Plano ‘Caniacs’ Prepare to Welcome 3rd Raising Cane’s

Popular chicken finger brand to hold grand opening – featuring Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders – Feb. 28

DALLAS (Feb. 23, 2017) – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the popular Louisiana-based restaurant company known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – is putting the finishing touches on its third Plano restaurant, in anticipation of its grand opening next Tuesday, Feb. 28.

The newest Raising Cane’s is located at 6010 K Ave., at the intersection with E. Spring Creek Pkwy, in Plano.

The festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Plano Chamber of Commerce. Representatives of the Historic Plano Downtown Association and Raising Cane’s VIPs will also be in attendance. First-time visitors will be treated to traditional cheers and other high-energy chants to launch the location in unique Cane’s fashion, compliments of its 55 newly hired crewmembers. Doors open to the public at 10 a.m.

As a special treat, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders will be on-hand from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. to welcome the newest Cane’s in style.

To add to the excitement, the first 20 paying, dine-in customers ages 13 and older will receive Free Cane’s for a Year! In addition, the first 100 paying, dine-in customers ages 13 and older will receive a free limited-edition Cane’s Plano T-shirt, along with a voucher for a free Box Combo – containing four fresh, never ever frozen chicken fingers, Texas toast, secret recipe Cane’s sauce, coleslaw, crinkle-cut fries and a drink – that may be redeemed on a subsequent visit.

“We’ve assembled another awesome crew and we’re looking forward to opening our doors Tuesday,” said General Manager and Managing Partner Candidate John Bodily. “Plano is home to our Restaurant Support Center as well as two other busy Cane’s, so we’re especially excited to open a third restaurant in yet another part of this dynamic city.”

Founded by Todd Graves in 1996 and named for his yellow Labrador, Raising Cane’s recently earned the distinction of being among the Top 5 quick service restaurant chains in the nation for 2016, according to the authoritative Sandelman & Associates Quick-Track study, based on food quality, customer service, cleanliness and other important factors.

Along with its focus on chicken fingers, Raising Cane’s is renowned for its commitment to active involvement in its local communities. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Bodily and his fellow crewmembers volunteered their time at the Salvation Army, where they cleaned and organized around the facility, which is located next door to the new restaurant.

“The Salvation Army does tremendous work in Plano and all around the country, so we were proud to pitch in there for our pre-opening service project,” said Bodily. “We’ve also started working with several of the local schools and look forward to getting even more intimately involved with organizations throughout this great community.”

Hours of operation at Raising Cane’s newest restaurant are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. on weekends. When it opens, it will be the 39th Raising Cane’s in the DFW Metroplex, the 106th in Texas and the 313th in its nationwide system.

 

ABOUT RAISING CANE'S®:

Founded by Todd Graves in 1996 in Baton Rouge, La., RAISING CANE'S CHICKEN FINGERS has more than 300 restaurants in 23 states with multiple new restaurants under construction. The company has ONE LOVE®—quality chicken finger meals—and is continually recognized for its unique business model and customer satisfaction. Raising Cane’s vision is to have restaurants all over the world and be the brand for quality chicken finger meals, a great crew, cool culture and active community involvement.

More information is available at raisingcanes.com.   

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