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From hot dog cart to restaurant

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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...


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