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  • 1/27/15 10:00 am EST

    The new Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich arrives today

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Whether waking up ready and refreshed or still recovering from an epic night, mornings should always start with something comforting. Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® are warming up mornings one gooey bite at a time with the launch of the new Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich, available now at participating Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. restaurants. The Grilled Cheese Breakfast Sandwich features your choice of savory sausage, crispy bacon ormore...
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  • 1/15/15 9:00 am EST

    Applications now available online for the 16th annual Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship program

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carrying on its commitment to advanced education, Carl’s Jr.® is pleased to announce the kickoff of the 16th annual Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship program today. Carl’s Jr. will award up to 60 deserving students a $1,000 scholarship each toward attending the two- or four-year college or vocational school of their choice this upcoming academic year. The scholarship application is now available at www.carlsjr.com/scholarshipmore...
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  • 12/29/14 8:00 am EST

    Hardee’s new Bacon Velveeta Patty Meltdown calms meltdown kings Gary Busey and WWE champion Brock Lesnar in ad campaign

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Don’t have a meltdown, eat one: the Bacon Velveeta® Patty Meltdown has arrived today at Hardee’s®. The new Bacon Velveeta Patty Meltdown features crispy Applewood-smoked bacon pieces, grilled onions and melted Velveeta cheese piled on top of a charbroiled 100 percent Black Angus beef Thickburger patty between two slices of grilled sourdough bread. Meltdown kings WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and actor Gary Busey star in the new ad campaign premiering on TVmore...
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  • 12/19/14 8:00 am EST

    Mitsuuroko Group Holdings signs exclusive agreement to develop 150 restaurants throughout Japan

    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global fast food chain Carl’s Jr.® today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mitsuuroko Group Holdings Co., Ltd. to be the exclusive franchise developer to launch its famous, premium-quality burgers in Japan. Under the terms of the agreement, Mitsuuroko will develop 150 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Japan over the next 10 years. Mitsuuroko plans to open the first Carl’s Jr. in Tokyo in 2015 with others opening in multiple marketsmore...
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  • 12/10/14 2:11 pm EST

    New All-Natural Burger features the first all-natural, no added hormones, no antibiotics, no steroids, grass-fed, free-range beef patty from a major fast food company

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Carl’s Jr.® announced the All-Natural Burger, featuring an all-natural, grass-fed, free-range beef patty that has no added hormones, antibiotics or steroids. With the introduction of the All-Natural Burger, Carl’s Jr. is the first major fast-food chain to offer an all-natural beef patty on the menu. The All-Natural Burger will be available in participating Carl’s Jr. locations beginning Wednesday, Dec. 17 and features the charbroiled, allmore...
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  • 11/11/14 8:00 am EST

    Annual Stars for Heroes record-breaking fundraiser donates to USA Cares, Dream Foundation and other military and veteran charities

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, today reported its annual Stars for Heroes™ in-store fundraising campaign raised more than $1.1 million this year to benefit U.S. military families and veterans. Funds raised in 2014 go directly to national beneficiaries USA Cares and Dream Foundation’s “Dreams for Veterans” as well as to regional military charities with existing ties to individualmore...
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  • 11/3/14 5:26 pm EST

    Exclusive development agreement with local franchisee will bring 10 Carl’s Jr. restaurants to Honduras

    Tomorrow, Hondurans will get a taste of Carl’s Jr.’s ® premium, American-style burgers with the opening of the chain’s first restaurant in the country. Located in San Pedro Sula and scheduled to open tomorrow at 10 a.m., the restaurant marks the first of an exclusive 10-restaurant, five-year development agreement between CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s® restaurants, and leading local real estate developer COHDESA.Originating in California, Carlmore...
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  • 10/28/14 8:00 am EDT

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force’s Carl Brutananadilewski Stars in the Sultry New Ad

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® today announced the latest celebrity to join the ranks of its star-studded advertising campaigns: Carl Brutananadilewski from “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.” The outspoken, opinionated neighbor to Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad in the longstanding Adult Swim animated series leads a late night spot promoting the restaurants’ Fresh Baked Buns, in a distinctive take on the chains’ iconic car wash ads. The new ad can now bemore...
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  • 10/22/14 2:48 pm EDT

    Crisp Burritos now available in dual-branded

    Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants

    What:      Today, Green Burrito® at Carl’s Jr.® introduces a crunchy spin on a classic Mexican favorite with the return of Crisp Burritos. Crisp Burritos feature seasoned ground beef, shredded cheddar cheese and spicy jalapenos rolled together in a flour tortilla and crisped until golden brown, served with taco sauce on the side. Guests can also cool things down with a side of creamy, freshly prepared guacamole, available for an additional charge.Crisp Burritos are available inmore...
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  • 10/20/14 8:00 am EDT

    New Double Loaded Omelet Biscuit launches today at Hardee’s, Wednesday at Carl’s Jr.

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it comes time to “break one’s fast” in the morning, bigger is usually better. So, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® are doubling the goodness at breakfast with the new Double Loaded Omelet Biscuit, available today at Hardee’s and at Carl’s Jr. starting Wednesday. The savory new breakfast item features the chains’ award-winning, freshly baked Made from Scratch™ Biscuits, piled high with two folded-egg omelets, each stuffed with crumbled sausage,more...
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