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Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

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Raising Cane’s is raising hourly wages

The fast casual said its average hourly pay will now be $14, a 15% increase for most employees, as it continues a major hiring push.

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Why Raising Cane’s is enlisting HQ employees to recruit fry cooks and cashiers

Half of the fast-casual chicken finger chain’s Dallas-based corporate staff has deployed around the country to hire 10,000 new workers in 50 days amid a labor shortage that’s hitting operations as the company looks to open 100 stores next year.

Amid a tight labor market, the fast casual is adding its name to the growing list of restaurants sweetening benefits with free or reduced-cost educational programs.

The leading chicken concepts in Technomic’s Top 500 sales ranking all showed positive growth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Raising Cane’s plans to expand its successful managing partner program. The fast-casual chicken finger chain’s new recruitment- and retention-booster will target multi-unit leaders.

“Restaurant Recovery,” which is airing on the Food Network, was created by Todd Graves to help mom and pops navigate the impacts of the pandemic.

Chains scrambling to cut operational complexity by reducing their menus may find there's more to it than eliminating items, says AJ Kumaran, co-chief of the chicken-finger chain.

The latest ranking of all U.S. employers by Glassdoor.com lists only three restaurant companies, starting with the retro burger chain.

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

Founder and Co-CEO Todd Graves and Co-CEO AJ Kumaran join "A Deeper Dive" to talk about the program as well as the chicken trend, growth and technology.

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