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The Health Paradox
Customers say they want healthy, but think healthy is synonymous with tasteless. What is an operator to do?
The Lighter Side
Burger brands put marketing twist on healthier items.
Inside Roark Capital
How a young private equity firm came to own 16 restaurant brands with $11 billion in systemwide sales.
Study shows softer lighting, music contribute to healthier dining habits.
The New Norm
The Great Recession changed the financing landscape forever. Operators, though, are using the change to their advantage.
Time to Jump on the Bandwagon?
It’s smart to follow industry trends, but don’t forget to add your own touch.
The Case for Humane
Humanely raised foods are in higher demand than even local and organic ingredients. Quick serves have a big opportunity to answer the cry from consumers.
What Happened to Table Service?
The recession served casual-dining chains some serious blows. But quick serves and fast casuals shouldn’t get too confident.
Even without the white tablecloths, quick-serve brands are beginning to rival fine-dining establishments.
A Super-Sized Dilemma
Fast food customers love big portion sizes, but with nutrition and obesity under more public scrutiny, quick serves are left to decide whether to listen to their customers or to their critics.
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Unveil Jim Beam Bourbon Burger
In yet another fast food first, Carl’s Jr.
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...
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.
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.
Hardee's Tempts Guests with Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit
Hardee’s is adding another tempting biscuit sandwich to its already famous breakfast menu.
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.
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.
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 comm...
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 cr...
Hardee's Serves Up Opportunities in Minneapolis
CKE Restaurants, parent company of the Carl's Jr.
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