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  • 6/4/14 8:00 am EDT

    Carl’s Jr. introduces new Bacon Ranch Fries

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Carl’s Jr. ® trades ketchup for bacon and cool, creamy buttermilk ranch on its newest indulgent side item. Bacon Ranch Fries feature Carl’s Jr.’s premium-quality, skin-on Natural-Cut French Fries, topped with creamy buttermilk ranch dressing and crispy bacon crumbles, served with a fork. The new Bacon Ranch Fries are available for $2.49 and may also be ordered as an upgraded side item to any combo meal. Prices may vary bymore...
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  • 5/21/14 8:00 am EDT

    New Big Chicken Fillet Sandwich features premium five-ounce chicken breast fillet served on a Fresh Baked Bun

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bow down to the Big Chicken. Today Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce the biggest chicken sandwich among all major fast food chains. Featuring a premium five-ounce chicken breast fillet seasoned in Southern spices, breaded and served on a Fresh Baked Bun with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise, the Big Chicken Fillet Sandwich is available now at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. A bacon and Swiss version of the Big Chicken Fillet Sandwich is also availablemore...
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  • 5/19/14 8:00 am EDT

    2014 fundraiser names Dream Foundation and USA Cares as national beneficiaries

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company to Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, kicks off its fourth annual Stars for Heroes™ fundraising campaign this week at participating restaurant locations. The program, which has raised more than $2.5 million since its inception, harnesses the compassion and generosity of its customers, franchisees and employees to rally behind the nation’s military veterans and families. Funds raisedmore...
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  • 3/18/14 10:12 am EDT

    X-Men superheroes star in ads for new Western X-Tra Bacon Cheeseburger and X-Tra Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit in partnership with 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: Days of Future Past theatrical release

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Behold the power of bacon! Superhuman appetites meet their match today at Carl’s® Jr. and Hardee’s® with the arrival of two new menu items that pack a mighty serving of bacon. Featuring four strips of crispy bacon, twice the bacon of their classic menu counterparts at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, the new Western X-Tra Bacon Cheeseburger and X-Tra Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit are available now at all participating Hardee’s and at Carl’s Jr.more...
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  • 1/29/14 8:00 am EST

    New cinnamon-sugar cookie dessert launches today at participating Carl’s Jr. locations

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Snickerdoodle. A funny word, a crazy good cookie. Some say the word “snickerdoodle” originally derived from the German word “schneckennudeln” – a kind of pastry. Whatever its past, its immediate future lies in hand-scooped vanilla ice cream – and on the Carl’s Jr.® dessert menu. Featuring a scoop of premium vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two soft and delicious sugar and cinnamon-sprinkled snickerdoodle cookies, the Hand-Scoopedmore...
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  • 12/17/13 8:00 am EST

    Former Philadelphia wide receiver helps chains reintroduce Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger on new Fresh Baked Buns

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Philadelphia pro wide receiver Terrell Owens will soon share the love for Philly’s most famous food item, the iconic Philly Cheesesteak, in a new ad for the return of the Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger® – the chains’ tribute to, and twist on, Philadelphia’s classic cheesesteak sandwich. Premiering later this month, the humorous new spot titled “Philly Love” will follow Owens down memory lane as he lightheartedlymore...
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  • 11/19/13 5:49 pm EST
    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Inc. (“CKE” or the “Company”) announced today that an affiliate of Roark Capital Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Company with senior management retaining a minority stake. CKE is currently majority-owned and controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”) (NYSE: APO). Terms of the transaction were notmore...
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  • 11/5/13 8:00 am EST

    Chains Once Again Raise the High-Quality Bar They Set for Fast-Food Burgers

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than a decade ago, Hardee’s® and Carl’s Jr.® proved fast-food consumers can get a burger that rivals sit-down restaurant offerings with the introduction of their 100 percent Black Angus Beef Thickburgers® and Six Dollar Burgers®. Now the chains have upped the ante yet again. Currently rolling out across the country, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s premium burger lines will soon be served on Fresh Baked Buns. The raw bun dough ismore...
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  • 7/19/13 2:47 pm EDT

    Partnership kicks off at 2013 San Diego Comic-Con where the Carl’s Jr. food truck will serve all hungry mutants

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurants, and 20th Century Fox today announced a promotional partnership for the theatrical release of X-Men: Days of Future Past, in theaters May 23, 2014. The upcoming promotion includes advertising, in-restaurant merchandising, collectors’ cups and a new film-themed burger. “Our ‘young, hungry guy’ customers love big super hero films almost asmore...
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  • 6/3/13 8:16 pm EDT

    CKE Restaurants CEO comforts angry McDonald’s customers; reassures Angus beef fans that Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s remain committed to quality Black Angus burgers

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Hardee’s® and Carl’s Jr.®, is offering understanding as well as continued, premium-quality Black Angus beef burgers to fast food fans feeling mcburned by McDonald’s’ recent discontinuation of their Angus Third Pounder burger line. Sympathizing with disgruntled McDonald’s diners, today CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder offers coupons and feedback to customers via personal video messages posted tomore...
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