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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...
  • 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...
  • 5/11/16 1:33 pm EDT

    Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s together out-perform heavy-hitting competitors such as McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”) is proud to announce that its chains Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, which operate as one brand under two names, generated the highest net increase in U.S. locations among all freestanding hamburger drive-thru restaurants chains during calendar year 2015, according to Restaurant Trends’ YearEnd 2015 QSR MarketSHARE Report. This data reflects net new U.S. openings or the difference between newmore...
  • 4/19/16 8:00 am EDT

    To launch partnership, delivery fees of Carl’s Jr. orders will be waived for a limited time

    DoorDash, the on-demand delivery service and technology company, today announced a partnership with CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® to deliver the chains’ famous premium burgers, sandwiches, fries, shakes and more. The partnership will launch in Southern California at select Carl’s Jr. locations, with plans to expand to additional Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants across the country in the coming months. This announcement marks Carl’s Jr.’smore...
  • 3/4/16 11:00 am EST

    Global burger chain plans 150 restaurants in Japan over next 10 years

    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (CKE), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, continues its impressive international growth with the opening of its first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Japan. Operated by Carl’s Jr. Japan Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsuuroko Group Holdings Co., Ltd., (MGHD), the restaurant will be located in the Akihabara area of Tokyo. This marks the first of a multi-unit development agreement between CKE and MGHD to develop 150 Carlmore...
  • 2/24/16 8:00 am EST

    75th anniversary campaign includes a large cup promotion sweepstakes for the chance to win a Carl’s Jr.-themed 1975 Corvette Stingray restored on Counting Cars

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HISTORY® and Carl’s Jr.® today announced two HISTORY series integrations to celebrate Carl’s Jr.’s upcoming 75th anniversary on July 17. Episodes from returning series Counting Cars and American Restoration will feature two different classic car restorations in a nod to the Carl’s Jr. success story as well as the brand’s enduring impact on American culture. Counting Cars: Cool Cars and Premium Burgersmore...
  • 2/2/16 11:14 am EST

    Global burger chain brings its big, juicy California-style burgers to Bateau Bay

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aussie burger lovers rejoice! 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 Australia. Operated by the BKG Group, the restaurant, located in Bateau Bay, will offer Carl’s Jr.’s signature 100 percent Angus Beef Thickburgers®, Fresh Baked Buns®, Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes™ and a coffee bar featuring barista-style coffee and dessertsmore...
  • 1/21/16 8:00 am EST

    New value offer features a Double Cheeseburger, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, fries, and a drink, all for only $4

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting today, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® raise the stakes in the fast food value war with the introduction of the $4 Real Deal, available at participating restaurants nationwide. While most other quick service restaurant competitors currently offer value deals for $4 featuring only one entrée sandwich, a single $4 Real Deal from Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s includes a charbroiled Double Cheeseburger and the popular Spicy Chicken Sandwichmore...
  • 1/14/16 8:00 am EST

    Applications now open for 17th 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 tomorrow’s kickoff of the 17th 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
  • 12/7/15 8:00 am EST

    Proceeds will help more than 400 unemployed veterans get back to work

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, today reported that its Veterans Day 2015 in-store fundraising campaign in partnership with Activision raised $285,000 in less than 24 hours. The funds raised will go directly to the Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit created by Activision Blizzard that funds the placement of veterans into high quality jobs. “The Endowment’s average 2015 costmore...