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  • 9/23/14 8:00 am EDT

    The Mile High Bacon Cheese Thickburger takes off at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Finally, you can join the Mile High Club on firm ground. Now arriving at Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, the new Mile High Bacon Cheese Thickburger features premium, thick-cut Applewood-smoked bacon piled sky high on top of a charbroiled, 100 percent Black Angus beef Thickburger patty, along with American cheese, red onion, tomato, lettuce and mayonnaise, all served on a Fresh Baked Bun. The new, bacon-packed burger is available now at all Hardee’smore...
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  • 9/15/14 12:41 pm EDT

    6Points Food Services Ltd. opens first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in the Greater Toronto Area

    Today Carl’s Jr.® announces the opening of its first restaurant in Ontario as part of a major expansion into central Canada. Located in Waterloo, this restaurant marks the first of many openings in the Greater Toronto Area, with a Guelph location scheduled to open in October and two downtown Toronto restaurants set to launch later this year. CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s®, signed a development agreement earlier this year with Toronto-basedmore...
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  • 9/10/14 8:00 am EDT

    California-based restaurant chain signs development deal with New Delhi-based Cybiz BrightStar Restaurants Private Limited

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, today signed a development agreement with India’s BrightStar Restaurants Private Limited, owned by CybizCorp. The initial agreement is for up to 100 new Carl’s Jr. restaurants. The deal is the first in India for the premium burger chain that believes there is potential for more than 1,000 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in India over time. “We have been preparingmore...
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  • 8/22/14 2:52 pm EDT

    Company Statement

    In 2012, we announced our goal of completely transitioning our pork supply to utilize animals raised in group housing situations by 2022. As a further step toward reaching our goal by 2022, we will seek annual updates from our pork suppliers about their progress in shifting towards a group housing environment. We remain supportive of ethical policies for the humane treatment of farm animals by employing scientifically verified and sustainable farm programs. more...
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  • 8/18/14 8:00 am EDT

    Carl’s Jr. in Texas and Hardee’s in Egypt are two of the latest locations as the iconic American quick-service brand brings premium burgers to the world’s young, hungry fans

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The openings of a Hardee’s® in Marassi, Egypt and a Carl’s Jr.® in Conroe, Texas mark a major milestone for CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”) as the Company’s 3,500th and 3,501st restaurants worldwide. Opened in late July, the Marassi Hardee’s is owned by franchisee Kuwait Food Company, which owns another 274 Hardee’s in the region. The Carl’s Jr. in Conroe is owned by Zubha Foods, LLC, which operates six other Carl’s Jr. restaurantsmore...
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  • 7/29/14 8:00 am EDT

    Media icon and original ambassador Paris Hilton revisits her iconic car wash moments for the new Texas BBQ Thickburger commercial

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearly a decade after she rocked the world with just a bikini, a burger, a Bentley and some suds, Paris Hilton is back with another commercial for Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® promoting the new Texas BBQ Thickburger®. The spot pays homage to Paris’ iconic 2005 commercial titled “I Love Paris,” with a Texas spin, and began airing nationally July 28. “Paris is the one who started it all by making the eating of a big, indulgentmore...
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  • 7/21/14 8:00 am EDT

    Sports Illustrated swimsuit star Hannah Ferguson gets back to her Texas roots in star-studded ad campaign

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® salute the great state of Texas’ fine tradition of BBQ with their newest meat-on-meat burger creation: the Texas BBQ Thickburger®, now available at participating Hardee’s restaurants and at Carl’s Jr. restaurants on Wednesday. The new Texas BBQ Thickburger features tender, smoked beef brisket, spicy mesquite BBQ sauce, crispy jalapeno and onion strips, and melted American cheese, all piled highmore...
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  • 7/16/14 6:31 pm EDT
    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, announced the promotion of Ned Lyerly to president of its international division. “Demonstrating equal parts diplomacy, business savvy and sheer determination, Ned personifies our company’s commitment to our franchise partners and the growth of our system,” said CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. CEO, Andrew F. Puzder. “Under Ned’smore...
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  • 7/10/14 1:58 pm EDT

    New brand sites highlight not-so-secret lighter menu options that pack flavor, don’t compromise taste

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s no secret: Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® menus are well-known for deliciously indulgent, big and juicy 100 percent Black Angus Thickburgers®, Made from Scratch™ Biscuits and Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes™. Yum. It’s also no secret (though not-so-well-known) that the home of the Thickburger offers alternative, lighter fare menu selections that enable guests to deliciously Low Carb It®, Veg It® or Trim It®. Who knew? Well, now we all domore...
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  • 7/1/14 8:00 am EDT

    Newest international Hardee’s unit opened June 23 in Astana, Kazakhstan

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, has reached a significant milestone with the opening of its 600th international restaurant location. Opened on June 23 by franchisee The Caspian International Restaurants Company, a division of Kuwait Food Company, the opening of the Astana, Kazakhstan-based Hardee’s demonstrates the brand’s continued momentum and popularity worldwide. Aggressive globalmore...
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