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  • 4/9/13 8:00 am EDT

    New unit to open in Balkania, St. Petersburg, Russia

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants hit a growth milestone this week with the 500th international restaurant opening of its Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands. On April 6th, Bright Star LLC, exclusive developer of Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Russia, opened their newest Carl’s Jr. in Balkania, St. Petersburg, Russia. Bright Star, one of CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.'s leading international franchisee partners, recently entered into a Master Franchise agreement that willmore...
  • 3/19/13 8:05 am EDT

    International supermodel and TV star Heidi Klum is stunning in The Graduate-inspired ad

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In yet another fast food first, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® will begin selling burgers with the distinctive taste of a branded, distilled spirit when they introduce the new Jim Beam® Bourbon Burger this week. A mature burger for mature tastes, the Jim Beam Bourbon Burger features rich and tangy sauce flavored with Jim Beam bourbon – the world’s No. 1-selling bourbon – crispy onion straws, two strips of bacon, pepper-Jack cheese, lettuce and tomatomore...
  • 1/31/13 8:11 am EST

    Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Nina Agdal makes a splash in TV spot for the new charbroiled fish sandwich

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® today announced a flavorful new fast-food first with the addition of the Charbroiled Atlantic Cod Fish Sandwich to their menus. The sister brands are the first national fast-food chains to offer a charbroiled fish sandwich - not battered and deep fried - on the menu. At only 420 calories, the new sandwich offers guests a healthy and delicious meal option. The Charbroiled Atlantic Cod Fish Sandwich is available now atmore...
  • 12/18/12 8:11 am EST

    With just 490 calories, the spicy new offering gives guests a
    lean, cravable option for an early start on New Year’s resolutions

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® are spicing up the holidays with the introduction of the Jalapeño Turkey Burger. At just 490 calories, the newest addition to the award-winning line of Charbroiled Turkey Burgers offers indulgently spicy taste and a leaner, lower-calorie meal option this holiday season and into the New Year. The Jalapeño Turkey Burger is available now at all Hardee’s locations and will be offered at Carl’s Jr. restaurants starting tomorrow.The charbroiled Jalapeño Turkey Burgermore...
  • 11/20/12 8:11 am EST

    For a limited time, guests can enjoy a free hand-scooped ice cream sandwich with the purchase of a Memphis BBQ Burger combo

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ice cream treat lovers have long enjoyed the taste combination of ice cream sandwiched between chocolate chip cookies so Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s have made it even better with the new Hand-Scooped Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich. The new treat is made in-restaurant by hand-scooping premium vanilla ice cream between two of Otis Spunkmeyer’s famous chocolate chip cookies. The Hand-Scooped Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich is nowmore...
  • 11/14/12 8:11 am EST

    Crispy Mexican favorite rolls into dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants today

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today snacking gets a little noisier – and a lot more delicious – thanks to the addition of crispy Chicken Taquitos to the Green Burrito® menu at Carl’s Jr.® The crunchy Mexican favorite features flavorful, charbroiled chicken rolled into a tortilla and fried crisp, topped with creamy avocado-cilantro sauce and shredded cheddar-jack cheese. Chicken Taquitos are available today at all dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurantsmore...
  • 8/21/12 8:05 am EDT

    New spin on a Southern food favorite pairs saucy pulled pork with a classic charbroiled cheeseburger

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proving, once again, that two meats are better than one, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® are unleashing the Memphis BBQ Burger, a new “meat-on-meat” burger pairing saucy pulled pork with a classic charbroiled beef patty to create a match made in BBQ heaven. Smoked, pulled pork and a charbroiled beef patty come together in BBQ bliss with crispy onion strings, melting American cheese and Memphis-style BBQ sauce atop a sesame seed bun. Themore...
  • 8/8/12 11:43 am EDT

    Authentic Mexican favorite spices up recently updated Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito menu

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® today announced a new addition to its Green Burrito® menu of delicious Mexican cuisine with Charbroiled Chicken and Steak Torta Sandwiches. Inspired by a Mexican food favorite, the new Tortas feature a choice of charbroiled chicken or steak, guacamole, pinto beans, shredded cheese, hot sauce, tomato and shredded lettuce, served on a Mexican-style Telera roll. The Charbroiled Chicken and Steak Torta Sandwiches are available now at allmore...
  • 7/25/12 8:11 am EDT

    Signature Made from Scratch BiscuitsTM Now Available with American and Canadian Bacon

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® introduce a sizzling new addition to their lineup of Made from ScratchTM Biscuits that will satisfy any bacon lover’s morning craving. A breakfast sandwich with twice the goodness, the Bacon Bacon Biscuit features crispy bacon strips and a slice of Canadian bacon, along with American cheese and egg all served on a freshly baked, Made from Scratch buttermilk Biscuit. The Bacon Bacon Biscuit is available now at all Hardeemore...
  • 7/3/12 8:04 am EDT

    $750,000 raised thus far through the Stars for Heroes 2012 fundraising campaign; chains encourage online donations

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company to Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, raised more than $750,000 for military families and communities through its three-week Stars for Heroes in-store fundraising campaign and plans to continue fundraising efforts online and through regional and national promotions over the remainder of the year. Funds raised during this year’s campaign will assist “military heroes” through national charitymore...