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Grand Opening Set For Raising Cane’s In Hampton

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HAMPTON-A ribbon cutting ceremony is set for Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers new location in Hampton.

Raising Cane’s announced earlier this year plans to open two new locations on the Peninsula. The Hampton restaurant is opening at 1044 West Mercury Blvd., in the space where Casual Male XL used to be located.

In addition to the new location on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, which is based out of Louisiana, will open an establishment on the site of the former Ruby Tuesday on Kiln Creek Parkway in York County. Ruby Tuesday was demolished to make room for the new restaurant. A new location in Norfolk is also in the works.

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers was co- founded more than two decades ago by Todd Graves, who came up with the concept during his time as a college student. His dream was to build a restaurant that served high-quality chicken finger meals and nothing else.

The chain now has locations across the globe, including roughly half a dozen restaurants in Virginia.

Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, November 17 at 9am for the Hampton location. The event is free and open to the public.

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