Carl's Jr.

Hardee's, Carl's Jr. Go Meat on Meat with BBQ Cheeseburger

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.

The Memphis BBQ Burger is available now at all Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. restaurants.

Green Burrito Adds Torta Sandwiches to Menu

Carl’s Jr. 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 all dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants.

CKE Announces Initial Public Offering

CKE Inc., parent company to Hardee's and Carl's Jr., announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 13,333,334 shares of its common stock at an anticipated public offering price between $14.00 and $16.00 per share.

The company is offering 6,666,667 of the shares, and 6,666,667 are being offered by the sole stockholder of the company. In addition, the underwriters have an option, exercisable within 30 days after the date of the final prospectus relating to the offering, to purchase up to an additional 2,000,000 shares from the selling stockholder.

Bacon Bacon Biscuit Sizzles On Menu at Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce a sizzling new addition to their lineup of Made from Scratch 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 Hardee’s restaurants and Carl’s Jr. locations that serve Made from Scratch Biscuits (excluding San Diego and Fresno restaurants).

Carl's Jr., Hardee's to Continue Fundraising for Military Families

CKE Restaurants Inc., parent company of 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.

The company also plans to continue fundraising efforts online and through regional and national promotions throughout the remainder of the year.

Owner of Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Plans $100 Million IPO

CKE Inc., owner of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands, has plans to go public again. The company filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, May 17, seeking to raise an estimated $100 million IPO.

CKE Inc. plans to use the IPO proceeds to repay debts and for other unnamed corporate purposes, according to a statement released by the company. The company suffered a $19.3 million loss in the fiscal year ending January 2012.

Hardee’s Honors RMG with Prestigious Founder’s Award

Hardee’s franchise owner Restaurant Management Group (RMG) has received the 2012 Wilber Hardee Founder’s Award from Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.

The prestigious award is named after the founder of Hardee’s and is awarded annually to the single Hardee’s franchise owner that best exemplifies and embodies the ideals of entrepreneurial spirit, vision, leadership, teamwork, and community involvement.

Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Hit Jackpot With Model Kate Upton

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are known for their use of pop-culture icons in their advertising, so casting Kate Upton as their latest spokeswoman in the campaign for the Southwest Patty Melt was seen as a continuation of that strategy. However, Upton was signed and the ads filmed before the brands, or Kate herself, knew that she would be chosen as the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model.

Carl’s Jr. Has a Lunch Date with L.A. Laker Girls

Starting today, Carl’s Jr. kicks off a three-week in-restaurant tour featuring the world-famous Los Angeles Laker Girls. Today through April 7, the “Laker Girls Lunch Date at Carl’s Jr.” tour will offer Southern California guests and Lakers fans the opportunity to meet and mingle with the Laker Girls at participating Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura counties.

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