Raising Cane’s selected as Menifee’s November Business Spotlight

Restaurant manager Anthony Petro and operations manager Eryn McCurdy, both center, of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers display Menifee’s November Business Spotlight certificate with the City Council and Gina Gonzalez, director of the city’s economic development department. Valley News/Courtesy photo
MENIFEE – Menifee announced Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers as the city’s November Business Spotlight, a program that is a part of the Economic Development Department’s B3 Building Better Businesses program.Since his college days, Todd Graves knew he wanted to open a fried chicken restaurant. To make this dream a reality he raised funds by temporarily moving to the West Coast where he did side jobs that would allow him to save money. Once he gathered enough capital to support his restaurant dream, Graves opened the first Raising Cane’s in 1996, which he lovingly named after his Labrador retriever. The restaurant specializes in hand-battered and cooked-to-order flaky chicken strips with fries, coleslaw and garlic-buttered Texas Toast. Raising Cane’s has continued to grow and
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