Fast food chain sending corporate staff to restaurants to replace cooks, cashiers

(ABC4) – Labor shortages have continued in recent weeks. He not only has strain the supply chain but left businesses scrambling to keep up with demand.

Among those seeing an impact appears to be the national food chain Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.

In one Release WednesdayRaising Cane’s announces that it will send half of its corporate team across the country to work in its restaurants.

“The number one thing we teach new hires at Cane’s is that we’re all fry cooks and cashiers, and this week we’re proving it,” says AJ Kumaran, co-CEO and COO of Raising. Duck. “It’s no secret that today’s hiring market is a challenge, and ahead of our massive growth next year, it’s essential to have the support we need. We’re all in this together, and when our restaurants need us, we’re there.

Raising Cane’s plans to open over 100 new restaurants, in over 10 new markets, with five “flagship locations”, in 2020. In anticipation of next year’s growth, Cane’s says it plans to hire 10 000 new employees in the next 50 days. .

According to Wednesday’s release, Cane member companies will deploy in teams to each market. These teams will not only help with the day-to-day needs of the restaurant, but will “actively recruit” to fill positions.

The restaurant chain says every Cane employee — from founder and co-CEO through — has “Fry Cook & Cashier” in their title. When hired at the Canes Restaurant Help Desk, each employee begins their career with restaurant training, the company explains.

Early August, Raising Cane’s opened its second Utah location in Provo. Raise the cane first location in Utah opened in southern Jordan in early June.

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