CKE Restaurants announced the opening of its 300th Carl's Jr. restaurant in Mexico, 30 years after opening its first location in the country located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon in 1991. Mexico was the first international market for Carl’s Jr., and has since grown to now proudly serve over 6 million guests per month and this newly opened restaurant in Guadalajara, Jalisco marks yet another milestone for Carl’s Jr.
Carl’s Jr. restaurants have enjoyed positive sales growth in 10 of the last 11 years in Mexico, and, with some of the highest favorable guest attributes in the QSR space in Mexico, plans are to open an additional 100 restaurants in the country by 2024. Globally, CKE owns or franchises nearly 1,000 Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants in over 40 countries with plans to double its International presence to 2,000 restaurants in the next five years. Current restaurant development efforts will see CKE bringing its bold and craveable burgers to fans in all corners of the world with accelerated development occurring in Australia, China, Canada, and Western Europe, among other key markets.
“As a country that has been integral to CKE International’s growth over the past 30 years, we’re thrilled to be celebrating the opening of Mexico’s 300th restaurant,” says Mike Woida, president of CKE International. “This milestone moment is only the start, as we plan to bring Carl’s Jr. to even more regions in Mexico and across the world in the months and years to come so more people can experience and enjoy the innovative flavors we’re known and loved for.”
Since its inception, Carl's Jr. has been a pioneer for quick service innovation and quality with 100% Angus beef burgers, hand-breaded chicken tenders, hand-scooped milkshakes and more. Globally, Carl’s Jr. continues to innovate and infuse local flavors into their menu offerings with amazing products like the Morita Classic Burger and Guajillo Classic Burger in Mexico.
To celebrate this momentous occasion, Carl’s Jr. Mexico is offering 3 combos for only 300 pesos for a limited time – combo options include the iconic Famous Star with Cheese, Western Bacon Cheeseburger and Jalapeño Burger.