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  • 3/21/17 4:00 pm EDT

    Respected industry leader brings record of growth to Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands

    FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, today announced that Jason Marker has been selected as the company’s new chief executive officer. Most recently president of Kentucky Fried Chicken® U.S. (“KFC”), Marker has extensive domestic and international QSR experience and a proven track record of revenue and profit growth, innovation, and brand positioning. He brings with him experience from amore...
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  • 3/2/17 1:55 pm EST

    Iconic global burger brand set to open in Chile

    SANTIAGO, Chile--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global premium burger chain Carl's Jr.® opened its first restaurant today in Chile pursuant to a franchise agreement signed between Carl’s Jr. Restaurants LLC and Corachi SpA. Located in Santiago’s beloved Providencia district at Av. Nueva Providencia 2124, Providencia, the new two-story restaurant offers premium, affordable menu items including a line of 100 percent Black Angus Beef Thickburgers® and the world-famous Western Baconmore...
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  • 2/13/17 11:00 am EST

    Charbroiled burger topped with bacon, egg, cheese, hash rounds and ketchup is now available all day long

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.®, the quick service restaurant (QSR) chain known for pioneering creatively decadent, QSR-first menu items, raises the bar in the industry’s breakfast battle with today’s announcement that its popular Breakfast Burger will now be available all day, every day at participating restaurants. Since its launch in 2004, the Breakfast Burger has given Carl’s Jr. customers the best of both breakfast and lunch worlds, with amore...
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  • 1/18/17 11:00 am EST

    Applications are now open for the 18th annual Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship program

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carrying on its commitment to advancing education, Carl’s Jr. ® is pleased to announce this year’s kickoff of the 18th annual Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship program. Carl’s Jr. will award up to 60 deserving students a $1,000 scholarship 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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  • 10/27/16 8:00 am EDT

    America’s leading brewer, Anheuser-Busch, partners with Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s to unveil a new beer inspired burger

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, the sister chains known for pioneering in the quick service restaurant (QSR) industry by regularly releasing creatively-charged, industry-first premium burger offerings, have done it again with the launch of the Budweiser® Beer Cheese Bacon Burger, now available at participating restaurants nationwide. Served on a brioche-style premium bun, the new burger features a charbroiled, grass-fed, allmore...
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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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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