With new limited-service brands emerging at a rapid pace, consumers have more dining choices than ever, and their preferences are proving that established national concepts could learn a thing or two from these smaller, younger chains. According to a nationwide study on consumers’ favorite quick-service chains from Market Force Information, brands like Firehouse Subs, Qdoba, and Papa Murphy’s rank better for customer satisfaction compared to more established category players like Subway, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut.
MRG Marketing & Management, Southwest franchisees for Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, announced the opening of two new Arizona locations in November 2013. Raising Cane’s, known for its chicken finger meals, is a fast-growing restaurants and is identified as an industry leader in supporting each community they serve.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers has earned the distinction of No. 1 Quick Service Restaurant Chain in the nation for 2012, according to the Sandelman & Associates Quick-Track study. In addition to scoring top overall honors, Cane’s earned six additional first-place awards.
For the fourth consecutive year, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers has been recognized by The Dallas Morning News as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in Dallas/Fort Worth.
The nationwide restaurant chain, distinguished by its singular focus on quality chicken-finger meals, ranked 13th in the large-company category.
Raising Cane’s is the only restaurant company to make the Top 100 in 2012. It has been voted onto the list every year since the contest’s inception.
Kidd Kraddick had been hinting for weeks that Raising Cane’s had a big surprise in store for the 52 children participating in this year’s Kidd’s Kids trip to Disney World. During Thursday night’s welcome dinner at the Swan Hotel, Todd Graves ended the suspense.
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers announced that it had raised well over $30,000 for the Kraddick Foundation from its nationwide fundraising efforts in support of the Kidd’s Kids program.
Cane’s donation pushes the total amount raised for the charity well above any amount collected in one day in its 21-year history.
The exact total, which includes donations made by generous Cane’s customers, along with 15 percent of the net proceeds from participating restaurants nationwide, will be revealed next week at a special check presentation in Dallas.
The most prestigious Louisiana restaurant industry honor—Restaurateur of the Year—was awarded to Todd Graves, founder and CEO of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, at a gala event held by the Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA).
LRA’s highest honor is presented annually to an individual who has contributed unselfishly to the advancement of Louisiana’s restaurant industry and has continually dedicated his services at both the local chapter and state levels.
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Founder and CEO Todd Graves has been a Willie Nelson fan as long as he can remember. Now that he presides over one of the nation’s fastest-growing and most successful restaurant companies, Graves figured the time was right to check another item off his bucket list.
Next Tuesday, Graves will introduce Willie Nelson and his band to the audience at Dallas’ House of Blues, in the first of a two-day Cane’s Rocks concert series.
Graves will repeat the honor Wednesday at the House of Blues in New Orleans.
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers founder and CEO Todd Graves has been a Willie Nelson fan as long as he can remember. Now that he presides over one of the nation’s fastest growing and most successful restaurant companies, Graves figured the time was right to check another item off his bucket list.
As restaurant managers from across the Metroplex pulled into the Raising Cane’s Addison parking lot Tuesday morning bearing boxes of donated items, the excitement was building.
Crewmembers on hand to help unload the goods and re-load them into alarge moving van knew they were about to make a big difference in the lives of thousands of people.