Cecy Estrada helped her husband with a popular hot dog stand in Madera in 1997, but after an accident in 2005, she left the food service business.
Estrada has returned and opened Cecy’s Restaurant Aug. 25 as a place for her two children.
“I wanted to show them how to run a business,” Estrada said. “They are going to culinary school. I want to show them the business and will hand it over to them.”
Though Cecy’s still has some kinks to work out — the drive-thru is not operational, the menu is temporary and supplies are still coming in — the restaurant has been full in its first couple of weeks...