CKE Restaurants Promotes Williams to Chief Operating Officer

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains, announced today the promotion of Eric Williams to Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Williams will manage operations for both the Carl’s…
Roark Capital Group to Acquire CKE Restaurants from Apollo Global Management

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Inc. (“CKE” or the “Company”) announced today that an affiliate of Roark Capital Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Company with senior management retaining a minority stake. CKE…
Carl’s Jr. owner CKE explores sale, according to sources

CKE Inc, the restaurant group that operates the Carl’s Jr and Hardees fast food chains, is exploring a potential sale after postponing its initial public offering last year, according to three people familiar with the matter. The Apollo Global Management-backed…

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that due to market conditions it has determined not to proceed with its previously announced initial public offering of common stock at this time. About CKE Inc. CKE Inc. is one…

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carl’s Jr.® today 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…

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Inc. (the “Company”) 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…

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® introduce a sizzling new addition to their lineup of Made from ScratchTM Biscuits that will satisfy any bacon lover’s morning craving. A breakfast sandwich with twice the goodness, the Bacon Bacon Biscuit features…

Executive Roundtable to Learn About Hardee’s Franchise Opportunities Planned for July 31 Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Restaurants, Inc., announced today its intent to develop new Hardee’s® restaurants throughout the Minneapolis, Minn. area. The company is seeking to expand its Minneapolis…

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Comic book legend Stan Lee created America’s favorite superhero, Spider-Man, fifty years ago and now he’s helping spread the word about the Spider-Man Eats Free promotion at Carl’s Jr. © and Hardee’s© restaurants. Hungry fans who come…

St. Louis, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Hardee’s® is once again expanding its popular line-up of Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders™ with three new varieties of Hand-Breaded Chicken Tender™ Sandwiches. Now available at all Hardee’s locations, the Hand-Breaded Chicken Tender Sandwiches (in Original, Honey Mustard and…

100-restaurant commitment in Brazil to greatly expand CKE’s presence in Latin America Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a restaurant development agreement with International Meal Company (IMC), to develop 100 Carl’s Jr.® restaurants…

Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Restaurants, Inc. (“CKE”) today announced the hiring of Jim Sullivan as Senior Vice President of Domestic Franchise Development and announced that Ned Lyerly has been named Executive Vice President of International. The growing importance of franchise…

Executive Roundtable to Learn About Hardee’s Franchise Opportunities Planned for June 7 Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Restaurants, Inc., announced today its intent to develop new Hardee’s®restaurants throughout the Charlotte, N.C. area. The company is seeking to expand its Charlotte footprint…

Amazingly delicious burger, July 4th free burger promotion, collector’s cup instant-win game and in-restaurant activities to accompany tie-in with theatrical release of Columbia Pictures’ The Amazing Spider-Man™ Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® introduce an amazing burger fit for…

New Restaurant in Loves Park Tops Hardee’s Domestic Sales Mark in First Week St. Louis, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Burger lovers in Loves Park, Illinois wasted no time welcoming Hardee’s® back into the community last week. The newly opened Hardee’s in the…

Executive Roundtable to Learn About Hardee’s Franchise Opportunities Planned for May 8 Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Restaurants, Inc., announced today its expansion plans for the development of new Hardee’s® restaurants throughout the greater Orlando, Fla. area. The company is seeking…

Executive Roundtable to Learn About Hardee’s Franchise Opportunities Planned for May 10 Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  CKE Restaurants, Inc., announced today its expansion plans for the development of new Hardee’s® restaurants throughout the greater Tampa, Fla. area. The company is seeking…

Applications Now Available Online for the 13th Annual Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship Program Carpinteria, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carrying on its commitment to advanced education, Carl’s Jr.® is pleased to announce the commencement of its 13th annual Carl N.…