her role, Mira will lead Eggs Up Grill’s field support team, the Brand’s training function, and its flagship restaurant in Spartanburg, S.C. The new appointment comes as Eggs Up Grill continues to build out its best-in-class franchise support capabilities during a record-breaking year for the business. Eggs Up Grill is on track to open more than 30 new locations through year-end 2024 and has a development pipeline of 150 additional restaurants committed to open.

“The strength of our Brand is built through the magnetic attraction each restaurant generates with team members and guests in every neighborhood we call home,” said Ricky Richardson, CEO of Eggs Up Grill. “From our great-tasting food and drinks, our compelling everyday value, and our ‘eggstraordinarily’ friendly service, we obsess around ensuring every restaurant upholds Eggs Up Grill’s well-earned, one-of-a-kind reputation.

“To deliver these experiences throughout our growing system, we’re passionate about providing every franchise owner with the training, support systems, and resources needed to help enable their continued success. With Mira’s extensive experience in operations and training, she will be a key leader in enabling our ongoing growth,” he added.

Stsiapanau joins Eggs Up Grill from Denny’s where she spent six years as a senior district manager successfully leading a network of company-operated locations. She began her restaurant career as a regional training manager in the Popeyes system, and over her years in the industry has established a compelling track record of accomplishments in developing teams, a leadership pipeline, and propelling business results.

“I’m very excited to join this established and rapidly expanding brand, continuing the ongoing improvements to its top-notch operations and training programs. It’s energizing to have a front-row seat to the big growth opportunities that are ahead,” said Stsiapanau.

With restaurants across the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, and soon entering Texas, Mississippi, and Ohio, Eggs Up Grill offers a unique experience for guests and franchise partners alike. Its great-tasting food and drinks, uniquely friendly service, and everyday affordability make Eggs Up Grill a number-one choice for guests.

About Eggs Up Grill:

Eggs Up Grill is home to the whole neighborhood and has been serving smiles for more than 25 years. 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® three years in a row, Eggs Up Grill is experiencing record growth. Founded in Pawleys Island, S.C., Eggs Up Grill now has 69 locations open, with a region-wide presence of 170 Eggs Up Grills open, under development, or committed to open by local franchise partners.

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