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  • 7/13/15 8:00 am EDT
    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, announced today the promotion of Eric Williams to Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Williams will manage operations for both the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands. A longtime member of the CKE team, Williams started his career at Hardee’s as a crew member in 1983 advancing through the ranks with various management positions atmore...
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  • 5/21/15 8:00 am EDT

    USA Cares and Dream Foundation named national beneficiaries for 2015 campaign

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurants, kicks off its fifth annual Stars for Heroes™ fundraising campaign this week at participating locations. The program, which has raised more than $3.5 million since its inception in 2011, harnesses the compassion and generosity of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s customers, franchisees and employees to rally behind the nation’s active-duty military, veterans andmore...
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  • 4/20/15 8:00 am EDT

    New Mile High Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit Debuts on 4/20

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Carl’s Jr. ® and Hardee’s® will help satisfy the morning munchies with a new breakfast item that’s big on bacon flavor: introducing the Mile High Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit, now available at both chains. The new breakfast item features a hefty serving of premium, thick-cut Applewood-smoked bacon pieces piled sky high on top of a freshly-baked Made from Scratch™ Biscuit, along with a fluffy folded egg and melting American cheesemore...
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  • 2/11/15 8:00 am EST

    Craft brewery Redhook’s ESB amber beer featured in new Beer-Battered Cod Fish Sandwich

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Now you can have your beer and eat it, too. Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® today announced a partnership with Seattle craft brewery Redhook® to bring the gastropub flavors of beer-battered cod to their menus. Featuring the distinctive flavor of Redhook’s ESB (Extra Special Bitter) ale, the Redhook Beer-Battered Cod Fish Sandwich is now available at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants. The Redhook Beer-Battered Cod Fish Sandwich features amore...
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  • 11/11/14 8:00 am EST

    Annual Stars for Heroes record-breaking fundraiser donates to USA Cares, Dream Foundation and other military and veteran charities

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, today reported its annual Stars for Heroes™ in-store fundraising campaign raised more than $1.1 million this year to benefit U.S. military families and veterans. Funds raised in 2014 go directly to national beneficiaries USA Cares and Dream Foundation’s “Dreams for Veterans” as well as to regional military charities with existing ties to individualmore...
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  • 10/28/14 8:00 am EDT

    Aqua Teen Hunger Force’s Carl Brutananadilewski Stars in the Sultry New Ad

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® today announced the latest celebrity to join the ranks of its star-studded advertising campaigns: Carl Brutananadilewski from “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.” The outspoken, opinionated neighbor to Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad in the longstanding Adult Swim animated series leads a late night spot promoting the restaurants’ Fresh Baked Buns, in a distinctive take on the chains’ iconic car wash ads. The new ad can now bemore...
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  • 10/20/14 8:00 am EDT

    New Double Loaded Omelet Biscuit launches today at Hardee’s, Wednesday at Carl’s Jr.

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it comes time to “break one’s fast” in the morning, bigger is usually better. So, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® are doubling the goodness at breakfast with the new Double Loaded Omelet Biscuit, available today at Hardee’s and at Carl’s Jr. starting Wednesday. The savory new breakfast item features the chains’ award-winning, freshly baked Made from Scratch™ Biscuits, piled high with two folded-egg omelets, each stuffed with crumbled sausage,more...
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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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  • 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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