Company announces major hiring target ahead of 2022 growth – 10,000 new hires in 50 days
Dallas, Texas (RestaurantNews.com) Cane Chicken Fingers announced today that starting this week, 50% of its corporate team will deploy across the country to work in its restaurants.
As Cane’s wraps up a historic year, they look to 2022 – which will be another historic year for the company. With plans to open more than 100 new restaurants, in more than 10 new markets, with five Key places, 2022 will be Canes’ biggest year yet. In anticipation of next year’s massive growth, Cane’s aims to hire 10,000 new crew members over the next 50 days.
“The first thing we teach new hires at Cane is that we’re all Fry cooks and cashiers, and this week we’re proving it,” said AJ Kumaran, co-CEO and COO of Raising Cane. “It’s no secret that today’s hiring market is a challenge, and ahead of our massive growth next year, it’s critical to have the support we need. We’re all in the same boat, and when our restaurants need us, we’re there.
- In addition to meeting the daily needs of the restaurants, members of the Canes corporate team will also be there to actively recruit. Those who deploy will be sent in teams to each market, and the team that sees the greatest increase in new hires will be rewarded;
- Cane’s currently has 40,000 crew members across the system. The objective of 10,000 new hires over 50 days has been nicknamed “50 out of 50”: bringing the company to 50,000 team members in 50 days;
- Every member of the crew at Cane’s, from founder and co-CEO up to, has “Fry Cook & Cashier” in their title – a point of pride for the company that is rooted in appreciation;
- Each new hire at Canes Restaurant Support Office begins their career at Cane’s with a catering education – earning their Fry Cook & Cashier title and giving them the opportunity to support restaurants at all levels.
Raising Cane’s is consistently ranked among the top restaurant brands for quality of food, speed of service, cleanliness and customer service. In 2020, Sandelman ranked Raising Cane’s the third-largest restaurant brand in the United States for Overall customer satisfaction. Technological® also recently announced that Cane’s has been voted by its customers as the best fast and casual restaurant for customer safety during the pandemic.
About Raising Cane’s®
Founded by Todd Graves in 1996 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, RAISING CANE’S CHICKEN FINGERS has more than 580 restaurants in 31 states and the Middle East with 75 new restaurants and 20 new markets slated for 2021. The company has a LOVE® – quality chicken dishes – and is continually recognized for its unique business model and customer satisfaction. Raising Cane’s vision is to grow restaurants, serve our customers, all over the world, and be the brand for quality chicken dishes, great crew, cool culture and community involvement. active. In addition to being named “Fastest Growing Chicken Chain” by News from the nation’s restaurant in 2020, Raising Cane’s was also named the # 1 fast and casual restaurant for “Keeping Customers Safe”. More information is available at elevercannes.com.