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  • 10/19/16 11:00 am EDT

    New menu items reinvigorate the Mexican quick service space, featuring authentic, taqueria-inspired ingredients and larger portion sizes at appealingly affordable prices

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Green Burrito™, the Mexican food concept affiliated with Carl’s Jr.®, today announces its culinary overhaul, launching a new menu that offers highly authentic, deliciously filling items at affordable price points, just like its globally successful parent chain; exciting changes will come to all 600-plus dual-branded Green Burrito/Carl’s Jr. restaurant locations, which are based primarily in the Western and Southwestern parts of the Unitedmore...
  • 10/18/16 1:09 pm EDT

    Global burger chain continues international momentum with its 40 th new county opening in Cambodia

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, announced today the opening of its first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Cambodia. Operated by TH F&B Co. LTD, the Carl’s Jr. restaurant will be located in the capital city of Phnom Penh and offer the very first quick service restaurant (QSR) drive-through in the country. “We’ve been experiencing phenomenal international growth this year. In fact,more...
  • 9/27/16 8:00 am EDT

    Annual Stars for Heroes fundraising campaign supports the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Stand Up and Play Foundation and USA Cares

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, today announced that its annual Stars for Heroes™ in-store fundraising campaign raised $1.5 million in 2016—up from 2015’s $1.4 million—to benefit U.S. military veterans and their families. Funds raised will support national charity partners, Gary Sinise Foundation, Stand Up and Play Foundation, and USA Cares, as well as dozens of regional andmore...
  • 8/24/16 8:00 am EDT

    Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce the Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit and Burrito

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® don’t think that eating steak should be largely relegated to dinnertime when the classic combination of steak and eggs in the morning can make the prospect of an early wake-up something to look forward to. The sister restaurant chains, known for their innovative, premium-quality breakfast offerings, are taking seasoned, marinated grilled steak, eggs and melted cheese and are offering it all in two delicious waysmore...
  • 7/20/16 10:00 am EDT

    New burger features a juicy charbroiled beef patty topped with three types of bacon: Applewood-smoked bacon strips, crumbled bacon and bacon jam

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, the sister restaurant chains best known for their creatively decadent, premium burger offerings, continue that trend with today’s launch of every bacon lover’s dream come true: the new Bacon 3-Way Burger, available at participating restaurants nationwide. Served on a brioche-style bun, the Bacon 3-Way Thickburger comes piled high with lettuce, tomato, American cheese and three types of bacon,more...
  • 6/22/16 12:00 pm EDT

    Premium restaurant sister chains become first major quick service restaurants to offer all-natural beef and chicken on their menus

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, best known for offering premium, restaurant-quality quick service menu options at consumer-friendly prices, today added to its industry-leading, all-natural menu with the introduction of the all-natural charbroiled chicken breast fillet, now available at restaurant locations nationwide. While the chains are perhaps best known for their creative and decadent charbroiled burger offerings, Carl’smore...
  • 6/1/16 5:00 am EDT

    Bake-off event saw over 600 biscuit makers compete at Hardee’s headquarters in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Isabelle Reyes of St. Louis, Missouri has been officially crowned the best Hardee’s® biscuit maker in the nation. Famous for their Made From Scratch™ Biscuits, the restaurant chain recently held its National Biscuit Baking Championship on April 14th at its corporate headquarters in St. Louis, featuring over 600 biscuit makers from across 16 different states. The competitors were given 15 minutes to prepare and bake three trays ofmore...
  • 5/25/16 11:00 am EDT

    New burger features two charbroiled beef patties, two slices of American cheese, grilled onions, Thousand Island dressing, lettuce, and tomato

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Carl’s Jr.® celebrates its 75-year history as one of California’s most iconic brands with the launch of its newest menu item: the California Classic Double Cheeseburger, available now at participating restaurant locations. Originally founded in Los Angeles in 1941 by Carl Karcher and his wife Margaret, Carl’s Jr. has since made a name for itself as one of the leaders in developing innovative quick service restaurant menumore...
  • 5/25/16 9:00 am EDT

    New menu item combines the classic flavors of a gooey, melty grilled ham and cheese sandwich with a charbroiled Thickburger

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting today, Hardee’s® combines two quintessentially American comfort foods into one with the introduction of the Grilled Ham ‘N’ Cheese Thickburger, available at participating restaurants. The Grilled Ham ‘N’ Cheese Thickburger features four slices of melting American and Swiss cheeses, and thinly sliced ham piled atop a charbroiled, 100 percent Black Angus beef patty, with just the right amount of mayonnaise and mustard,more...
  • 5/24/16 8:00 am EDT

    Funds raised in 2016 will support three beneficiaries: Gary Sinise Foundation, Stand Up and Play Foundation, and USA Cares, as well as local charities across the nation

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® reminds active duty military, veterans and their families that they’re all “stars” with the launch of its sixth annual Stars for Heroes™ fundraising campaign. The program, which has raised more than $5 million since its inception in 2011, harnesses the compassion and generosity of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s customers, franchisees and employees to support ourmore...