The original plan was to have the new Jimmy’s Egg at 550 N. Webb Road open on Monday of this week.
But as anyone who’s ever opened a restaurant can attest, these things rarely go as planned.
Morrie Sheets, who is opening the restaurant with Wink Hartman Sr., said that unexpected delays have pushed the opening date back a week to this coming Monday, Jan. 16.
The problem, he said, was a mix up with a shipment of four pallets of plates, pans and cooking utensils. They were supposed to have arrived already but ended up in Salt Lake City.
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“Long way to go for an omelet,” he said.
The new Jimmy’s Egg, the Wichita area’s sixth, will operate out of a 3,750-square-foot-space on the northeast corner of Central and Webb.
To follow along with other 2017 Wichita restaurant openings, check out the story I published last week.