Carl's Jr.

For Third Year, CKE Kicks Off Stars for Heroes Fundraiser

CKE Restaurants Holdings, parent company to Carl’s Jr.and Hardee’s restaurant chains kicks off its third-annual Stars for Heroes fundraising campaign this week at participating restaurant locations.

The program harnesses the national reach of both brands and the generosity of its customers, franchisees, and company employees to rally behind the nation’s military veterans and families.

CKE Chooses PAR POS System for Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s

ParTech, Inc., a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that CKE Restaurants has selected the new PAR EverServ 7700 POS for its Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants.

After a rigorous testing and certification process by CKE, the EverServ 7700 terminal is now approved and certified for all Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s corporate-owned and franchised locations.

CKE Puts Fried Aside with Charbroiled Fish Sandwich

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's announced 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 healthier meal option. 

The Charbroiled Atlantic Cod Fish Sandwich is available now at all Carl's Jr. and Hardee's locations starting Monday, February 4.

Carl's Jr. Franchisee Boosts Drive-Thru Sales with MIRUS

Star Chasers Oklahoma Inc. of Edmond, Oklahoma, is a multiunit Carl’s Jr. franchisee with 38 restaurants in Oklahoma and Texas. Since April of 2009, it has used MIRUS Restaurant Solutions to consolidate and track POS transactions from its locations spread out over 65,000 square miles of Oklahoma and Texas.

Carl's Jr., Hardee's Beef Up with Jalapeño Turkey Burger

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 and Carl’s Jr. restaurants. 

Green Burrito Puts More Crunch Into Lunch

Snacking is getting a little noisier 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 at all dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants.

Archway Joins Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s in Stars for Heroes

Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, again joined clients Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s earlier this year for Stars for Heroes, an in-store fundraising campaign that raised nearly $800,000 in support of military communities and families through partnerships with national beneficiaries, The Mission Continues and USA Cares.

Hiring’s New Frontier

The exhilarating pace of technological innovation over the last decade has transformed the restaurant industry, but one long-standing problem remains: high turnover.

There are many reasons for the problem. Analysts trace its roots back to faulty hiring practices, inadequate training programs, compensation packages that fail to earn worker loyalty, and many restaurants’ failure to retain good employees by not providing them with exciting career opportunities.