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  • 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...
  • 5/10/16 3:39 pm EDT


    Animal welfare is an important issue to CKE Restaurants, our stakeholders, franchisees, investors and guests. We believe that our policies should be developed based on current scientific opinions, industry regulations, and advice from industry experts and our suppliers. Our suppliers are expected to meet or exceed government regulations and established industry standards.ANTIBIOTICSCKE Restaurants understands the critical role antibiotics play in human medicine and in ensuring the health ofmore...
  • 4/20/16 8:00 am EDT

    New breakfast offering features sausage, egg and two types of cheese served on an Auntie Anne’s soft pretzel roll

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting today, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® join forces with Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest soft pretzel franchise, to redefine the identity of a New York City sidewalk staple with the introduction of the Pretzel Breakfast Sandwich, available at participating restaurants nationwide. Featuring a savory sausage patty, the new breakfast item is topped with egg and both American and Swiss cheeses, all nestled between themore...
  • 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...
  • 4/14/16 8:00 am EDT

    Agreement will develop 124 Hardee’s restaurants throughout Ohio and Florida over the next nine to 12 years

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, announced today that they have signed an impressive domestic franchise development deal with Pavilion Restaurant Group (“PRG”), an affiliate of Pavilion Development Company. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based restaurant operating company, is set to develop and open 124 Hardee’s restaurants throughout Ohio and Florida over the next ninemore...
  • 3/23/16 8:00 am EDT

    New premium burger offering features industry-first moonshine-flavored glaze

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® join forces with Midnight Moon® Moonshine to introduce the Midnight Moonshine Burger, available now at participating restaurants nationwide. Served on the chains’ signature Fresh Baked Buns, the Midnight Moonshine Burger is available with a charbroiled, 100 percent Black Angus beef patty along with the sweet burn of Midnight Moon Moonshine glaze, pepper-Jack cheese, crispy garlic-pepper onionmore...
  • 3/14/16 11:00 am EDT

    Iconic American quick-service restaurant brand continues impressive global expansion with successful back-to-back openings in two new major markets - Australia and Japan – with other new countries on the horizon

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, is proud to announce that it opened its 700th international restaurant in Christchurch, New Zealand last week. Operated by franchisee, Restaurant Brands New Zealand, this 700th restaurant follows the company’s successful back-to-back openings in both Australia in February and Japan in March. CKE is on track to continue its impressive global expansion with newmore...
  • 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 11:00 am EST

    Popular American burger chain continues Latin America expansion with two additional Honduras restaurants opening later this year

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s®, announced today the opening of its second Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Honduras. Located in San Pedro Sula, the two-story restaurant marks the successful continuation of an exclusive 10-restaurant, five-year development agreement, which went into effect in 2014 between CKE and leading local real estate developer, COHDESA. Two additional Carl’s Jr. restaurants willmore...
  • 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...