The fast-food chain Raising Cane’s is sending corporate staff to work as fry cooks, cashiers, and recruiters in its restaurants amid an expansion drive and the labor shortage: report

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A Raising Cane’s restaurant. Hollis Johnson

  • Corporate staff at Raising Cane’s will work as fry cooks and cashiers amid the labor shortage.

  • They will start going into restaurants this week, where they will also recruit staff, per Bloomberg.

  • About half of the 500-restaurant chain’s corporate staff will go into locations, Bloomberg reported.

A fast-food chain is asking corporate staff to fry chicken and serve customers in its restaurants amid an industrywide labor shortage, Bloomberg first reported.

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, which has more than 500 restaurants and is known for its chicken-finger meals, will send half of its corporate staff into branches across the US this week, Bloomberg reported.

The company wants to hire 10,000 workers over the next 50 days – the corporate staff will also work in recruitment at restaurants, according to Bloomberg.

Raising Cane’s told Insider that 200 people from its Dallas office were shipping

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Food price increases concern many grocery store shoppers in the Philadelphia region

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — If you’ve noticed a higher bill at the grocery store lately, you’re not alone.

Food prices in the Philadelphia region have gone up over the past year, and experts say that trend is likely to continue.

Food marketers say companies are jacking up prices trying to recover from COVID, there are supply chain issues because of worker shortages, and more people are cooking at home.

“I know what I need, how I need it, why I need it, and when I need it,” said Marcedia Simmons from Overbrook. She says she always plans before she makes the trip to the grocery store.

In Philadelphia, the average price of food went up about 1.6% between August 2020 and 2021. The price of meats, poultry, and fish was even higher than that, with a nearly 9% raise.

“Your average grocery bill may go up every time you go shopping,

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How to choose the best apples for cooking, baking and snacking

It’s apple season and TODAY Food is peeling back the curtain on chefs’ best kept apple secrets. From navigating which types of apples work best for cooking to avoiding bad apples at the farm, we’re getting all the tips, tricks and recipes to make the most of apple season.

This week, Jet Tila joined Savannah and Jenna to share some mouthwatering dishes using the fall fruit. In addition to Tila’s guidance to make pork roulade and apple Dutch baby pancakes, TODAY spoke to chef, confectioner and educator Jürgen David, director of pastry research and development at the Institute of Culinary Education.

Let’s get started!

Baked Apple Crumble

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Types of apples

For cooking: Look for apples that are firm, crisp and tight. This will ensure they will hold their shape during the cooking process. According to Tila and David, the best apples for baking are cooking are Golden Delicious and

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